Roy R. Gal
Assistant Astronomer & Outreach Coordinator
I am an Assistant Astronomer at the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawai'i - Manoa. I oversee all of the Institute's outreach and public relations activities; I work on fundraising for the Institute; I am the head of our National Gemini Office; I teach undergraduate classes; and I conduct research.
|RESEARCH||My main research interests are galaxy clusters, galaxy evolution in different environments, and sky surveys. You can read more about my research here.|
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| I regularly teach ASTR110 - Survey of Astronomy.|
If you are a student in my class, all class materials are provided on Laulima.
You can also "Like" the class' Facebook Page.
|As IfA's outreach coordinator, my goal is to mazimize our community involvement and public education, while raising awareness of our Institute and funds for our programs. I run our Facebook Page and Twitter feed (@UHIfA), oversee press releases. I plan many of our public events, like our 2012 Venus Transit viewing on Waikiki beach, Comet PANSTARRS viewings, display at the APEC summit, Frontiers of Astronomy talks, and more. I am faculty chair of the Friends of the IfA, which includes a donor program and outreach activities.|