Thailand’s AIT invents ‘off the grid’ solar toilet and sewer system

The Asian Institute of Technology demonstrates how the heat from solar power can help disinfect septic tanks at the recently held Reinvent the Toilet exhibition in New Delhi, India. The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand showcased two of its latest toilet inventions at the recently held Reinvent the Toilet fair in New Delhi,…

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AIT/SERD alumnus appointed Secretary, Information and Communications in Nepal

Mr. Suman Prasad Sharma, an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communications, Nepal. His appointment was cleared at the meeting of the Nepal Council of Ministers held on 10 April 2014. Mr. Sharma graduated in 1995 with a Master’s degree in Environmental Technology and…

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AIT/SERD scientist Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal is Coordinating Lead Author in latest IPCC report

Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal of the Asian Institute of Technology’s energy field of study is one of the world-leading researchers who have contributed to the latest IPCC report on global climate change. AIT scientist Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal is Coordinating Lead Author in latest IPCC report on global climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)…

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Student of EEM has been invited to present her NASA-USAID student project (under Dr. Oleg Shipin, EEM) at NASA Headquarters (Washington, DC) and American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida, USA in 1-13 April 2014

Ms. Khin Seint Seint Aye, master program student, Environmental Engineering and Management, has been chosen out of a hundred of students involved in the My Country Our Earth, MyCOE / SERVIR Global Fellowship Program in Americas, Africa and Asia. As a Capstone Fellow she was invited to present her NASA-USAID student project “Impact of famous…

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Dr. Thammarat Koottatep; Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering and Management and team leader of NATS participated the Reinvent the Toilet Fair held during 18-22 March, 2014 in New Delhi, India

NATS team led by Dr. Thammarat Koottatep participated in the Reinvent the Toilet Fair held during 18-22 March in New Delhi, India. The fair was co-hosted by the Government of India’s Department of Biotechnology and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with the support of India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Ministry of…

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