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

Tue, 2017-06-20 09:03
“Today should make 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

Thu, 2017-06-15 13:42
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.

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.

22 students awarded prizes of excellence at 127th Graduation

Mon, 2017-05-29 16:14
Twenty-two students were honored during the 127th Graduation of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 19 May 2017. The award-winning students include 12 from the School of Engineering and Technology (SET), eight from the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), and two from the School of Management (SOM).

AIT and Siam University sign MoU

Wed, 2017-05-24 14:11
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Siam University (SU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote academic cooperation. The MoU was signed by Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, President, Siam University, and Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, President AIT.

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal publishes new book on “Creating Low Carbon Cities”

Thu, 2017-05-18 11:10
Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal, Associate professor and Head of Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change at AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD, has published a new book titled “Creating Low Carbon Cities.”

MTR Academy and AIT to jointly develop pilot subject on Rail System Administration and Management

Thu, 2017-05-18 10:29
MTR Academy, Hong Kong, and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) will jointly develop and deliver a postgraduate level pilot subject on “Rail System Administration and Management.” The two will also explore the possibility of development of a full Master’s program in Rail System Engineering and Management. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between MTR Academy and AIT on 4 April 2017.

System of Rice Intensification (SRI) findings shared at Hanoi Workshop

Tue, 2017-05-16 08:12
Farmers from 11 provinces of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam have reported near doubling of profit for paddy grown with the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) management practices. This was a result of higher yield coupled with reduced cost of seed, seedlings, and pesticides; along with better quality of food-grains, thereby commanding a higher market price.

Family dedicates AIT annual scholarship and prize in memory of former President Banks

Mon, 2017-05-15 08:57
The family of late Prof. Robert B. Banks has announced the creation of a new annual Master's scholarship and a prize in memory of the late AIT President. Prof. Robert B. Banks was AIT’s third President, having served from 1977 to 1983.

AIT announces HM King's, HM Queen's and GMS scholarship recipients

Fri, 2017-05-05 11:36
Thirty-four applicants from nine countries have been selected for the award of HM King's, HM Queen's, and GMS Scholarships at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in the August 2017 session. This includes students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, The Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. The list of successful applicants from Thailand will be announced by the end of May.

AIT among founding members of Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi)

Mon, 2017-04-24 15:12
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is among the founding signatories of the Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi), a project initiated under the Eastern Economic Development Plan that focuses on creating a science hub in the ASEAN region. Fifty organizations from academia, national and international research organizations, governmental bodies and the private sector are signatories to the EECi.

Giant Prawn returns to Thailand, courtesy AIT

Fri, 2017-04-21 10:12
Nearly four decades after the inaugural Giant Prawn Conference was first organized in Bangkok in 1980, the event returned to Thailand at the lush green campus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

AIT inks partnership with two Cambodian Universities

Wed, 2017-04-05 09:14
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a partnership with two Cambodian Universities — the Phnom Penh International University (PPIU) and the Asia Euro University. The MoU was signed by the AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai with Mrs. Tep Kolap, Rector of PPIU, and Dr. Chea Sopheap, Rector, Asia Euro University, respectively.

“Let’s show the world, who we are, where we are, and how awesome we are”

Mon, 2017-04-03 09:14
If you are fascinated by research conducted by students from all over the world, look no further. The inaugural issue of the AIT Students’ Union (AITSU) Research Magazine is a 48-page compendium of some of best work of students at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).