14 AIT students receive certificates at DAAD’s 60th-anniversary celebrations

Fourteen students from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) were among those who received certificates on the occasion of the sixtieth-anniversary celebrations of the German Academic Exchange Service-Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) held on 10 September 2017. The students, who hailed from Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam were honored by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Secretary General, DAAD, in…

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SERD welcomes new faculty member Prof. Mukul Kulshrestha, Professor in Aquaculture & Aquatic Resources Management academic program seconded by Indian government for 1 semester

Prof. Mukul Kulshrestha, Visiting Professor to AIT is teaching Wetland Ecosystem Management (ED71.37) during the semester commencing August 2017. He is Professor in Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, MANIT-Bhopal. Professor Kulshrestha holds a B. Tech. in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, IIT-Kanpur. He has an…

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SERD welcomes new faculty member Prof. Ravi Prakash, Professor in Energy academic program seconded by Indian government for 1 semester

Prof. Ravi Prakash graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Roorkee, India and obtained his Master’s degree in Energy Engineering from the University of Surrey, U.K with a British Government scholarship. Later he obtained his PhD from the University of Allahabad, India. He is a Professor at the National Institute of Technology at Allahabad…

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SERD welcomes new faculty member Prof. Rohit Goyal, Professor in Natural Resources Management seconded by Indian government for 1 semester

Prof. Rohit Goyal did his B.E. (Hons.) Civil Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in 1983 and M.E. (Hons.) Water Resources Engineering and Ph.D. from IIT Roorkee in 1986 and 1994. He also did P.G. Diploma in Remote Sensing Applications in Water Resources Engineering from Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun in…

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AIT faculty member authors book on Disaster Risk Governance

AIT’s Dr. Indrajit Pal has co-authored a book titled “Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues.” The 19-chapter book, published by Springer provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk reduction and governance in an Indian context. While Dr. Indrajit Pal serves in Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management, in AIT’s Department…

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