ANCHORAGE - A University of Alaska Fairbanks professor recently was named director of the Alaska Space Grant Program.
Denise Thorsen is an associate professor of electrical engineering.
Her plans as program director include expanding the space-education program to reach more students across the state.
In her new position, Thorsen will oversee almost $1 million in grants and contracts, and continue teaching electrical engineering at UAF.
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