Professional Development Seminars
The UAA College of Engineering welcomes all students and local engineers, land surveyors and project managers to a free seminar series which aims to foster collaboration and information exchange among Alaskan engineers, land surveyors and project managers. The series runs throughout the fall and spring semesters each academic year.
Location: Seminars are held in person in the UAA Engineering and Industry Building (EIB), Room 211 and/or online. Use the livestream links below to watch each week's session online. The Engineering and Industry Building is located at 2900 Spirit Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508. Free parking on Fridays on the UAA campus.
Date/Time: Select Fridays from 11:45 am - 12:45 pm. Seminars will last one hour including Q&A. See this semester's schedule below.
Additional Information: Please contact contact the College of Engineering Dean's Office at email@example.com.
*PDH CREDIT: To be eligible for PDH credit, each presentation can be either be viewed live or the YouTube video (if posted) can be watched at a later date. The related Qualtrics survey must also be completed and will serve as your attendance record. It is recommended that you also download the presentation flyer to serve as the syllabus regarding what was covered in the seminar. For more information about continuing education and PDH credits please see the AELS Board website
|9/16/22||Introduction to Broadband Series - Broadband Basics and Guided Media (Cable) Technology||Dr. Alex Hills, Distinguished Service Professor, Engineering & Public Policy and Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Distinguished Affliate Professor of Electrical Engineering at UAA.||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|9/23/22||Introduction to Broadband Series - Wireless Media (Radio) Technology||Dr. Alex Hills||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|9/30/22||Introduction to Broadband Series - Optical Fiber and Microwave in the Middle Mile||Dr. Alex Hills||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|10/7/22||Introduction to Broadband Series - Satellites (GEO and LEO) and Series Wrap up||Dr, Alex Hills||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|11/4/22||Flattening an Interchange: Managing Client Priorities, saving $30M, and
Garnering Public Support for a First-of-its-Kind Intersection
|Will Hume, PE & Jared Travis, PE, HDR||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|11/11/22||Electric Vehicles and the Future of the Highway Trust Fund||David Gamez, PE, PTOE, Lounsbury & Associates, Inc.||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|11/18/22||Creating Your Own Research Innovation Strategy||Dr. Erin Trochim, Alaska Center for Energy and Power||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|12/9/22||Reducing Seismic Risk in Residential Construction||Dr. Polly B. Murray, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UAA||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|1/20/23||Collapse of Building 7 (a 47-story steel building)||Dr. J. Leroy Hulsey, PE, SE, Professor Emeritus, UAF Structural Engineering||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|2/10/23||Defining the Cost of Coastal Hazards||Dr. Tom Ravens, Professor, UAA Civil Engineering||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|2/17/23||In Partnership with the Computational Research Leadership Council (CRLC) - Using Supercomputers to Understand Our World
(Attend by Registration Only)
|Dr. Anshu Dubey, Argonne National Laboratory||
ECB 202 & Zoom
(Pre-Register to receive Zoom link)
|3/3/23||Ocean Dock Road Reconnaissance Engineering Study||Jeanne Bowie, PE, PhD, PTOE, Kinney Engineering, LLC||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
Seismic Safety of Informally Constructed Reinforced Concrete Houses in Puerto Rico
|Dr. Polly B. Murray, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Civil Enginering, UAA College of Engineering||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|3/24/23||Roof Ice Dams and Snow Loads on Structures||
Scott Hamel, PE, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, UAA College of Engineering
Bart Quimby, PhD, PE, Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil Engineering, UAA College of Engineering
|EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|4/7/23||Overview of UA Federally Funded Centers hosted by UAA||Jeff Libby, Director & Executive Director for several Research Centers hosted at UAA||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|
|4/14/23||The Application of Generative AI||Sean Gwaltney, Sr. Business Manager, Cloud + AI, Microsoft||EIB 211 & Online||1.0|