Skip to main content



IN THE NEWS | Nanite Smart Sensing Cement Wins Award at ICWIM8 in Prague

June 7, 2019 - What if the roads we drive on were sensors for an interconnected, smart city? Nanite™ turns the road itself into the sensor, enabling real-time technologies such as traffic & congestion monitoring, adaptive speed limits based on the real-time flow of traffic, and dynamic roadway lighting systems for efficient use of energy.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More