Ryan Sugamoto

Mechanical Engineer

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawai'i (2000)

Certifications :

  • NACE Cathodic Protection Tester I
  • NACE Protective Coatings and Linings I
  • NACE Designing for Corrosion Control
  • Engineer in Training / Fundamentals of Engineering (EIT/FE)


  • Hawai'i Society of Professional Engineers Student Engineer of the Year Award (2000)
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Graduate (2000)



Selected Publications and Presentations :

  • R. Sugamoto, G.A. Hawthorn, Shengxi Li, L.H. Hihara "Corrosion of Materials in a Multitude of Microclimates," Australasian Corrosion Association Annual Conference, November 11-14, 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
  • R. Sugamoto, G.A. Hawthorn, L.H. Hihara "Comparison of Atmospheric Chloride Deposition Measurement Techniques in a Multitude of Microclimates," DoD Corrosion Conference, July 31 - August 5, 2011, La Quinta, California.
  • R. Sugamoto, G.A. Hawthorn, L.H. Hihara "Comparison of Accelerated Corrosion Tests to Corrosion Performance in Natural Atmospheric Environments," DoD Corrosion Conference, August 10-14, 2009, Washington D.C.
  • R. Sugamoto, G.A. Hawthorn, L.H. Hihara "Correlation Studies of Outdoor-Exposure & Accelerated-Laboratory Corrosion Tests," Army Corrosion Summit, February 12-14, 2008, Tampa, Florida.

Contact Information:

Hawai'i Corrosion Laboratory
University of Hawai'i 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
2540 Dole Street, Holmes Hall Room 302
Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Phone: (808) 956-6715
Fax: (808) 956-2373
Email:  ryan.sugamoto@hawaii.edu



Service Activities :

College of Engineering

  • College of Engineering Diversity Committe (2014-current)
  • High School Student Intern Mentor (2004-2015)
Engineering Alumni Association of the University of Hawai'i
  • College of Engineering Holmescoming Committee (2008-current)
  • EAAUH President, Vice President, Secretary (2003-2009)
  • EAAUH Golf Tournament Committee (2003-2011)
  • EAAUH Scholarship Committee
University of Hawai'i Alumni Association
  • Golf Tournament Volunteer (2006-2008)
  • Lantern Floating Hawai'i Disassembly Tent Committee Co-Chair (2016-current)
  • Lantern Floating Hawai'i Parking Committee Co-Chair (2009-2014)
  • Mae Mae Elementary School Science Fair Judge (2007-current)
  • FIRST Robotics Competition Volunteer, Website Evaluation Committee (2009-2011)
  • Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Competition Inspector, Judge (2008)
  • Hawai'i Botball Robotics Competition Judge (2007-2011)
  • Hongwanji Mission School Science Fair Judge (2006-2007)
  • Japan America Society of Hawai'i Japan Wizards Competition Volunteer (2005-current)





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