Our mission is to provide a creative environment to develop new aerospace products, imitating the Fablab philosophy, offering opportunity to students, researchers and anyone who wants to experience this model of science. Alfalab are disseminating the Maker philosophy and the aerospace culture in order to offer the world market professionals and innovative products with low cost development and high added value.
Alfalab was founded on May 30, 2017 by
the partners PhD. .José Eduardo Mautone Barros (President and Founder) and Aerospace Engineer Marco Gabaldo (Vice President and Founder). The laboratory was born of the need of Prof. Mautone and Engineer Gabaldo, who were looking for a space to conduct experiments. The company Ga Rodrigues made available, with a great agreement, the firm´s basement of 200 sqm with a further 50 sqm of external area.
PhD. Jose Eduardo Mautone Barros
Alfalab President and Founder - Federal University of Minas Gerais Professor of Aerospace Propulsion