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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).

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

Wed, 2017-04-05 11:16
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.

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.

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

Thu, 2017-03-30 14:02
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.”

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.

ADB presents PPP collaboration opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region

Tue, 2017-02-21 10:57
The Asia-Pacific region can benefit from Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping shape PPP as a key conduit for greater infrastructure investment. Sharing the PPP scenario in the region was a two-member team from the ADB team at a PPP interaction session organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 16 February 2017.

Engage in lifelong learning, become global citizens: AIT President

Mon, 2017-02-20 09:56
It is important to engage in lifelong learning and to acquire knowledge at every stage in life. Lifelong learning has assumed increased importance since what we learn today may no longer remain relevant in the next four to five years. This was the message of AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai on the occasion of “Open House” organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 17 February 2017.

Pacific Island countries to build geo-spatial databases, with help from AIT

Thu, 2017-02-09 16:58
Representatives from eight Pacific Island countries are on the path of creating their national geo-spatial databases courtesy of a UNESCAP project being implemented by AIT’s Geoinformatics Center.

Simplicity and elegance mark the soft opening of modernized AIT library

Wed, 2017-02-01 10:53
Simplicity and elegance were the hallmark of the soft opening of the modernized AIT library on 20 January 2017, with AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai unveiling the facilities for use by the AIT community.

IDEA R&D Center and IDEA-EEM Laboratory established at AIT

Tue, 2017-01-31 10:50
The concept of industrial partnership with the academia came to fruition with the opening of IDEA R&D Center at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 20 January 2017. The new “IDEA R&D Center” and “IDEA-EEM Laboratory” was formally inaugurated by Mr. Hideo Fukushima, Minister, Embassy of Japan in Thailand; Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, AIT President; and Dr. Toru Matsumura, Executive Director, IDEA Consultants (IDEA).

AIT launches flagship innovation and leadership program for international students

Mon, 2017-01-16 14:55
A new flagship international leadership and innovation camp aimed at creating global leaders has been launched by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Focused on young students who exhibit leadership potential, the two-week long program seeks to emerge as a premier leadership camp for promising students from all over the world.