Category: Alumni

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New cohort in Keaholoa STEM Scholars Program welcomed to UH Hilo

The UH Hilo Keaholoa STEM Scholars Program is part of a federal program designed to increase the number of Native Hawaiians and other minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Students in the program engage in scientifically rigorous research that is grounded in indigenous or native cultural practices and knowledge.

Tino Wells

Building on skill set learned doing research as undergraduate at UH Hilo, Tino Wells is now working at national research institution

At the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Tino Wells is working on machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, or AI, that involves the development of computer programs that can access data and use it to learn for themselves. The know-how on researching and creating those computer programs is the skill set the national lab values in Wells.