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In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Ask an Engineer at UAA

Do you have an inquisitive child who asks tons of questions? Why not direct some of those questions to one of our engineering faculty, students, and alumni? In this video series, community members can submit videos of their questions for engineers, and we prepare video responses and post them online.  Use the button below to learn more about how to send in your own question for an engineer!


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Episode 3: How long did it take to build the Engineering and Industry Building?
UAA Engineering facilities manager, Kim Riggs, explains the process involved in building one of UAA's newest buildings, the EIB. She also showcases some of her favorite features of this new building.

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Episode 2: How can I make my own computer game?
Computer Science Professor and Interim Dean, Dr. Mock, explains what different types of game design there are out there, and some neat ways students can get a jump start on learning game design and programming.

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Episode 1: How much do you love breaking stuff?
Civil Engineering professor, Dr. Hamel, explains how engineers use special equipment to break all sorts of things in order to test their strength and to also observe the WAY in which things break.