Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT

On 17 December Prof. Yansun Wu (below, right), Director of International Affairs, Chongqing University, PRC, visited AIT to discuss institutional collaboration with AIT. Chongqing University, a key national research university in PRC, is directly under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. It has 40,000 students and 6,000 staff in 37 Doctorate Programs, 83 Master Programs and 52 Undergraduate Programs.

Photo shows Prof. Gothom Arya (left), Registrar, receiving a souvenir from Prof. Wu, Director of International Affairs, Chongqing University. Also seen are, from left: Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, SCE Dean; Prof. Huynh Ngoc Phien, SAT Dean; Ms. Tongta Temboonkiat, Assistant to the AIT President; and an official from Chongqing University.

Mr. Julian H. Payne, (left), Canadian Executive Director at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and a member of the ADB Board of Directors, is seen being welcomed by AIT President, Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, when he visited AIT on 18 December. He also met with AIT Deans and Mr. Surendra Shrestha, UNEP.EAP.AP Director.

A delegation from the National Development Agency of Japan (NASDA), led by Mr. Toshihiko Fujita, Director/External Relations Department, visited AIT on 19 December.

Photo shows AIT President, Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, discussing with Mr. Fujita (right).

On 4 January 2002, Mr. Jerome Bon, Vice General Director of ESCP-EAP Paris visited AIT to discuss current and future potential collaboration in various areas.

Mr. Bon, right, is seen discussing with Prof. Mario T. Tabucanon, second from left, AIT Provost. Other AIT officials and faculty who met him on that day were, from left: Mr. Jean-Philippe Thouard, Assistant to the AIT President; Prof. Gothom Arya, Registrar; and Prof. Joel Broustail, a faculty member of SOM.