Member’s Profile – Patrick Harkness

Patrick Harkness  Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, School of Engineering

Member of AIAA Space Architecture Technical Committee (SATC)


  • Research in exploration technology, including planetary and polar drilling / sample recovery systems, solar sail dynamics, aerobraking units, orbital decay, and solid rocket motors.


  • Ph.D. in space debris mitigation – Cranfield University
  • M.Eng. – The Queen’s University of Belfast


Further Information

University of Glasgow – School of Engineering



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