Appointment of Associate Dean in SET, Dr. Chutiporn Anutariya

The Asian Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chutiporn Anutariya, Associate Professor in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies of the School of Engineering & Technology as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs effective as of 1 February 2020 to 31 December 2021.

As Associate Dean, she will assist the Dean in dealing with the students, recruitment of new students, curriculum review and development, coordinating special programs and academic affairs.

Introducing new ICT faculty, Dr. Chaklam Silpasuwanchai

Dr. Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) in School of Engineering and Technology (SET), effective from January 2020.

Dr. Chaklam received his Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (First class honor) from Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand.

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 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.