News & Events


Arctic Sustainable Energy Research Conference

Research and community needs in the context of a global energy transition

Join us for this free, three-day virtual conference focused on sustainable energy and energy efficiency research featuring guest speakers and panelists from Alaska and around the world.

March 22, 2021

President Biden designates David Kennedy as Chair of the USARC

“I’m honored to be entrusted by President Biden with the responsibility of leading the USARC, a small, but important independent commission focused on advancing US Arctic research interests for the benefit of the nation,” said Kennedy.

February 3, 2021

Tracing the Pandemic Through Wastewater

View the videos or download the presentations from this virtual workshop focused on using sewage monitoring to investigate infectious disease. The workshop featured guest speakers and panelists from Alaska and around the world.

January 25, 2021

Alaska Electric Vehicle Workshop Report Available!

Report of a virtual workshop held to bring together technical and academic experts and policymakers to share information, research findings, emerging research questions, and best practices relevant to electric vehicles in Alaska and the Arctic.

November 18, 2020

Commissioner Larry Mayer elected fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Dr. Larry Mayer was among the 62 members of the 60,000-member American Geophysical Union (AGU) elected to the 2020 class of Fellows, scientists who have made considerable contributions to geological and geophysical research.


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