AIAA Board 2019-2020


Chair

Quinn Kupec ('20)


Quinn is a senior aerospace student on the space track. Quinn works in the Nearspace Balloon Payload Lab researching concepts for parashield reentry vehicles. When not studying or working, Quinn enjoys board games, playing golf, and watching cheesy sci-fi movies.

Vice Chair

Rachel Cueva ('21)


Rachel is a junior aerospace student planning to be space track. She is a member of the Gemstone Honors College studying self-repairing robotics in space habitats, Aerospace Engineering Honors Program researching electrostatic dust lofting in the Planetary Surfaces and Spacecraft Lab, Nearspace Balloon Payload Program, Clark School Ambassadors, SWISE, and WIAA. She is also a Pathways Engineering Student Trainee at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Outside of work and class Rachel likes to rock climb, scuba dive, and watch fantasy TV shows and movies like Lord of the Rings.

Treasurer

Joshua Martin ('21)


Josh is a junior aerospace engineering student planning on pursuing the space track. He is an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the UMD Space Systems Laboratory where he works on space robotics in simulated microgravity, and is a member of the Aerospace Engineering Honors Program and the UMD Balloon Payload Program. When not studying, Josh enjoys hiking, board games, and obscure science fiction.

Secretary

Shailesh Murali ('21)


Shailesh is an junior aerospace student planning to be on the space track. He is a part of the Nearspace Balloon Payload Program, where he works on the main telemetry payload, as well as with launch operations. Outside of school, Shailesh enjoys rock climbing, watching the latest TV shows and movies, and reading comic books as well as fiction novels.

Liaisons

Class Liaison: Class of 2020: Josh Piccoli
Class Liaison: Class of 2020: Peter Ryseck
Class Liaison: Class of 2021: Jessica Bleich
Class Liaison: Class of 2021: Jonathan Molter
Class Liaison: Class of 2022: Stephen McNierney
Class Liaison: Class of 2022: Evan Ruderman
Class Liaison: Class of 2023:
Class Liaison: Class of 2023:
Class Liaison: Graduate:
Class Liaison: Graduate:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Norman Wereley

Class Liaisons: Class of 2020

Josh Piccoli

Peter Ryseck

Class Liaisons: Class of 2021

Jessica Bleich

Jonathan Molter

Class Liaisons: Class of 2022

Stephen McNierney

Evan Ruderman