Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership

Canek Phillips (P'urepecha)

Doctoral Student

Field of Study:     Engineering Education

Hometown:          Austin, TX

Education:           2007 – B.S., Mechanical Engineering,Rice University, Austin, TX

                            2011 -  M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Major Advisor:      Dr. Alice Pawley, Engineering Education

Professional Organization Membership:  

       American Indian Science and Engineering Sociaty (AISES), Purdue Chapter

       American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

       American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

       Native American Student Association (NASA), Purdue University

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:  

       Purdue Doctoral Fellowship

       Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Recipient



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Contact Information:

Ken Ridgway, Ph.D., (Lenape)
Faculty, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science 
Phone: (765) 494-3296

Kevin Gibson, Ph.D.
Faculty, Botany and Plant Pathology
Phone: (765) 496-2161

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation