University of Alaska Anchorage
College of Engineering
At the University of Alaska Anchorage, you can pursue your dream of becoming an engineer or computer scientist while living in Anchorage--the business, industrial, cultural, and recreational center of Alaska. Located near all major Alaskan employers of engineering talent, 74% of our job-seeking students have jobs before they graduate!
As an undergraduate, you can pursue Bachelor's degrees in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or Geomatics (Surveying and Mapping), and graduate degrees Project Management, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering. We also offer collaborative degrees in Chemical Engineering (with WSU), and Mining and Geological Engineering, and a PhD in Engineering with the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
The Alaska Department of Labor has projected the state will need 300 new computer and engineering professionals annually through 2022 -- 96 new positions and 204 to replace retirees. UAA's College of Engineering is committed to producing cutting-edge graduates ready to energize the state's growing engineering community.
May 4, 2020
Virginia received her BS in Civil Engineering from UAA in 2006. This spring, she is receiving her master's degree in Project Management, and was selected to be the graduate degree hooding ceremony student speaker. In this Green and Gold Story, Virgina shares her perspectives on gifting encouragement. You can also view her speech on UAA's Graduation Celebration webpage.
March 2, 2020
The American Society of Civil Engineers — or ASCE, a national association of professional engineers — recently recognized Grundhauser as one of the 2020 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Collegiate Edition, making her the first Seawolf to receive the accolade.
January 21, 2020
A leader in the field of Project Management, Professor LuAnn Piccard is committed to passing on her knowledge, and the opportunities that go with it, to students across diverse arenas--from business and industry, to government agencies and non-profits; from health care to IT, and more.
November 26, 2019
Faced with a temporary hiring freeze, UAA's local engineering community came together on short notice to make sure our Geomatics students were not left out in the cold.
November 12, 2019
Mechanical Engineering professor, Raghu Srinivasan, has recently won awards and grants to continue his work on corrosion in cold climates.