pre-freshman engineering

Freshman Engineering Program, Advising and Pre-FEP Advising

Freshman Engineering Program students Pre-Freshman Engineering Program students are advised by Akua Oppong-Anane and Amanda Shaw.

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Akua Oppong-Anane

Akua Oppong-Anane

Assistant Professor
Office: Student Success Center 3.135
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Akua Oppong-Anane is an Assistant Professor in the Freshman Engineering Program at Montana Tech. She is responsible for developing curriculum and teaching freshman engineering classes, advising freshman engineering students in collaboration with the Academic Advisor, conducting pedagogical research in engineering education and providing Freshman Engineering Program budget requests and recommendations to the Dean of the School of Mines and Engineering. She also works closely with all the engineering departments at Montana Tech as well as the Enrollment and Recruitment Services to recruit and retain outstanding students for Montana Tech’s School of Mines and Engineering.

Akua Oppong-Anane holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (K.N.U.S.T) in Ghana, a master’s degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering Sciences from the University of Florida.

Before moving to Montana, she lived in Gainesville Florida where she taught Chemistry as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Natural Sciences department at Santa Fe College and she also taught Chemistry to high school students at a private school. In Ghana, she worked as an Assistant Research Scientist at the Water Research Institute (W.R.I.) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (C.S.I.R.).  An interesting fact about Akua is that she has lived in four different countries: Australia, the United Kingdom, Ghana and the United States.

Amanda Shaw

Amanda Shaw

Academic Advisor
Office: Student Success Center 3.134
E-mail Amanda Shaw

Amanda hold a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from University of Montana Western. She has worked with the Freshman engineering program since 2015 as their academic advisor.