University of Hawaii System newsletter

Engineering Team Places in Nanosatellite Competition

A team of Mānoa electrical and mechanical engineering students won two awards in a national nanosatellite competition held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Professor Named Top Young Engineering Educator

Mānoa Assistant Professor Brian Bingham was selected as one of the nations most innovative young engineering educators by the National Academy of Engineering.

Landslide Prone Areas Will be Mapped

Peter Nicholson, Mānoa associate professor, begun a pilot project funded by $60,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop digital maps highlighting potential landslide hazards on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.

Engineering Professor Elected ASCE Fellow

Mānoa professor Chittaranjan Ray was elected a Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers

UH Team Studies Impacts of Tsunami Debris

An international team of researchers led by Manoa Professor H. Ronald Riggs was awarded a $965,000 grant by the National Science Foundation for a three-year study to improve the understanding of the effects of tsunami-driven debris

Engineering Professor Studying Antibiotic Resistance

Mānoa Assistant Professor Tao Yan was awarded a $120,000 grant to investigate how human activities, such as irrigation with reused wastewaters, would affect the development of antibiotic resistance in soil and the consequences to human health.

Engineering Students Join Top Chinese Counterparts

Mānoa electrical engineering graduate students joined their counterparts at the Department of Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University, China, in a full semester distance learning course on computational techniques.

UH Competes in Solar Decathlon

Team Hawaiʻi, made up of Mānoa and Honolulu representatives, is one of 20 teams selected to compete in the 2011 Solar Decathlon.

Engineering Receives Renewable Technology Grant

Mānoa’s College of Engineering, with the support of Hawaiian Electric Company, was awarded a $2.5-million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus grant from the U.S. Department of Energy

Alumnus Funds Business and Engineering Scholarships

Mānoa alumnus Leonard Kamp and his wife Rebecca gifted $460,000 to establish endowed scholarships at Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business and College of Engineering.

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