Professor Mahesh Bandi, head of the Collective Interactions Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has used turbulence theory combined with experimental wind plant data to explain the statistical nature of wind power fluctuations in a single-author paper published in Physical Review Letters. The findings have implications for engineering and policy alike. Read the article here.Read More
Nikhil Bhalla, Doojin Lee and Shivani Sathish from Professor Shen's Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit have created a novel sensor capable of measuring both charge and mass of biomolecules that could help revolutionise healthcare diagnostics. Read the article here.Read More
Research from Professor Yazaki-Sugiyama and Dr.Read More
The newly announced collaboration between OIST's Neural Computation Unit and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. to make more human-like artificial intelligence has received coverage in the following media outlets:Read More
On October 7th, “Pathway to Regeneration of Coral Reef-Symposium - Outcomes of Okinawa Prefecture Coral Reef Regeneration Project” was held at OIST. This year is the final year of the project which started in 2010.Read More
National Geographic Japan's famous interview series "「研究室」に行ってみた。" came to OIST and featured Prof Tsumoru Shintake as a "great physicist"!
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Ryukyu Broadcasting Corp (RBC) covered Police training against terrorism which was held August 29 on OIST campus.
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On August 29, Minister Yosuke Tsuruho, Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs visited OIST. Some local TV stations broadcast his visit.Read More
Okinawa General Bureau Supports OIST
Grant awarded to project with Okinawa Protein Tomography
Our new article How Shaping Light can Change Particle Behavior has been covered by overseas media:Read More
OIST-MISAWA-PUSE Joint Research Site for Sustainable Living story is picked up by several Japanese media.Read More
The latest research outcome by the Satoh Unit on Mozuku genome decoding has been picked up by domestic and overseas media.
"SO" a precision instruments maker Fujikin's magazine published an interview with Dr. Robert Baughman, Executive Vice President (Office for Sustainable Development of Okinawa) & Vice-CEO, and Ms. Lauren Bic Ha, Associate Vice President (Office for Sustainable Development of Okinawa).
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)
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Okinawa Prefecture decided to request for the Okinawa-related budget in the 300 billion yen range for FY2017. Separate from the Okinawa promotion budget, the prefecture will also ask that the funding for the construction of an additional runway at Naha Airport, the expansion of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, and a plan to use the land of former military bases, will be included in the FY2017 budget.
Ryukyu Shimpo, P2, Aug 2, 2016
Okinawa Times also covers this story.Read More
Today, OIST held a ceremony to introduce "Sustainable Living Experiment House" & "Battery Changeable EV".
Professor Kitano has been interviewed by NHK Okinawa Television.
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The latest research by Prof. Evan Economo's Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit on the discovery of new ants species, named after dragons in the popular TV series "Game of Thrones," has been picked up by a number of media outlets, including prominent media.Read More
"OKEON Churamori Project - Okinawa Environmental Observation Network" of Economo Unit was introduced on the local news of OTV as a series of their documentary "Rivers and Environment" this Thursday.
This five-minute-long documentary extracts the main objectives of OKEON Churamori Project:
- Observe the change in enviroment by building database of insects;
- Establish the network of Okinawan communities such as high schools, universities and museums;
- Provide enviromental education to local children.
The Exhibition "Ishigaki Blue" which is currently being held in the tunnel was featured in NHK Okinawa's evening news on June 22.
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OIST's story "The Sound of Music: How the Songbird Learns its Melody," has been covered in the following media outlets: