American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at San Jose State University

Welcome to San Jose State University's American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student branch's website. Here you will find valuable information regarding the club and its related activities such as events and project funding.

With more than 35,000 members, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is the world's largest professional society, principal voice, and information resource devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. The purpose of our student branch is to support the success of San Jose State University's aerospace engineering students. AIAA will provide its members with access to events, workshops, club room resources, research projects, socials, and other related activities that will connect students with professionals and help prepare them for a career in the aerospace industry.


AIAA Movie Night

Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: ENGR 164

Enjoy a movie with AIAA peers. We'll be watching Interstellar. Answer questions based on the movie and have a chance to win a prize!

NASA Mechanical Design Tour

Wednesday, April 11, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: NASA AMES, Mountain View, CA

AIAA is excited to bring you a tour of the Mechanical Design department of NASA Ames. The tour is limited so please RSVP soon if you are interested. Another date may become available if interests exceed this limit. 


  • U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • All U.S. persons age 18 or over must bring a government‐issued ID for entry (i.e. driver's license, passport

More details

For additional events, see our Events Calendar.