Michael S. Bruno

Michael S. Bruno has been appointed the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s new vice chancellor for research. He comes to campus from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, where he held the Feiler Professorship and served as dean of the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science.

Vice Chancellor Bruno holds an MSc in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a doctorate in oceanographic engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman thanked Brian Taylor, “who diligently—indeed heroically—served as interim vice chancellor for research for several years.” Taylor now returns full-time to his role as dean of the UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology.