UMD Students Excel at AAIA Region 1 Student Paper Conference
Pictured from left to right: Luke Smith, Mateusz Gabryszuk, Andrew Mills and Gerald Andrews (Not pictured: Joseph Chung)
University of Maryland Aerospace Engineering students exceled at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region 1 Student Paper Conference held March 27-28 in Blacksburg, Va.
The AIAA Student Paper Conference is a competition in which national AIAA student members at participating colleges and universities present technical papers on aerospace related topics for a chance to win cash prizes. Students have the opportunity to meet and interact with professionals in the aerospace industry as well as faculty and students from their region.
The UMD Undergraduate Technical Paper winners were:
1st place: Andrew Mills (Faculty mentor: Inderjit Chopra)
2nd place: Luke Smith (Faculty mentor: Anya Jones)
3rd place: Mateusz Gabryszuk (Faculty mentor: Anya Jones)
The UMD Graduate Technical Paper winners were:
1st place: Gerald Andrews (Faculty mentor: Inderjit Chopra)
3rd place: Joseph Chung (Faculty mentor: Stuart Laurence)
This year's conference included over 120 students and professionals, 65 papers and 15 universities.
April 1, 2015