Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT
11 April
103 Officers from the Command and General Staff College, Royal Thai Army
18 April
Dr. Heinrich Geiger, Head of Asia Department, KAAD (Catholic Academic Support Program for Foreigners), Germany

24 April
Dr. Kirit Vaidya, Lecturer in Business Economics at the Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham and member of Asian Business and Management (ACABAM) Research Group.

Welcome Dr. Dongjoo Park

WELCOME

DR. DONGJOO PARK
New SCE Faculty Member

The School of Civil Engineering cordially welcome Dr. Dongjoo Park to the Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering Program as an Assistant Professor effective 3 April 2000.

Dr. Park holds a Master's Degree in City Planning, Transportation Planning and Engineering, from Seoul National University, Korea, in 1993, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering specializing on Transportation Systems Analysis and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) from Texas A&M; University, USA, in 1998.

Prior to joining SCE, he was an Associate Research Fellow at the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlement, Center for Infrastructure Studies in Korea.

ACADEMIC SENATE

WHO'S WHO IN THE ACADEMIC SENATE

At its first meeting on 23 February 2000, the Academic Senate, which serves as an advisory group to the Management on all academic matters (as stipulated in the Bye-Laws of the Board of Trustees), elected Prof. Gajendra Singh of the Agricultural and Aquatic Systems Engineering Program, SERD, as Chair, and Prof.

Technology and Job Fair

Technology and Job Fair

On 24 March the AIT's Dean of Students and Community Affairs Office (DSCA) organized the Technology and Job Fair. This event is a regular forum which is organized at least twice a year to bring representatives of the industry and private and government organizations closer to AIT community and build long- term partnerships.

MARCH 2000 AT AITCV

MARCH 2000 AT AITCV
Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE)
On 20 March, 28 students in the ISE Program's 6th intake started their Talkbase course, which is being conducted by LTU with AITCV funding.

On 20-22 March, Maintenance Manufacturing, AITCV's first training high technology course, was conducted in Hanoi, and again on 23-25 March in Ho Chi Minh City.

Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT

A delegation from Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman, led by Dr. Suad Nasser Ali Al-Riyami, Vice Chancellor, visited AIT on 31 March . Dr. Al-Riyami, left, is seen with Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, AIT President. He was accompanied by Dr. Walyam Ghalib Al-Said, Director of Coordination and Follow-up, and Dr. Hilal Al-Hinai, Academic Assistant for Innovation and Industrial Links.

Summary of PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (PEC) RESOLUTIONS

Summary of
PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (PEC) RESOLUTIONS
Covering Meetings held on 26 February, and 7, 14, 24 March 2000
Issued on 3 April 2000
00.1 Asiaweek Survey

Following AIT's inquiries with the Asiaweek concerning their annual survey of Asian universities, Mr. Cesar Bacani, Senior Editor of the Asiaweek responsible for the survey explained that the survey for the year 2000 covers institutions that offer both graduate and undergraduate programs, and therefore, AIT is not included.

Milestones

MILESTONES

Prof. Tawatchai Tingsanchali of the Water Resources Engineering and Management Program, School of Civil Engineering, has been nominated and elected by the ASCE (the American Society of Civil Engineers) as 'Fellow of ASCE, the highest category of membership in this prestigious body.

AIT joins consortium of Thai universities to promote technology education

AIT joins consortium of Thai universities to promote technology education

AIT is participating in a consortium of Thai universities in support of the Higher Education Development Project (HEDP). Established by the Thai Government with financial support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the HEDP seeks to strengthen postgraduate education and research in cooperation with industry and the private sector.