Welcome to the College of Engineering
Located in the heart of Anchorage, the College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage embraces the wide range of cultural and technical subjects related to the planning, design and manufacture, or construction of objects necessary for civilization.The College of Engineering offers accredited degree and non-degree seeking programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UAA is the campus of first choice for Alaska’s engineering students.
The College of Engineering provides hands-on experience and research opportunities to students while meeting industry's needs for highly educated and well-trained engineers. In addition, we support our industry colleagues by offering continuous professional education courses.
News & Events
The Engineering Professional Development Seminar Series starts February 12th!
All students and local engineers are invited to attend our seminar series focused primarily on Civil Engineering topics.
Sessions are held every Friday from 11:45 - 12:45 in the Engineering & Industry Building (EIB) 211. Parking is free on Fridays! If the bookstore parking lot is full, additional parking is available at the Health Sciences Building with access to the EIB through the new pedestrian skybridge. The session is also available via webcast.
To sign up for the mailing list, click here.
For more information on the series, click here.
Webinars will be available in EIB 217 approximately once a month. Each webinar is worth 1.5 PDHs.
Click here for a printable schedule.
Engineering in the Community: A "Transformation" at Westchester Lagoon
UAA Mechanical Engineering students and Prototyping Center machinist help create one of Alaska's only kinetic sculptures. Read about it in the Alaska Dispatch.
Spotlight on Research: A "School" of Vertical Wind Turbines Rises in Igiugig
UAA Mechanical Engineering Professor Jifeng Peng has been thinking "out of the box" and working with colleagues at Cal Tech and Stanford to design a clean, cost-effective energy solution for rural Alaskans. Read the article.
Spotlight on Research: UAA Team Selected in Competition to provide Indoor Plumbing in rural Alaska
Civil Engineering Professor Aaron Dotson is leading one of 3 winning teams who have designed innovative solutions for long-standing sanitation needs in rural Alaska. Read more about it!
Engineers Without Borders - UAA CoEng students bring Alaskan ingenuity to Africa
Spotlight on Research: Designing a Cheaper, Safer Roof for Third World Structures
Professor Scott Hamel and undergraduate civil engineering student Nathaniel Cox are designing a lightweight, less expensive, and safer roofing system for third world environments. Read about it here.