Engineering solutions for the world's cold regions and beyond

Alaska Center for Energy & Power energy analyst Markus Mager conducts fieldwork in support of the Pilgrim Hot Springs Geothermal Resource Assessment Project.

Photo courtesy of ACEP.

Faculty in the Advanced Materials Group demonstrate use of the laser deposition system and explain microfabrication processes to undergraduate students.

Photo by K. Hansen.

Researchers in the Alaska University Transportation Center check the temperature of a hot mix asphalt, part of a project to test which mixtures perform best in Alaska’s different regions.

Photo courtesy of Jeny Liu.

Members of the UA Society of Automobile Engineers Zero Emissions team took first place in the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Zero Emissions Category. Co-captain Isaac Thompson, electrical engineering senior in the College of Engineering and Mines, will travel with the winning sled to Greenland as part of an NSF-funded research project.

UAF photo by Todd Paris.

Computer scientist Jon Genetti with an image of the aurora he created for the space show "Cosmic Collisions" at the Hayden Planetarium in New York.

UAF photo by Todd Paris.

Dr. Bandopadhyay accepting the 2011 Percy N. Nicholls Award from SME Coal & Energy Division Chair, Michael A. Trevits.

Photo courtesy of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.

Undergraduate Kyle Emery (foreground) works with ACEP researchers Jack Schmid (background, left) and Paul Duvoy (right) collecting data on current and sediments, part of a larger study to explore in-river hydrokinetic applications.

Photo by K. Hansen.

Mat Wooller (Alaska Stable Isotope Facility), Jim Shobe (PhD student) and Terry Smith (North Pole high school student intern) (left to right) test a new vibra-coring system through a hole in lake ice to sample long cores of sediment beneath a thaw lake near UAF.

UAF photo by Todd Paris.

Alaska Stable Isotope Facility staff member Norma Haubenstock works on a process to extract fatty acids to track individual compounds through food webs and ecosystems.

UAF photo by T. Paris.



Arctic Roundtable: Science Education in Alaska

The Arctic Roundtable series by the Arctic Institute of North America resumes Tuesday, May 6, 2014 with “Science Education in Alaska”. (more…)



Save The Date: International Symposium on Winter Road Maintenance, Aug. 19-22, Harbin China

INE’s Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates (CESTICC) is excited to announce the  2nd International Symposium on Winter Road Maintenance – August 19-22, 2014, in Harbin City, China. (more…)



Public lecture on groundwater dynamics in a discontinuous permafrost aquifer

INE’s Dave Barnes and IAB’s Mary Beth Leigh will present a free public lecture, “Sulfolane in North Pole’s Groundwater: Movement and Biodegradation Potential,” Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Schaible Auditorium. (more…)



Airborne photogrammetry for topographical mapping

Dr. Matt Nolan will be speaking on his use of airborne Digital SLR Photogrammetry for topographical mapping this Friday, 3:30PM in the large auditorium in the Reichardt Building room 201. (more…)