Dr. Bonaventura H W Hadikusumo Promoted to the Rank of Professor

Dr. Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo has been promoted to the rank of Professor. This follows approval by the Board of the Trustees at its meeting held on 31 January 2019.

Dr. Hadikusumo joined AIT as an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering and Technology (SET) in July 2002 and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in April 2009.

He obtained his Ph.D. in Construction Management from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong in 2001. Dr. Hadikusumo graduated from AIT in 1998, during which he earned his Master of Engineering (M.Eng.

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal Promoted to the Rank of Professor

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal has been promoted to the rank of Professor. This follows approval by the Board of the Trustees at its meeting held on 31 January 2019.

Dr. Dhakal joined AIT as an Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) in July 2012.

He obtained his Ph.D.  (Energy Management and Mitigation of Urban Heat Island) from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 2000. Dr. Dhakal took his Master of Engineering (M. Eng.

Dr. Mohana Sundaram Shanmugam joins as Assistant Professor

Dr. Mohana Sundaram Shanmugam joins as Assistant Professor

Dr. Mohana Sundaram Shanmugam has joined Water Engineering and Management program in the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) as Assistant Professor.

Dr. Shanmugam obtained his PhD from IIT, Madras, India and completed his postdoc from University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA. His research interests include irrigation water management, groundwater recharge estimation, soil moisture monitoring and modelling in unsaturated zone, chemical leaching modelling into the groundwater systems, remote sensing and GIS applications for water resources and agriculture and time series and geostatistical modelling of environmental observations.

Prof Jayant Kumar Routray bestowed with title of Professor Emeritus

Prof Jayant Kumar Routray bestowed with title of Professor Emeritus

Professor Jayant Kumar Routray has been bestowed with the title of Professor Emeritus. This was approved at the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 30 August 2018.

Prof. Routray joined AIT as Assistant Professor in June 1988, and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1993, and Professor in 2005. He has served as an AIT faculty member for 29 years, out of which he served as a Professor for about 12 years.

Dr. Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

Dr. Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

Dr. Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn of AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET) has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Prior to his elevation, he was serving as Assistant Professor at AIT.

Dr. Attaphongse has joined AIT in August 2015 as Assistant Professor, and he is affiliated with the telecommunications program in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at SET. Prior to joining AIT, he was serving as Researcher in the Wireless Information Security and Eco-Electronics Research Unit (WISRU) of the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand.