Opening of Institute-wide GIS/RS laboratory

Opening of Institute-wide GIS/RS laboratory

The Institute-wide GIS/RS laboratory was officially opened on 3 February by Prof. Mario Tabucanon, Provost. Joining Prof. Tabucanon in addressing the ceremony were Prof. Phien, SAT Dean; Dr. Koji Takewaka, Japanese Faculty Representative; and Dr. Honda Kiyoshi, STAR Program Coordinator.

FACULTY WELCOME

FACULTY WELCOME

FACULTY WELCOME

Prof. Young-Shik Chung, a Korean national, was appointed as Visiting Faculty in the Structural Engineering and Construction Program on 5 January 2000, for a period of four months. He will support SCE faculty in teaching and in the supervision of student research in the structural engineering and construction areas.

Urban Road Safety Training Course

Urban Road Safety Training Course

The Asian Center for Transportation Studies (ACTS), in collaboration with CUC UEM, is organizing a training course, 'Urban Road Safety', to be held on 15-17 February, Room B202 at theAIT Center. The three-day training course focuses on urban road safety and management problems.

Elected Academic Senate Members

Elected Academic Senate Members

Professors:
1. Prof A T M Nurul Amin, SERD/UEEM
2. Prof Dennis T Bergado, SCE/GTE
3. Prof Surapong Chirrarattananon, SERD/E
4. Prof Ashim Das Gupta, SCE/WEM
5. Prof C Kwei Lin, SERD/AASE
6. Prof Vilas Salokhe, SERD/AASE
7. Prof A B Sharma, SAT/TC
8. Prof Gajendra Singh, SERD/AASE
9. Prof Tawatchai Tingsanchali, SCE/WEM
10. Prof Vilas Wowongse, SAT/CSIM

Associate Professors
1. Dr Kazi M Ahmed, SAT/TC
2. Ir Erik J Bohez, SAT/ISE
3. Mr Terry Clayton, CLET
4. Dr Norihiro Izumi, SCE/WEM
5. Dr Do Ba Khang, SOM
6. Dr Stephen Ogunlana, SCE/SEC
7. Dr Preeda Parkpian, SERD/UEEM
8. Mr Jonathan Shaw, CLET
9. Dr Tsunemi Watanabe, SCE/SEC
Dr Amararatne Yakupitiyage, SERD/AASE

Assistant Professors
1. Dr Nicholas Dimmitt, CLET
2. Dr Kensuke Fukushi, SERD/UEEM
3. Dr Kimmo Makelainen, SAT/TC
4. Dr Mohan Rak Manavazhi, SCE/SEC

The President will install the Academic Senate on February 23 at 1 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building.

CONGRATULATIONS

CONGRATULATIONS

We are proud to announce that Professor Prinya Nutalaya of the School of Civil Engineering was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Geology) from Chiangmai University. Prof. Prinya was cited for his outstanding service to Chiangmai University and his contribution to educational and professional development activities in geology in Thailand.

FACULTY WELCOME

FACULTY WELCOME

The Agriculture, Aquatic Systems and Engineering Program, School of Environment, Resources and Development, welcomes Dr. S. Ranamukhaarachchi from Sri Lanka , as a Visiting Faculty in the Agricultural Systems field of study. He joined AIT from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.

AIT’s Response to Bangkok Post Article

AIT's Response to Bangkok Post Article

On January 12, 2000, Bangkok Post wrote...

AIT to get Bt163M fund

Budget Bureau keen to cut financial aid

The cabinet has approved financial aid of 163 million baht for the Asian Institute of Technology between the year 2000 and 2004.

The funding for the seventh phase of the financial aid program is split in two categories: 115 million baht for the scholarship program and 48 million baht to support the institute's expenditure, including salaries of coordinators of the aid program.

INTRODUCTION OF MICROELECTRONICS GAINS GROUND IN THAILAND

INTRODUCTION OF MICROELECTRONICS GAINS GROUND IN THAILAND

An overview of current activities in Thailand's microelectronics industry will feature in discussions at the third AIT-NECTEC workshop on MICROELECTRONICS INITIATIVE, to be organised by the Asian Institute of Technology and the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center of the National Science and Technology Development Agency of Thailand.