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CONGRATULATIONS TO DR ANIL KUMAR MEHROTRA

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. ANIL KUMAR MEHROTRA
AIT alumnus Dr. Anil Kumar Mehrotra (EE '75) was honored by the Association
of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)
in Canada with its 'Excellence in Education' award. Dr. Mehrotra
is with the faculty of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of
Calgary.

VISITING AIT

VISITING AIT

Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, AIT President, is photographed with AIT alumnus
Dr. Ricardo P. Pama (SEC '64), President of Baguio Colleges Foundation
and former AIT Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Pama and a group
of BCF faculty members visited the campus last week (16 May) and toured
its academic facilities.

MEETING THE PRESIDENT

MEETING THE PRESIDENT
Officials from Hue University, Vietnam, led by Prof. Dr. Nguyen
Vien Tho, President, visited the Institute on May 3. He was
accompanied by Prof. Dr. Vo Duy Dan, Vice President; Prof. Dr.
Le Van Thuyet, Head of the Department of Scientific Exchange and Foreign
Affairs; Dr. Nguyen Hoang, Head of the Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Education; and Dr. Nguyen Van Sanh, Professor of Mathematics,
Khon Kaen University, Thailand.

AITAA RESEARCH GRANT

AITAA RESEARCH GRANT
The AITAA Research Grant is supplemental to available funds at AIT to enable
students to carry out research in their home countries on problems of national
importance. Applications for the AITAA Research Grant are now
being accepted.

FRENCH CLASS: NEW SCHEDULE

FRENCH CLASS: NEW SCHEDULE
LEVEL II (Episodes 4 to 8)
Group 1 : Monday & Wednesday : 12 to 1
Group 2 : Monday & Wednesday : 3:30 to 4:30

LEVEL III (Episodes 7 to 11)
Group 1 : Tuesday & Thursday : 4 to 5

LEVEL IV (Episodes 10 to 14)
Group 1 : Tuesday & Thursday : 12 to 1

CONDOLENCE

CONDOLENCE

With deepest sorrow, we share with the AIT Community the sad news about the death of Dr. Kiyoshi Honda's mother, last Sunday in Japan. Dr. Honda is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Space Technology Applications and Research (STAR) Program, School of Advanced Technologies.

APRIL AT AITCV

APRIL AT AITCV

AITCV conducted the following training courses and activities in April 2000.

Management Training Courses
April 3-7: Managing Development Project, by Dr. Do Ba Khang, SOM/AIT
April 11-15: Management Development Projects, by Dr. Do Kim Chung, AITCV
April 17-21: Effective Management School, by Mr. Nguyen Danh Nguyen and Ms. Nguyen Thu Thuy of AITCV
April 17-21: Formulation and Proposal Writing of Development Projects, by Dr. Do Kim Chung

International Executive MBA
The new launch date for the first AIT/SOM and AITCV international executive postgraduate program in Business Administration, for middle and senior level managers in Vietnam, is September 2000.

Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE)
April 10-14: Computer Aided Project Management, by Dr. Karim Fazle and Ms. Fontanilla Maria, RCC/AIT.
April 17-21: Computerized Financial Accounting, by Dr. John L. Arifin and Ms. Skolpap Chitimon, RCC/AIT.

Future plans: Discussions were held between AITCV Director, Dr. Jari Backman, and Regional Computer Center Associate Director, Dr. Regino Gonzales, on future RCC training courses to be conducted at AITCV.

Language and Training Unit (LTU)
April 3-14: English Writing Skills for Officers, by Ms. Fran Lamotte, LTU-AITCV.
April 5-18: Scientific Research Report Writing in English, sponsored by the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research and presented by Ms. Nora Fyles and Ms. Tran Thi Lan, LTU-AITCV.
April 10-May 5: Intensive Vietnamese Language Training, by Dr. Nguyen Thi Nhu Nguyen and Mr. Nguyen Van Tam, LTU-AITCV.
April 23 - June 3: Educational Management and Research, facilitated by Mr. Thomas David Chavez of AITCV and held at AIT, Thailand.

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD COMMITTEES

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD COMMITTEES

15-17 MAY 2000

AGENDA OF THE MEETINGS

Executive Committee

Wednesday, 17 May 2000, 9 a.m.
Agenda

Section A: (Items requiring discussion)
Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting of 14 January 2000
Matters arising from the Minutes
3.1 Royal Thai Government Support to AIT
President's Report
Provost's Report
Proposed Policies for Change Management
Report from the Policy and Planning Committee
Report from the Board Finance Committee with Financial Update
Report from the Faculty Relations Committee
Report from the Staff Relations Committee
Report from the Student Relations Committee
Other Business
12.1 Honorary Degrees Issues
12.2 Role of the Secretary to the Board

Section B: (For information without discussion, unless raised to Section A)
Report from the Academic Senate
Development Report

Policy and Planning Committee
Monday, 15 May 2000, 9 a.m.
Agenda
Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Confirmation of the Minutes of the Meeting of 12 January 2000
Matters Arising from the Minutes
Facts and Figures on Academic Issues
Report from the Academic Senate
Proposed Policies for Change Management
Policy Framework
Other Business
8.1 Royal Thai Government Support

Faculty Relations Committee

Monday, 15 May 2000, 1.30 p.m.
Agenda

Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Confirmation of the Minutes of the FRC meeting of 12 January 2000
Matters arising from the minutes
Report from the Faculty Relations Committee
Issues from Trustees
Other business

Staff Relations Committee
Tuesday, 16 May 2000, 9 a.m.

Agenda

Welcome, Apologies and Membership
Guidelines for the Staff Relations Committee
Report from the Staff Representative
Issues from Trustees
Other business

Student Relations Committee
Tuesday, 16 May 2000, 1.30 p.m.

Agenda

Confirmation of the Minutes of the SRC meeting of 12 January 2000
Matters arising from the minutes
Report of the Deans of Student and Community Affairs
Report of the Student Union
Issues from Trustees
Other business

[SECRETARY TO THE BOARD]