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The NCSU chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) actively promotes Native American students in the fields of engineering and science. Its mission is to substantially increase the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines. See parent organization.


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 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. 

Through the quality and reach of its programs and the longevity and devoted commitment of its “family,” AISES is the undisputed leader in STEM opportunity in Indian Country. Members from over 200 tribal nations are represented within AISES, and AISES enjoys the support and partnership of corporate, government, academic, and tribal decision-makers.

Portal Information


The purpose of AISES is to promote the recriutment, admission, and retention of American Indian students mainly in the science and engineering disciplines and to support American Indian students in all degree programs at NCSU at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as other reasonable efforts which will support such a purpose including, but not limited to appropriate counseling, financial, academic, educational, and social programs.


Student Organization

Organization email

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Officer 1 - Title

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Officer 1 - Name

Shiana Thomas

Officer 2 - Title


Officer 2 - Name

Jocelyn Painter

Advisor's Name

Alisa Hunt-Lowery