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Roy Gal

Roy Gal received his B.A. in Astrophysics from Columbia University in 1994, and his Ph.D. in Astronomy from Caltech in 2001. He has been using the observatories of Maunakea for over twenty years. He is currently an associate astronomer at UH Manoa's Institute for Astronomy (IfA) , where he has been for ten years, studying the evolution of galaxies. He oversees the IfA's outreach programs and media relations, teaches astronomy classes, and heads the UH National Gemini Office.
Dr. Gal will be presenting A Sky Wonderful With Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Mauna Kea by Michael J. West.

Links
http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9448-9780824852689.aspx
 
http://www.thespacereview.com/article/2831/1
 
http://www.gemini.edu/blog/blog/2015/08/28/stunning-photos-from-maunakea/
 
https://uhpress.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/a-sky-wonderful-with-stars-debuts-at-the-iau-xxix-general-assembly/