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Candidate for UHM Vice Chancellor for Research: Michael Bruno

July 1, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mānoa Campus, POST 723

Campus and community members are invited to attend presentations by the candidates for the position of Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

The second presentation is scheduled as follows:

Monday, July 1 (10:30 – 11:30am in POST 723)

Michael S. Bruno

Stevens Institute of Technology

Michael S. Bruno is Dean of the School of Engineering and Science, and Professor of Ocean Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey. He is the Director of the Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce and Coastal Environments (CSR), a Department of Homeland Security National Center of Excellence. His research and teaching interests include ocean observation systems, maritime security, and coastal ocean dynamics. He is the author of more than 100 technical publications in various aspects of the field.

Prior to assuming the duties of Dean, Dr. Bruno was the Director of the Center for Maritime Systems and Davidson Laboratory at Stevens from 1989 to 2007. During this period, he initiated the development of several ocean and weather observation and forecasting systems.

Dr. Bruno is a Member of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel; Member of the Naval Research Advisory Committee; and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Marine Environmental Engineering; Secretary-General of the Pan American Federation of Coastal and Ocean Engineers; and Visiting Professor at University College, London. From 2006 to 2012, he served as a Member of the National Academy’s Marine Board, the last two years as Chair. A Fulbright Scholar (1996 appointment at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Dr. Bruno is also a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He received the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award in 1991, and the Outstanding Service Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1988.

Dr. Bruno holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, a M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a PhD degree in Civil and Ocean Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

View Dr. Bruno's full curriculum vitae (PDF download) or visit the search website here.

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