Ian Cunnyngham

Ian Cunnyngham grew up in Columbus, Ohio where he was immersed in computers from a young age, working as a web-designer and systems administrator during high-school and eventually co-founding a software company in 2005. After returning to school, he transferred from...

Kyle Cannoles

Kyle Cannoles was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He graduated from Waiakea High School in 2009. He will graduate from Hawaii Community College with an associate’s degree in Information Technology in the spring of 2012. His next goal is to acquire a bachelor’s...

Joseph Thorpe

Joe was born in Michigan, where he attended Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic High School.  Three days after graduation, he joined the military, where he served in the 1st Ranger Battalion for six years, including overseas deployments.  Afterward, he earned a degree in...

Dallas Tada

Dallas was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, and is currently a junior in the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He was originally pursuing a Nutrition degree, but his fascination in the cosmos convinced him to switch his major to Physics.  His pursuit for knowledge is his...

Varrick Suezaki

My name is Varrick Suezaki and I am currently a junior at the Illinois Institute of Technology majoring in applied physics specializing in aerospace engineering. I grew up on the Big Island but graduated from maryknoll in 2014. My main interests involve AMO (atomic,...

Christopher Roof

Christopher Roof was born and raised on the Big Island. After finishing his associate’s degree in Information Technology from Hawaii Community College, he will continue his education in Computer Science at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He is passionate about...