Dr. Sutat Weesakul has been appointed Director, Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute (HAII) in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand.
An affiliated faculty member in Water Engineering and Management (WEM), Dr Sutat is an AIT alumnus (Master’s 1982, Doctorate 1987). A recipient of the Best Teaching Award (2004) for teaching the course on Coastal Zone Management, he continues to guide Master and Doctoral students at AIT. His research interests include numerical modeling, urban drainage, physical modeling, coastal engineering, and coastal zone management.
Following his appointment, Dr. Sutat was quoted by the Public Relations Department of Thailand saying that HAII is accelerating the expansion of the National Hydroinformatics and Climate Data Center (NHC) to 27 provinces. So far, 14 centers have been established.
He also thanked AIT and Water Engineering and Management (WEM) stating that the knowledge and management experience gained from AIT will help him in HAII.
More information about HAII is available at this link: https://www.haii.or.th/haii/?lang=en
More information on Dr Sutat is available at this link: http://www.set.ait.ac.th/page.php?fol=people&page=peopleinfo&id=76