Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering


Office: A101B
Phone: 970-491-0924

Ellen Aster

Graduate Program Coordinator

Mechanical Engineering

Ellen (El) Aster graduated from the University of Oregon with a M.S. in Geological Sciences and Oregon State University with a Ph.D. in Science Education. She is passionate about bringing her expertise in the STEM and education disciplines to help students access and attain graduate degrees. During her free time, El likes to travel, hike, and read poetry with her partner and two cats.


  • B.S. Geological Sciences, Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon

  • M.S. Geological Sciences, University of Oregon

  • Ph.D. Science Education, Oregon State University