Faculty of Agriculture from the University of GajahMada , Indonesia visited SERD on 12 December 2017

A six-member team from the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of GajahMada (UGM), Indonesia visited SERD on 12 December 2017 to discuss about possible collaboration under current MoU between UGM and AIT. The team was led by Dr Ir. Sri Nuryani Hidaya Utami, Vice Dean for Research Collaboration and Community Services. Other members included…

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Zhejiang Institute of Freshwater Fisheries (ZIFF) interested to collaborate with SERD

A high profile delegation from Zhejiang Institute of Freshwater Fisheries (ZIFF), Chinese Academy of Sciences visited AIT from 3 – 6 December 2017. The delegation was led by Prof. Zhang Haiqi, Secretary of the Party Committee, ZIFF. Other members included Prof. Liu Li, Director of the Fish Disease Laboratory, Dr. Xu Binpeng, Giant Prawn genetics…

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Dr Krishna R Salin promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

Dr Krishna R Salin has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD). His promotion was announced by AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai on 6 December 2017 following the recommendations of the Faculty Evaluation Panel (FEP) and the SERD Professorial Board. Dr. Salin joined AIT as…

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New Book by AIT Authors Explores the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

A new book by AIT authors explores the Water-Energy-Food nexus in the global perspective, and explores futuristic perspectives in this paradigm. Focusing on contributions to the global debate on water-energy-food nexus, it quotes examples of the nexus approach in practice from different regions of the world and provides new perspectives on the future of the…

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IFERT Deliberates on the use of Education for Transforming Rural Areas

With the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) focusing on people-centered sustainable development, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) availed of the opportunity to host a three-day forum that deliberated on the use of education for the purpose of rural transformation. Titled the “International Forum on Education for Rural Transformation”  (IFERT), the event addressed regional and global…

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Dr. Oleg Shipin attended The WLE Greater Mekong Forum in Yangon on 24-27 October, 2017

Attendance of the WLE Greater Mekong Forum in Yangon and flood mitigation related EIA research Dr. Oleg Shipin, as a participant of the CGIAR the project MK25 “Developing an operational framework for river health assessment in the Mekong River Basin” and jointly with the project team colleagues from WEM (incl. Prof M. Babel and Dr….

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31 companies participate in the AIT Career Fair

Thirty-one companies, including 11 new participants joined the bi-annual AIT Career Fair held on 1 November 2017. Three companies held campus interviews for job placements as they interacted with the international students’ body that is a unique characteristic of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Welcoming them was Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto, AIT’s Vice President for…

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Sri Lanka Minister seeks AIT’s expertise in food and agriculture technologies

Sri Lanka’s Minister of State for Agriculture Wasantha Aluwihare has sought AIT’s expertise in enhancing farmers’ knowledge and dissemination of modern technologies to help facilitate the transition of agricultural produce from the farmland to the market. He was interacting with AIT officials during his visit to the Institute of November 1, 2017. The Minister remarked…

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Dr.Peeyush Soni attended the inauguration of Centre of Excellence for Vegetables, and the Signing of Letter of Intent, Baramati, India on November 2nd, 2017

Dr.Soni, Associate Professor at SERD, was invited by the Agricultural Development Trust (ADT) Baramati to witness the inauguration of the Centre of Excellence for Vegetable. The Agricultural Development Trust’s KVK Baramati Centre of Excellence for Vegetables (An Indo-Dutch Project) (http://coekvkbaramati.com/) is claimed to be the first CoE on vegetables of its kind in India. The…

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SERD welcomes Dr. Thomas Brudermann, Assistant Professor, Institute for Systems Sciences, Innovation & Sustainability Research, University of Graz, Austria as a Guest Lecturer

The School of Environment, Resources and Development is pleased to welcome Dr. Thomas Brudermann, Assistant Professor, Institute for Systems Sciences, Innovation & Sustainability Research, University of Graz, Austria as a Guest Lecturer to the Environmental Engineering and Management Program, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change during 30 October 2017 – 24 November 2017. Dr….

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