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Chancellor’s Award Winner

Phillipe Binder

Professor of Physics Phillipe Binder received the Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities.

Described by his colleagues as “a teaching workhorse” and “the intellectual heart” of they physics and astronomy department, he has published more than 50 research papers and 15 educational notes and comments while teaching a combination of lower- and upper-division lectures and labs.

Binder’s work on chaos, a unique field in physics, produced two papers on the relevance of chaos in the field of astronomy during the past academic year.

He also authored three short papers while on sabbatical, Frustration in Complexity, Reflections on a Wall of Light and Philosophy on Science.

The Chancellor’s Awards honor outstanding service by UH Hilo employees.

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2009


Phillipe Binder
Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities

Keith Edwards
Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation

Wesley Tanoue
Professional Staff Award

Erlinda Walker
Outstanding University Support Staff

2008


Lorna Arita-Tsutsumi
Improving Student Life

Lynette Egusa
Pulama ‘Ike Award

Neal Nagao
Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

Cheryl Ramos
Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation

Nadine Wolff
Excellence in Teaching

2007


Yolanda Belog
Outstanding Support Staff

Karla Hayashi
Teaching Excellence

Cheryl Ramos
Outstanding Advisor/Mentor

2006


Marilyn Brown
Service

Gail Makuakane –Lundin
Improving Student Life

Dean Miyose
Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

2005


Samuel Gaison
Teaching Excellence

Alton Okinaka
Outstanding Advisor/Mentor

Deborah Scott
Outstanding Support Staff

Jeff Scofield
Outstanding Professional Staff