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Why a Student Conference?
Why participate in an AIAA student conference? Here are a few reasons: prize money, networking opportunities, feedback from professionals/other academics on your work, experience presenting in a conference setting, meeting other students in your region, and exciting tours and guest speakers!
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.

Registration Count 2015
Who's most excited about the student paper conference?
As of April 14, 2015, 4:43pm, CST
Houston 8
Arkansas 6
Texas A&M 5
New Mexico 5
Baylor 1
Rice 1
Texas Dallas 1
Texas San Antonio 1
New Mexico State 0
New Mexico Tech 0
Oklahoma State 0
Oklahoma University 0
Total 28
Presentation Count 2015

As of April 16, 2015, 10:55am, CST

Masters 4
Undergraduate 15
Community Outreach 1
Total 20

AIAA Region IV Student Conference

University of Houston, Houston, TX

April 18 - 19, 2015


Organized by the AIAA Houston Section

Hosted by the University of Arkansas-AIAA Student Branch




Join us for the annual AIAA Student Paper Conference on Saturday and Sunday this April 18th & 19th in Houston, Texas!  The Student Paper Conference offers both students and faculty advisors an opportunity to interact with colleagues from industry and academia.  The conference will be held in the University Center at the University of Houston.

Enjoy industry-leading keynote speakers and network with fellow AIAA members.  Students may present papers in one or more of the following categories:  

Technical Paper--Undergraduate

Technical Paper -- Masters

Technical Paper -- Team

Community Outreach

The conference is open to anyone interested in the aerospace field.  Students are encouraged to attend even if not submitting a paper for judging.  The conference provides an outstanding opportunity to network with other students, aerospace professionals, faculty and aerospace educators.  For more information, please contact our General Chair Mr. Alan Sisson.



General Chair: Alan Sisson



Important Dates: 

Monday, February 2, 2015, 12:00am Registration Opens
Friday, February 27, 2015, Friday, March 6, 2015, 11:59pm Abstracts Due

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 11:59pm

Papers Due 

Monday, April 6, 2015, 11:59pm

Registration Closes
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Conference Begins
Sunday, April 19, 2015 Conference Ends

 See the Conference Flyer (PDF).