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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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Apply for the 2014 University of Alaska Fairbanks Engineering Innovation Grant

The Institute of Northern Engineering (INE) received a generous contribution from Richard W. Nyman, a pioneer in Arctic engineering construction. Using Mr. Nyman's donation, INE is proud to announce the 2014 University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Engineering Innovation Grant. This grant will provide up to $10,000 to individuals developing an invention based on UAF technology. UAF INE faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: November 14, 2014, by 5:00 p.m. AKST

For more details and to APPLY ONLINE go to: 2014 UAF Engineering Innovation Grant Online Application