Regional Capacity Building on Air Quality Management and Emission Reduction of PM2.5 Enhanced Through RRC.AP Workshop

By Dr. R. L. Verma

September 17, 2021 -- The Asian Institute of Technology’s Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) organized a virtual training workshop on “Capacity Development Program on Air Quality Management and Emission Reduction of PM2.5 for Asian Countries” from 13-17 September 2021. The workshop was attended by policymakers, air quality managers, technical staff working with pollution control agencies, and air quality professionals from various sectors to enhance their capacities for better management of air quality in Asian countries.

AIT-BNU 3rd Workshop Addressed Climate Change, Water Resources and Ecosystems

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September 22, 2021 -- Young scientists from more than 30 academic and research institutions participated in the third AIT-BNU Virtual Workshop, presenting cutting-edge research on ‘Climate Change, Water Resources and Ecosystems: Challenges and Opportunities’. The workshop serves as a platform to review and present the advanced methodologies, current progress and challenges, future opportunities in water-ecosystems management under climate change.

Research and Technologies from Asia and Europe Shared at MESfIA 2021 to Advance Energy Supply for Isolated Areas

Bangkok, Thailand --- Mastering Energy Supply for Isolated Areas (MESfIA) 2021 International Conference, hosted virtually by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on August 31 – September 1, 2021, features exhibitions and presentations from 37 speakers in education, public and private sectors from Asia and Europe, drawing 220 participants from around the world.

IoT Students Invented Device to Improve Social Distancing at Laundry Center

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Internet of Things student, Mr. Sanjeev Shakya, together with his roommate and classmate at AIT School of Engineering and Technology have invented the Laundry Monitoring Service (LMS) from their dorm room. The cost-effective smart device can be attached to any traditional washing machines to alert its users when a laundry machine is available.

IVL Foundation Supports Two August Intake Master’s Scholarships

The IVL Foundation has agreed to support two Master’s scholarships for students who are academically bright and financially needy for August 2021 intake.  The two scholarships cover full tuition and four semester’s registration fees, a total of THB 1,696,000, and can be provided for any students in the three schools at AIT.  The sponsorship agreement was signed on 11th August 2021 between the Foundation and AIT President.

AIT Wood Verification App to Enhance Traceability of Timber in Thailand

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Bangkok, 26 August 2021 – A newly developed mobile application is set to verify timber and counter illegal logging for the Royal Forest Department of Thailand. The launch and training for the forest officials, supported by the Asian Institute of Technology and its partners on 20th August 2021, served as a prelude to ASEAN Single Window and Thailand 4.0. 

Illegal logging poses major challenges not only to the natural environment, but also to the economic livelihood of local communities who are depending on the forest.

AIT Vietnam August 2021 Highlights

Opening Of the First International Professional Master’s in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Applications in Vietnam

After a long time of recruiting and preparing for the very first International Professional Master’s in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Applications intake, AIT Vietnam held a special opening ceremony on 7th of August.