Targeted Businesses to Enjoy Privileges from New BOI Designated Zone for AIT

By Office of Public Affairs

Bangkok, April 2022 – The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) announced early this year that it granted the status of Science and Technology Park to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). This will promote active collaboration between the industry and educational/research institutions and provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to strengthen their capabilities in research and development.

Project ENRICH – A collaboration between AIT and University of Exeter is completed

Enhancing resilience to future hydro-meteorological extremes in the Mun River Basin in Northeast of Thailand

AIT completed project ENRICH in collaboration with the University of Exeter, UK. For AIT, the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) and the Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI) sponsored five million Baht for three and a half years (September 2018-March 2022). Under the contract between AIT and NRCT/TSRI, Prof.

AIT commemorates ‘International Day of Forests 2022’ through a poetry competition

By Nitipol Kiravanich and Sanjeet Amatya

March 21st, 2022 — Natural Resources Management (NRM) students of the Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) organized a poetry competition titled “The Forest Speaks” to commemorate the International Day of Forests (March 21st). The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed March 21st as an “International Day of Forests” to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests.

UNDP and AIT join hands to Promote Research on Sustainable Development Goals

By UNDP Thailand and AIT Office of Public Affairs

Bangkok, 19 April 2022: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to raise awareness and enhance knowledge on the SDGs and their status in Thailand among the Thai public through research studies, publications, and seminars.

AIT signed MoA with CSCECTH to collaborate on executive training and joint research on “Thailand-China High-Speed Railway Project”

By Office of Public Affairs and Dr. Wenchao Xue

March 31st, 2022 — A Memorandum of Agreement between the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and China State Construction Engineering (Thailand) Co., Ltd (CSCECTH) was signed to establish collaborations in joint research and executive training program focusing on the “Thailand-China High-Speed Railway project” from 2022 to 2024.

CSCECTH is a subsidiary of CSCEC, one of the world’s largest engineering contractors, founded in China in 1982. The organization operates in more than 100 countries and regions in the world, covering investment and development (real estate, construction financing, and operation), construction engineering (housing and infrastructure), as well as survey and design (green construction, energy conservation, environmental protection, and e-commerce).

Under the mission of "expanding a happy living environment," CSCEC addresses its core values of "quality assurance and value creation" and incorporates "honesty, innovation, transcendence, and win-win strategy" to build a world-class enterprise with global competitiveness.

Ratch Cogeneration Co., Ltd. Supports Improvement of the AIT Conference Center

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

The Ratch Cogeneration Co. Ltd. (RCO) has agreed to support the improvement of the AIT Conference Center in the amount of Thai Baht 100,000. The Managing Director Mr. Thanabodee Pratumrat and AIT President Dr. Eden Y. Woon signed an agreement on 7 April 2022.

The AIT Conference Center (AITCC) is one of AIT’s key landmarks in the campus surrounded by beautiful greenery and biodiversity environment.