Student Union Research Exhibition: An organizer’s perspective

By Isrrah Malabanan

One month in the making, the AIT Student Union Research Exhibition at the Career Fair on November 4 was nothing like the previous five activities our Student Union had organized this Fall Semester.

Given the pandemic situation we are experiencing, our team planned for an exhibit where students could showcase their research studies via an online platform.

Father-son DBA duo credit School of Management for their company’s upward growth

By Kanda Yaemboonruang

Logic, critical thinking and systematic planning are skills that a pair of father and son entrepreneurs acquired while studying at the AIT School of Management and have contributed to the transformation of their family business “Join & Coin Corporation”. These key attributes have allowed their firm to grow faster and stronger, to reach further, and to operate sustainably through any form of disruption.

AIT received support towards a Named Master’s Degree Scholarship

Prof. Jae-Soo Shim, an alumnus graduated in Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering and Construction in 1980, has agreed to support AIT towards "Eight Credits Tuition Scholarship" in the amount 128,926 Thai Baht. This scholarship will be for a Master’s student of any nationality enrolled in Structural Engineering (STE), School of Engineering and Technology.

AIT Received Humanitarian In-kind Donations from SOM Alumnus

Mr. Navin Surana (MOT’94), AIT Alumnus, and Chief Executive Officer, TCI Global Ventures Co., Ltd. presented large amount of hygiene supplies to Dr. Eden Y Woon, AIT President. The signing agreement was held on 25 November 2020 at AIT campus. The in-kind donations consisting of hand sanitisers, face masks, and face shield will be distributed to School of Management, AIT International School and AIT community.

Manit Group donates THB 1.5 million to the AARM Tilapia Hatchery

AIT Alumnus Mr. Amorn Luengnaruemitchai, Director, Manit Group Co., Ltd., donates THB 1,500,000 for renovation of the Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM) Tilapia Hatchery.

At the signing ceremony on 25 November 2020, Mr. Amorn says he was attracted to make the donation by his memories of learning how to produce Tilapia seed in 1996 and of studying in the Aquaculture programme in 2000 at AIT. He took modern technology and know-how from AIT to transform Manit Farm into a modern aquaculture.

AIT sits on Board of Directors of new Alliance of China-Thailand Universities

By Danielle Duan

AIT President Dr. Eden Woon participated virtually at the Forum on Higher Education Development in China and Thailand held in Kunming, China on 20-21 October. International educators and senior representatives from around 170 organizations and universities in China and Thailand participated in this forum through a combination of online and offline methods.

‘Water Resources Management in the Mekong River Basin’ project launch

The Water Engineering and Management (WEM) program of AIT and Hydro-Informatics Institute (HII), Thailand organized a project kickoff meeting of ‘Water Resources Management in the Mekong River Basin’ at the Hydro-Informatics Institute (HII) Office in Bangkok on 30 September 2020.

The project is supported by the United States Department of the Interior (DOI) and USAID and is jointly implemented by Water Engineering and Management and HII, Thailand.