AIAA Student Membership

AIAA welcomes student participants to the Region III Student Conference. Students must join AIAA to be eligible to compete in the conference. To join AIAA, please go to and click on "Become a Student Member". Student membership is only $25 USD.

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Important Dates

Registration Opens: 

January 1, 2018

Regular Registration Closes: 

April 1, 2018

Abstract Deadline: EXTENSION

March 11, 2018 11:59pm CST

Technical Report Deadline: 

March 31, 2018 11:59pm CST


April 13-14, 2018
AIAA Author Kit

Your paper should be prepared according to AIAA Manuscript Preparation Kit. Please note that the paper can be no longer than 11 pages single column because this is a student competition. Masters Competition papers may have up to two student authors and list one faculty advisor as co-author.

Information for authors and a template can be found on the AIAA website, Author Resources.

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AIAA Region III Student Conference

Friday, 13 April


Time (EDT)




12:00 pm 2:00 pm

Check In/Registration

ARMS Atrium*

Snacks available in Amelia’s**

2:10 pm 4:30 pm

Zucrow Labs Tour

ARMS loading dock Zucrow

Transportation provided. Leave ARMS at 2:30 pm.

Tour 2:30 pm 4:30 pm

5:00 pm 6:10 pm

Team/Undergrad Presentations

ARMS B017, 1103

See separate presentation schedule

6:30 pm 9:30 pm


ARMS Atrium

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Dan Dumbacher, AIAA Executive Director


Saturday, 14 April


Time (EDT)




9:00 am 10:00 am




10:15 am 12:15 pm

Undergrad/Grad Presentations

ARMS 1103, 1109

See separate presentation schedule

12:30 pm 1:30 pm



1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Undergrad/Grad Presentations

ARMS 1103, 1109

See separate presentation schedule

3:30 pm 5:30 pm

Social/Networking Event


Free photo booth!

6:30 pm 9:30 pm

Awards Banquet/Dinner

HCRN Honors Hall

Free time from 5:30 6:30. Awards presented by Dr. Tom Shih, Head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue



ARMS: Armstrong Hall of Engineering; 701 W. Stadium Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47907

*Atrium: first floor, NW end of building, entrance by the Purdue Arch and Neil Armstrong statue

**Amelia’s: basement




HCRN: Honors College North; 1101 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906




Helpful links: How to get to Purdue, Campus Map




Meals provided: Friday lunch (snacks), dinner. Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner.