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Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership


Michele Yatchmeneff (Unangax/Aleut)

Doctoral Student

Field of Study:      Engineering Education

Hometown:           Anchorage, AK 

Education:            2009 - M.S., Engineering Management, University of Alaska Anchorage,
                           Anchorage, AK

                           2005 - B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK  

Research Focus:  Native American Education, Motivation, and Informal Learning

Major Advisor:      Dr. Alice Pawley, Engineering Education

Professional Organization Membership:

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

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

Native American Student Association (NASA), Purdue University

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Recipient

Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) 

Tue Aleut Foundation Professor Scholarship Recipient