The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the professional society for aerospace engineering. Here at the University of Maryland, we have one of the largest and most active student branches on the East Coast.

We offer students interested in the aerospace field a chance to meet other students with similar interests, the opportunity to hear aerospace-related guest speakers, and to participate in a variety of activities, including field trips, group projects, and social events.

Upcoming Events Spring 2018

April GBM and Elections

We will be hosting our next general body meeting on April 17th at 6:30 PM. Our speaker will be John Lafferty. Mr. Lafferty is the Technical Director of the Tunnel 9 hypersonic wind tunnel facility. Officer elections will be held at this GBM.
Event: April GBM
Where: CHE2110
When: April 17th 6:30-8pm

National Air and Space Museum Tour

Dr. John Anderson (Professor Emeritus in the aerospace department), will be giving a tour of the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall.
This tour will be available only to UMD AIAA members. Students who are going to the event can ride the metro to the Air and Space museum. Further information will follow re: coordinating transportation.
Event: Air and Space Museum Tour
Where: Air and Space Museum, DC
When: April 18th 3-4:30pm

AIAA Banquet

UMD AIAA will be holding its annual awards banquet on May 4th, 2018 at the University of Maryland Adele's Restaurant in the STAMP Student Union.
All undergraduate and graduate aerospace engineering students, faculty, staff, and representatives from industry are encouraged to attend. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Michael Ryschkewitsch Dress is Business Formal.
Event: Banquet
Where: Adele's at Stamp
When: May 4th 5-8pm