Paying her maiden visit to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Ambassador of Finland to Thailand, H.E. Mrs. Satu Suikkari-Kleven sought to revitalize the relationship between the two, and stated that AIT’s work and Finland’s priorities sync with each other.
by Nikita Valluri
It was going to be so exciting.
Oh boy, living all by myself. With my friends. Just us.
We were going to have so much fun.
These thoughts raced through my mind, as I stepped down the bus and took in the scenic view of the campus spread out in front of me.
AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai has called for the creation of a new platform of universities in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to prepare a new breed of intellectuals, who can emerge as globally responsible citizens for the sustainable future of mankind.
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) will take the lead in the modernization of the curriculum of industrial engineering in Thailand by developing the curriculum of a Master’s degree program in Industrial Engineering for Thailand Sustainable Smart Industry (MSIE4.0). AIT will be the project coordinator of a consortium of nine universities, which has been selected for co-funding from the European Union for the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education.
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) provided a phenomenal experience as a student, and the Institute has been both exhilarating and challenging. This is a place where academic study is fascinating, and student life is terrific. Describing his association with his alma mater was Prof Zhang Wei, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), who left AIT as a student 17 years ago, but returned to the Institute on 16 September 2017 as a Chairman of the Board of NPU.
“NPU is similar in some ways,” Prof.
Fourteen students from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) were among those who received certificates on the occasion of the sixtieth-anniversary celebrations of the German Academic Exchange Service-Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) held on 10 September 2017.
The students, who hailed from Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam were honored by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Secretary-General, DAAD, in the presence of the Ambassador of Germany to Thailand H.E. Mr.Peter Prügel.
AIT’s Dr. Indrajit Pal has co-authored a book titled “Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues.” The 19-chapter book, published by Springer provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk reduction and governance in an Indian context.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) can unleash three global transformations including the idea of an Asia-Europe supercontinent, emergency of neo-renaissance and a massive upsurge in cultural communications. Further, BRI is an attempt by China to redefine the meaning of a powerful nation.
GMS Power and White Group have donated one million THB each to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) to further research in the power sector. Managing Director of GMS Power David L Michaels, and President of White Group Public Co. Ltd. Somchai Chaisuparakul handed over a cheque of 1 million THB each to AIT President Prof.
Ever since its inception in 1959, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been a microcosm of the entire world, and 4 August 2017 was no exception. The incoming batch of August 2017 had students ranging from Canada to Fiji, and from Ecuador to Japan, representing virtually all corners of the world.