My name is Rene DeWees. I am from the island of American Samoa and I am currently studying Environmental Resources Engineering at Humboldt State University. My primary focus is in the study of renewable energy systems as well as sustainable design and development. Currently I am working as a math tutor at HSU, helping my peers to succed in their math courses. Among my hobbies and interests, I enjoy hiking the wilderness of California, helping students with their mathematical development, wood carving and sculpting, and playing my clarinet and ukulele.