AIT Measures during Global Coronavirus Crisis


Since its inception two months ago in China, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the world in varying degrees, including to Thailand and many of the countries where our AIT students, faculty and staff come from.

At the end of January, the AIT Coronavirus Task Force was formed to monitor the crisis, both in general and specifically on how it affects the institute.

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.

KMITL-AIT International Unified Bachelor’s-Master’s Degree Program

The Asian Institute of Technology and Thailand’s King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) on 31 January 2020 unveiled their new KMITL-AIT International Unified Bachelor's-Master's Degree Program at a signing ceremony in Bangkok.

The program provides an accelerated English-language pathway for KMITL students to earn a Bachelor’s degree awarded by KMITL and a Master’s degree awarded by AIT in a minimum of five years.

Dr. Dong Van Phung is new Director of AIT Centre in Vietnam (AIT-CV)

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dong Van Phung as the new Director of AIT Centre in Vietnam (AIT-CV), effective 1 February 2020.

A Vietnamese national, Dr. Dong was the Director of the Department of R&D Software Solutions for Smart Cities, Technology Group, where he oversaw projects invested by government ministries across many provinces and cities in Vietnam.

AIT and Japan share a “relationship from the heart” – President Woon

Celebrating 50 years of cooperation between the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Japan, President Eden Y. Woon described the association between the two as a “relationship from the heart.” Recounting contributions from Japan, President Woon recalled how Japan provided AIT with support from its early days, and how almost 1,000 alumni from all around the world have benefitted from Japanese support.