Inauguration Ceremony of Marine Plastics Abatement (MPA) Lab
The Marine Plastics Abatement laboratory has been newly constructed specially for the professional master's degree program of MPA. The lab is equipped with the facilities that are used to analyze microplastics in water, soil, and air samples. The facilities were fulfilled to cover the analytical steps including sampling, extraction, and microscopic observations of the microplastics. This laboratory has opened up a new space for AIT, to enter the analytical research related to microplastics.
The MPA Lab inauguration ceremony was inaugurated (4 December) by Dr. Eden Woon, AIT President with Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan, Mr. Fumihiko Goto, Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to ESCAP, Mr. Toru Terai, First Secretary, Embassy of Japan, Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, President of the Thailand Environment Institute, Dr. Benno Boer, chief of Natural Sciences, UNESCO Bangkok Office, Dean of SERD, faculty and the MPA students.