Quick Facts

People

  • 241 Professors, Researchers, Specialists, & Postdocs
  • 570 Professional and Technical Staff
  • 187 Graduate students
  • 998 Total Employees

Annual Budget

$130 Million

Rankings

  • 13th globally in Geosciences (NTU Ranking)
  • 28th globally in Geosciences (US News and World Report)

Faculty Awards

  • 4 Members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 5 Members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 3 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 4 Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology
  • 8 Fellows of the American Geophysical Union
  • 14 Fellows of the Geological Society of America
  • 4 Fellows of the American Meteorological Society and 1 Rossby Medal recipient
  • 2 Alexander Agassiz Medal recipients
  • 1 Prince Albert I Medal
  • 1 Balzan Prize recipient

Numbers

  • 15 Degree Programs (BA, BS, MS, MGeo, PhD)
  • >$2 Billion in total funding since School inception

New Infrastructure at SOEST

  • Renovated Pauley Laboratory at Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology; move-in 2015
  • New UH Marine Center at Pier 35; move-in 2015
  • Transmission Electron Microscope and Fixed-wavelength Ion Laser Lab; 2014
  • 6km depth capable ROV; 2013
  • C-MORE Hale; 2012