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Fifth UH simulated Mars mission is in the books

HI-SEAS Mission V crew

On September 17, after eight months of isolation in a geodesic dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa, six HawaiʻiSpace Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) crew members exited their habitat. They felt the sun and wind on their faces and ate fresh tropical papaya, pineapple and bananas with friends and family. It’s been a memorable experience for the Mission Vcrew for a variety …

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Mars simulation crew readying to exit Mauna Loa habitat

The eight-month mission to “Mars” for the fifth University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) crew is almost over. Anticipation is building, as the crewmembers get ready to exit their habitat on Mauna Loa on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The NASA-funded HI-SEAS project aims to help determine the individual and team requirements for long-duration space exploration missions, including travel to Mars. “Long term …

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Partnering for Success: Local IT company trains and hires UH Mānoa students

eWorld Enterprise Solutions (eWorldES), a staunch supporter of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, has offered an internship program to students in the Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) program since 2010 and has ended up employing many of them. “It had always been the desire of eWorldES to provide career opportunities for graduating students and local IT professionals who wished to remain in Hawaiʻi,” said Steve …

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UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

The University of Hawaiʻi invites the community to an series of talks featuring outstanding faculty. The President’s Series will take place at UH Maui College’s ʻIke Leʻa (Room 144) and at Hawaiʻi Community College–Pālamanui outdoor theatre. Chip Fletcher Will your property be beachfront in the future? A discussion of climate impacts in Hawaiʻi UH Maui College: Monday, January 9 5 …

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Who built the world’s best hybrid 3D visualization system? UH students!

You could say the world’s best hybrid 3D visualization system is the apple of Noel Kawano’s eye. It should be. The masters in engineering student and a handful of others at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa designed and built the immersive virtual reality environment with ultra-high-resolution display walls. “I know every little bolt, every little nut and screw. There’s …

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World’s best hybrid visualization system up and running at UH Mānoa

You can now go under the sea, explore outer space and probe microscopic elements of the human body without leaving campus. The 3D, immersive possibilities are endless now that the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is home to the best hybrid visualization system in the world that combines immersive virtual reality with ultra-high-resolution display walls. It’s called the Destiny-class CyberCANOE, …

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UH Mānoa professor recognized for unconventional career path

Scott Robertson, a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa information and computer science professor, has been highlighted in an article about unconventional careers for behavioral scientists. The article, “Here, There, Everywhere,” appears in the September issue of the Association for Psychological Science Observer. “Here, There, Everywhere” states that roughly 14 percent of Association for Psychological Science members working in academia are doing so in departments other …

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Online resources in STEM education project receives national library grant

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Rich Gazan has been awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant for the project Online Q&A in STEM Education: Curating the Wisdom of the Crowd. The project received $491,973 in funding. Gazan is an associate professor in the College of Natural Sciences’ Department of Information and Computer Sciences. In partnership with Chirag Shah at …

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