AIT remains the top-ranked international university according to latest rankings

AIT remains the top-ranked international university according to latest rankings

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has maintained its position as the world’s top international university once again, bagging six perfect scores for the second consecutive year in the category of “International Orientation” in the latest edition of U-Multirank’s “Annual World Rankings of Universities” released on 6 June 2018.

AIT is the only university in Asia to be ranked at the global top in international orientation, and this is the third time in the past four years that AIT has achieved this impressive result.

AIT alumnus appointed Minister in Viet Nam

AIT alumnus appointed Minister in Viet Nam

Dang Hoang An, an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been appointed as Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade in Viet Nam. Prior to his elevation as Minister, he was serving as General Director of Electricity Viet Nam (EVN). He was appointed by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, and his elevation became effective from 15 May 2018.

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AIT President Designate Dr Eden Y Woon

AIT President Designate Dr Eden Y Woon

EDITED TO ADD: Dr. Eden Y Woon has assumed office of AIT President from 1 September 2018.

The Board of Trustees of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has unanimously approved the AIT Presidential Search Committee (PSC) recommendation to appoint Dr. Eden Y Woon as the next AIT President, effective 1 September 2018.

The communiqué of the AIT Board of Trustees is as follows: (more…)

SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory to be established at AIT

SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory to be established at AIT

A “SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory” will be established at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). SATEL Oy and Dedicated Network Partners (DNWP) will sponsor radio technology and transmission equipment to establish this new laboratory in the Telecommunications Program in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

A Memorandum of Understanding to establish the laboratory was signed by Mr. Janne Kankaanpaa, Sales Manager, SATEL Oy, and Prof.

AIT announces Scholarship Recipients for August 2018

AIT announces Scholarship Recipients for August 2018

AIT has announced the names of scholarship recipients of the following scholarships for the August 2018 semester. This list will be updated regularly as the names of more scholarships are announced.

HM King's Scholarships (Non-Thai: 7 May 2018, Thai: 24 May 2018)
HM Queen's Scholarships (Non-Thai: 7 May 2018, Thai: 24 May 2018))
Loom Nam Khong Pijai (GMS) Scholarships (Non-Thai: 7 May 2018, Thai: 24 May 2018)
Vietnam Silver Jubilee Scholarships (7 May 2018)
Kurita Scholarships (14 May 2018)
Robert B Banks Scholarship (30 May 2018)
Japanese Government Scholarships
Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (27 June 2018)
Thai Pipe Scholarships (27 June 2018)
China Scholarship Council (28 June 2018)
Bridgex Scholarship (13 July 2018)

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28 Donors Honored at Gathering Studded with Diplomats and Dignitaries

28 Donors Honored at Gathering Studded with Diplomats and Dignitaries

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was the first recipient of a specially crafted commemoration medal to honor significant contributors to the AIT Library Modernization Campaign. She was bestowed this honor on 27 April 2018 by Dr. Subin Pinkyana, Chairperson, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Board of Trustees at the inauguration of the modernized AIT Library.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn inaugurates Modernized AIT Library

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn inaugurates Modernized AIT Library

Princess blesses the AIT Renaissance event by unveiling AIT Clock Tower and Gate
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was blessed with auspicious royal patronage when Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn formally inaugurated the modernized AIT library,  the AIT Clock Tower, and the new AIT Gate on 27 April 2018.

At a stellar function organized in the precincts of the AIT Library, Princess Sirindhorn inaugurated the new facilities, and by the press of a button digitally unveiled two new landmarks in realtime — the Clock Tower and the new Gate.

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal is Coordinating Lead Author for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal is Coordinating Lead Author for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been selected as the Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Chapter on ‘Emission Trends and Drivers’  for the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Seven-hundred and twenty-one experts from 90 countries will participate in as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, and Review Editors.