Engineering Professional Development Seminar Series

The UAA School of Engineering welcomes all students and local engineers to a seminar series focused primarily on Civil Engineering topics. Each seminar qualifies for one hour of Professional Development.

Location: University Center Mall, Room 155C within the Engineering Science and Project Management Department.

Time: Tuesdays from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Seminars will last one hour including Q&A.

Schedule: Download printable schedule (PDF)

Date Topic Presenter PDH eligible
10/15/13 Water Infrastructure & Regulations Vanessa Wike, AK DEC Yes
10/22/13 Port Planning Dr. Orson Smith Yes
10/29/13 Trenchless Tech Stephl Engineering Yes
11/5/13 Graduate Research Topics Michael Ulmgren & Ben Still, UAA Yes
11/12/13 Carbon Fiber Deicing Dr. Joey Yang Yes
11/19/13 Torsional Irregularities Dr. Andrew Metzger Yes
12/3/13 Thin Shell Concrete Dr. Scott Hamel & Nathaniel Cox Yes
1/14/14 STEM in Alaska Dr. Rob Lang Yes
1/21/14 Prototyping Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman Yes
1/28/14 Earthquake Engineering Dr. Utpal Dutta Yes
2/04/14 Public Utilities Tom Wolf, CH2M Hill Yes
2/11/14 Public Works Steve Nuss, AWWU Yes
2/18/14 Graduate Research Topics Josh Alvey & Chris Clark Yes
2/25/14 Engineers Without Borders, Malawi Mike Moora, EWB Professional Yes
3/04/14 Infrastructure Management Dr. James Weeks & Ben Wagner, IRD Yes
3/11/14 Anchoring High-Mast Light Poles Dr. Scott Hamel & David Hoisington Yes
3/25/14 Drilling Engineering and the Ignik Sikumi Hydrate Field Trial Steve McKeever, ConocoPhillips
4/08/14 UAF Structural Design Challenges Matt Stone, PDC Inc. Engineers Yes
4/15/14 Engineering & Public Health - An Interdisciplinary Fusion Dr. Nancy Nix, UAA Department of Health Sciences Yes
4/22/14 Sustainability and Green Building Dr. Steve Hsueh-Ming Wang, UAA Engineering and Science Management Yes

Light refreshments will be provided from our sponsors HDR, CRW Engineering Group, and ConocoPhillips Alaska.

HDR Engineering CRW Engineering Group ConocoPhillips Alaska

For additional information please contact Aaron Dotson at