AIAA Student Membership

AIAA welcomes student participants to the Region I Student Conference. Students must join AIAA to be eligible to compete in the conference. For more information about Student Membership visit us online. Student membership is only $25 USD.

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Important Dates

Registration Opens: 

January 4th, 2016

Regular Registration Closes: 

March 31st, 2016

Abstract Deadline:

March 11th, 2016

Technical Report Deadline: 

April 1st, 2016


April 22nd -23rd

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 I Student Conference

hosted by

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)


The Student Chapter of the AIAA at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 2016 Region I Student Papers Conference, scheduled for Friday, April 22nd to Saturday, April 23rd. 

wpi campus


The AIAA Student Papers Conference is an annual research competition designed to give students a chance to have their work reviewed and critiqued by practicing professionals. All student members of the AIAA are invited and encouraged to submit papers and attend the conference to give formal presentations. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place papers in each category. Winners in each category will be invited to attend and compete at the International Student Conference. For a complete list of rules and procedures, please see the Category Overview and Conference Rules sections of this web page.

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.