AIT IN SRI LANKA

AIT IN SRI LANKA

Collaborations with Sri Lanka were further strengthened by a mission led by Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, AIT President, who travelled to Colombo on 23-26 January 2000 and held high level meetings with concerned authorities.

Working with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Preceding the mission was a visit to AIT on 16 January by H. E. Mr. Richard Pathirana, the Sri Lankan Minister of Education and Higher Education, accompanied by H.E. Mr. Karunatilaka Amunugama, the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Thailand and an AIT Trustee.

VISITORS

VISITORS

Last Week:

26 Jan. - Faculty members of the Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Ulsan, Korea, as guests of SCE and Prof. Y. S. Chung, a Visiting SCE Faculty. The group included Prof. Tuk-Ki Min; Assoc. Prof. Byoung-Ho Lee; Asst. Prof.

New EPSM Field of Study Coordinator

New EPSM Field of Study Coordinator

Dr. Surapong Chirarattananon, Coordinator of Energy Program, was appointed by Prof Chongrak Polprasert, Dean of SERD, as the new Coordinator of Energy Power Systems Management (EPSM) Field of Study, effective from January 11, 2000, for a period of one year.

PROMOTIONS

PROMOTIONS

I am pleased to announce that the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, at its meeting on 13 January 2000, has approved the promotions of Dr. Phan Minh Dung, SAT/Computer Science & Information Management Program, Dr. Surapong Chirarattananon, SERD/ Energy Program, Dr. Thierry Lefevre, SERD/ Energy Program, and Mrs.

Final Examination

Final Examination

The Final Examination of Mr. Ng Chuen How (BPD959662), a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Bioprocess Technology, SERD, will be held on Thursday, 27 January 2000, 2:00-4:00 p.m., BPT Room No. 201 (Bioprocess Technology Building). The title of the report is 'Effect of deacetylation conditions on the physico-chemical properties of cuttlefish chitin and chitosan'. All interested faculty are invited to attend.

Welcome to New Faculty

Welcome to New Faculty

Dr. Bernadette P. Resurreccion has been recently appointed Assistant Professor in the field of study, Gender and Development Studies, under the Rural Development, Gender and Resources Program, School of Environment, Resources and Development.

GMS Business Workshops cum BOI Fair 2000

GMS Business Workshops cum BOI Fair 2000

The Thailand Board of Investment (BoI) is organizing a series of Greater Mekong Subregion Business Workshops on 'Mekong Investment Opportunities- A New Era of Cooperation' on 10-11 February 2000. The event coincides with the BOI Fair 2000 which will be held from 3-17 February 2000 at IMPACT Exhibition Center, Muang Thong Thani, Chaengwattana.

SAT Program Coordinators

SAT Program Coordinators

I am pleased to announce the following program coordinatorships in the School of Advanced Technologies.

Computer Science and Information Management (CSIM)
Dr. Phan Minh Dung (newly elected - 4 January 2000), Ext. 5709, Email: dung@cs.