Sydney Do

NASA JPL, Systems Engineer, Project Systems Engineering and Formulation Section

Sydney Do is a Systems Engineer in the Project Systems Engineering and Formulation Section at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where he supports JPL’s Mars Program Formulation Office in the development of future robotic and human Mars mission concepts. Currently, he is involved in joint NASA-ESA formulation studies for robotic Mars Sample Return, as well as Mars human landing site selection and planning activities.

He holds a Ph.D. in Space Systems Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Master of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree with first class honors and the University Medal in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Sydney. His past research has focused on Mars surface systems architecting, space habitation and life support, space logistics, landing load impact attenuation for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and satellite formation flight.