Official Student Branch


The AIAA University of New South Wales Student Branch (AIAA UNSW) is one of only 4 AIAA student branches in Australia. We work with our sister branches at the University of Sydney and University of Technlogy Sydney as well as the AIAA Sydney Section to better connect students with the aerospace industry and provide networking opportunities.

Free membership of the UNSW branch is open to all students interested in the aerospace field. Student membership of our parent organisation, AIAA ( costs $25 USD, however provides further access to resources and opportunities for students within the global context of the organisation and industry.

We run frequent events for the benefit of members, focussing on building ties with key industry players as well as research developments and openings. Events have previously included site visits to Qantas Engineering in Mascot and the Optus Telecommunications Satellite Array in Belrose.

2018 Executive Committee
Co-chairs Daniel Walsh
Oliver Gordon
AIAA UNSW Executive Committee AIAA @ Open Day
Treasurer Edmond Dien
Secretary Connor Lillis
Marketing Director Miranda Yuan
Events Manager Olivia Ishac
Arc Delegate Kartik Sood
Postgraduate Rep Sean McCreton
Fourth Year Rep Mahla Kafami
Third Year Rep Bradley Pascoe
Second Year Rep TBA Early 2018
First Year Rep TBA Early 2018
Projects Lead Joshua Kahn


With over 30,000 members, the AIAA is the world’s largest professional organisation devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space and defence.

For over 70 years, it has been the most important voice and information resource for students, teachers, engineers and managers working in the aerospace industry, and will continue to be into the future.

For more information, visit the AIAA website