Darryl Reano (Acoma Pueblo)

Doctoral Student 

Field of Study



Acoma Pueblo, NM


2014 - M.S., Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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 Scholarship 

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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