Lorenzo Olivieri was born in 1987 and lived in Cortina d’Ampezzo, a small resort in the Dolomites.
He participated to two ESA BEXUS (Balloon EXperiments for University Students) projects, SCRAT and ARCADE-R2.
He got his Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering in 2011, starting a PhD at the Center for Space Studies CISAS G. Colombo. In 2014 he spent two months as visiting student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, working on the Universal Docking Port in the framework of SPHERES Program.
In 2015, Lorenzo got his PhD in Measures for Space, researching on small satellites technologies, in particular docking mechanisms for CubeSat.
In his spare time, Lorenzo likes skiing and trekking on the Dolomites. He is a former curling player at competitive level, having participated to the World Junior Championships in Korea in 2006; he left competitiveness to attend the university and dedicate to space research.