2019 SACNAS conference!

2019 SACNAS conference!

Special congratulations to Sheri Lei Marzan, and her mentor Dr. Aaron Hanai, who was awarded for her poster presentation in Engineering, where she competed with four-year universities across the country and, in turn, positioned our College and the STEM program at the forefront of the conference’s outcomes. Her work strives to track and reduce water consumption at Kapiʻolani Community College as part of Engineers for a Sustainable Club. The water monitoring systems are currently located in 220 Grille and in a biology lab in Kokiʻo.

Alden Fernandez, Jaynine Parico, Brent Shigano, Cory Siqueira, Dikshika Shrestha presented their work on “Designing 3D-Printed Models of Geographic Locations to Use with the AR Sandbox”

Jaynine Parico, Alden Fernandez, Brent Shigano, Dikshika Shrestha, Cory Siqueira, “Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) Data in an Augmented-Reality Sandbox to Illustrate and Map the Maunalua Bay Watershed”

Jennifer Chinen, “Creating a Noise-Cancelling System to Reduce Whale Beaching Events Caused by Ship Noise”,

Sheri Lei Marzan, “Web-Based Digital Sensor System to Track Real-Time Flow”

Keanu Rochette Yu-Tsuen, “Sun Protection Factor Assessment of Naupaka Kahakai Extract (Scaevola taccada) on Saccharomyces cerevisiae”.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM. The conference is the largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country.

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