Lecture on Potential Applications of UAVs in Disaster Risk Assessment, Monitoring and Response

About the SpeakerDr. Hiroshi Inoue is currently working as the Principal Senior Researcher at the Disaster Risk Research Unit of the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), Japan. Dr. Inoue has a Ph.D. in Seismology from the Nagoya University in Japan and his work focuses on development of information gathering and utilization systems for disaster monitoring and response using UAVs. Dr. Inoue has also extensively used UAVs  for disaster risk assessment as well as post-disaster damage mapping and he has worked in Bhutan, Egypt, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Philippines and Tonga.

Applications of Satellite Generated Data for Mitigating Flood Hazards in the Himalayas

Short Abstract:Several severe flood incidents have been recorded in various parts of the Himalayas during the last years which have caused tremendous damage to life, property, infrastructure and economy. On the other side, it is well known that satellite based observations of atmospheric and weather conditions, in combination with ground based recordings, facilitate reliable weather forecasts for next 7-10 days.

AIT Career Fair

A Career Fair is being organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 2 November 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the AIT Conference Center. Organized by AIT’s Career Center, it will feature companies in Thailand as well as overseas companies operating in Thailand.

Talk: Me and the Global Picture

AIT's Vice President for Resource Development will deliver a talk on "Me and the Global Picture" at the Milton E. Bender. Jr. Auditorium on 14 September 2016 from 16:00-17:30 hours.

Date: 14 September 2016 

Time: 16:00 – 17:30 pm

Venue: Milton E. Bender Jr. Auditorium

Topic:  "Me & the Global Picture"