Dr. Jonathan Dorfan and Mrs. Renee Dorfan Dr. Jonathan Dorfan and Mrs. Renee Dorfan pose for a photo after the conferment at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Dr. Jonathan Dorfan and Mrs. Renee Dorfan pose for a photo after the conferment at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Date: 08 November 2017 Copyright OIST (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, 沖縄科学技術大学院大学). Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). Download full-resolution image Tags Staff Public Relations Arts and Culture Education Share on: Related Images Experiments with liquid nitrogen Researchers demonstrated several experiments with liquid nitrogen. Families on the skywalk Families with children filled the corridors, including the skywalk. Children with robots OIST student Miles Desforges shows children how robots sense the world around them. Smoke rings James Schloss, a PhD student at OIST, pushes "smoke rings" toward the audience during his talk on physics. Miyagi opening OIST Provost Robert Baughman, Akira Miyagi, and translator Risa Sato address the gathering.