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AIT signs multi-party agreement for Smart City projects in Khon Kaen

AIT signs multi-party agreement for Smart City projects in Khon Kaen

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a multi-party agreement with five municipalities, and the College of Local Administration of Khon Kaen University for furthering the smart city initiative of Khon Kaen city.  The multi-stakeholder agreement includes the municipalities of Khon Kaen and Sila Town; and sub-district municipalities of Muang Kao, Samran, and Tha Phra.

Prof Jayant Kumar Routray bestowed with title of Professor Emeritus

Prof Jayant Kumar Routray bestowed with title of Professor Emeritus

Professor Jayant Kumar Routray has been bestowed with the title of Professor Emeritus. This was approved at the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 30 August 2018.

Prof. Routray joined AIT as Assistant Professor in June 1988, and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1993, and Professor in 2005. He has served as an AIT faculty member for 29 years, out of which he served as a Professor for about 12 years.

Dr. Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

Dr. Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

Dr. Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn of AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET) has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Prior to his elevation, he was serving as Assistant Professor at AIT.

Dr. Attaphongse has joined AIT in August 2015 as Assistant Professor, and he is affiliated with the telecommunications program in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at SET. Prior to joining AIT, he was serving as Researcher in the Wireless Information Security and Eco-Electronics Research Unit (WISRU) of the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand.

Dr Noppadol Phien-Wej promoted to the rank of Professor

Dr Noppadol Phien-Wej promoted to the rank of Professor

Dr. Noppadol Phien-Wej has been promoted to the rank of Professor. His promotion was confirmed at the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 30 August 2018.

Dr. Noppadol joined the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) as an Assistant Professor in May 1987, and he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1992. He is affiliated with Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering and Geosystem Exploration and Petroleum Geoengineering at AIT's School of Engineering and Technology (SET).

He obtained his Bachelor’s in Engineering in Civil Engineering from Chulalongkorn University in 1977, and his Master’s in Science and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A. in 1987 and 1981, respectively.