Matthew Kupilik

matt kupilik
Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering
EIB 409E


Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; Engineering Systems, Electrical Specialty; B.S., 2001
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; Electrical Engineering; M.S., 2008
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; Electrical Engineering; Ph.D., 2012

Professional & Department Service

  • Developed and taught two week middle school energy curriculum for the University of Alaska Engineering Summer Academies, 2014-2015
  • As an NSF GK-12 fellow, developed and implemented science lessons for local inner-city public schools, 2008-2010
  • Reviewer for Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, American Control Conference, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
  • Chair of Curriculum committee for the College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-present. Member Academic Computing and Distance Education, Instructional Technology and eLearning Faculty Senate Subcommittee, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Developed and taught multiple engineering classes at all levels at UAA: EE A261 Matlab for Electrical Engineers, EE A307 Introduction to Power Systems, ES A309 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, EE/ME A471 Automatic Control, EE A472 Advanced Linear Systems, ENGR A161 Engineering Practices II


  1. M.J. Kupilik, T.L. Vincent, Control of a solid oxide fuel cell system with sensitivity to carbon formation, in: Journal of Power sources (2012).
  2. M.J. Kupilik, T.L.Vincent, Estimation of biogas composition in a catalytic reactor via an extended Kalman filter, in 2011 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA).
  3. M.J. Kupilik, T.L. Vincent, Model Predictive Control of Reformate Composition for Use in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, in: 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC)
  4. M.J. Kupilik, T.H. Petersen, Imaging Sonar Tracking of Salmon for Size and Tail Beat Frequency, in: IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (2014).
  5. M.J. Kupilik, T.H. Petersen, Acoustic Tracking of Migrating Salmon, in: Journal of the Acoustical Society of American (2014).

Career History/Work Experience

  • 2012 - Present, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK
  • 2011 - 2012, Adjunct Instructor, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
  • 2002 - 2005, Signal Corp Officer, United States Army