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  • Monday, February 08, 2021
  • Community of Collaboration: UAA and UAF Partner on Energy Research

For UAA mechanical engineering undergraduate Henry Toal, working as an intern in ACEP’s Anchorage office has been a gratifying experience. He has had the opportunity to contribute to several research projects. 

“Something I really appreciate about ACEP,” Toal said, “is they gave me the trust and support right from the start to do meaningful work. It feels good to know that what I contributed makes Alaska a better place. And the ORCA (Onsite Realtime Collection and Acquisition platform) could really be used anywhere with older powerhouses — all across the world, really. So who knows what the impact will be?”

Read the full story by Joe Selmont about Toal and how his research team builds collaboration between UAA and UAF.


Henry Toal (right) and Justin Tuomi (left) install an ORCA at Port Heiden in 2019. Photo by Chris Pike.