Image: Science Instructor Kenji YoshikawaKenji Yoshikawa is a associate professor in the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC), UAF; he is actively engaged in geophysical, geothermal, hydrologic and permafrost research throughout Alaska. Yoshikawa has aggressively pursued the goals of the Permafrost outreach program and developed good working relationships between the involved science and education communities.

Yoshikawa is serving as a STEP Science Instructor in 2008, when the featured topic is Earth Science.