Mr. Kawakahi Amina is the Logistics Science and Technology lead at United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) J46X. He began his career with the Department of Defense at USINDOPACOM exploring innovative technologies and capabilities to reduce energy consumption and increase energy efficiency at contingency bases. His past work includes projects in expeditionary waste-to-energy, 3rd Generation drop-in compatible biofuels, and energy modeling and planning. Currently in the USINDOPACOM J4 – Logistics, Engineering, and Security Cooperation Directorate, Mr. Amina specializes in the development and assessment of logistic-focused science and technology projects to support the joint warfighter in the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility including efforts in autonomy, robotics, and expeditionary engineering. Originally born and raised in Honolulu, HI, Mr. Amina received his degree in Human Biology and Physiology from Dartmouth College, NH.