Advisor: Edward Crawley
Thesis: Space Systems Architecture and Systems Design
Yaroslav Menshenin is a Visiting doctoral candidate in the System Architecture Lab at MIT and a PhD candidate at the Skoltech Space Center. His research interests focus on Space Systems Architecture and Systems Design of Complex products.
Before enrollment to the doctoral program Yaroslav served as the Senior Analyst of Skoltech Space Center and the member of Organizing Committee of MIT/Skoltech International Space Exploration Strategy Group. He also served as a Teaching Assistant of the Space Sector Course, developed at MIT and held at Skoltech.
Yaroslav is a founder of the “Technological entrepreneurship in Space sector” Initiative.
He received his MS degree from the Department of Theoretical Physics of the National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” (Moscow, Russia). He also graduated from Singularity University, located on the territory of NASA Ames Research Center (Silicon Valley, USA).
He is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and Project Management Institute (PMI).