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Aerospace Engineering students
Mechanical Engineering students
Other Engineering-related students
Nikita is now a fourth year Aerospace Engineering student and one of the longest-serving Officers of the Society. Since 2017 he has won several IT Flies awards and helped prepare teams of fellow students for the Competitions. He has also introduced new tools and techniques, contributed to a rework of the Society’s Handbook, established the Flight Test and Training Program. As the President he desires to ensure prompt recovery from the consequences of the pandemic and future growth of the Society, offering exciting opportunities to its members.
Vice President & Secretary for Public & Industrial Relations
Alessio Mortillaro is a third year Mechanical Engineering student. In this academic year, he will be serving as the Vice President and PR Secretary of the Society. His experience within the PR industry makes him confident that as the pandemic slows down, FSSoc will manage to develop valuable alliances within the aerospace world. Furthermore, he wishes to effectively lead the strategic aspect of the Society in order to increase the numbers of members and maintain the Society’s high reputation.
General Secretary & IT Officer
Pranav, currently in the third year of Aerospace Engineering has a keen interest in efficient urban air mobility. He will be participating in both USA and UK IT FLIES competitions this year with a further improved economic passenger plane and is working on air taxi concepts too. He has a good amount of experience with industrial aviation camps and loves simulations. Along with that, he loves to engage in challenges and discussions, especially with regards to aerospace. He hopes that his third year in the society goes down as the best one!
Chief Operating Officer & Treasurer
Kristian is a third year student in the integrated Masters program for Aerospace Engineering with Industrial Experience. Having joined the Society in 2019 he has worked on an ambitious fifth generation fighter with fellow Society member Alessio Mortillaro. He is a military aviation enthusiast with great interest in military flight simulators and has taken part in the FTTP in 2019. As this year's COO and Treasurer he plans to come up with new, innovative projects to attract new members and secure funding to take the Society to new heights.
James is a third year student on the BEng course in Aerospace Engineering. Joining the Society in 2018 with the main goal of designing conceptual simulator aircraft, he won 2nd most Innovative Design in the 2019 UK IT FLIES with a forward-swept wing jet trainer. He also competed in the 2021 US IT FLIES Competition with a VTOL cargo transport aircraft with his teammate, Gabrielė Kalantaitė. As Chief Engineer, he will be responsible for distributing the required material for the IT FLIES design process and testing, while also reviewing simulator models looking to be entered into IT FLIES competitions.