What Does Underrepresented Minority Mean in Science and Engineering? (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption Some groups have disproportionately low representation in science and engineering (S&E) compared to the US population. Groups like Asians and whites have higher representation. Credit NSF Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.