Student chefs shine at International Food Fair 2020

By Kanda Yaemboonruang

The AIT International Food Fair is a fun-filled cultural occasion where the AIT community comes together to share their national cuisines and culinary skills. The theme for the 2020 event was “Food Is All Around”, with the aim to connect people through amazing authentic food from 7 countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Thailand, all made and cooked by the students who cook with love and serve from the heart.

NATS LAB is first certified laboratory for high-concentration wastewater analyses in Thailand

By Kanda Yaemboonruang

The NATS LAB at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) recently received an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certificate from the Department of Science Service, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI). The achievement recognized the laboratory to be the very first certified lab in Thailand for high-concentration wastewater analyses.

HKUST’s Prof. Li Zexiang, Chairman of DJI, headlines AIT Entrepreneurship Center’s 1st Anniversary Celebration

By Danielle Duan

Inaugurated last year to foster an entrepreneurship spirit and galvanize the innovation activities of AIT’s students and faculty, the AIT Entrepreneurship Center (AITEC) marked its first year with a master class international lecture on 28 September 2020.

Professor Li Zexiang of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Chairman of DJI, the renowned drone maker, headlined AITEC’s third Distinguished Entrepreneur Talk Series event by addressing a virtual audience on the topic of “From Labs to Startups: Reinventing Engineering Education.

AIT contributes to prepare a Policy Brief on “Applying sanitation value chain approach towards appropriate wastewater and faecal sludge management in Thailand”

For past 2 years AIT has jointly worked with Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) on a project titled “Policy Dialogue and Network Building of Multi-stakeholders on integrated Decentralized Domestic Wastewater Management in ASEAN Countries”. As part of our commitment AIT team has worked on the Policy Brief - to elaborate on the barriers and provide policy recommendation towards appropriate wastewater and feacal sludge management in Thailand.

AIT, Van Lang University, Vietnam ink agreements to launch International Bachelor’s-Master’s Unified Program and PhD Scholars Program

Two months after signing a general Memorandum of Understanding, AIT and Vietnam’s Van Lang University (VLU) on 30 September 2020 signed two specific cooperation agreements for VLU to send faculty to earn Doctoral degrees at AIT, and to join the International Bachelor’s-Master’s Unified Program.

AIT and UNESCO sign MoU for Mutual Cooperation

The Asian Institute of Technology on 29 September 2020 signed an official Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization at a ceremony in Bangkok.

During the MoU signing ceremony, Mr. Shigeru Aoyagi, Director of the UNESCO Regional Education Bureau in Asia Pacific in Bangkok, expressed his happiness to sign the partnership instrument with AIT for future collaboration and mentioned some of the areas where UNESCO and AIT could collaborate.