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Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership


Kim Davis (Navajo)

Master's Student

Field of Study:      Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Hometown:           Mexico Springs, New Mexico

Education:            2006 - M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

                            2004 – B.S., Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Research Focus:  Studying geology and uranium resources on the Navajo Reservation and
           plate tetonics in Southeast Asia 

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

Professional Organizations:

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

  Geological Society of America (GSA)

Native American Student Association (NASA), Purdue University

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Recipient