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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.

Bangladesh Government endows Bangabandhu Chair Professorship at AIT

Wed, 2017-05-24 05:25
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

Fri, 2017-05-19 16:20
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.

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).

AIT ranked No.1 international university once again, bags 12 perfect scores in U-Multirank

Sat, 2017-04-01 11:58
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) continues to maintain its premier position among world’s top international universities scoring a perfect No. 1 rank in all six indicators in the category of “International Orientation” as announced by U-Multirank in the latest “Institutional Rankings 2017” released on 30 March 2017. Only eight universities in the world, including AIT, have a perfect score in “international orientation,” and AIT is the lone entrant in this august list from Asia.

31 companies participate in AIT Career Fair

Fri, 2017-03-31 09:23
Thirty-one companies participated in the AIT Career Fair organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 29 March 2017, with 10 of the 31 companies attending the bi-annual event for the first time. A Research Exhibition showcasing the research work of students was organized by the AIT Students’ Union in conjunction with the event.

AIT alumnus appointed Rector of Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University

Thu, 2017-03-30 11:17
AIT alumnus Thamarak La-Ongnual has been appointed Rector of Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University. He received the Royal Command on 18 March 2017.

When different nationalities fly the AIT flag at the Erasmus mobility program

Fri, 2017-03-17 16:50
When Sabeethan Kanagasingham and Saw Htet Shein were delivering a presentation in Lithuania, they were doing something very unique. Two students, one from Sri Lanka and one from Myanmar, were addressing representatives from over a dozen countries from both Europe and Asia; and they were informing them about the culture and traditions of a third country — Thailand. For a passive bystander, this was an interesting moment. But for Sabeethan and Saw, this was just another event in the life of an AIT student.

Seven subjects at AIT recognized in “2017 QS Ranking by Subject”

Wed, 2017-03-15 10:16
As a postgraduate institute, the Asian Institute of Technology is not eligible to participate in the World Ranking of Universities. However, during the previous two years, AIT has been ranked globally according to individual subjects.

Lifestyle changes can contribute towards wildlife conservation

Fri, 2017-03-03 10:39
Changes in lifestyle, greater consciousness and a participatory approach can contribute towards wildlife conservation. This was stated by Dr. Klairoong Poonpon, Director, Division of Administrative Services, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, while delivering the keynote address on the occasion of the World Wildlife Day celebrations organized at AIT on 1 March 2017.

AIT signs agreement with CIFS for better traffic management practices

Thu, 2017-03-02 13:50
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed an agreement with the Central Institute of Forensic Science (CIFS) to collaborate on improvements in traffic management. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFS Director General, Mr. Somn Promaros and AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai on 27 February 2017.

AIT is in a state of normalcy, things are looking up: President informs Board

Tue, 2017-02-28 09:04
After suffering from the devastating effects of the flood and numerous crises, AIT is now in a state of normalcy, and things have started to look up. This was stated by AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai in his report to the AIT Board of Trustees held on 16 February 2017 at the AIT Conference Center.