‘AIT Distinguished Researcher Awards’ for 2014 announced

The Asian Instituted of Technology (AIT) has announced the selection of two faculty member recipients of its inaugural “AIT Distinguished Researcher Awards” for 2014. Professor N. T. Kim Oanh was awarded in the category of Senior Research Leader, while Associate Professor Sangam Shrestha won the award in the Junior Research Leader category. A Vietnam national,…

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Rural Development Cooperative Division (BRDB) Bangladesh pays fact-finding visit to AIT

A seven-member delegation representing the Rural Development Cooperative Division (BRDB) Bangladesh visited AIT on 24 March 2015 to discuss possible cooperation on issues related to rural development. The visit was part of a larger BRDB study tour to Thailand to learn about the country’s rural situation and the government’s responses and strategies for development. The…

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Two AIT students present their work at ASEAN-EU Science Technology and Innovation Days in France

Two students from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Mr. Aung Ye Htut (Myanmar) and Mr. I Putu Santikayasa (Indonesia) presented their work at the ASEAN-EU Science Technology and Innovation Days (STI Days) organized in Paris, France from 16-20 March 2015. Both students were recipients of best paper award and travel grants following a call…

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‘Team AIT’ students are champs at FAO debate competition to mark 2015 International Day of Forests

A three-member team of students representing the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) once again grabbed 1st prize at the annual forestry policy debate competition organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Bangkok, Thailand. AIT’s international graduate students won top honors on 20 March 2014 against the team from Kasetsart University by debating as…

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AIT is an important partner for us: UNESCO-IHE Vice Rector

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is an important partner for us, and we are eager to intensify our collaboration. This was the sentiment expressed by Prof. Stefan Uhlenbrook, Vice-Rector, Academic and Student Affairs, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, at AIT on 20 March 2015. Appreciating the partnership with AIT, Prof. Stefan remarked that AIT is…

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Delegates from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and The Ministry of Public Works, Indonesia visited SERD to conduct a comparative study related to waste management in Thailand on 5 March, 2015

On March 5, 2015, SERD had an interaction with delegation from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia. Six supervisors/instructors including Prof. Benedictus Kombaitan, Dean of School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, ITB; Dr. Iwan Kustiwan, Chairman of Graduate Program in Development Studies, School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, ITB; and Mr. Eko Winarno,…

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Trip Report: Prof. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh 8 – 12 March, Tokyo, Japan

Prof. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh joined two workshops: (1) Consultation on Establishing a Science Panel and Developing a Regional Assessment organized by Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership (ACAP) from 9-10 March 2015 and (2) Bridging Atmospheric Science and Policy in Asia: Areas for Collaboration organized by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies from 10-11 March 2015…

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Mitsubishi Rayon provides diploma program scholarship for staffer to enroll at EEM

Japan’s Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. (MRC) will send one of its employees to earn a one-year diploma at the Asian Institute of Technology starting in August 2015. The company has agreed to provide a full scholarship for a selected Japanese staff member to enroll in the Environmental Engineering Management (EEM) program of the AIT School…

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Prof Worsak awarded Honorary Doctorate by Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences

AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai was awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Honoris Causa) to Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, AIT President at the 10th convocation of Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad, India. The degree was conferred on 18 March 2015 by H.E. Mr. Ram Naik, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India, in the presence…

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