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.
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.
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.
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.