26 Mar 2014
In recent years, Okinawa has recorded the dubious distinction of having the highest obesity rate in Japan. Preventing obesity-related diseases is an urgent issue.  Professor Hidetoshi Saze of...
Type: News Article
6 Sep 2013
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), working in agreement with the Okinawa General Bureau’s Ocean Expo Park, has installed a marine observatory system in waters...
Type: Press release
5 Sep 2013
In the months to come, OIST will become one of the first sites to implement an innovative sustainable energy system that promises to be considerably more viable and efficient compared to other...
Type: News Article
Professor Hiroaki Kitano
5 Sep 2013
Prof. Hiroaki Kitano (above picture) and a team of researchers from Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc. designed the Open Energy System, which creates a network of energy that distributes power...
Type: Photo
Solar Panel Installation
5 Sep 2013
Solar panels are being installed on the roof of a Faculty Housing unit.
Type: Photo
Solar Panels
5 Sep 2013
These solar panels will generate electricity to power one of the air conditioners in each house. 
Type: Photo
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider is a next-generation oceanographic observation robot that institutions from around the world want to employ; the Wave...
Type: News Article
The Wave Glider Floats on the Ocean Surface
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider has two parts: the top part that floats, and a bottom part that is connected by a cable. The bottom part swims 7m below the ocean surface.
Type: Photo
Final Adjustments to the Wave Glider
15 Aug 2013
Final adjustments to the Wave Glider
Type: Photo
Wave Glider Group Photo
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider was launched as part of a collaborative agreement between the Marine Biophysics Unit the Japanese Coast Guard.
Type: Photo
3 Jul 2013
On June 29 and 30, the International Conference on Climate Change and Coral Reef Conservation, organized by the Ministry...
Type: News Article
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