High-Level Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific

Dr.Peeyush Soni attended the High-Level Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific organized by the FAO-RAP, at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, 26- 27 June, Bangkok. Dr.Peeyush Soni attended and presented at the “High-Level Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific” organized by the FAO-RAP, at Royal Orchid…

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HM King’s & HM Queen’s and Loom Nam Khong Pijai (GMS) Scholarships’ recipients announced at AIT

With an acceptance rate a mere 3 percent, earning a prestigious academic scholarship named in honour of His Majesty the King of Thailand and Her Majesty the Queen of Thailand, and named by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for study at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is not easy. The international institute…

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Farewell to Professor Ganesh Shivakoti

The School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) hosted a farewell lunch for Professor Ganesh Shivakoti on 24 June, 2014 at the AIT Conference Center. The lunch was joined by the Dean, faculty members, staff members and students from SERD, faculty members from The School of Engineering and Technology (SET), and representatives from AIT administration…

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Executive trainee program in BSH Bosch & Siemens Home Appliances Group

BSH Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances Group is an internationally successful group, the market leader in Europe, and one of the leading manufacturers of home appliances worldwide which posts annual sales in the year 2009 of about 8.4 billion Euros. It stemmed from a joint venture set up in 1967 between Robert Bosch GmbH (Stuttgart)…

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AIT’s Prof. Athapol, Dr. Imran and Assoc. Prof. Anil release new book titled ‘Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements’

Three Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) academicians have combined to edit a novel new book titled “Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements”, which offers readers up-to-date information on the engineering aspects of food processing and the health benefits of functional foods. Published in April 2004 by Wiley-Blackwell (UK), the seventeen-chapter compilation sub-titled “Processing Effects and Health…

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AIT student wins scholarship award to attend International Horticultural Conference

A doctoral student from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Mr. Krishna Prasad Timsina has been selected for a scholarship award by USAID, Horticulture Innovation Lab and University of California, Davis, USA, for participation in the 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014. Krishna, who is pursuing his doctorate in Agri Business Management under the supervision of…

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Dr Rajendra Shrestha is AIT Senate Chair

Dr. Rajendra Shrestha, Associate Professor in School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) has been appointed the new chair of the Academic Senate of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). He succeeds Prof. Jayant Kumar Routray, who completed his tenure of two years. Dr. Shrestha’s term has begun from 24 May 2014. Dr. Shrestha joined…

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EEM Alumni Achievement

Mr. Sumitha Sumanaweera, an alumnus of M.Eng. (EEM 2004), Sri Lankan nationality, has been appointed as Deputy General Manager, Corporate Planning, National Water Supply & Drainage Board, Sri Lanka. After graduated from AIT in 2004, he returned to Sri Lanka and developed water treatment unit operation modules for conventional water treatment for scheme capacities 500…

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Doctoral student of EEM received “The Best Presentation Awards”

Mr. Supawat Chaikasem, Ph.D. candidate, Environmental Engineering and Management, has been invited to attend the third symposium on “Development of Interdisciplinary Consortium on Urban Environment and Health in Asia”, organized by the University of Tokyo, Japan during 26-31 May 2014. His team received “The Best Presentation Awards” on the presentation of “Proposal of Water Management…

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