Professional Development Seminars

The UAA College of Engineering welcomes all students and local engineers to a seminar series which aims to foster collaboration and information exchange among Alaskan engineers. 

Location: At this time, all seminars are offered online only. Use the livestream links below to watch each week's session.

Time: Fridays from 11:45 am - 12:45 pm. Seminars will last one hour including Q&A.

Additional Information: Please contact Getu Hailu at ghailu@alaska.edu  or Mohammed Heidari at mhkapourchali@alaska.edu.

*PDH CREDIT:  To be eligible for PDH credit, a presentation must be viewed live or within 1 week of the presentation, and the related survey must also be completed/submitted within 1 week of the presentation.

Date Topic Presenter Livestream Qualtrics
Survey
PDH Eligible*
9/11/20 Virtual Tour of the
Central Region
Traffic Signal System
Val Rader, Alaska Department of Transportation

Confidential Livestream

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1.0
9/18/20 Applications of Lidar on Traffic Engineering Dr. Vinod Vasudevan, Assoc. Prof. Civil Eng., UAA

Livestream

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9/25/20 Refrigeration and Compression Processes in Cold Climates Dr. Eivind Brodal, Univ. of Tromso

Livestream

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10/2/20 Renewable Energy Implementation in Alaskan Islanded Microgrids (*Slides from 10/2/2020 Presentation*) Dr. Daisy Huang,
Asst. Prof. Mech. Eng., UAF &
AK Center for Energy and Power

Livestream

Qualtrics 1.0
10/9/20 No Seminar  

 

   
10/16/20 Use of Herding Agents for In-situ burning: Lessons from Experiments in the
Arctic and Beyond
Dr. Srijan Aggarwal, Asst. Prof. Civil & Environ. Eng., UAF

Livestream

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10/23/20 Decoding the Music-Listening Brain using Electroencephalography Dr. Blair Kaneshiro, Research and Development Associate and Adjunct Professor, Stanford University

Livestream

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10/30/20 No Seminar  

 

   
11/6/20 Thermal Management of Stationary Batteries Martin Henke, UAA Livestream Qualtrics 1.0
11/13/20 A Multi-Process Approach Towards Manufacturing High-Performance Magnesium Alloy Parts Dr. Lukas Bichler, Prof. Mechanical Eng., University of British Columbia
Confidential Livestream Qualtrics 1.0
11/20/20 Rockfall Mitigation Tactics and Techniques Dr. Martin Woodard, Chief Rockfall Engineer, GeoStabilization International

Livestream

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12/4/20 TBD TBD

Livestream

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