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Students win at AIAA Region VI Student Conference


March 31, 2017

UW AA AIAA Conference attendees

Congratulations to our student award winners at the 2017 AIAA Region VI Student Conference March 17 -19 in San Jose, California. As they did in 2016, this year’s graduate students made a clean sweep in the Master’s Research category:

  • 1st Place – Balakumaran Gopalarethinam (Prof. JK Yang, adviser; Hiromi Yasuda, mentor)
  • 2nd Place – Eric Wheeler (Prof. Carl Knowlen and Prof. Mitsuru Kurosaka, advisers)
  • 3rd Place (tie) – Trever Byrd (Prof. Carl Knowlen, adviser) and Wei-Siang Lay (Dr. Roger Raman, adviser)

Our students also took the top two prizes in the Undergraduate Research category:

  • 1st Place – Greg Derk and Angela Kimber (Prof. Carl Knowlen, adviser)
  • 2nd Place - Chayanat Wanitthananon (Prof. JK Yang, adviser; Seunghyun Ko, mentor)

We are proud of our students’ continued achievement at the AIAA Region VI Conferences.