March 7, 2019 - Since 2016, Oceanit has been working continuously towards the goal of training 5000 non-technical teachers to use coding in their classrooms. We are using the Altino coding system to increase coding language fluency and promote computer science education across the state. By training teachers, and helping them to build non-STEM curriculum around coding, we hope exponentially extend the reach of computer science in our state's schools.
March 4, 2019 - On Thursday, February 28th, Pacific Business News hosted the first annual Titans of Technology Awards. These awards celebrate those contributing to a culture of technology leadership and innovation in the state of Hawai'i. The recognition was divided into the categories of 'leader', for which Oceanit founder/CEO Dr. Pat Sullivan was nominated as a finalist, 'Company', which in which Oceanit was a finalist, and 'startup' which celebrated newly formed tech start-ups based in Hawai'i.
February 11, 2019 - Oceanit Chemical Engineer, Sumil Thapa, and Head of Marketing, Jay Andrews appeared on ThinkTech Hawaii's 'Likeable Science' show last week. They joined host, Ethan Allen, to discuss the development history of HeatX surface treatment and how it is making a big impact in Hawai'i.
February 7, 2019 - On January 30th, Mr. Se-yong Jung of SaeOn, the inventor of the Altino coding car, arrived in Honolulu to spend a week with Oceanit and to meet our coding education partners. Visiting along with Mr. Seyong Jung were five top coding students from Korea, who won the 2018 International Altino Competition.
In their week on Oahu, Oceanit and our Korean guests held multiple Altino scratch coding workshops to help spread computer science to educators and leaders in our community.
January 31, 2019 - The 2019 NACE UAE Corrosion Conference was held from January 28-31 at the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. The key topic was corrosion prevention and control as a critical issue for the future of development and industry in the Middle East and around the world. The event was attended by experts and leading industry professionals from around the world, including Oceanit's Dr. Vinod Veedu who gave a presentation on 'Corrosion Resistant, Anti-Fouling Coating for Improved Heat Exchanger Efficiency.'