Leader in Arctic research


The Arctic is a vital part of Earth’s ever-changing composition, and UAF is a world leader in research into our changing land, oceans, cultures and technologies.

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Experts Guide

Whether in the lab or in the field, UAF researchers continue to astound.

Meet our Research Faculty

A Land, Sea, and Space Grant Institution

Only a handful of institutions around the country can claim the triple crown status of Land, Sea, and Space Grant Institution - UAF is one of them.

Find out more about our history.

Research Around the Globe

From our home state of Alaska to foreign countries near and far, you'll find us stationed at research posts all across the planet.

Where in the world UAF does Research.

About Us


Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Daniel M. White

Interim VCR White joined the University in 1995 as a professor of civil and environmental engineering. In 2006 he became the director of the Institute of Northern Engineering and in 2010 he was appointed as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research. He lends his expertise to the university's annual $123 million research enterprise.

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