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.

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.

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.

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.

AIT shares its experience in AQUA OUTREACH THAILAND

AIT shares its experience in AQUA OUTREACH THAILAND

The sharing of information on successful experiences taking place in the developing world is one of the best strategies for overcoming the obstacles that stand in the way of success.

Sharing Innovative Experiences is a publication that consists of case studies of successful applications of science and technology in the developing world.