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OKINAWA CHAPTER CHAPTER - Nov 07, 2013
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Chapter Tours Science and Technology Institute

In November, the chapter held its monthly luncheon at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University. OIST conducts internationally distinguished education and research in science and technology. The university features single interdisciplinary graduate and 5-year integrated doctoral programs (all taught in the English language only). Academic and research fields include molecular, cell and developmental biology, neurosciences, environmental and ecological sciences, mathematical and computational sciences and physics and chemistry. OIST only recruits 20 students per year worldwide and has a total of 569 faculty, researchers (including Nobel Prize winners) and administrators. The chapter took a guided tour of the research laboratories, academics areas and the Information Technology Departmentís state-of-the-art data center and super computer in order to gain insight into some information technology industry best practices.

Event Photographs:

Attendees gather for the November tour of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University, including Tim Dyce, chief information officer for the institute, Community Relations staff and Master Gunnery Sgt. Arthur Allen III, USMC (far left), chapter president, who is the G-6 communications chief for III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Attendees gather for the November tour of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University, including Tim Dyce, chief information officer for the institute, Community Relations staff and Master Gunnery Sgt. Arthur Allen III, USMC (far left), chapter president, who is the G-6 communications chief for III Marine Expeditionary Force.

For more details regarding this event contact:
MGySgt Arthur Allen III, USMC
+81989591825

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