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About INE

The Institute of Northern Engineering (INE) is the research arm of the College of Engineering and Mines (CEM). It has several distinct research centers and provides facilities and support to dozens of researchers working in conjunction with the College. INE is the home to many of the world’s leading researchers in cold weather and cold climate science and engineering.

  • Institute of Northern Engineering
  • 539 Duckering Building
  • 306 Tanana Loop
  • Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-5910
  • Phone: (907) 474-5457
  • Fax: (907) 474-7041
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Research at INE

INE research spans the engineering disciplines, offering expertise in energy production, modeling and testing of mechanical systems, environmental engineering and hydrology as well as infrastructure, mining, and petroleum development. Included within the Institute are natural scientists, social scientists, and anthropologists all of who contribute significantly to the ability of INE to address societal issues.

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INE provides financial services and research support to the faculty, staff and students within the College of Engineering and Mines.

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Short film "Sea Ice Secure" shows how rural Alaskan villages adapt to climate change

Sea Ice Secure, an award wining short film produced by Sustainable Futures North (SFN) and filmmaker Sarah Betcher, is now available for viewing on the project website. Sea Ice Secure is part of the Tied to the Land film series that showcases how 10 Northwest rural Alaskan villages are seeking effective ways of adapting to rapid changes in climate, weather and development.