Update on AIT during Global Coronavirus Crisis

August 31, 2021

Since January of 2020, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has spread across the world.  The situation in Thailand was very stable starting last summer--with a minor outbreak in December-- all the way through the early part of 2021.  Unfortunately, a fierce wave has hit Thailand in April, but we are hopeful that things will improve soon.

COVID-19 Shows Policy Guidance for Regional Air Pollution Reduction

By Office of Public Affairs

Experts at Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) reveals how COVID-19 has shown policy guidance for air pollution reduction in the post-pandemic future.

As air pollution knows no political borders, it travels without a passport – much like contagious diseases such as COVID-19. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide in 2016 were caused by outdoor air pollution.

AIT alumni donated 50 Rapid Antigen test kits for Covid-19

Mr. Umer H. Al-Qureshi, an AIT alumnus graduated Masters in Structural Engineering 1999 and a Senior Software Developer at Computer & Structures, Inc., U.S.A. provides in-kind donation of 50 Rapid Antigen test kits to track and trace potential cases and to keep AIT community safe from COVID-19.  

AIT President Dr. Eden Y. Woon expressed his thanks to Mr. Umer H. Al-Qureshi for this timely donation and support to the Institute.