Research publications 

In Journals

  1. Debattista, D., Fabri, S. G., Bugeja, M. K., Azzopardi, M.A., PocketQube Pico-Satellite Attitude Control: Implementation and Testing, IEEE Journal on Miniaturization for Air and Space Systems, vol. 1, no. 2, 90-102, Sep 2020, DOI: 10.1109/JMASS.2020.3004410
  2. Bonnici, M., Mollicone, P., Fenech, M., Azzopardi, M.A., Analytical and numerical models for thermal related design of a new pico-satellite, Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier B.V., Jun 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.113908

At Conferences

  1. Conrad, C., Azzopardi, M.A., Grech, C., Micallef, A., Buttigieg, V., “Low-Cost UHF Phased Array System Architecture for Small Satellite Ground Stations,” Presented at the 2022 IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology (Array 2022), 11-14 Oct, 2022, Boston, USA, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 1-8, (Shotlisted for Best Student Paper Award)
  2. Vassallo, O., Buttigieg, V., Azzopardi, M.A., An Energy Efficient Hybrid FEC-ARQ Communication Scheme for Small Satellite Applications, Presented at the 2021 International Conference on Computer, Information and Telecommunication Systems (CITS), 11-13 Nov, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 1-6
  3. Grech, C., Azzopardi, M.A., Buttigieg, V., Circular lattice design for UHF geodesic dome phased array antenna with reduced footprint, Presented at the International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP 2020), 25-28, January 2021, Osaka, Japan, Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 565-566
  4. Sammut, M., Azzopardi M.A., Fenech, M., Development of Pulsed Plasma Thruster for a Pico-Satellite, Presented at the 36th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC 2019), Vienna, Austria, 16-20, September, 2019, Electric Rocket Propulsion Society (ERPS), pp. 1-11
  5. Baldacchino, D., Debattista, D., Rotin, R., Cachia, D., Azzopardi M.A., Fabri, S.G., Bugeja, M.K., Review and Feasibility of Active Attitude Control and Detumbling for the UoMBSat-1 PocketQube Pico-Satellite, Presented at the 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2017), Valletta, Malta, 3-6 July, 2017, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 1237‑1243
  6. Cachia, D., Camilleri, J., Azzopardi, M.A., Angling, M., Sammut, A., Feasibility Study of a PocketQube Platform to Host an Ionospheric Impedance Probe, Presented at the 4S Symposium: Small Satellites go Viral, (4S 2016), Valletta, Malta, 30 May-3 Jun, 2016, European Space Agency (ESA), pp. 1-15
  7. Camilleri, J., Cachia, D., Angling, M., Azzopardi, M.A., Sammut, A., A Miniaturized Impedance Probe for Ionospheric Sensing, Presented at the 5th Interplanetary CubeSat workshop (iCubeSat 2016), Poster Presentation, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 24-25 May, 2016.