Institute-level Advisory Board


Asian Institute of Technology
The Board of Trustees


AIT Bye-laws, Chapter 6, Institute-level Advisory Board

"The Institute-level Advisory Board provides advice to the Institute on strategic and policy related issues, including those concerning academic activities, developing linkages with the corporate world,strengthening partnership and developing synergies with alumni, and towards enforcing the gender-related goals in research and education activities at AIT and promotion of the role of AIT in advancing gender equality in the region.

The President, following consultation with the Board of Trustees appoints the Institute-level Advisory Board of no more than twenty members, drawn from the School and AIT Extension Boards as well as other external sources.

The President, Vice Presidents, School Deans and Director AIT Extension shall participate ex-officio in meetings of the Institute-level Advisory Board. "



Professor William C. Webster Professor Emeritus, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Former Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Facilitates, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Vice Chairman:

Professor Charas Suwanwela Chair, Prince Songkla University; Former President, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Former Interim President, AIT


Professor Sahol Hamid Abu Bakar

Professor Emeritus,
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Professor Tissa Illangasekare

AMAX Endowed Distinguished Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Dr. P.J. Lavakare

Senior Adviser, Institute of International Education, India

Professor Wang Li

Deputy Director, International Research and Training, Center for Rural Education (INRULED) Beijing, China

Dr. Za-Chieh Moh

Chairman, Moh and Associates Group, Chinese Taipei

Professor Tso-Chien Pan

Executive Director, Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management Nanyang Technological University, 

Dr. Suchitra Punyaratabandhu

Former Vice President for Administration, and former Dean of the Graduate School of Public Administration, National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand

Mr. Ragnar Soegaard

Board Member and Senior Advisor, Clean Energy Group, Norway; Former Seconded Faculty to AIT


Ms. Namita Sravat Academic Affairs Officer

As of 26 February 2017