CSI Chair Professorship for Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai

CSI Chair Professorship for Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai

Computers and Structures Inc (CSI), world’s leading structural and earthquake engineering software developer, has proposed the establishment of a CSI Chair at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) for Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai. Mr. Ashraf Habibullah, CSI President and CEO, committed an annual fund of $30,000 for an initial period of two years, but perpetually renewable to support his future professional activities and research.

AIT student awarded with IPNI Scholar Award

AIT student awarded with IPNI Scholar Award

AIT student Hayat Ullah has been awarded the 2017 International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Scholar Award. Hayat Ullah received the award certificate from Dr.Thomas Oberthür, Director, IPNI (Southeast Asia Program) at a function organized at AIT on 9 August 2018.

Conferring the award, Dr. Thomas Oberthür complimented Hayat Ullah stating that the award is competitive as the submissions undergo a rigorous review and selection process.

Maiden batch of Kurita Scholars return after internship

Maiden batch of Kurita Scholars return after internship

The first batch of three Kurita scholars, Ms. Oum Somaly, Mr. Raksmey Ang, and Nandana Hewawasage Sajith Madhawa Premarathna returned to AIT after their week-long internship with Kurita in Japan. This ia a part of the Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) scholarship program, where KWEF has granted three full scholarships to students to pursue a Master’s degree program at AIT.

While Madhawa, who is from Sri Lanka, studies in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM), Oum from Cambodia is pursuing her Master’s in Natural Resources Management.

50 Scholarships from Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

50 Scholarships from Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of the Royal Thai Government has announced the launch of a new scholarship program for its employees to pursue Master’s and Doctoral programs at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Fifty employees (25 each for Master’s and Doctoral students) will be granted scholarships over the next five years (2018-2022).

The official announcement was made following the meeting of the Thai cabinet on 3 July 2018. Col.