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VISITING AIT

VISITING AIT

On 12 December Group T Delegation of Belgium visited AIT to explore possibilities for cooperation in the field of environment, resources and development as well as in educational technology. Seen discussing with Prof. Mario T. Tabucanon (right), Provost, from left to right are: Mr. Johan Mannaerts, Student Adviser; Prof.

Dr. Rung Kaewdang launches Learning from Monkeys” (Khruu Somporn Kon Son Ling)”

Dr. Rung Kaewdang launches 'Learning from Monkeys' (Khruu Somporn Kon Son Ling)

Dr. Rung Kaewdang, one of Thailand's most active and dedicated educators and currently serving as Secretary-General of the Office of the National Education Commission (ONEC) and an AIT Trustee, recently launched his new book entitled 'Learning from Monkeys' (Khruu Somporn Kon Son Ling).

Dr. Rung was motivated to write this book after seeing Khruu Somporn apply the principles of pedagogy in training monkeys and transforming them into quality agricultural workers.

In memoriam Koos de Goede, founding Chairman of former HSD Division

In memoriam Koos de Goede, founding Chairman of former HSD Division

Dr. Jacobus H. de Goede, or 'Koos' to all of those who knew him, passed away on 8 October 2000, at age 61. Long-serving AIT staff and faculty members would remember him as the founding Chairman of the Division of Human Settlements Development (HSD) which started in January 1978. Old and new friends would also remember him from his most recent work for AIT, in May 2000, when he came with an international evaluation mission that advised AIT and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) on future directions for German-funded support to the Institute.

VISITING AIT

VISITING AIT

On 30 November - 4 December, a JICA mission composed of Prof. Mari Osawa (second from left) of the Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Japan, and Mrs. Harumi Okawa (left), Deputy Director, Global Issues Division, Planning and Evaluation Department, JICA, Japan, visited AIT to study the situation on Gender Mainstreaming at the Institute, in connection with JICA's cooperation programs in the field of gender and higher education.

AIT Job Announcement

AIT Job Announcement
Reference Number: 032
Position: Database/Web Page Manager
Grade: A14-A15
Deadline for submission of application: 15 December

More details at: http://www.ait.ac.th/AIT/hro/ads/StaffPost.htm

Send inquiries or e-mail resume to maybel@ait.

Special Library Hours

Special Library Hours

During the term break from 12 - 22 December, the Library will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday. During this period, the night shift staff will carry out year-end processes, such as Shelf Re-arrangement, Shelf Rectification, Collation of Journal Issues for Binding, etc.

AIT Job Announcement

AIT Job Announcement
Reference Number: 032
Position: Database/Web Page Manager
Grade: A14-A15
Deadline for submission of application: 15 December

More details at: http://www.ait.ac.th/AIT/hro/ads/StaffPost.htm

Send inquiries or e-mail resume to maybel@ait.

THE THIRD ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

THE THIRD ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

The Third Advanced Technology Symposium hosted by the School of Advanced Technologies,
was held on 1 December at the AIT Center. The speakers at the Plenary Session were Dr. Sarasin
Veerapol, Executive Vice President, Charoen Phokaphan Group, who spoke on Academe-Industry
Cooperation in Edcuation and Developing Human Resources for High Technologies; Mr. Shuichi
Takino, President of Dawn Corporation, Japan, who spoke on Web GIS: Technology Trend
and Business Scene in Japan; and Dr. Wichit Tharanon of the Faculty of Dentistry, Thammasat
University, who spoke on Rapid Prototyping Technology Applications in Medicine.