UNLV Student Branch

AIAA University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Branch

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) was created in 1963 by merging the American Rocket Society (est. 1930) and the Institute of Aerospace Sciences (est. 1933). AIAA is currently the leading Aerospace Publisher, Wellspring for Informational Exchange, and a strong advocate for a Diverse Community amongst engineers and other professionals. The AIAA Chapter at UNLV was established in 2005 as one of the first aerospace & aeronautics student organizations on campus. UNLV AIAA aims to drive the curiosity, passion, and love students have for airplanes, rockets, and space towards real-world engineering applications. Our organization specifically focuses on the following objectives at UNLV: 1) Raising awareness and fostering interest in the aerospace industry with student body 2) Promote local, regional, national, and international AIAA programs 3) Facilitate the implementation of aerospace related projects and research at UNLV.

- Ad Astra Per Aspera = Through Hardship To The Stars

2023-2024 Officers:

Branch Chair/President: Christian Yuan