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4 Ways Hydrophobic Nanotechnology Does More Than Just Keeping Milkshake Off Your Shirt

June 5, 2019 - Chances are that at some point in the past few years you’ve watched one of several viral videos showing hydrophobic coatings in action. These videos depict people dousing themselves with everything from dyed water and mud to ketchup and chocolate syrup. Viewers marveled as water- or oil-based substances rolled off shirts and shoes leaving no damage, stains, nor even a trace that they ever came into contact with the fabric.

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IN THE NEWS | International Dredging Review features Oceanit's RiSE Team

April 22, 2019 - Hawai'i is accutely aware that we must lead the charge on solutions to sea level rise and other environmental concerns, and Oceanit specifically is receiving international attention for our focus on Sustainable and Resilient Engineering. An April 18th publication by International Dredging Review (IDR) featured Oceanit's RiSE team, in particular Dr.

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IN THE NEWS | Sumil Thapa Named to PBN’s 2019 40 Under 40

April 10, 2019 - Each year, Pacific Business News honors 40 of Hawaii’s outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders by naming their 40 Under 40 Awards list. The honorees for 2019 are recognized at PBN’s awards event at the Sheraton Waikiki in early June. This year, Sumil Thapa was selected for his dedication to company and community, where he has led and contributed to efforts promoting science and materials engineering along with putting Hawai'i on the map for worldwide innovation.

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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit in the Philippines at the Asian Development Bank

April 2, 2019 - Oceanit was back in Manila during the week of March 25th, 2019 to attend this year's Asian Development Bank (ADB) Business Opportunities Fair. Sterling Yee, Oceanit's Director of Strategic Consulting, was joined by Dr. Michael Foley at the event and together, they hosted a workshop focused on engineering coastal resilience through sustainable practices.

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