Supported by the MAE Department, the HKUST Aero Team is a student organization with members from all across the University with a common interest in aerospace engineering. The goal of this team is to expose students to modern aerospace technologies. Thanks to a combination of various initiatives such as invited speakers, workshops, site visits, and competitions, all of which assist students to prepare for a future career in the field of aerospace engineering. The team also aims at expanding the horizons of interested students through outreach activities such as student exchange programs and competitions held worldwide.
The HKUST Aero Team offers access to a wide range of professional networks including the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) HK branch, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE) Aircraft Division.
HKUST Aero Team Committee 2017-2018
The Model Aircraft Team is comprised of students who are passionate about learning hands-on skills related to aeronautics and aircraft. The students are engaged in designing, constructing and testing model aircrafts. The team has been actively involved in air vehicle competitions worldwide, including
Established in 2016, the Electric Vehicle Interest Group (EVIG) is student-initiated with support from the department. The EVIG is dedicated to serving as a platform for EV enthusiasts from different disciplines to share ideas and learn from each other, the EVIG echoed the newly launched course of “the Design, Build and Test an Electrical Vehicle” (MECH4000F) in Spring 2017 which serves as a new addition to the School’s wide-ranging experiential learning courses that include the building of airships, solar cars, robots and model planes.