Families on the skywalk Families with children filled the corridors, including the skywalk. Families with children filled the corridors, including the skywalk. Date: 21 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 Students Public Relations Campus Life Arts and Culture Community Relations Education Share on: Related Images Smoke rings James Schloss, a PhD student at OIST, pushes "smoke rings" toward the audience during his talk on physics. Children with robots OIST student Miles Desforges shows children how robots sense the world around them. Experiments with liquid nitrogen Researchers demonstrated several experiments with liquid nitrogen. Marine creatures A boy leans in for a closer look at marine creatures. OIST's Fourth Class of PhD Students The class of 2015. 24 students, representing 15 countries and one region. Ten of the students have a background in life or environmental sciences, while 14 have studied engineering or physical sciences.