Albert R. Antosca  Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Chief of Staff, Aurelia Institute

Dr. Albert R. Antosca is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Chief of Staff at Aurelia Institute. Before serving as one of the founding team members at Aurelia, Albert was at MIT where he served as the Program Manager for the MIT Space Exploration Initiative.

A former airline captain and flight instructor, his lifelong interest in aerospace began with pilot training at the age of 15, leading to experience flying aerobatics, gliders, and several thousand hours piloting the world’s fastest civilian jet. Moving on from professional flying, he shifted to a career in academia working as a professor at multiple academic institutions. He holds a BS in Aeronautical Science, an MA in International Relations, and a PhD in Humanities (spec. Philosophy of Technology).