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AIT partners with IIT Roorkee

AIT partners with IIT Roorkee

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, to promote joint academic and research activities.

At the exchange ceremony of the MoU,Prof. Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, described AIT as a “natural partner,” stating that the two institutes have complementary strengths.

Administrative Structure

Announcement by AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai on Administrative Structure and Team
vide email on 19 June 2018 (with modification in August 2018).

"As has already been announced, the AIT President Designate will join the Institute and take office from 1 September 2018.  Subject to the approval of the Board, the AIT President designate will set up his administrative structure and appoint Vice President(s), as well as selects his administrative team including the School Deans.

Sri Lanka Ambassador presides over Leadership Program in Agricultural Research Management

Sri Lanka Ambassador presides over Leadership Program in Agricultural Research Management

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand, H.E. Mrs. Kshenuka Dhireni Senewiratne, presided over the conclusion ceremony of the Professional Development Training Program on Leadership in Agricultural Research Management.

Addressing the participants from Sri Lanka, Ambassador Senewiratne stated that the training program addressed two key areas of focus of the Government in Sri Lanka - development of the agricultural sector, and capacity building of government employees.

AIT remains the top-ranked international university according to latest rankings

AIT remains the top-ranked international university according to latest rankings

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has maintained its position as the world’s top international university once again, bagging six perfect scores for the second consecutive year in the category of “International Orientation” in the latest edition of U-Multirank’s “Annual World Rankings of Universities” released on 6 June 2018.

AIT is the only university in Asia to be ranked at the global top in international orientation, and this is the third time in the past four years that AIT has achieved this impressive result.

AIT alumnus appointed Minister in Viet Nam

AIT alumnus appointed Minister in Viet Nam

Dang Hoang An, an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been appointed as Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade in Viet Nam. Prior to his elevation as Minister, he was serving as General Director of Electricity Viet Nam (EVN). He was appointed by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, and his elevation became effective from 15 May 2018.

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Prof ATM Nurul Amin felicitated with Emeritus Professor honor at Graduation

Prof ATM Nurul Amin felicitated with Emeritus Professor honor at Graduation

Professor ATM Nurul Amin was honored at the 129th Graduation of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 18 May 2018 following the conferment of the title of Emeritus Professor. Earlier, the AIT Board of Trustees had approved the award of the title of Emeritus Professor to Professor Amin at its meeting held on 11 January 2018.

Professor Amin was honored with the Emeritus Professor Certificate at the Graduation by AIT President Professor Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai and H.E. Mr. Pradap Pibulsonggram, Vice Chairperson of AIT Executive Committee.

AIT President Designate Dr Eden Y Woon

AIT President Designate Dr Eden Y Woon

EDITED TO ADD: Dr. Eden Y Woon has assumed office of AIT President from 1 September 2018.

The Board of Trustees of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has unanimously approved the AIT Presidential Search Committee (PSC) recommendation to appoint Dr. Eden Y Woon as the next AIT President, effective 1 September 2018.

The communiqué of the AIT Board of Trustees is as follows: (more…)

SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory to be established at AIT

SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory to be established at AIT

A “SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory” will be established at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). SATEL Oy and Dedicated Network Partners (DNWP) will sponsor radio technology and transmission equipment to establish this new laboratory in the Telecommunications Program in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

A Memorandum of Understanding to establish the laboratory was signed by Mr. Janne Kankaanpaa, Sales Manager, SATEL Oy, and Prof.