2020-2021 Professional Delvelopment 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.
*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.
|9/11/20||Virtual Tour of the
Traffic Signal System
|Val Rader, Alaska Department of Transportation||
|9/18/20||Applications of Lidar on Traffic Engineering||Dr. Vinod Vasudevan, Assoc. Prof. Civil Eng., UAA
|9/25/20||Refrigeration and Compression Processes in Cold Climates||Dr. Eivind Brodal, Univ. of Tromso||1.0|
|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
|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||1.0|
|10/23/20||Decoding the Music-Listening Brain using Electroencephalography||Dr. Blair Kaneshiro, Research and Development Associate and Adjunct Professor, Stanford University||1.0|
|11/6/20||Thermal Management of Stationary Batteries||Martin Henke, UAA||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
|11/20/20||Rockfall Mitigation Tactics and Techniques||Dr. Martin Woodard, Chief Rockfall Engineer, GeoStabilization International||1.0|
||Seminars will resume in spring semester. Please check back for the spring schedule after the winter break.||
|2/5/21||Engineering in Food Security||Kyle Alvarado, Graduate Student, UAF||1.0|
|2/19/21||Dynamic Power System Modeling for a Changing Electrical Grid||Dr. Phylicia Cicilio, Research Asst. Prof., UAF||1.0|
|3/5/21||Real-time Organ Motion Management in MRI-guided Radiation Therapy||Ehsan Salari, Assoc. Prof., Wichita State University
|4/2/21||Human Mars Mission Concepts||Michelle A. Rucker, Engineer, NASA Johnson Space Center||1.0|
|4/16/21||A Comprehensive, Process-based Model for Arctic Coastal Erosion
||Dr. Jifeng Peng, Prof. Mechanical Engineering, UAA||1.0|