Urban planning is key to achieving the two-degree target and urban infrastructure can reduce emissions by half, says study in Nature Climate Change by AIT author

The design of today’s transportation systems, buildings and other infrastructures will largely determine tomorrow’s CO2 emissions. Climate smart urban infrastructure and buildings could cut future emissions in half or about 10 Gt CO2 per year from 2040 onwards. These core findings have emerged from a new study that has been jointly published by Dr. Shobhakar…

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25 companies participate in AIT Career Fair

Twenty-five companies participated in the Career Fair held on 2 November 2015 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Six of the companies were participating in the bi-annual event for the first time. Inaugurating the event, Prof. Sivanappan Kumar, Vice President for Academic Affairs, stated that the Career Fair provides an excellent platform for companies…

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Trip Report: Prof. C. Visvanathan a key note delivered in an international conference on the Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering on Nov 6-10, 2016

National Kaohsiung Marine University in Taiwan hosted an international conference on the “Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE-2016)” on November 06-10, 2016. The conference, which was in its ninth edition in CESE series, intended to bring together researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and the broader community who have been actively contributing and researching possible solutions…

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Prof. Rajendra P. Shrestha delivered keynote at a conference in Indonesia on 29 October 2016.

Prof. Rajendra P. Shrestha delivered a keynote presentation on “Natural Resources Management in Developing Countries: Expectation, Reality and Synergy for Future Solution” at the First International Conference on Geography and Education: Strengthening Synergy of Geography for Our Future World, Atria Hotel, Malang, East Java, Indonesia on 29 October 2016 co-sponsored by Universitas Negeri Malang (UM),…

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Students showcase their work via research posters

A stellar demonstration of the research conducted by students at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is the bi-annual exhibition organized by the AIT Students’ Union, where students present their work using conference posters. Organized in conjunction with the Career Fair, the Research Exhibition provides an opportunity to students to communicate their research findings in…

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