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Anthony was a member of the propulsion subteam of Space City Rocketry from 2020-2022. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Chemistry in May 2022.
Alex Blick graduated with a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering. He served as Space City Rocketry’s Chief Engineer for the 2020-2021 school year an AIAA’s Event Coordinator.
Javier Ayala started his time in AIAA-UH as a part of the UAV avionics team in his freshman year. In his sophomore year, he joined the Space City Rocketry team as the lead of the the newly founded Flight performance/SRAD Avionics Subteam under Oberon. Javier then became the treasurer of AIAA-UH in the 2020-21 school year. The experiences in AIAA-UH lead Javier to continue his journey in the aerospace industry and will now work as a Manufacturing Engineer for the Boeing Company.
Emily graduated in 2022 with a degree in physics. She was a member of AIAA-UH for three years where she served as SCR Avionics lead (2019), Project Manager (2020), and team advisor (2021). She is a current flight controller trainee at NASA’s Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center supporting avionics systems aboard the ISS.
Sharlyn graduated in 2019 with a degree in mechanical engineering. She was AIAA UH’s first female president. She also participated in Space City Rocketry Team, and was hired for a position at Boeing upon graduation.
Samar graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2019. He was the second president of AIAA UH from 2016-2017, and was chief engineer for Space City Rocketry for the construction and first launch of Oberon.
Daniel graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2019. He acted as the airframe subteam lead for Space City Rocketry, where he helped to develop the Modular Motor Mount (MMM). Upon graduation he accepted a position at Boeing.
Jalyssa graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and took a position with Northrop Grumman upon graduation.
Daniel graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering and was AIAA-UH’S 4th president.
Dominic van der Walt
Dom graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and was the project manager for Space City Rocketry. He is now a Masters student at UH studying Mechanical Engineering.
David Smith was the Program Manager of the AIAA. He graduated fall of 2018 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was also the Project Manager of Space City Rocketry. He lead Space City Rocketry’s effort to compete in Spaceport America Cup 2018 and the successful launch of Prometheus.
Salvador Cisneros graduated fall of 2018 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Salvador’s goal as the outreach coordinator was to expand AIAA member’s horizons through volunteer and community involvement. His work involved: working in after school programs to teach lessons in STEM to K-5th graders, coordinating events for university’s 15th Annual Mars Rover Celebration, organize volunteers for Chevron’s Girls Engineering the Future, as well as ensuring AIAA’s involvement in the Launch Into Engineering event hosted by the Society of Women Engineers.
Andrew Smith graduated in 2018 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Andrew utilized his skills to assist the 2018 rocketry team on the airframe. Upon graduation Andrew was hired by the propulsion department at the Marshall Space Flight Center to work on valve design and development for their engines.
Jefferey graduated in 2018 and was a member of the airframe team for Space City Rocketry, and also acted as the systems engineer for Space City Rocketry. Jeffery was hired for an engineering position at Raytheon.
Andrew was a dedicated member of AIAA UH, taking the roles of payload team leader of Space City Rocketry, AIAA UH secretary, and AIAA UH vice president through his years of involvement. Andrew continued his aerospace engineering journey by accepting a position with United Launch Alliance after graduation.
Jacob graduated in 2019 after acting as the chief engineer of Space City Rocketry for Prometheus’s first launch. He also acted as an advisor to the team in his senior year. Upon graduation he began work in an engineering position with Cosine Additive.
Samiana graduated in 2019 with a degree in physics. She was heavily involved with AIAA UH, working as a member of Space City Rocketry’s payload team for the launch of Prometheus and also took on the role of public relations office. She will continue to make AIAA proud as she pursues her passion for becoming a high school physics teacher.
Omar el Gazzar
Omar graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2019 after being heavily involved with Space City Rocketry. He was a member of the avionics team for Prometheus’s launch, and acted as the team’s project manager for the construction and first launch of Oberon. Omar also contributed his capstone project, a test stand for high powered rocket motors, to the team. Omar began work as a mechanical engineer in the Federal Aviation Agency after graduation.
Robert “Rob” Aleman
Robert graduated in 2019. He was a member of Space City Rocketry for several years and became the payload team leader. His work led to the conducting a successful experiment aboard Prometheus, assessing the damage done to the brain in high g-forces. Robert moved on to become a design engineer for EN Engineering after graduation.
Basil graduated in 2018 with a degree in electrical engineering. He was an active member of AIAA UH for three years, and worked as both an member and advisor of the Space City Rocketry payload team. He was hired by Boeing upon graduation.
Christian graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and was heavily involved in Space City Rocketry’s propulsion team, and acted as a mentor afterwards. He was hired by Jacob Aerospace after graduation.
Dino Barrios graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. As the public relations officer of AIAA UH, he was responsible for spreading awareness of the aerospace community throughout UH.
Caleb graduated with a degree in physics in 2018. As the outreach coordinator for AIAA UH, he was responsible for incorporating the club into the university’s STEM outreach program. After graduation he took a position at NanoRacks, a commercial spaceflight company.
Michael Greer studied mechanical engineering. He was the president of AIAA UH from 2017-2018, where he led the club and expanded it to include more projects, like Space City Rocketry and involvement in Tripoli launches. He was hired by SAIC upon graduation.