Daniel Fischer – Area Director, MOIMS
Daniel Fischer is the Area Director of the Mission Operations and Information Management Services Area
Daniel Fischer is with the European Space Agency where he is currently heading the Applications and Robotics Data Systems Section in the Ground
Segment Engineering and Innovation Department. This team is developing and assessing space applications for innovative developments in the fields
of cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and SmallSATs, among others.
He received his Ph.D. from the University
of Luxembourg in 2010. Following this, he joined ESA where he worked in several engineering and strategic development positions before taking
up his current position. Dr. Fischer is involved in several cybersecurity activities within ESA, including the CCSDS security standardization
activities, cybersecurity for ESA's Space Safety Programme, ESA space missions security concepts, and other security activities related to
systems engineering security.