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EPIC-N Collaborative Project between Tha Khlong Municipality and AIT

By AIT Extension

September 23, 2021 at the Thakhlong Mucipality, where AIT is located in, a meeting was held between AIT and the Municipality officials led by Mr. Suthep Wongjang (the Municipality Mayor) on the ongoing collborative project supported by the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities - Network (EPIC-N). A 4-members AIT Team was warmly welcomed by the Mayor himself and his team.

Study on how small-scale farmers in Vietnam adapt to climate change won the Best Paper Award

By Mae Thiwari

A research paper by students and faculty members at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) won the Best Paper Award from the 10th Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) International conference, held in Beijing on December 6 – 8, 2021. The paper investigates how rural small-scale farmers, who produce 90% of rice out of the Mekong Delta Region (MDR), adapt to climate change and offers policy recommendation to enhance rural livelihoods.

Circular Economy Webinar Episode II: Public – Private – Government ready to tackle plastic waste with green approach

By Nitipol Kiravanich

November 11, 2021 — The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) together with the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok, and Ministry of Industry (MoI) co-organized an online webinar on ‘Circular Economy Webinar Episode II: How to Deal with Non-Recycled Plastics?' where participants from important bodies of private sectors, university, and institutions were of the same opinion on managing non-recyclable plastics in accordance with their expertise.

AIT Gender students initiated Poetry Contest and Self-Defense Workshop to promote inclusivity

By Nitipol Kiravanich

November 25th, 2021 – Every year, December 10th marks a significant international event known as “16 Days of Activism,” a campaign that calls for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

To join the call and commemorate this important event, a group of students at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) from the Gender and Development Studies (GDS) Program has formed a club with a goal to create an inclusive society, starting at an institution near and dear to them – AIT.

With students living and studying in a multicultural environment, the club aimed to promote and heighten “inclusivity” as its goal, as well as envisioned to imprint on everyone the “gender lens” where an inequality or imbalance of power based on gender is visible in everyday life.

New Dual Degree Master’s Program in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence with Brunel University London

Office of Public Affairs

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Brunel University London (BUL) on 7 December 2021 signed an agreement to offer a new Dual Degree Master’s Program in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence beginning in August 2022.Students of the new international program will spend one year at AIT in Thailand and another year at BUL in the United Kingdom, and earn two degrees by fulfilling all academic requirements of both institutions.

Update on AIT during Global Coronavirus Crisis

December 31, 2021

Since January of 2020, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has spread across the world. The situation in Thailand was very stable in the summer of 2020--with a minor outbreak in December of that year—and all the way through the early part of 2021. Unfortunately, a fierce wave hit Thailand in April, but things are slowly improving.

136th Graduation Ceremony: AIT Graduates Sailing Through a Perfect Storm

Office of Public Affairs

December 21, 2021 – The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) held the 136th Graduation Ceremony virtually, for the graduates to safely celebrate with friends and families amidst another wave of COVID-19 attack. As the distinguished speakers urged the new generation of leaders to make possible the future without waste, to dream high and achieve higher, and to give back when possible, the graduates were also congratulated for having sailed through a Perfect Storm.

BCPG Public Company Limited Supports AIT Student Exchange Scholarship Program

Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Ms. Vorakarn Chatkaewvorakul, a Thai MBA student in the School of Management, received a Student Exchange Scholarship from BCPG Public Company Limited. This scholarship pays for half of her expenses during the exchange program at EDHEC Business School, France from 3 January 2022 to 5 May 2022.These scholarship exchange programs will give the opportunity to our Master’s students to broaden their international exposure for their further development in order to become responsible citizens of the world, through one-semester academic exchanges with globally recognized prestigious universities with whom AIT has agreements.

AIT Chinese Alumni in Thailand Continuing Support to AIT

Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

A group of AIT Chinese Alumni in Thailand, led by Mr. Liu Chongming (SEC’93), presented to AIT President Dr. Eden Woon the third installment, in the amount of THB 200,000, towards their One Million Baht Student Exchange Scholarship Fund donation.