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45 Interns placed with NASA centers and Alaska Industry partners between 2015-2019

75% of graduates from 2015-2019 now employed in STEM fields or pursuing advanced STEM degrees

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Space Technology

Brandt Lomen won the Invent Alaska Competition Grand Prize with his Pseudo-Sun Instrument.

Recent University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate Brandt Lomen has taken the top prize in the university’s 2018 Invent Alaska Competition for a device that can test solar cells on Earth, in space and on other planets by mimicking the light of the sun.

Lomen’s Pseudo-Sun Instrument was…

Brandt Lomen

Using Science Illustration to Communicate Vegetation Change in South-Central and Arctic Alaska

This project will investigate various illustration techniques to produce figures for three research projects on vegetation change in Alaska: The estimation of shrub biomass with NASA Goddard’s G-LiHT remote sensing data, NASA Ames’ greening and browning vegetation research using MODIS pixels,…

Julia Ditto