Faculty

Anthony Kuh

Major: Electrical Engineering

Anthony Kuh received the B.S degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He continued to obtain his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He later obtained his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. He is currently a Professor for the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Student Leadership

Kayla Amano

Major: Electrical Engineering

Kayla is a senior in Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the Electro-Physics track. Her academic interest is electromagnetics. In her free time she enjoys painting and playing basketball.

Jennifer Chun

Major: Electrical Engineering

Jennifer Chun is a senior in Electrical Engineering in the electrophysics track at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is currently a member of the Smart Campus Energy Lab and the IEEE student branch. Her academic interests include renewable energy and programming. Some of her hobbies are reading, hiking and playing tennis.

Joslyn Hamada

Major: Electrical Engineering

Joslyn Hamada is a senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Physics track, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is currently working in the Smart Campus Energy Lab on the Weatherbox project, due to her interests in hardware and PCB design. She is also the Chair of the IEEE Student Branch and an officer for the Delta Omega chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, the electrical and computer engineering honor society.

Kenneth Lauritzen

Major: Computer Engineering

Kenneth Lauritzen is a junior in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His academic interests include circuit design and processor architecture. His hobbies include drawing and playing video games.

Emily Lum

Major: Computer Engineering

Emily Lum is a junior majoring in electrical engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her academic interests include circuit design and math. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games and sleeping.

Andrew Obatake

Major: Computer Engineering

Andrew "Drew" Obatake is a senior in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Academic interests include embedded programming, web development, and IoT. Andrew enjoys eating local foods and playing tennis on his free time.

Jaimie Obatake

Major: Electrical Engineering

Jaimie is a senior in Electrical Engineering with a focus in the systems track. She is the current Project Manager for the 2017-2018 school year. She was a member of the forecasting team and a mentor for a 196 team. Her academic interests include machine learning, image processing, and biology. In her free time, she enjoys baking and cooking.

Mentors

Mark Cacal

Major: Electrical Engineering

Mark Cacal is a Senior studying Electrical Engineering in the Electro-Physics Track at UH Manoa. He is an officer for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES). Currently, Mark is pledging to be inducted into Eta Kappa Nu, which is the Honor Society for the Electrical Engineering majors. Mark participated in SCEL's 296. I am now a part of the Wind Sensor team and is now participating in SCEL's leadership team and mentoring a current 296 team.

Kyle Chan

Major: Computer Engineering

Kyle Chan is a Junior majoring in Electrical Engineering. His academic interests include programming and board design. When he's not in school, Kyle enjoys exercising and helping out his high school robotics team.

Kevin Liu

Major: Computer Engineering

Kevin Liu is currently a sophomore majoring in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is the Vice-President of Communications for the Engineers' Council at the University of Hawai'i as well as the Public Relations Officer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. His academic interests are involving with computers. His hobbies include videography, photography, and K-pop.

Dylan Tokita

Major: Computer Engineering

Dylan Tokita is currently a senior in Electrical Engineering. His academic interests include programming and math.

Current Members

Riley Cammack

Major: Computer Engineering

Riley Cammack is currently a junior majoring in computer engineering at UH Mānoa. Her current academic interests include algorithms and programming, but outside of school she enjoys going camping and playing board games with her friends. After she graduates, Riley would like to find an engineering job somewhere on the west coast.

John William Carpenter

Major: Electrical Engineering

John William Carpenter is a Senior majoring in Electrical Engineering/Electrophysics Track at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is the Treasurer of Society of Women Engineers(SWE), Co-Treasurer of American Indian Science and Engineering Society(AISES), and a member of the Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentorship program(NHSEMP). He has interests in Math and Physics. When taking a break from school he likes to go to the beach and also play video games.

Jason Chen

Major: Electrical Engineering

Jason Chen is a junior in Electrical Engineering at UH Manoa. His hobby is learning how to draw digital art.

Alex Chen

Major: Electrical Engineering

Alex Chen is a junior in Electrical Engineering attending University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is currently working on a Weather box project in Team Kiwi. His hobbies are soccer and sleeping.

Xiao Jing Chen

Major: Electrical Engineering

Xiao is currently a sophomore majoring in Electrical Engineering leaning more towards the systems track. This is her first year in SCEL. In her free time she likes to go hiking or hang out with her friends.

Kevin Cho

Major: Computer Engineering

Kevin Cho is a senior majoring in computer engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. For the Summer of 2016 he interned at Northrop Grumman in the Microelectronics department studying High Electron Mobility Transistors on III-V compounds. His academic interests include graph theory, big data, and RF circuits. He hopes to find a job that challenges him and aligns closely with his academic interests. In his free time, he enjoys watching anime, lifting weights, and hanging out with friends.

Josh Renzo Claudio

Major: Electrical Engineering

Josh Renzo Claudio is a Sophomore Electrical Engineering Student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is currently a member of IEEE and Circle K international as well as the current Varsity coach for Waipahu High School's Math Team. Currently, Josh is also conducting research with Manoa's Smart Campus Energy Lab. His academic interests include renewable energy and automated systems. Some of his hobbies include playing guitar, hiking, and watching movies.

Clyde James Felix

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Kenny Fujioka

Major: Electrical Engineering

Kenny-Lee Fujioka is senior in Electrical Engineering going into the Electro-Physics track. Kenny works in the Smart Campus Energy Lab creating and building weatherboxes. He is interested in PCB design, soldering, and programming.

Kyaw Hein

Major: Electrical Engineering

Kyaw Hein is a senior in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Physics Track. He is currently working as a team lead for Apple Weather box at Smart Campus Energy Lab. His academic interests are hardware and circuit designs.

Sawinna Huang

Major: Electrical Engineering

Sawinna Huang is a junior at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa majoring in Electrical Engineering in the Systems track. Her academic interest include renewable energy and communications. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano and sleeping.

Sharmaine Javier

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Emily Kane

Major: Electrical Engineering

Emily Kane is a Junior pursuing her Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the Electro-Physics track. She is originally from California, and is enjoying her time in Hawaii. She is currently a member of the IEEE student branch.

Jonathan Lau

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Ryan Li

Major: Computer Engineering

Ryan is a Sophomore majoring in Computer Engineering.

Kylie Lin

Major: Computer Engineering

Mizpah Mansanao

Major: Electrical Engineering

Mizpah is a junior majoring in Electrical Engineering. She's a transfer student from Guam and enjoys meeting new people and making new friends. She's in love with dogs.

Marisa Matsuo

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Marisa Matsuo is a Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is currently a member of the Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative (HUI) and is conducting research with Manoa's Smart Campus Energy Lab. Some of her hobbies include soccer, basketball, and hiking.

Joseph McConnell

Major: Electrical Engineering

His name is Joseph McConnell, but call him Joe for short. He is a junior in electrical engineering heading down the electro-physics track.

Alex Moore

Major: Electrical Engineering

Reyn Mukai

Major: Computer Engineering

Judy Phan

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Judy Phan is a Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. She is currently Vice President of Student Affairs of Engineer's Council at University of Hawai'i and Historian of American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Some of her hobbies include photography and hiking.

Rebecca Rupley

Major: Electrical Engineering

Rebecca Rupley is a senior at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa majoring in Electrical Engineering in the electro-physics track. She enjoys learning about power engineering, playing basketball, and eating chips.

Katherine Shun-Gilmour

Major: Electrical Engineering

Katherine Shun-Gilmour is a Senior pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is currently the Vice President of Membership for the Society of Women Engineers and the Public Relations officer for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. Her academic interests are in renewable energy. She enjoys hiking, going to the beach and adventuring in her free time.

Rammell Transfiguracion

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Jonathan Tu

Major: Electrical Engineering

Akira Vernon

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Kevin Wong

Major: Electrical Engineering

Kevin J. Wong is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, expecting to graduate in Spring 2018. He is currently thinking of specializing in the electro-physics track, with a particular interest in hardware, circuit, and PCB design. He is currently involved in the Smart Campus Energy Lab (SCEL) as a hardware engineer. His career goal it to be able to use his obtained engineering knowledge to help solve relevant problems. His hobbies include reading manga, watching Korean dramas, hiking, eating, and sleeping.

Alex Wong

Major: Electrical Engineering

Alex Wong is a sophomore at the University of Hawaii at Manoa pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. His academic interests include software programming and circuit analysis. In his free time, he enjoys working out and spending time with his friends and family.

Tyler Yamauchi

Major: Electrical Engineering

Tyler J. R. Yamauchi is a Senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He hopes to graduate in 2018 and is currently making strides to specialize in the electro-physics track, with a possible focus on device physics. He is currently a hardware engineer for the Smart Campus Energy Lab (SCEL) and a board member for IEEE. Tyler plans to pursue work after graduation with the hope of returning to school later on for a higher degree. A hobby of his is playing in the University of Hawaii Marching Band.