Research Highlights

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
  • Engineering Learning and Innovation Facility (ELIF), Suite 240
  • 1764 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.

Research Support

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

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News & Announcements

Upcoming Events

Nov 15

"Architectural Adaptations: research, design, and possible futures in the north"
PAUL MCBRIDE, Architectural Designer, 2018 George Booth Fellow, University of Michigan
Thursday, November 15th, Noon
Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) 955 Drannjik Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775


Nov 16

Noche De Ciencias "Science Night"

The UAF Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and other UAF student organizations will be conducting a night full of fun science experiments for our local youth. The purpose of this event is to promote and excite 6th-9th grade students and their families about the knowledge,awareness, interest, and motivation in science, technology, engineering , and math (STEM) programs. This event will be full of interactive, hands-on activities with opportunities to engage with UAF student leaders. This event is open to all middle school students, their families, and the public.