Global Engagements: June 2019
9th Social Business Day, Yunus Centre
28-29 June 2019: President Dr. Eden Y. Woon addressed the 9th Social Business Day held in Bangkok. The global event was organized and hosted by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT Yunus Center) in cooperation with Nobel Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus and the Yunus Centre.
Brunel University London, UK
20 June 2019: Brunel University London Vice Chancellor and President Prof. Julia Buckingham and delegation visited AIT for bilateral partnership discussions.
Mekong Migration Network & IDRC
20 June 2019: International workshop organized by AIT and Mekong Migration Network and supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
Ambassador of Pakistan to Thailand
19 June 2019: H.E. Mr. Asim Iftikhar Ahmad, Ambassador of Pakistan to Thailand called on the AIT President.
Austrian Geological Survey
19 June 2019: Dr. Robert Supper, Vice General Director of Austrian Geological Survey, delivered a talk on Real-time Geo-electric Monitoring.
Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange
18 June 2019: A delegation from the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE) visited President Dr. Eden Woon.
Yangon University of Economics, Myanmar
13 June 2019: AIT signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Yangon University of Economics (YUE), Myanmar. AIT President Woon and Prof. Tin Win, Rector, YUE, signed the agreement.
Ambassador of South Africa to Thailand
7 June 2019: H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell Doidge, Ambassador of South Africa to Thailand, led a delegation of senior officials to the Asian Institute of Technology.
Asian Development Bank
7 June 2019: Mr. Tatsuya Kanai, Senior Advisor, Asian Development Bank (ADB) vivisted AIT for meetings with administration officials and interaction with ADB-JSP scholars.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), ITC-University of Twente (Netherlands) and Food and Agriculture Organization
30 May 2019: AIT’s Geoinformatics Center (GIC) celebrated its 20th Anniversary by organizing an Open House with international participation. The event concluded with a talk on earthquake prediction by Prof Shunji Murai.