SERD welcomes new faculty member Dr. S. Suresh as Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering and Management

Dr. S. Suresh 36 yrs., seconded by The Government of India as the Visiting Assistant Professor in the Environmental Engineering and Management Field of Study for one semester (starting 21 January 2016). Dr. Suresh received his Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering, Environment, Energy and Biochemical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India in 2010. Prior to joining…

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AIT faculty member co-authors FAO publication

Dr. Peeyush Soni, an Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has coauthored a publication titled “A regional strategy for sustainable agricultural mechanization.” Published by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the book focuses on sustainable mechanization across agri-food chains in Asia and the…

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Dr. Nophea Sasaki gave a special lecture to visiting senior forestry officials from the State of Uttar Pradesh, India on January 20, 2016 at AITCC

Between 19-25 January 2016, a group of four high-ranking senior forestry officials led by Mr. Sunil Pandey, Secretary Forest from Indian state of Uttar Pradesh are visiting AIT and community forests in Thailand to learn the experience about REDD+ development and its contribution to local livelihood improvement. While visiting AIT, Dr. Nophea Sasaki, Associate Professor of…

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Field of Studies Seminar on “Impacts of Electricity Access in Developing World” by Dr. Govinda R. Timilsina on 9th February 2016

You are all cordially invited to a special lecture on ” Water Resources by the end of the Century in Mountains with Declining Snow and Ice” by Nobel Prize Winner, Prof. Martin Beniston. Date: 05 February, 2016 (Friday) Time: 10:00-11:00h Venue: Milton Bender Auditorium Prof. Martin Beniston, from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, will be visiting AIT on…

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Professor C. Visvanathan attends international workshop on “Energy, Environment and Ecosystem (3E) Nexus Initiative for Sustainable Development in Asian Countries” in Da Nang, Vietnam on 14th-15th January 2015

The third international workshop on ‘Energy, Environment and Ecosystem (3E) Nexus Initiative for Sustainable Development in Asian Countries”, was organized by Ministry of Environment Japan and University of Tokyo, on 14-15 January, 2016 at Da Nang, Vietnam. During this workshop, Prof. C. Visvanathan was invited to provide a key note speech on “ Co-benefits of…

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Field of Studies Seminar on “Impacts of Electricity Access in Developing World” by Dr. Govinda R. Timilsina on 9th February 2016

You are cordially invited to Seminar to be delivered by Dr. Govinda R. Timilsina, an AIT alumnus and currently a Senior Research Economist at the Development Research Group of the World Bank, Washington, DC. Impacts of Electricity Access in Developing World Date : Tuesday, 9th February 2016 Time : 10:00am – 12:00pm Venue : ET238,…

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Dr Ram C. Bhujel highlighted the AIT’s eWomen project during Myanmar Economic Forum in Yangon, 11-12 January 2016

Yangon University of Economics and Myanmar Institute of Economics Graduate Association (MIEGA) organized a 2-day economic forum entitled, “New Myanmar Beyond 2015: The Need for a New Paradigm” held during 11-12 January 2016 in Yangon. Following the spirit of Myanmar’s economic development and political transition, senior think tanks including reputed Professors, Rectors, and other prominent…

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Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Seminar on “Technological Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Climate Resilience Smart Cities” by Dr. Bindu Lohani on 26th January 2015

You are cordially invited to attend the Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Seminar to be delivered by Dr. Bindu Lohani entitled, “Technological Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Climate Resilience Smart Cities” Date : Tuesday, 26 January 2016 Time : 10:00 – 12:00 hrs Venue : Main Auditorium, AIT Conference Center Dr. Bindu Lohani is currently the Head of…

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Dr. Oleg Shipin visits Peru to participate in applied research on wetland microbiology from 9-23 December 2015

Dr. Oleg Shipin, director of the AIT’s WHO collaborating centre for waste disposal, water supply and air quality, took a trip to Peru on 9-23 December 2015 with an aim to participate in the Pan American-Asian workshop on the use of microbiology to encourage natural processes in ecosystems, particularly in wetlands. The workshop attracted attention…

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