When Ted first moved to Anchorage, there were only two paved roads in the entire city. After earning a B.S. in Civil Engineering from MIT and a M.S. in Civil Engineering from UAA, he played a major role in making the city what it is today. Read more here.
Welcome to the College of Engineering
Located in the heart of Anchorage, the College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage embraces the wide range of cultural and technical subjects related to the planning, design and manufacture, or construction of objects necessary for civilization.The College of Engineering offers accredited degree and non-degree seeking programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UAA is the campus of first choice for Alaska’s engineering students.
The College of Engineering provides hands-on experience and research opportunities to students while meeting industry's needs for highly educated and well-trained engineers. In addition, we support our industry colleagues by offering continuous professional education courses.
News & Events
High School Seniors: Apply now for the Engineering Dean's Excellence Award
$3,000 per year scholarship for four years! This competitive award is intended to recognize academic excellence and potential success in engineering. Apply through UA Online by February 15th. Find out more about the requirements and application process.
Engineering Professional Development Seminar Series
The 2014-2015 schedule is here! All students and local engineers are invited to attend our seminar series focused primarily on Civil Engineering topics. Sessions are held every Tuesday at 12:00 at the University Center Mall and are available by webcast.
Engineering in the Community: A "Transformation" at Westchester Lagoon
UAA Mechanical Engineering students and Prototyping Center machinist help create one of Alaska's only kinetic sculptures. Read about it in the Alaska Dispatch.
Alumni of Distinction: Ted Trueblood
Spotlight on Research: Designing 'Home' on Mars and the Moon
Professor Scott Hamel and Nathaniel Cox are researching a unique concrete formula (a.k.a. lunarcrete) on a fellowship provided by NASA's Alaska Space Grant Program. Read the article.
Spotlight on Research: Building a Driving Simulator for Alaska's Extreme Conditions
Professor Ghulam Bham works with College of Engineering students and Community Technical College mechanics to build a virtual-reality driving simulator from the ground up. Read more about it!
Engineers Without Borders - UAA CoEng students bring Alaskan ingenuity to Africa
Spotlight on Research: Designing a Cheaper, Safer Roof for Third World Structures
Professor Scott Hamel and undergraduate civil engineering student Nathaniel Cox are designing a lightweight, less expensive, and safer roofing system for third world environments. Read about it here.