Nils I. Johansen, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor of Geological Engineering (Retired)
University of Alaska Fairbanks ( 1971 to 1996)
Visiting Professor of Engineering Technology and Geology (1995 - 96)
University Division Advisor (1996 to present)
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana 47712
Click the links below to go to class syllabi
Geol 131- Geology, the Environment,and Man
Personal Statement: After retiring from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, I wanted to continue to work with young people. I like to see the spark in their eyes when the "lightbulb goes on and they understand." At USI I teach World Geography and courses in Geology and in Civil Engineering Technology.
B.S.C.E. Purdue University January 1966
M.S.C.E. Purdue University June 1967
Ph. D. Purdue University August 1971
Registered Professional Engineer (Civil), Alaska and Indiana
Highway Engineer, Indiana State Highway Commission (Indiana Department of Transportation) full and part time 1967 to1971
Owner: Nils I. Johansen, P.E.
Geotechnical Engineering Consulting Company
Program Evaluator, Geological Engineering
Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers
Fellow, Indiana Academy of Science
Classes in Engineering, Geology, Engineering Science and Developmental Education
Geotechnical Engineering, Permafrost Engineering, Resource Development, the Student Learning Process.
Reserve Officer, Field Artillery (retired)
Athletics: Long distance running, Orienteering
Foreign Languages: Norwegian, German and French