COOPERATION IN SPACE TECHNOLOGY
On April 26 H. E. Mr. Christian Prettre, the Ambassador of France to Thailand, presented AIT a Software Multiscope from MATRA Systems and Information, further enhancing the Institute's long-standing cooperation with France in the field of spatial imagery, remote sensing and its applications in relation to GIS.
The software consists of a set of CDROMS with capability for connecting
simultaneously 255 users. It will be used in the teaching and research activities of AIT's
Space Technology Applications and Research (STAR) Program in the School of Advanced Technologies.
Photographed at the presentation ceremony are, from left: Dr. Claude Torres,
AEROSPATIALE-MATRA respresentative; Dr. Haja Andrianasolo of the
Institute of Research for Develpment and a faculty member of the
AIT/SAT/STAR Program; H.E. Mr. Christian Prettre, the French Ambassador;
Prof. Jean- Louis Armand, AIT President; Prof. Mario Tabucanon, AIT Provost; and
Prof. Huynh Ngoc Phien, SAT Dean.
H. E. Mr. Prettre is seen presenting the donation to Prof. Armand.