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MAE Graduate Student Council


The MAE Graduate Student Council (GSC) is responsible for organizing social events, building a community within the department and serving as the voice for the MAE student body.  Get involved with GSC to plan the next social gathering, let your voice be heard or simply attend events with your fellow colleagues.  Recurring events include bi-weekly "MAE Tea Times" and quarterly BBQs.


UCSD Graduate Student Association


The Graduate Student Association (GSA) exists to advocate the rights and interests of our diverse community, to provide for the enjoyment of social, cultural, and service-oriented events, and for the betterment of academic and non-academic life of all graduate and professional students at UC San Diego.  Like them on Facebook!


UCSD MAE Graduate Women

UCSD MAE Graduate Women

The UCSD MAE Graduate Women group was established circa 2012 in order to encourage a sense of community within graduate women in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCSD. Regular group meetings serve as a hub for discussing post-graduate career options, current student affairs, work/life balance, and the trending status of women in engineering disciplines, among other relevant topics.


MAE Grad Student Lounge

MAE Grad Student Lounge

Study, relax, play some ping-pong, have a snack...hang out with other grad students in MAE's Grad Student Lounge!


Questions? Contact Joana Halnez, MAE PhD Academic Advisor, at