Daniel M. White
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
Daniel M. White was appointed Associate Vice Chancellor for Research to head the Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization in 2010. He has been director of the Institute of Northern Engineering since July 2006.
White joined UAF in 1995. He holds the rank of Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He earned bachelor’s degrees from Colorado College and Washington University, and a doctorate from the University of Notre Dame. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Alaska.
White's interest and expertise in sanitary engineering led him to conduct research on drinking water protection, development and treatment. Pursuing issues related to freshwater in the Arctic, he has spent considerable time in rural villages and remote locations. White's work has led to a better understanding of water resources for rural communities as well as the potential impacts of climate change on freshwater resources and infrastructure.