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AIT receives largest-ever corporate grant to establish Bangchak Initiative and Innovation Center

Sun, 2017-08-13 19:30
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) received its largest-ever single corporate grant in the form of 50 million Thai Baht towards the establishment of the Bangchak Initiative and Innovation Center at AIT (BIIC@AIT) — a venture which aims to act as a living laboratory and technology business incubator.

AIT’s new batch is a unique global microcosm

Fri, 2017-08-11 15:15
Ever since its inception in 1959, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been a microcosm of the entire world, and 4 August 2017 was no exception. The incoming batch of August 2017 had students ranging from Canada to Fiji, and from Ecuador to Japan, representing virtually all corners of the world.

Two AIT papers among Google Scholar's “Classic Papers”

Mon, 2017-07-31 12:57
Google Scholar has designated two research papers authored by AIT experts as “Classic Papers.” Announced in June 2017, Google Scholar describes "Classic Papers" as a collection of highly-cited papers that have stood the test of time in their respective area of research.

JFK Foundation donates 500,000 THB for Thanat Khoman Memorial Lecture

Thu, 2017-07-27 15:46
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) will organize an annual Thanat Khoman Memorial Lecture Series, with support from the John F Kennedy Foundation.

AIT technologies power newly inaugurated dwellings in Indian Presidential Retreat

Thu, 2017-07-20 09:04
The recently inaugurated dwellings in the Indian Presidential Retreat are powered by AIT technologies. Twelve dwellings in the Presidential Retreat in Dehradun, the capital of the Indian province of Uttarakhand, which were inaugurated by the Indian President H.E. Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, have been constructed using the Onsite Sanitation Integrated Community Housing Technology Innovations developed at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

Bangabandhu Chair at AIT quoted as an example of bilateral relationship

Tue, 2017-07-18 08:26
The establishment of the Bangabandhu Chair by the Government of Bangladesh at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was quoted as an example of bilateral relationship during the Bangladesh-Thailand 7th Joint Commission.

Advisory Board deliberates on key issues and opportunities

Fri, 2017-07-14 14:13
AIT’s Institute-Level Advisory Board (ILAB) met on 7 July 2017 to reflect on the current state of the Institute, analyze the academic, financial and development resources of AIT, and deliberate on focus areas and new opportunities.

51 participants from 20 countries participate in EU camp

Fri, 2017-07-14 11:09
Fifty-one participants from 20 countries participated in the two-week long GeoServices-4-Sustainability (GeoS4S) international summer camp which concluded at AIT on 2 June 2017. Organized in Thailand by a consortium of 10 universities from Europe, China and Thailand, the project is cofunded by EU Commission under the Erasmus Plus programme.

Dr Sutat appointed Director, Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute

Wed, 2017-07-12 10:13
Dr. Sutat Weesakul has been appointed Director, Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute (HAII) in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand.

AIT alumnus appointed Vice Chancellor in India

Tue, 2017-07-04 09:51
AIT alumnus Dr Devendran Subhakar (Master's in Energy, 1983) has been appointed the first Vice Chancellor of Vellore Institute of Technology - Andhra Pradesh (VIT-AP), India. VIT-AP is the first university to be established in Amaravati, the new capital of the Indian province of Andhra Pradesh.

Canada keen to turn a page, and rejuvenate linkage with AIT

Fri, 2017-06-30 10:02
“Today should mark a change and a turning of a page in our relations with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).” Stating this, Canadian Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, H.E. Ms. Donica Pottie described her maiden visit to AIT on 2 June 2017 as an opportunity to catch up with the past, and work towards creating a collaboration in the future.

AIT teams up with TCELS on IP management

Fri, 2017-06-30 09:56
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has partnered with the Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) for technology transfer and intellectual property management. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by TCELS and AIT on 13 June 2017 by the CEO of TCELS, Dr. Nares Damrongchai, and AIT President, Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai.

Eight-Japan Engineering Consultants announces additional scholarship for AIT

Tue, 2017-06-27 14:45
Eight-Japan Engineering Consultants (E-JEC), Japan has announced the grant of a scholarship for a student to pursue a Master’s degree at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The scholarship will be open to a qualified student from Myanmar, Sri Lanka or the Philippines, to study either Geotechnical Engineering or Structural Engineering at AIT.

AIT to provide customized professional training to Power Grid Company of Bangladesh

Wed, 2017-06-14 09:22
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) will provide high-quality customized professional development courses for officers of the Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB), focusing on capacity building of professionals in areas related to the power sector.

AIT signs MoU with Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Tue, 2017-06-13 15:03
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a joint research agreement with the Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IUE-CAS). The MoU was signed by Prof. Yong-Guan Zhu, Director General, IUE-CAS and Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, President, AIT.

AIT alumnus appointed Deputy Minister of Construction in Myanmar

Wed, 2017-06-07 16:10
AIT alumnus Kyaw Linn has been appointed Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Construction, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar. He was appointed on 5 June 2017.

INDEX offers three bonded scholarships for AIT students

Mon, 2017-06-05 11:07
Index International Group Company has announced the grant of three bonded scholarships for Thai nationals to pursue Master’s degree programs at AIT. A cheque of three million THB was handed over by Dr. Chainarong Na Lamphun, President and CEO of Index International Group Company, to Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, President of AIT on 30 May 2017.

AIT produces dynamic emergency response maps for Sri Lanka floods

Fri, 2017-06-02 08:48
AIT’s Geoinformatics Center (GIC) has prepared dynamic emergency response maps in response to the Sri Lanka floods that have affected 15 districts in the island nation. The data viewer combines satellite imagery with real-life photographs and incorporates river water levels, and data on loss and fatalities to provide an overview of the extent of the floods.

Bangladesh Government endows Bangabandhu Chair Professorship at AIT

Wed, 2017-05-31 11:19
The Government of Bangladesh has gifted an endowment for establishing the Bangabandhu Chair Professorship at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

489 students from five continents conferred degrees at AIT’s 127th Graduation

Tue, 2017-05-30 07:59
Four-hundred-and-eighty-nine students hailing from 27 countries were conferred degrees on the occasion of the 127th Graduation of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 19 May 2017. Graduating students came from Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.