For more than 65 years the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has been the principal society of the aerospace engineer and scientist.Officially formed in 1963 through a merger of the American Rocket Society (ARS) and the Institute of Aerospace Sciences (IAS), the purpose was, and still is, "to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of aeronautics and astronautics, and to promote the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits." Both ARS and IAS brought to the relationship a long and eventful history — stretching back to 1930 and 1932, respectively — and each left its mark on the Institute. The merger combined the imaginative, opportunistic, and risk-taking desire of those rocket, missile, and space professionals with the more established, well-recognized achievers from the aviation community. 

Today, with more than 31,000 members, AIAA is the world's largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. The Institute continues to be the principal voice, information resource, and publisher for aerospace engineers, scientists, managers, policymakers, students, and educators. Many prominent corporations and governments worldwide rely on AIAA as a stimulator of professional accomplishment in all areas related to aerospace.

Since 1963, AIAA members have achieved virtually every milestone in modern American flight. Here at CSULB we are a student chapter associated with the Los Angeles Professional Section, in Region VI of the National Association.

For information regarding our processes and bylaws click here.

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OUR PROJECTS

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Experimental Sounding Rocket Association

A student founded solid propulsion rocket development project that is currently transitioning into the schools first ever hybrid propulsion rocket development project. ESRA fosters and promotes engineering knowledge and experience in the field of rocketry. ESRA's focus is in teaching students high-powered rocketry and designing and testing launch vehicles that one day will be capable of reaching space.

Long Beach Aviation

The only aerospace project at California State University Long Beach with a focus and emphasis in Aviation. LBA focuses on designing,building, and flying model aircrafts. LBA is structured as a model aircraft flying club, primarily focusing on electric airplanes. 

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CSULB AIAA OFFICERS

Co-CHAIR

Ian Clavio

chair@csulbaiaa.org

Co-CHAIR/LBA Rep

Diana Lopez

chair@csulbaiaa.org

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VICE CHAIR

Stephen Seager

vicechair@csulbaiaa.org

Membership Chair

Aaron Gonzalez

membership@csulbaiaa.org

FUNDRAISING/ESRA Rep

Alfredo Lopez

fundraising@csulbaiaa.org

SECRETARY

Monica Garcia

secretary@csulbaiaa.org

Outreach

Nannett Perez

outreach@csulbaiaa.org

TREASURER

Brandon Lopez

treasurer@csulbaiaa.org

LBA PROJECT REP

Aum Kalia

dbf@csulbaiaa.org

WEBMASTER

Adam Tajudin

webmaster@csulbaiaa.org

AESB REP

Alexander Uribe

aesb.rep@csulbaiaa.org

AMBASSADOR

Eric Graham

ambassador@csulbaiaa.org

INDUSTRY REP

Tommy Hirst

industry.rep@csulbaiaa.org

OFFICE HOURS

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Do you want to gain leadership experience, while also getting hands-on experience with engineering projects? Join us and you’ll have more than enough to fill out your resume!

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2020-2021

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

California State University, Long Beach Chapter

EN3 - 118

1250 Bellflower Blvd

Long Beach, CA