Jeremy Kasper

  • Institute of Northern Engineering
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • PO Box 755910
  • Fairbanks, AK 99775-5910
  • Phone: (907) 474-5694
  • Fax: (907) 474-7041
  • Office: 407 Bunnell
  • CV

2012-Present: Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Northern Engineering
2013-Present: Director, Alaska Hydrokinetic Energy Research Center

2011-2012: Postdoctoral Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
2010-2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
2001-2010: Research Assistant, UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Research Interests

    • Arctic shelf circulation including
      • Shelf basin exchange processes
      • Circulation under landfast ice
      • Buoyant river plumes and estuarine circulation
      • Wind driven cross shelf exchange
      • Mean, subtidal circulation
      • Ice-ocean-atmosphere interactions
      • Landfast ice dynamics
      • Relationships between geological, biological, physical processes and climate
      • Fate of Arctic coastlines in a changing climate
    • River and Marine Hydrokinetic Energy
    • Autonomous Observation Systems


  • Ocean modeling using the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS)
  • Numerical and analytical techniques for solving PDEs & ODEs
  • Analyzing observational oceanographic data sets
  • Ship and field based observations including
  • Ship-based hydrographic techniques
  • Moored observations of water column hydrography and velocity
  • Experience with installing, operating and maintaining CodarOS Seasondes
  • Familiarity with various hydrological and geophysical field methods
  • Ph.D., Oceanography, University of Alaska Fairbanks Fall, 2010
  • B.A., Physics, Reed College Spring, 1999