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Electrical Engineering

Dr. Aaron Ohta selected as Hi Chang Chi Outstanding Faculty

Dr. Ohta at his 2015 Regents' Medal Award CeremonyDr. Aaron Ohta was selected by graduating seniors as the Hi Chang Chai Outstanding Faculty Member in Electrical Engineering for the 2019-20 academic year. Aaron is the UH Systemís Director for the Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program. The VIP Program at UH started in the College of Engineering in Spring 2015 with three VIP teams. Since then, it has grown to 15 teams and over 200 students from the College of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Pre-Engineering) and the College of Natural Sciences (Information & Computer Sciences, Astronomy).


Dr. Ohta was also a 2015 recipient of the UH Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching and in 2012 received the Regentsí Medal for Excellence in Research.