The National Research Council rankings of graduate programs has placed UH Mānoa Department of Physics and Astronomy in the top 12 of all US programs. The department has an extensive laboratory and classroom building, Watanabe Hall. It has about 37,000 square feet of research and teaching laboratories, shops, classrooms with special demonstration facilities, and student study rooms. The Institute for Astronomy building, located above the Mānoa campus, is a greatly expanded facility for research in astronomy and astrophysics.
- East-West Toastmasters Leadership/Public Speaking Club Meeting
- Navigating the IRB/eProtocol Process
- Hawaii Book and Music Festival webinar - Dreamer's Circus
- SCEP Live Online Fall International Storyteller Series: Yasu Ishida
- Reopening of Hawaii's Tourism Webinar Series - Hotel Industry
- National Student Exchange Virtual Fair
Professor Jason Kumar co-authored a Physical Review Letter’s paper “Explaining the XENON1T Excess with Luminous Dark Matter“.
Sandip, a resident of Honolulu for the past 54 years, and recently retired as world renowned and much beloved Professor of Physics at the University of Hawaii, passed away peacefully at Kalakaua Gardens Nursing home on Thursday September 24, 2020.
Hyper-Kamiokande the huge $600M successor to the 2015 Nobel Prize winning Super-Kamiokande project in Japan, and in which UH physicists are involved, has been approved and construction will start within months.
Affiliate Physics Faculty Prof. Susanne Still’s Physical Review Letter in press on “Thermodynamic Cost and Benefit of Memory”
Affiliate Physics Faculty member Prof. Susanne Still has an important new Physical Review Letter in press about “Thermodynamic Cost and Benefit of Memory”. She has also received 2 new funded grants (with colleagues), one of them includes experimentally testing the predictions in the PRL.
Cory Gerrity joined the Physics and Astronomy graduate program in 2016 after receiving his Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley. He now received the very competitive NASA FINESST fellowship (Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology).