AISES - American Indian Science and Engineering Society

AISES is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations, and other Indigenous Peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies and careers.

The Purdue University student chapter of AISES or Purdue AISES follows the mission of the national organization with emphasis in empowering and supporting undergraduate and graduate Boilermakers.


2022-2023 Purdue AISES Leadership Team

President: Leticia "Wyat" Cervantes (Iowa/Potawatomi)
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering

Treasurer: Rebecca "Beka" Leuschen (Choctaw)
Ph.D. Student, Botany and Plant Pathology

Secretary: Alaina Bryant (Navajo)
M.S. Student, Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences

Faculty Advisor: Ken Ridgway, Ph.D. (Lenape)
Professor, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Staff Advisor: Felica Ahasteen-Bryant (Dine’)
Director, NAECC

Fall 2022 Events

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