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.
April 23, 2018 - 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 2018 are recognized at PBN’s awards event at the Sheraton Waikiki on June 8th.
This year, Oceanit’s own Dr. Michael (Mike) Foley was selected to be honored for his business excellence and community dedication, leading efforts to successfully integrate sustainability & resilience into practical coastal engineering solutions for both public and private clients.