ACEP Welcomes New Team Members

ACEP Welcomes New Team Members

Chris Pike, Staff Research Professional

Chris Pike will be officially joining the ACEP team as our newest Staff Research Professional.  His current work with ACEP will focus on the the Pilgrim Hot Springs Geothermal Exploration Project as well as the Emerging Energy Technology Fund (EETF). Chris can be reached at


Daisy Huang, Assistant Professor of Energy

Daisy Huang has started a new role in a joint position between the Institute of Northern Engineering (INE) and ACEP as an Assistant Professor-Energy.  As part of her work with INE, Daisy’s work will focus on instructing undergraduate and graduate level students.  With ACEP, Daisy will be responsible for developing a strong research program with a focus on emerging energy technologies. Current projects include Organic Rankine Cycle – Green Machine and the Biomass Boiler Evaluation.


Photo Captions: 

(LEFT) Chris Pike logs a geothermal well at Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska.

(RIGHT) Daisy Huang scales an AVTEC training wind turbine in Seward. Alaska.

Photos courtesy C. Pike and D. Huang, ACEP/UAF