Winner of AITAA Grant

Winner of AITAA Grant

The Executive Committee of the AIT Alumni Association is pleased to announce Mr. Thilak Ginige as the recipient for the September 1999 term of the AITAA Grant supporting Doctoral student participation in international conferences.

TRAINING WORKSHOPS/COURSES

SEMINAR SERIES IN FRENCH

Mr Andre Mercier, Chief Executive Officer of the retail group Big C/Casino Thailand, spoke to SOM students on 21 March on the retail market worldwide and in Thailand. This event ended the seminar series in French which was coordinated by Prof.

Strengthening Asian-German Relations

Strengthening Asian-German Relations

Under the theme 'Strengthening Asian-German Relations', the GTZ-AIT Cooperation Team will hold its second gathering on Friday, 31 March, from 17.00 - 20.00 hrs. in the SOM Building area. It will follow the pilot event of a luncheon hosted in December last year for AIT students and AIT graduates with German Scholarships.

Welcome to AIT

WELCOME TO AIT

(Above): A delegation from Zhejiang University,
Hangzhou, China, led by Prof. Hu Jianxiong,
Vice President, visited AIT on 21 March. AIT
President, Prof.Jean-Louis Armand, and Prof.
Hu are seen discussing academic
cooperation between the two institutions.

Caring for our Cities

CARING FOR OUR CITIES
H.E. Dr. Arthit Ourairat, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (MOSTE) of Thailand, was the honored guest at an international workshop, 'Creating Sustainable Cities through Urban Environmental Management', organized by the Urban Environmental Management Project of the Canadian Universities Consortium and AIT and sponsored by Environment Canada.

Welcome to Dr. PER H. NIELSEN

WELCOME
The School of Environment, Resources and Development and the Urban Environmental Engineering and Management Program cordially welcome Dr. PER H. NIELSEN from Denmark as an Associate Professor. He is seconded by Danida for 2 years.

Dr. Nielsen holds a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark.

Farewell to The Bulletin

FAREWELL
The Bulletin (on paper) says farewell. Subsequent issues of the Bulletin will now be on-line. Visit us weekly on Monday afternoons for the latest news and views, hot tips and announcements. To access us, please click NEWS and EVENTS on the AIT Homepage
https://www.

New Course Offering

New Course Offering

The new elective course ED09.98L: Life Cycle Assessment of Products and Systems, 3(3-0), to be offered in the May 2000 term by the Environmental Technology and Management field of study, will be held on Wednesdays, 11.00-11.50 a.m., Room E108 and Fridays, 10.00-11.50 a.m., Room E108.

Students who have registered for the Master's Program in 'Cleaner Production' are encouraged to take this course.

VISITING AIT

VISITING AIT
14 March

• Delegation from Rajabhat Institute (Rambhai Barni), Chantaburi

15 March

• Naresuan University Delegation: Prof. Vichran Pupath, Dean of Engineering Faculty;
Dr. Kawin Sonthipermpoon, Associate Dean of Planning and Development Affairs, and Asst.

MEETING THE PRESIDENT

MEETING THE PRESIDENT

President Armand met with Ms. Marianne Karlsen, NORAD Senior Executive Officer for Asia and Latin America, on 3 March, to discuss the recommendations of the NGDO Review Report.

On 7 March, President Armand, joined by senior AIT officials, hosted the visit of Mr. Pradech Phayakvichien, Governor, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and his party.