Presidential Report highlights key Institutional achievements

Presidential Report highlights key Institutional achievements

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has fully recovered from its worst crisis, and it is now ready to welcome fresh ideas that can take the institute to greater heights. This was the sentiment expressed by AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai is his report presented to the Board of Trustees during the meeting held on 11 January 2018.

President Worsak highlighted five key steps that had helped AIT reach this stage — regaining trust of the Royal Thai Government and improving employee morale, achievements in international ranking systems, rejuvenation of campus facilities and environment, reorganizing of academic structure, and the implementation of n incentivized Responsibility Center Management (RCM). His report can be downloaded from this link ( Presidential Report to the Board).

The President also presented key indicators including faculty and student trends, operational performance, research output and quality, and 48 key indicators of institute’s performance.

Explore the AIT campus in a 3D model

Explore the AIT campus in a 3D model

You have explored the green and beautiful campus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) many times. You have navigated the lanes and bylanes of the campus, and admired the flora and fauna. You have seen many maps and tagged your locations in Google Maps, Google Earth, SwarmApp and others.

Students from 20 countries make AIT their new home

Students from 20 countries make AIT their new home

“You may come from overseas, but at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), no student is treated as a foreigner. Here, everyone is treated equally and Thailand serves as a host for AIT.”  These were the welcome remarks of Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, AIT President, while greetings students hailing from 20 countries spread across Asia, Europe and South America which was organized on  January 2018.

“When AIT was founded in 1959, it’s was to develop this region,” Prof.

AIT to launch International Double Degree Master’s Program with University of Oulu

AIT to launch International Double Degree Master’s Program with University of Oulu

AIT will launch an international double degree Master’s program in Wireless Communications Engineering with the University of Oulu (UOulu), Finland. The agreement to launch the program was finalized during the visit of Ms. Hanna Saarela, Development Manager, Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland, during her visit to AIT on 19 December 2017.

The cooperation agreement between AIT and UOulu has been signed by Dr. Helka-Liisa Hentila, Vice-Rector, and Prof.

Experts Stress the Importance of mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in Education

Experts Stress the Importance of mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in Education

Disasters, risk and resilience need to be brought into curriculum at various levels of education, and different disciplines should integrated them within the education system. This was the dominant theme of the two-day conference on “Mainstreaming Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction in Education” organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 1-2 December 2017.

Delivering the opening remark, Mr. Bernard Philip, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Australia to Thailand spoke about the importance of concerted global action by the civil society, academia and the private sector in tackling emerging challenges.