M.Sc. Francisco Javier Guerrero Gonzalez

Postal address:
Technical University of Munich
Professorship of Lunar and Planetary Exploration Technologies (Prof. Reiss)
Lise-Meitner-Str. 9-11
85521 Ottobrunn

Phone: +49 89 289-16016
Room: 5506.02.617, 9377.02.201
E-Mail: f.guerrero@tum.de

ORCID: 0000-0002-2468-4481
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Research Focus



Guerrero-Gonzalez, F. J. & Zabel, P. (2023). System analysis of an ISRU production plant: Extraction of metals and oxygen from lunar regolith. Acta Astronautica, vol. 203, pp. 187–201. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2022.11.050.


Guerrero-Gonzalez, F. J. (2022). Vacuum distillation: Obtaining useful metal alloys from reduced lunar regolith. 1st International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing for Air, Space and Land Transportation.


Guerrero-Gonzalez, F. J. (2021). Analysis of an In-Situ Material Production Concept for Potential Thermal Applications in a Lunar Mission. Master's thesis. Technical University of Munich. [Download manuscript]

Student Theses

The following lists all of my announced and supervised Bachelor's (BT), Semester (ST), and Master Theses (MT). Should you be looking for a thesis but can't find a good announced topic, send me an e-mail.

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Title BA SA MA
A Technology Selection Library for Integrated ISRU Architectures: H2/O2 Electrolysis, Liquefaction and Cryostorage Modeling X    
Development of a parametric sizing model for Molten Salt Electrolysis reactors to coproduce oxygen and metals on the Moon     X
ISRULib: Parametric Analytical Modeling of Regolith Excavation and Handling Hardware   X  

Title BA SA MA
Development of a vacuum distillation model for the recovery of metal alloys and recycling of molten salts from reduced lunar regolith     X
Modeling, Simulation and Comparison of Lunar Thermal Water Extraction Methods for Space Resource Utilization     X