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Take Advantage of New Opportunities at AIT: President Woon

For the 400-plus students hailing from 32 countries who are making the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) their new home, Institute President Dr. Eden Y. Woon had a fresh and welcoming message: “Take Advantage of New Opportunities at AIT.”

As the Institute celebrates 60 years of existence, it is transforming itself, and this transformation is bringing new opportunities for AIT students, with the Edmond Yue Exchange Scholarship Program being one such initiative.

AIT Signs MoU with the National Food Institute for Joint Research

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thailand’s National Food Institute (NFI) to conduct joint research and development and create a network of food researchers.

The MoU was signed by Mr. Yongvut Saovapruk, President, NFI, and Dr. Eden Y. Woon, President, AIT on 1 August 2019.

NFI will also offer internship opportunities to AIT students and participate in the soon-to-be established AIT Entrepreneurship Center.

Q & A with Dr Naveed Anwar, Vice President for Knowledge Transfer

Dr. Naveed Anwar assumed the post as the new AIT Vice President for Knolwedge Transfer on April 1, 2019. Prior to assuming this position, Dr. Naveed was serving as Executive Director of AIT Solutions. An alumnus of AIT (Master's in 1988 and Ph.D. in 2004, both in Structural Engineering), Dr. Naveed has had a long association with AIT. AIT’s Office of Public Affairs joined him in his office and had a long and engaging discussion.