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New AIT Institute-Level Advisory Board constituted

A new AIT Institute-Level Advisory Board (ILAB) has been constituted to advise the Institute on strategic and policy related issues, including academic activities, developing linkages with the corporate sector, strengthening partnerships, developing synergy with alumni, and enforcing gender-related goals in research and academic activities at AIT.

This was announced by the AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai in an email sent to the community on 25 April 2016. The first meeting of the newly constituted ILAB will be held in October 2016.

Members of the Board in alphabetical order are

Professor Sahol Hamid Abu Bakar, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia.

Professor Tissa Illangasekare
, AMAX Distinguished Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director, Center for Experimental Study of Subsurface Environmental Processes, Colorado School of Mines, USA.

Dr. P.J. Lavakare, Senior Adviser, Institute of International Education (IIE-US) in India, India.

Professor Wang Li, Deputy Director, International Research and Training Center for Rural Education (INRULED), Beijing, China.

Dr. Za-Chieh Moh, Former Provost of AIT, Chairman of the Moh and Associates Group, Chinese Taipei.

Professor Tso-Chien Pan, Former Dean of the College of Engineering, Executive Director, Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

Mr. Ragnar Soegaard, Former Norwegian Seconded Faculty to AIT, Board Member and Senior Advisor, Clean Energy Group, Norway.

Professor Charas Suwanwela, Former President, Chulalongkorn University, Former Interim President, AIT, Former Council Chair, Chulalongkorn University, and Council Chair, Prince Songkla University, Thailand.

Professor William C. Webster, Former Vice Provost, Professor Emeritus, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Professor Prida Wibulswasdi, Former Member of the AIT Executive Committee, Former President of Shinawatra University, Fellow of the Royal Institute of Thailand, Thailand.

Detailed profile are available at this link

Addendum (11 May 2016):

Suchitra Punyaratabandhu, former Vice President for Administration, former Dean of the Graduate School of Public Administration, former President of the Academic Senate, and former Director of the Research Center, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand.