2023 Mentor: Dr. Hana Aouinet

Dr. Hana Ouinet

Director General of the Private Higher School of Engineering and Applied Technology (ESPITA) 

Region: Africa 

Field:  Computational Fluid Dynamics

Profile: Dr. Hana Aouinet completed her Mechanical Engineering diploma in 2010 and a Master's degree in Numerical Modelling in 2011 from the National Engineering School of Tunis (ENIT). In 2016, Hana received a PhD in Fluid Mechanics from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse (INSA) and a second PhD in Hydraulic Engineering from ENIT. She was also assigned to Espita as a teacher and head of the electromechanical engineering department. In 2020, Hana became the General Director of the engineering school Espita. In 2021, Hana became the Director of the modeling and numerical engineering research laboratory. Hana has participated in several conferences related to the development of the satellite. She gives great importance to aerospace engineering and in 2022 she founded the first center in Tunisia, the Aerospace, AI and Digital center, attached to ESPITA. Hana is the project Manager of Tunsat-1, awardee of KiboCUBE ‘s 6th Round organized by JAXA and UNOOSA. Tunsat-1 will be the first academic satellite in Tunisia.