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AITAA Research Grant Recipient

AITAA Research Grant Recipient
September 2001 Term

The AIT Alumni Association is pleased to announce Ms. Bushra Shamsad,
whose adviser is Prof. A.T.M. Nurul Amin, UEM/SERD as the recipient of the
AITAA Research Grant for the September 2001 Term.

This grant is supplemental to the available scholarship funds to enable the
recipient(s) to return to their home country to undertake investigation and
data collection.

Seminars, Training Programs and Conferences @ AIT

Seminars, Training Programs and Conferences @ AIT
'Electricity Supply Industry Reform in Thailand'

The 'Electricity Supply Industry Reform in Thailand' seminar will be held on
23 April at AIT. The seminar is sponsored by The Electricity Generating Authority
of Thailand (EGAT), supported by the Asian Institute of Technology and organized by
The ESI Reform Project, Energy Program, AIT

Interested persons may contact: Prof.

Handover Ceremony of new AITAA President

AIT President, Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, congratulating Mr. Chainarong (right).

Handover Ceremony of new AITAA President

Mr. Chainarong Na Lamphun was inducted as the new President of the AIT Alumni Association President, succeeding Mr. Surendra Shrestha at a special ceremony held at the AIT Conference Center on 30 March 2002.

Prof.

President Armand meets with H. E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam

President Armand meets with H. E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam

President Jean-Louis Armand met with H. E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem (right), Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam and other senior officials on 20 March 2002. Receiving visiting AIT President in Ha Noi, the Deputy Prime Minister praised AIT for its international standard programmes which have made valuable contributions through the training of highly skilled workers in Viet Nam.

Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT
Zhejiang University

A Delegation from Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China, visited AIT on 27 March and met with Prof. Mario T. Tabucanon, Provost, Prof. H. N. Phien, Dean of School of Advanced Technologies (SAT); and Dr. Ziaoyong Chen.

Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT
Post-Graduate Institute of Management (PIM)

On 19 March, Prof. G. Nanayakkara, Director of Post-Graduate Institute of Management (PIM) and Mr. Lalith Weerathunge, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Education, and Member of the Board of Management, PIM, Sri Lanka, visited AIT to explore possible collaboration between PIM and AIT. The collaboration will mainly focus on SOM's Masters, Split P.h.D programs, as well, as faculty exchange and joint collaboration.