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Vice Chancellor, Research - Larry Hinzman
Ph: 907.474.6000     Fax: 907.474.5993

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
University of Alaska Fairbanks
212 West Ridge Research Building
P.O. Box 757270
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7270

Larry Hinzman is Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Hinzman served as the Director of the UAF International Arctic Research Center from 2007 to 2015. Professor Hinzman’s primary research interests involve permafrost hydrology.  He has conducted hydrological and meteorological field studies in the Alaskan Arctic continuously for over 35 years while frequently collaborating on complementary research in the Russian and Canadian Arctic.  His research efforts have involved characterizing and quantifying hydrological processes and their inter-dependence with climate and ecosystem dynamics.  He has served as a member of the U.S. Polar Research Board and now serves as an Ex-Officio member of that board.  Hinzman serves as the US delegate and president of the International Arctic Science Committee.  He is strongly committed to facilitating national and international partnerships to advance our understanding of the arctic system.

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