UPDATE OF AIT VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

UPDATE OF AIT VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

Those wishing to obtain a copy of the updated AIT video documentary (Year 2000) are requested to contact the OMIS Media Technicians, Khun Somsak or Khun Somchai at tel. 5833.

Video cassettes are available at the Media Unit at a cost of Baht 100 each (internal rate only).

For alumni overseas wishing to obtain a copy, please send request via e-mail to Bernie Gadlan at: omis@ait.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.