Dr. Anat Arbhabhirama (WRE’62), AIT alumnus, from Water Resources Engineering, signed an agreement with Dr. Eden Woon, AIT President on 30 July 2020, at Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited, granting a scholarship in an amount of 464,000 Thai Baht towards a 24 credits tuition and the registration fees for a master’s student of any nationality enrolled in Water Engineering and Management (WEM), School of Engineering & Technology for August 2020 intake.
Dr. Anat is currently the Chairman of the Management Committee & Member of Advisory Board at Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited, and the Vice Chairman of AIT Board of Trustees. He had an outstanding academic career at AIT as a former professor, former Division Chairman of Water Resources Engineering, and former Vice President for Academic Affairs. He has since served in both the public and private sectors in high level positions.
President Woon expressed his appreciation and thanked Dr. Anat for his support to the Institute, and further stated that scholarships are one of the important components for AIT, as every scholarship that AIT receives will help to attract bright and highly qualified students to the Institute.
Dr. Anat expressed his hope that his donation will demonstrate the spirit of giving back to one’s Alma Mater and will help promote the pay-it-forward frame of mind.