Dr Angel Abbud-Madrid

Director, Center for Space Resources Colorado School of Mines

Angel Abbud-Madrid is the Director of the Center for Space Resources at the Colorado School of Mines, where he also leads the Space Resources Graduate Program, aimed at educating scientists, engineers, economists, entrepreneurs, and policy makers in the field of extraterrestrial resources.  He is currently the President of the Space Resources Roundtable, an international organization focused on multidisciplinary studies of lunar, asteroidal, and planetary resources, and is also a member of the Technical Panel of The Hague International Space Resources Governance Working Group.  He has more than 30 years of experience in space projects on NASA’s low-gravity facilities, the Space Shuttle, and the International Space Station and received the NASA Astronauts’ Personal Achievement Award for his contributions to human spaceflight.  Dr. Abbud-Madrid holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from ITESM, México, and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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