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
  • Usibelli Engineering Learning and Innovation Building (JUB), 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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Critical Minerals Stakeholder Meeting Sept 13-14

Please join us for the Alaska CORE-CM Input Stakeholder Meeting, September 13-14, 2023, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The University of Alaska is fortunate to be one of 13 Carbon Ore, Rare Earth, and Critical Minerals (CORE-CM) centers competitively selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Soon DOE will be considering the next phase of their CORE-CM investment and is asking each center for their plans. The university’s CORE-CM team needs your input to help build Alaska's REE/CM industry.

Specific topics are found in the agenda.

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