June 19, 2018 - Honolulu, Hawaii – Oceanit’s Tech Sherpa, Ian Kitajima was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
June 7, 2018 - Arlington, Virginia – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Oceanit’s Artificial Intelligence Lead, Dr. Jeffrey Watumull, as a DARPA Riser for 2018. In his role as Oceanit’s lead researcher in anthronoetic artificial intelligence (human-style, explanatory AI), Dr. Watumull will attend and present at DARPA’s 60th Anniversary Symposium (D60) in September at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland: https://d60.darpa.mil/
June 1, 2018 - Oceanit engineers Grant Tokumi and Michael Foley recently sat down with Melanie Yamaguchi from Hawaii News Now to discuss climate change in Hawai'i. Both Mike and Grant are part of Oceanit's RiSE (Resilient Sustainable Engineering) team, working on engineering projects that involve coastal erosion, flooding, environmental & civil engineering, and beach restoration & nourishment.
May 22, 2018 - In December, 2017, Palolo Elementary students, parents, staff and community members held a Design Thinking workshop to begin brainstorming how a shared space in the school could evolve into a collaborative arts and STEM center. The concept was to energize students across grades with new tools and innovative resources.
May 11, 2018 - Oceanit attended the 50th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, TX. The conference, which ran from April 30-May 3, was held at the NRG Park in Houston and was attended by Oceanit’s CEO & Founder Dr. Patrick Sullivan along with Dr. Vinod Veedu and Dr. Jacob Pollock who presented on several Oceanit technologies.