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26 November 2014

AUTC 2014 Student of the Year: Donovan Camp

by billy.connor

Congratulations, Donovan Camp, for being selected by the Executive Board as the
Alaska University Transportation Center Student of the Year. Donovan Camp is is a senior
undergrad studying Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
He will be graduating with a Bachelors of Science in the spring of 2015 and is currently
exploring postgraduate education opportunities.


4 November 2014

Reducing Fugitive Dust from Roadways in Alaska

by billy.connor

On Wednesday, November 5th, AUTC Director Billy Connor will be presenting on “Reducing Fugitive Dust from Roadways in Alaska.” The presentation will be held in the Schaible Auditorium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks at 5:30pm. For more information call the Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity Office at (907) 450-8772.



2 April 2014

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

by Joel Bailey

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, Harbin City, P. R. China. (more…)

23 January 2014

Dalton Highway: Attack of the Frozen Debris Lobes

by Joel Bailey

On Wednesday, January 29th, at 5:30 pm in the Schaible Auditorium on the UAF campus, AUTC researcher and UAF professor of geological engineering, Margaret Darrow, will give a fascinating and engaging presentation titled, “Dalton Highway: Attack of the Frozen Debris Lobes.”


27 November 2013

AUTC 2013 Student of the Year: Paul Eckman

by billy.connor

AUTC is excited to announce that Paul Eckman has been selected to be the 2013 Student of the Year by the Executive Board. (more…)

21 November 2013

New Video–Frost Damage to Pavement

by Joel Bailey

Why are Alaska’s highways and pavement so difficult and expensive to maintain? AUTC, Alaska DOT&PF, and the Institute of Northern Engineering are excited to announce the release of two short films on one of the most troublesome and costly cold region civil engineering problems to date: frost heave. (more…)

10 September 2013

RMWPPP Annual Meeting Oct. 7-9, Anchorage

by Joel Bailey

The Rocky Mountain West Pavement Preservation Partnership (RMWPPP) will convene its annual meeting October 7-9, 2013, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska. (more…)

20 August 2013

RITA Spotlight Highlights AUTC Frozen Debris Lobe Research

by Joel Bailey

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) publishes a monthly Spotlight to highlight research innovations conducted by its University Transportation Centers (UTCs) nationwide. This month’s Spotlight focuses on the Alaska University Transportation Center, and the work of INE researchers investigating a mysterious Frozen Debris Lobe threatening the Dalton Highway and Trans Alaska Pipeline System.


1 August 2013

UPDATE: International Climate and Infrastructure Symposium Technical Program Now Available


The International Symposium of Climatic Effects on Pavement and Geotechnical Infrastructure (ISCEPGI) will be held on August 4-7, 2013, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Gathering researchers and transportation professionals from across the globe, the symposium will showcase recent advances in the study of climatic effects on pavements and other types of geotchnical infrastructure. (more…)