Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership

Darryl Reano (Acoma Pueblo)

Master's Candidate 

Field of Study:     Geology

Hometown:          Acoma Pueblo, NM

Education:           2010 – B.S., Geology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Research Focus:  Detrital Zircon Geochronology/ Geoscience Education

Major Advisor:      Dr. Kenneth Ridgway, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Selected Presentations:  

       Reano, D., 2012, Provenance of distal Cordilleran foreland basin strata exposed at Acoma Pueblo,
       New Mexico: Links between foreland basin migration and sediment sources  (oral), Geological
       Society of America National Conference, Charlotte, NC, USA, November 4-7, 2012.

       Reano, D., 2012, Interplay of Geology and Culture at Acoma Pueblo (oral), Geoscience Alliance
       Conference, Pablo, MT, March 16-18, 2012.

       Reano, D., 2011, Cultural and Geological Connections at Acoma Pueblo, NM (poster), AISES
       2011 National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA, November 10-12, 2011.

Professional Organization Membership:

       American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

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

       Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Graduate Student Association, Purdue Chapter

       Geological Society of America (GSA)

       National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP)

       Native American Student Association (NASA), Purdue University

       New Mexico Geological Society (NMGS)

       Purdue University Geological Society (PUGS)

       Purdue University Young Americans for Liberty (PUYAL)

       Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS),
       Purdue Chapter 

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:

       2010-Present - Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Recipient

       2012 Gerald H. Krockover Scholarship for K-12 Outreach 

       2012 AISES Poster Presentation Award

       2011-2012 SACNAS Travel Scholarship

       2011-2012 Henry Silver Scholarship

       2010-2011 Chesapeake Energy Corporation Scholarship


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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