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UMD Students Place at AIAA Student Conference

University of Maryland students took top spots at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Student Papers Conference held April 7-8, 2017 at the University of Virginia.

The AIAA Student Paper Conference is an annual research competition designed to give students a chance to have their work reviewed and critiqued by practicing professionals.

First Place Undergraduate Individual Category

Eric Wallace

Third Place Undergraduate Individual Category

Eric Frizzell


Second Place Undergraduate Team Category

Development of a Package Delivery and Acquisition MAV
Students: David Hairumian, Nick Rehm, Ehiremen Ebewele, and Andres Christenson 

In addition to the competition, the Student Papers Conference also give students the opportunity to interact with industry, AIAA professionals and their fellow student members. There will be social events included in the conference so that attendees may discuss presentations or current events and topics in aerospace engineering.

Winners in each category are invited to attend and compete at the International Student Conference.

Published May 5, 2017