What is AISES?

  • AISES is the American Indian Science & Engineering Society. We are a college chapter of the national organization.

Why Join?

  • We are a group of students interested in promoting the representation of American indians in the fields of science, engineering and mathematic. We want YOUR ideas for fundraising, increasing membership, and encouraging younger generations to be in science and math fields. You DO NOT have to be American Indian or in the sciences to be in this group. We welcome everyone.

Where have we gone?

  • We attend the annual AISES National conference, which is held in a different city every year. We get together with other AISES members which includes professionals, teachers, other college students, high school students, and great contacts with corporate sponsors like NASA, IBM, Lockheed Martin, etc., graduate school and internship opportunities.


The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science, and other related technology disciplines. Since 1977, AISES has worked to substantially increase American Indian and Alaska Native representation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields — as students, professionals, mentors, and leaders. AISES employs a "full circle of support" model that begins with pre-college programs, progresses into collegiate life, and then into the professional years of members and on into retirement. AISES works to promote, initiate, and provide educational services for American Indian and Alaska Native pre-college,college, and graduate students in STEM. AISES also supports early-, mid-, and executive-level professionals in STEM through professional development, mentoring, networking, community service, and awards programs and initiatives. AISES is the only professional society established by and for American Indian and Alaska Natives that specifically emphasizes lifelong learning and educational achievement by utilizing cultural aspects with STEM.
Read More at www.aises.org

UMM AISES Leadership

AISES Co-ADvisors

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