Cyril Mangenot

Cyril Mangenot

Board Director EurAAP


Head of Electromagnetics & Space Environments Division

European Space Agency ESTEC, TEC-EE Office Da217
Keplerlaan 1, PB 299

Noordwijk , The Netherlands NL-2200 AG
Office Phone: +31 71 565 6166


Cyril Mangenot was born in France in 1962. He received the Master in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. degrees from Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse, France) in 1986 and 1989, respectively. He did his DEA (Extensive Study Diploma) on antenna for cylindrical launcher structure with Matra Marconi Space (now Airbus Defense and Space) and his Ph.D on power synthesis of shaped beam antenna patterns in partnership with Alcatel Espace (now Thales Alenia Space).
From 1989 to 2002 he was working in industry with ALCATEL SPACE, first as an antenna engineer for Spaceborne radars then as Head of the Antenna studies section in the Antenna Department. Since 2002 he has been with the European Space Agency first as Head of Antenna and sub-millimetre wave section and as per June 2013 as Head of the Electromagnetics and Space Environment Division. This division entails Antennas, sub-millimetre wave instruments, Propagation & wave interactions, EMC and Space environments & effects.  
His  main research interests are Space antenna architectures and technologies for Telecommunication, Earth Observation and Science missions with focus on large reflector antennas, sparse arrays, reflect/transmitarrays and system aspects. He gave several lectures in these fields, as well he initiated and implemented the 2 first editions of the one week Space antennas course under the umbrella of the European School of Antennas.
He is a member of the IET Antenna and propagation Technical & Professional Network executive committee. He is co-author of the Wiley book  “Space antenna handbook” for which he wrote the last chapter on the future trends and he is the author and co-author of 5 international patents in the antenna domain.

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