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Bangchak CEO shares insight on Energy Transition

By Kanda Yaemboonruang

AIT alum Mr. Chaiwat Kovavisarach discusses what makes zero carbon emission possible, as he shares industry insight on technologies that will transform the future of energy – and his fond memories of AIT.

As the world is shunning fossil fuels due to their impact on climate change, and as technologies to produce renewable energy have made it more affordable to switch, it is not difficult to see the trajectory of energy transition – from dirty to green.

UNEP and Google hunt for plastic pollution with machine learning supported by AIT

Bangkok, 20 April 2021 – The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced that it is working to fight plastic pollution using citizen science and machine learning, with technical advisory support from Google. With Google’s support, UNEP will create a new machine learning model that reveals a more detailed and accurate view of plastic pollution in the Mekong River.

AIT and UNESCAP take partnership to new level with MOU

April 7, 2021

With recovery from COVID-19 pandemic and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region high on the agenda, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) joined forces on April 7 as they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in the service of developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

AIT – Colorado State University, USA partner for Int’l Dual Degree Master’s Programs in Engineering

A new agreement established with America’s Colorado State University (CSU) – AIT’s oldest and most impactful international university partner – will enable the launch of specialized collaborative degree programs in engineering for the coming Fall Semester 2021.

CSU’s Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering and the AIT School of Engineering and Technology signed an International Memorandum of Understanding on March 3 to offer Dual Degree Master’s programs in Civil Engineering with a focus on Water Engineering and Management and Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering.