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Electric vehicle charging station near an Alaska highway.
Electric vehicle charging station near an Alaska highway.
Electric vehicle charging station near an Alaska highway.
Electric vehicle charging station near an Alaska highway.
Electric vehicle charging station near an Alaska highway.

Michelle Wilber

Michelle Wilber is a research engineer at Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP), University of Alaska Fairbanks, where she works on projects ranging from investigating solar energy potential in Alaska to analyzing electric vehicle energy use in the state. Wilber has a bachelor’s degree in astronomy from the California Institute of Technology and a MSME degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She has worked as an engineering geologist, as an organic gardening coordinator, in energy-efficiency outreach, and as a park ranger in Katmai National Park and Preserve. All of Wilber’s education and work experiences come together in solving the problems of finding sustainable energy sources in the Arctic.