Dr. Milton E. Bender Jr., first AIT President, passes away

Dr. Milton E. Bender Jr.,
first AIT President, passes away

The AIT Community mourns the death of Dr. Milton E. Bender Jr., founding President of the Asian Institute of Technology. Dr. Bender passed away on 12 August 2000 in Sun City, Arizona, USA.

Dr. Bender was the third Dean of the SEATO Graduate School of Engineering, serving from May 1963 to December 1967. He played a key role in the transformation of the School into the Asian Institute of Technology and served as its first President from January 1968 to February 1973. He served a second term as President from January 1975 to January 1977.

Related links: http://www.sce.ait.ac.th/e_board/Bender/