Professor of Geological Engineering, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. Scott Huang has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1981 to 2016; and

WHEREAS Dr. Huang has taught generations of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and students awarded him the Outstanding Faculty title numerous times; and Dr. Huang mentored many master’s and doctoral degree candidates through the completion of their programs and prepared them for successful careers; and

WHEREAS Dr. Huang has made numerous contributions to the research fields of geological, frozen-ground engineering and rock engineering, authoring more than one hundred publications; and earned with his co-authors the American Society of Civil Engineers 2004-2005 Best Journal Paper Award and the SINOROCK 2009 (International Society of Rock Mechanics sponsored symposium) Best Paper Award; and

WHEREAS Dr. Huang has provided valuable service to the Alaska petroleum, construction and mining industries, earning him a Resolution of Appreciation from the Alaska Miners Association in 1993; and has served the University as interim dean, department chair, and in many other capacities;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Scott Huang for his extensive contributions to the State of Alaska and to the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Dr. Huang and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Scott Huang as Professor of Geological Engineering, Emeritus; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be appropriately engrossed and signed by the Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks as further evidence of the esteem and respect in which he holds Dr. Scott Huang, and conveyed to Dr. Huang on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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