FHSU's Dr. Hendratta Ali named a Rising Star alumni by Oklahoma State University

Dr. Hendratta - 2017

09/22/17 kb local
HAYS, Kan. - Dr. Hendratta Ali, associate professor of geosciences at Fort Hays State University, has been named by Oklahoma State University as an alumni Rising Star.

Hendratta graduated from Oklahoma State's Boone Pickens School of Geology in 2010 with a Ph.D. in geology (aqueous geochemistry). Ali, from Donga-Mantum Division, Cameroon, earned her bachelor's and M.S. degrees in Cameroon.

She joined FHSU in the fall of 2010, establishing the petroleum geology program. She teaches eight courses per year and supervises the geology apprenticeship program as well as researching geochemistry and petroleum geology and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

She sponsors student competition teams and advises the FHSU student chapters of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

She was the president of the Geophysical Society of Kansas and the chair of the SEG Youth-Education Committee. Among her awards is the AAPG Inspirational Geoscience Educator award for her work at FHSU.

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