Hinzman named to lead UAF research

Permafrost hydrologist and longtime professor Larry Hinzman has been selected to serve as vice chancellor for research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Hinzman has served as interim vice chancellor since March 2015.

“UAF leads the world in Arctic research, and our capabilities extend far beyond the North to include every continent, the world’s oceans, the entire atmospheric system, the far reaches of space and deep into the Earth’s mantle. Our physical, biological and social scientists, our engineers and our creative artists are renowned both throughout Alaska and nationally and internationally,” Hinzman said. “I am humbled to serve amongst them and to work with UAF’s faculty, staff and students to resolve the science, engineering and policy challenges facing our state, nation and world.”

Read the full article here.

Source: Alaska Business Monthly

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