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Baxter Bond
  • Baxter Bond
  • Mechanical Engineering and Yupik Language Studies at UAF
  • Intern: 2015-2016
  • bwbond@alaska.edu
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Baxter's primary focus of work is the heat metering project.  His role on the project is in developing and testing the heat metering units.  He also serves as the lead on the project.

Andrew Cannavo
  • Andrew Cannavo
  • Mechanical Engineering at Bucknell University
  • Intern: 2016
  • avc005@bucknell.edu
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Andrew is interning with AHERC for the summer and is working on projects ranging from the in situ testing and monitoring of a 5 kW hydrokinetic turbine, fisheries studies and remote monitoring technologies for hydrodynamic measurements.

Stephanie Jump
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Alaska Hydrokinetic Energy Research Center (AHERC)

Alana Vilagi
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Alana has worked on a diverse range of projects as a former intern with the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, from studying the effects of snow accumulation on solar panels to developing pseudocode for demand response simulation software. She is currently on the path to pursue her Master's in Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering & Mines. Alana dreams of one day becoming a Sourdough, and loves to cross-country ski, travel, hike, and haul water when she's not doing research.

Davi Yasumoto Yamaue
  • Davi Yasumoto Yamaue
  • Mechanical Engineer Student at Federal University of Technology in Parana, Brazil
  • Intern: 2016
  • dyy001@bucknell.edu
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Projects at ACEP:

Davi is working on modeling mooring systems of hydrokinetic infrastructure as well as in situ testing and monitoring of a 5 kW hydrokinetic turbine and fisheries monitoring for hydrokinetic energy installations. 

Jason Slats
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Jason's project work includes the heat metering project.  His tasks include developing the user interface for deployed units, fuel pump testing, and building units to prepare for deployment.

Former Students

Henry Arend
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Projects at ACEP:

  • EETG Reporting

Ross Coen
  • Ross Coen
  • PhD in History, University of Washington
  • Intern: 2012, 2013
  • racoen@alaska.edu
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Comparative study of Alaska and Gulf of Mexico oil fields vis-à-vis technology and public policy

Mark Philip Evans
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Safety Plan for the Energy Technology Facility

Samantha Feemster
  • Samantha Feemster
  • B.S. in Biological Sciences & Industrial Electrical Controls Technician
  • Intern: 2015
  • smfeemster@alaska.edu
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Develop a design for a demand response emulator at the Energy Technology Facility

Luke George
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Projects at ACEP:

  • AHERC and Biomass

Anne Goering
  • Anne Goering
  • Undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering at University of Illinois
  • Intern: 2012, 2013, 2014
  • goering1@illinois.edu
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Emerging Energy Technology Fund

Henrique Fiche Gonçalves
  • Henrique Fiche Gonçalves
  • Energy Engineering Student
  • Intern: 2013
  • hfiche@gmail.com
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Global Applications Program

Nathan Green
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Data Collection & Management

Desneige Hallbert
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Pilgrim Hot Springs

Katelyn Lingaas
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Hydrokinetics

Cory Luker
  • Cory Luker
  • BS Civil Engineering, University of Washington Student
  • Intern: 2014
  • luker.cory@gmail.com
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Projects at ACEP:

ACEP/TCC Biomass Energy Program

Josh Miller
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Pilgrim Hot Springs Geothermal Assessment

Brita Mjos
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Projects at ACEP:

District Heating

Jeff Roba
  • Jeff Roba
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University Student
  • Intern: 2014
  • jpr027@bucknell.edu
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Projects at ACEP:

 Alaska Hydrokinetic Energy Research Center (AHERC)

Lisa Stowell
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Pilgrim Hot Springs Geothermal Assessment

Samuel Tappen
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Projects at ACEP:

Diesel Pricing Project

Anastasia Thayer
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Projects at ACEP:

Global Application Program

Timothy Tschetter
  • Timothy Tschetter
  • MS Civil Engineering Student
  • Intern: 2014
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Alaska Hydrokinetic Energy Research Center

John Venables
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Case Studies from Rural Alaska

Kirsten Williams
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Projects at ACEP:

  • Alaska Affordable Energy Strategy (AkAES) Project

Ândrea Karolline de Vergennes
  • Ândrea Karolline de Vergennes
  • Chemical Engineering Student at Maringa State University, Brazil
  • Intern: 2015
  • akvergennes@gmail.com
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Projects at ACEP:

Ândrea worked on several Emerging Energy Technology Fund report topics including hydrokinetics, thermal shutters and doors, an exhaust thimble design, the Hatch Flywheel project, as well as reforestation/biomass energy.