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Dr Eden Y Woon is the new President of AIT

Dr Eden Y Woon is the new President of AIT

Handing Over the Baton — from Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai to Dr Eden Y Woon

Dr. Eden Y Woon is the new president of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). He assumed office on 1 September 2018.

A formal handing over of the baton of presidency was organized on 30 August 2018 at the Robert B Banks Auditorium in the presence of the members of the AIT Board of Trustees.

CSI Chair Professorship for Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai

CSI Chair Professorship for Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai

Computers and Structures Inc (CSI), world’s leading structural and earthquake engineering software developer, has proposed the establishment of a CSI Chair at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) for Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai. Mr. Ashraf Habibullah, CSI President and CEO, committed an annual fund of $30,000 for an initial period of two years, but perpetually renewable to support his future professional activities and research.

AIT student awarded with IPNI Scholar Award

AIT student awarded with IPNI Scholar Award

AIT student Hayat Ullah has been awarded the 2017 International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Scholar Award. Hayat Ullah received the award certificate from Dr.Thomas Oberthür, Director, IPNI (Southeast Asia Program) at a function organized at AIT on 9 August 2018.

Conferring the award, Dr. Thomas Oberthür complimented Hayat Ullah stating that the award is competitive as the submissions undergo a rigorous review and selection process.