Illustration of the COCONUTS-2 planetary system
IfA alumnus ZJ Zhang led team’s discovery of exoplanet COCONUTS-2b. Credit: B. Bays (SOEST/UH)

A plethora of graduate students and alumni from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to astronomy and have earned an array of awards and fellowships.

Postdoctoral fellowships

Graduate student awards

Alumni Fellowships

  • Z. J. Zhang (Extrasolar planets, Sagan Fellow through NASA’s Hubble Fellowship Program, University of California Santa Cruz)
  • Joel Ong (Asteroseismology, 2022 NASA Hubble Fellow, UH)

This work is an example of UH Mānoa’s goal of Enhancing Student Success (PDF) and Excellence in Research: Advancing the Research and Creative Work Enterprise (PDF), two of four goals identified in the 2015–25 Strategic Plan (PDF), updated in December 2020.