Bali Meeting Report

Prof. C. Visvanathan was invited to provide a Keynote speech at the 2nd International Workshop on “Energy, Environment and Ecosystem (3E) for Sustainable Development in Asian Countries, 26-27 February, 2015, Bali, Indonesia. The 3E nexus project was initiated by the Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), University of Tokyo with the vision of enhancing…

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Trip Report – Visit to universities in Yezin and Yangon by Dr Mokbul Morshed Ahmad

Dr Ahmad visited Myanmar from 18 to 20 February 2015 to promote educational opportunities at SERD, particularly among the young faculty members and final year students of public universities of Myanmar. On 18 February, he visited Yezin Agricultural University and made a presentation on AIT and SERD to around 100 senior students. The students were…

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Associate Professor (SERD), Dr. Kyoko Kusakabe and Ph.D.graduate Tresa Croson Virankabutra’s article has been selected as one of the most downloaded social science paper under Routledge in 2014

Ph.D. graduate Tresa Croson Virankabutra and Dr. Kyoko’s article, ‘Contesting and complying: gender and ethnicity among Thai-Sikh diaspora youth in Bangkok’, published in Migration and Development, has been included in an online article collection featuring the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Social Sciences journals in 2014. The collection features the top three most downloaded…

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Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Application Deadline for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGS) to study at AIT is 19th March, 2015. Applicants can apply in these eight (8) streams: Master’s in Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE) Master’s in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM) Master’s in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM) Master’s in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology…

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SERD welcomes special program students from the University of Yamanashi, Japan in the Environmental Engineering and Management Program

The School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology welcomes Mr. Tomoya Mochizuki and Mr. Kohei Yamaguchi from the University of Yamanashi, Japan as Special Program Students in the Environmental Engineering and Management Program for a period from 14-27 February 2015. They will stay at AIT as internship students as part of the…

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Dr. Anil Kumar Anal delivered invited Speech on “Technological interventions for processing of agricultural outputs for value addition towards nutrition security during the Expert Workshop on “Emerging Food Security and Food Sustainability Issues in Asia” during 10-11 February 2015 in Penang, Malaysia

Dr. Anil Kumar Anal, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT) FoS, Food, Agriculture and Bio Systems (FABS) Cluster, School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) of AIT was invited as Expert and Speaker during the “workshop on Emerging Food Security and Food Sustainability Issues in Asia”, held during 11-12 February 2015…

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Dr. K.R. Salin, AARM attended the Global Conference on Inland Fisheries organized by FAO and Michigan State University at Rome, Italy from 26 – 28 January 2015

Dr K.R. Salin, AARM, SERD, participated in the Global Conference on Inland Fisheries held in Rome, Italy from 26 – 28 January 2015. The Conference was organized by FAO and the Michigan State University, and was aimed to highlight the reality that inland fisheries sector, although providing critical food resources in many parts of the…

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Prof. Mohammad Jawed joins AIT as Visiting Professor

Prof. Mohammad Jawed has joined the Urban Environmental Management (UEM) field of study at AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) as Visiting Professor. Prof. Jawed graduated from Aligarh Muslim University (India) in Civil Engineering and earned his Master’s and Doctoral degrees from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India) in the area of Environmental…

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