This award encourages UAA undergraduates in Engineering to disseminate engineering knowledge and practice for the benefit of society. For this $2,500 award, undergraduates will initiate a service project that solves engineering and technology-based problems in partnership with local organizations and under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
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Congratulations to the 2013 Dr. Alex Hills Award Recipients
Ryan Bergerson and Alma Abaza
Faculty Advisor: Osama Abaza, Department of Civil Engineering
Ryan and Alama are researching the use of porous concrete in Alaska for more effective drainage infrastructure that may decrease the problems associated with impervious surfaces, including the pollution of water, floods, and water table depletion. Two local companies, Anchorage Sand & Gravel and R&M Consultants, will provide donations of materials, facilities, and expertise.
Meet the past award recipients and learn about their projects
About Dr. Alex Hills
Dr. Alex Hills interview - Wireless Andrew at Carnegie Mellon University