Sandra Haeuplik-Meusburger

TU Wien • Professor

Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger is a researcher and architect specializing in socio-spatial sustainable and compact design solutions for both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments. Based at TU Wien, she instructs and guides Space Architecture design studios at universities across Europe, the US, UAE, and China. She is the Academic Director for the Executive MBA in Space Architecture at TU Wien and the Science Academy's Space course in Lower Austria.

In the context of AI-enabled self-reliant design, construction, and operations of adaptable deep space habitats, Sandra brings her extensive expertise in creating habitable spaces beyond Earth. Her input focuses on integrating generative AI technologies and autonomous systems to enhance habitat creation and habitability.

Sandra has written several technical papers and books on Space Architecture and Extreme Environment Habitability, including Architecture for Astronauts - An Activity Based Approach (Springer 2011), Space Architecture Education for Engineers and Architects (Springer 2016, with O. Bannova), and Space Habitats and Habitability (Springer 2021, with Sheryl Bishop). She is a full academician the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and is the former chair of the Space Architecture Technical Committee at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


International Astronautical Congress 2024

14-18 October 2024

Milan, Italy


The Global Space Exploration Conference 2021

14-18 June 2021

St. Petersburg, Russia