Professor: Clement Fortin
Advisor: Edward Crawley
Thesis: Model-Based Concept Framework for Complex Space Systems in Concurrent Engineering Design Environment
Yaroslav Menshenin is a PhD candidate at the Skoltech Space Center. His research interests include the space systems architecture, system design, model-based systems engineering, and design science. In 2016-2017 academic year he spent a semester at MIT working as a Visiting doctoral candidate in the System Architecture Lab. Previously, he co-founded the MIT/Skoltech International Space Exploration Strategy Group and served as a Teaching Assistant at the Space Sector Course. Yaroslav’s supervisor is Professor Edward Crawley.
Yaroslav received his MS degree from the Department of Theoretical Physics of the National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” (Moscow, Russia). He also graduated from the Singularity University, located on the territory of NASA Ames Research Center (Silicon Valley, USA).
He is an Associate member of the DESIGN Society and a Student Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).
Lab/Research Group Affiliation:
 DSM-Based Methods to Represent Specialization Relationships in a Concept Framework (Yaroslav Menshenin, Edward Crawley), In 20th International DSM Conference. Model-Based Concept Framework for Suborbital Human Spaceflight Missions (Yaroslav Menshenin, Edward Crawley), In 69th International Astronautical Congress. (paper)  A Framework for Concept and its Testing on Patents (Yaroslav Menshenin, Edward Crawley), In INCOSE International Symposium 2018. (paper) https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2334-5837.2018.00568.x
2015 Diploma for contributing to the development of roadmaps of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) within the “Foresight fleet”
2014 Diploma for founding the “Technological Entrepreneurship in Space Sector” Initiative
2012 Winner, “My idea for Russia” Contest