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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

2016 Counts

Alabama A&M: 1
Auburn: 6
FIT: 25
GT: 20
MSU: 46
Southern Polytechnic: 9
Tuskegee: 7
UA: 35
UAH: 39
UF: 11
UMemphis: 7
U South Alabama: 6
Vanderbilt: 2

Professionals: 20

Total: 239
10 Faculty, 209 Students

2015 Counts

At Large Members: 1
AU: 22
FIT: 23
GT: 17
MSU: 42
Tuskegee: 16
UA: 15
UAH: 27
UCF: 1
UF: 19
UMemphis: 4
U South Alabama: 6
U South Carolina: 4

Professionals: 6

Total: 223
12 Faculty, 205 Students

2014 Total: 162
9 Faculty, 148 Students

2013 Total: 169
6 Faculty, 155 Students

2012 Total: 252
9 Faculty, 221 Students

2011 Total Delegates: 228

Presentation Counts

2016 Counts

Undergrad: 25
Masters: 7
Team: 14
Open Topic: 6
Design Team: 14
Community Outreach: 5
Exhibitions: 13
Total: 84

By University:
AU: 6
FIT: 17
GT: 9
MSU: 19
Tuskegee: 1
UA: 8
UAH: 10
UF: 4
UMemphis: 1
USA: 3
Vanderbilt: 2

2015 Totals: 74

2014 Totals: 42

2013 Total: 58

2012 Total: 60

2011 Total: 53

AIAA Region II Student Conference

hosted by

University of Alabama in Huntsville AIAA Student Chapter


2016 Winners

The 2016 Southeastern Regional Student Conference of AIAA was held in Huntsville, AL on April 4th - April 5th. The conference included around 203 student delegates from 14 universities from within the Southeastern Region. The Student Branch from the University of Alabama in Huntsville was the host for this event. Pictures from this year's conference can be found at https://www.flickr.com/photos/galowrey/albums/72157666944240582.  Thank you to Alan Lowrey for sharing these photos with all of us!

We would like to congratulate our 2016 Winners for an excellent job! This year's winners are:

Undergraduate Division
1st Place
Stan Powell Prize
Simultaneous Orbit and Attitude Propagation of Satellites in Low-Earth Orbit using CUDA for Aerodynamics Simulation
Kareem Omar
University of Alabama in Huntsville
2nd Place Modeling Heat Transfer in the presence of Linear and Nonlinear Acoustic Waves
Chandler Moore
Auburn University
3rd Place The Design and Testing of Alternative Sounding Rocket Launch Methods
Eric Stallcup
Mississippi State University
Masters Division
1st Place Magnetically Levitating Low-Friction Test Stand for the Measurement of Micro-Thruster Performance Characteristics
Amit Patel
University of Alabama in Huntsville
2nd Place Design and Test of a 10N Hydrogen Peroxide Monopropellant Thruster
Christopher Lyne
Vanderbilt University
3rd Place Simulation Analysis of a Collision-Tolerant Micro-Airship Fleet
Brandon Troub
University of South Alabama
Team Division
1st Place

Deisgn, Construction, and Flight of a High Power Rocket Vehicle and Autonomous Payload
University of Alabama in Huntsville

2nd Place Development of a 6D0F Spacecraft Dynamics Simulator and a Reaction Wheel Attitude Control System for a CubeSat
Florida Institute of Technology
3rd Place Reaction Control System for the Nano Launch Orbital Rocket
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Regional Design Team Division
1st Place The MSU Space Cowboys Development of a Mach 4 Sounding Rocket
Mississippi State University
2nd Place Alabama Rocket Engineering Systems Team
University of Alabama
3rd Place The Mississippi State University Space Cowboys "Little Mach 4" Subscale Rocket
Mississippi State University
Freshman/Sophomore Open-Topic Division
1st Place Electric Thrusters' Role in Future Space Missions
Jessica Swann
Mississippi State University
2nd Place Space Launch System
Anika Ahmed, Felix Isaac Arias Alvarez
Florida Institute of Technology
3rd Place Plants in Space
Emils Senkans
Florida Institute of Technology
Community Outreach
1st Place UAH AIAA Community Outreach
University of Alabama in Huntsville
2nd Place Rising Tide: Educating Tomorrow's Engineers and Rocketeers
University of Alabama
3rd Place Small Satellite Design Club Community Outreach
University of Florida