Welcome to the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Student Branch at UC San Diego

We are a student run pre-professional organization with the goal of spreading our passion about aerospace, and connecting our students to the vast industry and academic world. Using our connection with the national American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics network as well as professional relationships we have cultivated ourselves, we aim to place students in contact with their fellow peers, professors, industry professionals and leading companies.

One of the important elements of our organization is our focus on work-life balance. This is an area in which many of us engineers fall short. We work to host an effective combination of professional and social events. Coming soon is our watch party for the NASA Artemis Livestream where we will get to learn what our role as current students will be in the future of aerospace. Also coming up is our Speaker Series lineup where high profile professionals give students a taste of the real aerospace world. As for social events, we are looking forward to the continuation Mentor-Mentee Program which serves as a bridge between the incoming members and the upperclassmen. At the end of the quarter, we will host our Breakfast for Dinner Finals Destresser, and later in the year, there will be a Astronomy Night with the promise of pie!

Welcome from our board!

Pictured above is our wonderful board. This organization is entirely student run with support from the university. We are strong believers in promoting student agency within education. Each year, we elect hard-working and passionate students to positions on our executive and officer board. This year, we are excited to have two full-fledged coordinator teams to help facilitate our amazing events. We are always looking for new members who are interested in joining us, so if you are excited about working as a part of our team, contact us and let us know!