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Chancellor’s Award Winner

Sevki Erdogan, headshot

Sevki Erdogan

Sevki Erdogan, a computer science professor, is the recipient of the Chancellor’s Excellence in Service Award. He is the co-winner of this award with Barbara Leonard, an associate accounting professor.

Erdogan is currently serving his second year as chair of the UH Hilo Faculty Congress and is chair of the Curriculum Review Committee.

During his teaching career, Erdogan has covered a wide range of computer science courses but his major strength has been in the areas of operating systems, networking, software engineering and web related technologies. His work also includes development of industry related practical master’s curriculum development in the United States and Turkey.

Erdogan has published extensively in international conferences and journals and has hands-on experience in designing and implementing multi-user/multi-tasking operating systems.

Erdogan is also well known on campus for his strong leadership to make UH Hilo a more sustainable and green campus.

The Chancellor’s Awards honor outstanding service by UH Hilo employees.

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View 2005–2009 awardees.


Keiki Kawai‘ae‘a, headshot
Keiki Kawai‘ae‘a
Excellence and Innovation
Kirk Mikami, headshot
Kirk Mikami
Support Employee Award
Rebecca Ostertag, headshot
Rebecca Ostertag
Scholarly and/or Creative Activities
Lauri Sagle, headshot
Lauri Sagle
Excellence in Teaching
Kolby Santiago, headshot
Kolby Santiago
Professional Staff


Richard Crowe, headshot
Richard Crowe
Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation
Sevki Erdogan, headshot
Sevki Erdogan
Excellence in Service Award
Iva Goldman, headshot
Iva Goldman
Improving Student Life
Amy Gregg, headshot
Amy Gregg
Excellence in Teaching
Janice Ho Chee, headshot
Janice Ho Chee
Building and Grounds Maintenance
Shawn Laatsch, headshot
Shawn Laatsch
Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation
Barbara Leonard, headshot
Barbara Leonard
Excellence in Service
Lorna Tsutsumi, headshot
Lorna Tsutsumi
Pulama ‘Ike Award