2023 Mentor: Norilmi Amilia Ismail

Norilmi Amilia Ismail  

CEO at SpaceIn

Region: Asia

Field:  Space Engineering, Space Mission Analysis, Space Entrepreneurship

Profile: Norilmi Amilia Ismail is a dedicated academic in the School of Aerospace Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), and a founder of SpaceIn Sdn Bhd, a spinoff space tech company of University Sains Malaysia. She started her teaching career at USM in early 2011 and drove her passion for teaching to drive the interest of undergraduate students and the public to space. She was one of the Emerging Space Leader Grant recipients by the International Astronautical Federation in 2014. She co-founded the Malaysia Space Initiative (MiSI), an NGO for space enthusiasts in Malaysia, and became the first President of MiSI. Her goal is to help Malaysia to return back to the space race and give opportunities to the young generation to be involved in the space industry.