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Summer STEM Experience participants announced

The University of Hawai’i College of Engineering has announced the selection of participants for its prestigious Junior Engineers Summer STEM Experience (JESSE) program.

Among the talented high school juniors chosen for this immersive summer STEM program are Kyla Caneso-Bantolina of Moanalua High School, Quintin Cummings of Hawaiʻi Baptist Academy (HBA), Branden Y. Hashimoto of Roosevelt High School, Olivia Hirayama of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama (KS Kapālama), Latasha Hui of Kalani High School, Jesse Jong of Kalani, Emily Kurashima of Assets High School, Brennan Lau of HBA, Nisha Leandro of KS Kapālama, Kristalyn Lee of Kalani, Samuel Lim of HBA, Vianne Morimoto of Mililani High School, Jaden Oki of HBA, Emi Okimoto of ‘Iolani School, Tayte Sato of Kaiser High School, Kainalu Seales of KS Kapālama, Juliana Shi of ‘Iolani, and Daniel Shiraki of Kalani.  Due to the number of highly qualified candidates–many of them with weighted and unweighted GPAs over 4.0–two more students were admitted into the cohort, which usually consists of 16.

In addition to visiting local engineering firms, these students will gain hands-on experience in advanced engineering projects and research from June 3 to July 11, 2024. They will work under the mentorship of distinguished faculty and graduate students, exploring cutting-edge technology in the university’s research facilities–Water Resource Lab, AMMI (Advance Materials in Medical Instruments), Biosensing Laboratory Human Body, Biosensing Lab (vital signs radar experiment and data acquisitions, Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory, Robotic Space Exploration (ROSE), Microwave/Millimeter-Wave, Hawaiʻi Corrosion Lab.

For more details, visit the JESSE Internship page.

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