E. Gordon Grau, PhD

Program Specialist


  • PhD Biology, University of Delaware
  • MS, Morgan State University
  • BS, Loyola College


Although a Maryland native, Gordon Grau, PhD, has lived in Hawai‘i for nearly 30 years. He served as Director of the University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program (UH Sea Grant) for 15 years and continues to support Sea Grant's mission as a Program Specialist.

Grau holds a BS from Loyola College in Maryland, an MS from Morgan State University and a PhD from the University of Delaware. He also completed postdoctoral studies at the University of California Berkeley. In addition to his positions with UH Sea Grant, he is a Professor of Zoology and a faculty member of the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology where he maintains a laboratory. He is the author of over 150 papers in peer-refereed journals, and continues to mentor graduate and undergraduate students and postdoctoral associates.

Contact Information

(808) 956-7031
(808) 956-3014

2525 Correa Road, HIG #238 Honolulu, HI 96822