Andreas Antoniades is the founder and CEO of Obelisk Systems, an Australian embedded aerospace & education firm located in the Hunter Valley.
Andreas graduated in 2016 from the University of Newcastle with a bachelor of Electrical Engineering (honours) / Bachelor of Business. Whilst at university he was student ambassador for UoN Electrical Engineering as well as designing/building both an electric motorbike and car to compete in the Hunter Electric Vehicle Festivals. He has worked with BHP Billiton and Gloucester Coal, followed by the Hunter Medical Research Institute where he worked on an independent stroke rehabilitation project. His specialty now is embedded systems engineering, particularly in aerospace applications.
Obelisk Systems is focused on design and provision of robust and affordable development and flight-grade Cubesat components, a popular variant of miniature satellites. To complement this, Obelisk Systems is also develops university R&D platforms, allowing simple interface of satellite hardware to industry-standard mathematical and flight modelling software. Recently, Obelisk Systems has pushed to address the growing need for reliable STEM education platforms and has developed StarLAB, a comprehensive programming, sensing and robotics system aimed at high-school students. Obelisk Systems is engaged in several aerospace and/or educational hardware projects, one of which helped power the first Australian start-up mission to the I.S.S.
The team currently consists of Andreas Antoniades, Lewis Quill, Levi Weitenberg and Luke Hackworth, bringing many disciplines to the company including Physics, Electrical Engineering and Business.
For more information, please visit http://obelisksystems.com or http://starlab.education, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow us on twitter @obelisksys.