Cooperating Faculty

The TPSS Graduate Program collaborates with other faculty members within the University of Hawai‘i school systems, click on each faculty member to learn more about them.

FacultyResearch/Extension InterestAffiliation
Borthakur, Dulal Plant-Microbe Interactions, Plant BiotechnologyUniversity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, CTAHR - MBBE
El-Kadi, AlyHydrologyUniversity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, SOEST - Geology & Geophysics
Evensen, Carl I.Water quality extension, environmental educationUniversity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, CTAHR - NREM
Leary, JamesInvasive Weed Management University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, CTAHR - NREM
Sakai, WilliamUltrastructure and physiological plant anatomyUniversity of Hawai‘i at Hilo, CAFNRM - Horticulture
Sutherland, RossGeomorphology, soil erosion, drainage basin processes, spatial distribution of trace metals in watersheds.University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, SOEST - Geology & Geophysics
Tanabe, MichaelIn vitro propagation, turf management, and plant propagationUniversity of Hawai‘i at Hilo, CAFNRM - Plant Science
Wright, MarkIntegrated pest management, tropical fruits and nuts, insect ecology, biological controlUniversity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, CTAHR - PEPS
Amore, Teresita D.Assistant ResearcherTeresita Amore
Baldos, Orville CAssistant ResearcherOrville Baldos
Bittenbender, H.C. "Skip"Extension Specialist in Fruit & NutsH.C. Bittenbender
Cho, Alyssa HAssistant ResearcherAlyssa Cho
Deenik, Jonathan L.SpecialistJonathan Deenik
DeFrank, Joseph D.Researcher in Weed ScienceJoseph DeFrank
Kantar, Michael Assistant ProfessorMichael Kantar
Kaufman, Andrew J.Associate SpecialistAndrew Kaufman
Kobayashi, Kent D.Associate Horticulturist. ASHS Fellow.Kent Kobayashi
Leonhardt, Kenneth W.Specialist - Graduate ChairmanKenneth Leonhardt
Lincoln, Noa KekuewaAssistant Professor/ResearcherNoa Lincoln
Manshardt, Richard M.HorticulturistRichard Manshardt
Miyasaka, Susan C.Professor of AgronomySusan Miyasaka
Muszynski, Michael G.Assistant ProfessorMichael Muszynski
Nguyen, Hue V.Soil Scientist/ProfessorHue Nguyen
Paull, Robert E.Professor/ResearcherRobert Paull
Radovich, Theodore Associate SpecialistTheodore Radovich
Saulo, Aurora A.Professor & SpecialistAurora Saulo
Wieczorek, Ania Professor/Extension Specialist Molecular Ecology/Biotechnology - Graduate ChairAnia Wieczorek
Yost, Russell S.Researcher - Department ChairRussell Yost