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Regional Container Lines Public Company Limited (RCL) Supports Three Master’s Scholarships

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Mr. Sumate Thanthuwanit, AIT alumnus CRD '72 and President of Regional Container Lines Public Company Limited (RCL) has agreed to support three full Master’s scholarships for students with any nationality to be enrolled in the three schools at AIT: School of Engineering & Technology (SET), School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), and School of Management (SOM).  Mr. Twinchok Tanthuwanit, Chief of Regions, Operations, Business, RCL and Dr. Eden Y. Woon, President of AIT signed the agreement on 25thNovember 2021.

RCL started as a Common Feeder Operator, operating its first feeder container ships in 1979 between Bangkok and Singapore.

Mitani Trading (Thailand) Company Limited Offers Full Master’s Scholarships To Thai Students

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Mitani Trading (Thailand) Company Limited has agreed to support a minimum of five and up to ten full Master’s scholarships for Thai students to be enrolled in the Department of Industrial System Engineering (ISE), School of Engineering & Technology (SET) starting from the January 2022 intakes to August 2026 intakes.

Geoinformatics Center of AIT’s Contributions to Disaster Risk Management in Indonesia Prompts Future Collaborations with the European Space Agency

By Mae Thiwari

December 7, 2021 -- The Geoinformatics Center (GIC) of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has contributed to the disaster response and relief efforts following the volcanic eruption of Mount Semaru in the East Java province of Indonesia that killed at least 14 and displaced hundreds of people.

AIT’s Global Top 2% Scientist Urges Implementation of 25 Clean Air Solutions at Regional Learning Event

By Mae Thiwari 

November 23, 2021 -- The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) joined an international forum discussing integrated solutions to air pollution and climate change with gender perspective.  Among experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and various international non-governmental organizations working for clean air, AIT Prof.

Training by RSGIS and Partner Builds Capacity for Remote Sensing of Water Quality for the Region

By Siwat Kongwarakom, Dr. Chitrini Mozumder, and Dr. Salvatore G.P. Virdis

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), in partnership with Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), successfully organized the “Remote Sensing of Water” training event within the frame of the research project “Climate Change Risk Assessment for Southeast Asian Lakes (CCRASEAL)”.

Virtually held on 23 – 25 November 2021 and coordinated by Dr. Salvatore G. P. Virdis, Assistant Professor at RSGIS/ICT/SET and CCRASEAL Project Leader, the course was co-designed and taught along with Dr. Chitrini Mozumder, RSGIS Research Specialist, and Mr. Siwat Kongwarakom, CCRASEAL Project Manager and RSGIS Research Assistant.

AIT and GIS Research Center of Feng Chia University sign MoU to Address Sustainability with Technology

Office of Public Affairs

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on November 12, 2021 with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Research Center of Feng Chia University (FCU) in Taiwan to enable development of joint master and doctoral degree programs as well as to extend collaborations on academic and technical exchanges.

50th AITAA Governing Board Meeting: AIT Alumni around the World Reunite to Highlight the Institute’s Impact to the World

November 20th - 21st, 2021 — Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association (AITAA) and AITAA Vietnam Chapter, in partnership with AIT Extension, hosted the “50th Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association Governing Board Meeting (AITAA-GBM)” where AIT alumni from around the world reunited virtually.