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President: Corey Auerbach

BS Aerospace Engineering
Minor Computer Science
Class of 2025

Corey is a junior studying Aerospace Engineering. He was previously in charge of the Competition Airframe team, and he loves design and manufacturing engineering. His vision as President is to maintain PART's professional operations while opening up the club to more membership events and activities.


VIP Graduate TA: Charles D'Onofrio

MS Aerospace Engineering
Class of 2024

Charles is a graduate student studying aerospace engineering focusing on dynamics and control, and systems engineering. He intends to add an MBA focusing on finance before leaving Purdue. Charles, having worked in NAVAIR's Propulsion and Power division prior to attending Purdue, sees tremendous potential in PART's ability to provide team members with tangible and highly sought-after expertise in engineering design and leadership not typically found in undergraduates. His vision for PART is to transform the team from a club to a renowned Purdue student-led organization.


Advisor: Dr Shreyas Sundaram

Dr. Sundaram is a professor at Purdue University in the Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He conducts research in network science, robustness and resilience of complex networks and systems, dynamics on networks, fault-tolerant and secure control, distributed and decentralized control, graph theory. Dr. Sundaram supports Aerial Robotics at Purdue and provides close advise and insight for the members.


BMD Head: Zaz Bell

BS Aerospace Engineering
Class of 2025


Competition Head: Mateo Llerena

BS Aerospace Engineering
Class of 2025


R&D Head: Josh Hyatt

BS Aerospace Engineering
Class of 2025


Treasurer: Cole Lush

BS Aerospace Engineering
Class of 2025

BMD Leadership

Isha Patel

Director of Recruitment

Kevin Gu

Community Outreach Lead

Sarah Bailey

Director of Social Media

Competition Leadership

Isha Patel

Airframe Co-Lead

John Rolfe

Airframe Co-Lead

Cameron Johnson

Optics and Avionics Lead

Dane Hindsley

External Software Lead

Aarya Patel

Software Core Lead

Abhishek Kini

GNC Lead

Ethan Walker

Integration and Testing Lead

Dean Smith

Mechanisms Lead

R&D Leadership

Ian Laudo

Airframe Lead

Saahas Kotian

Testing Lead

Parker Hitchcock

Avionics Lead

Niall Moloney

Mechanical Systems Lead

Jason Jong

Manufacturing Lead

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