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Dr. Kamuela Yong

Dr. Kamuela Yong

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  • University of Hawaii'i-West O'ahu
  • Status: Faculty
  • Department: Math,
  • Will Mentor: Pre-doctoral students

Areas of Expertise

Applied Mathematics,

Research Interests

Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical biology, Epidemiology


Kamuela Yong is an Associate Professor at University of Hawaii`i - West O`ahu. He comes to Hawaii`i from Arizona State University where he did an NSF Alliance Postdoc under the mentorship of Carlos Castillo-Chavez. Kamuela is the first Native Hawaiian to receive a PhD in applied mathematics. He earned his Ph.D. in applied mathematics at the University of Iowa.