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IVL Foundation Supports Two August Intake Master’s Scholarships

The IVL Foundation has agreed to support two Master’s scholarships for students who are academically bright and financially needy for August 2021 intake.  The two scholarships cover full tuition and four semester’s registration fees, a total of THB 1,696,000, and can be provided for any students in the three schools at AIT.  The sponsorship agreement was signed on 11th August 2021 between the Foundation and AIT President.

AIT Wood Verification App to Enhance Traceability of Timber in Thailand

Office of Public Affairs

Bangkok, 26 August 2021 – A newly developed mobile application is set to verify timber and counter illegal logging for the Royal Forest Department of Thailand. The launch and training for the forest officials, supported by the Asian Institute of Technology and its partners on 20th August 2021, served as a prelude to ASEAN Single Window and Thailand 4.0. 

Illegal logging poses major challenges not only to the natural environment, but also to the economic livelihood of local communities who are depending on the forest.

AIT Vietnam August 2021 Highlights

Opening Of the First International Professional Master’s in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Applications in Vietnam

After a long time of recruiting and preparing for the very first International Professional Master’s in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Applications intake, AIT Vietnam held a special opening ceremony on 7th of August.

Update on AIT during Global Coronavirus Crisis

August 31, 2021

Since January of 2020, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has spread across the world.  The situation in Thailand was very stable starting last summer--with a minor outbreak in December-- all the way through the early part of 2021.  Unfortunately, a fierce wave has hit Thailand in April, but we are hopeful that things will improve soon.

COVID-19 Shows Policy Guidance for Regional Air Pollution Reduction

By Office of Public Affairs

Experts at Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) reveals how COVID-19 has shown policy guidance for air pollution reduction in the post-pandemic future.

As air pollution knows no political borders, it travels without a passport – much like contagious diseases such as COVID-19. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide in 2016 were caused by outdoor air pollution.