About Aero Assist

Aero Assist is the graduate student organization for the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. All graduate students within the School are automatically members. Aero Assist oversees the Research Symposium Series, the Graduate Mentor Program, and helps to keep graduate students in the School up to date with all the important and relevant events and deadlines. Program activities include recreational sports, tailgates, and other activities to improve the graduate student experience in the School. A committee of ten graduate students serves as the leadership team of Aero Assist.

The Aero Assist Constitution (last ratified on March 19, 2012) can be viewed here.  Additionally, a copy of the Aero Assist Bylaws (last updated on March 19, 2012) can be viewed here.

To contact Aero Assist, please e-mail us at aeroassist@ecn.purdue.edu

Current Aero Assist Executive Committee Members

Niranjan Parab

Niranjan Parab

nparab@purdue.edu

President

Alden Black

Alden Black

black36@purdue.edu

Treasurer

Diane Sorenson

Diane Sorenson

dsorens@purdue.edu

Graduate Student Mentorship Program Chair

Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams

will1226@purdue.edu

Professional Development/Research Symposium Series Chair

Ernesto Camarena

Ernesto Camarena

ecamaren@purdue.edu

Outreach and Departmental Research Symposium Chair

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ORZURI RIQUE GARAIZAR

oriquega@purdue.edu

PGSG Senator

Scott Yantek

Scott Yantek

syantek@purdue.edu

Social and Sports Co-chair

Andrea Nicolas

Andrea Nicolas

anicolas@purdue.edu

Social and Sports Co-Chair

Andy Yu

Andy Yu

yua@purdue.edu

Fundraising Chair


Lena Huynh

Divya Bhargava 

dbhargav@purdue.edu

Webmaster

Aero Assist Committee Members

Aero Assist has various committees to involve graduate students in various leadership roles and allow them to help shape the graduate student experience and program in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics.  Below are the current committees and their members for the 2013 to 2014 Academic Year.  These committees will be filled out with other graduate aerospace students early in the Fall 2013 semester.

Funding Committee

Andy Yu, Chair

Social and Sports Committee

Andrea Nicolas, Co-Chair
Scott Yantek, Co-Chair

Outreach and Professional Development Committee

Joseph Williams, Chair
Ernesto Camarena, Chair

Mentorship Committee

Diane SorensonChair

 


Previous Aero Assist Committees

2013 to 2014 – Leadership Committee

Leadership Committee 2013-2014

2012 to 2013 – Leadership Committee

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2011 to 2012 – Leadership Committee and All Committee Members

2010 to 2011 – Leadership Committee