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.


For additional events, see our Events Calendar.

Social Events

ANSYS Workshop Series
Friday, March 1st @ 5:00 pm
Friday, March 8th @ 5:00 pm
Location: ENGR 164

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AIAA Spring Art Gallery
Wednesday, March 6th @ 3:30 pm
Location: AIAA Club room ENGR 240

Afternoon hike @ Quicksilver County Park
Saturday, March 9th @ 11:00 am
Location: Almaden County Park (leave at 11 am)

CAL Academy of Sciences
Saturday, March 16th
Location: Meet at ENGR 240 (leave by 9am)

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Exoplanet Pioneer
Thursday, March 21st @ 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: San Jose Museum of Art

Industry events

Seattle Boeing Tour and More
April 2-5
Location: Seattle, WA
**Details subject to change

-We are extremely excited to announce a spring break trip to Seattle, Washington. The main purpose of this trip is to tour factory floor at Boeing Everett. The trip will also consist of:

  1. Boeing

  2. Watr Tour

  3. UTC Aerospace

  4. Museum of Flight

  5. Exploring Seattle

AIAA NASA Astrobee Guest Speaker: Roberto Carlino
Wednesday, March 6th @ 3:00 - 4:30
Location: Student Union Meeting Room 2A

-Come join us for an exciting guest speaker from NASA Ames Research Center. Roberto Carlino will give a technical talk about NASA’s Flying Astrobee Robots that will be conducting research in zero-gravity along side astronauts on the ISS.
There will be food and drinks, and feel free to invite your friends!

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