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French Final Test (Updated: 14 Nov 2000)

French Final Test

The Final Test in French language (Level One or Beginner) for September term will be conducted on Monday, 20 November and Tuesday, 21 November in CLET.

If you have some knowledge of French but did not attend AIT French class,
you still can register for the test and get a CLET/AIT Certificate in
French Language if you pass.

AIT collaborates with APD-IAHR in holding its 12th Congress

AIT collaborates with APD-IAHR in holding its 12th Congress
Under the theme, 'Sustainable Water Resources Management: Issues and Future Challenges,' the Asia and Pacific Division (APD) of the International Association for Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR), and AIT's Water Engineering and Management Program/School of Civil Engineering have jointly organized the 12th APD-IAHR Congress.

Seminars/Symposiums @ AIT

Seminars/Symposiums @ AIT
Third International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia
Communications (WPMC '00)

The Telecommunications Program in the School of Advanced Technologies,
together with the Yokosuka Research Park (YRP) R&D; Committee (Japan)
and the Communications Research Laboratory (CRL) of the Japanese Ministry
of Post and Telecommunications, are holding the Third International Symposium
on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC '00) until 15 November
at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Bangkok.

A course on Coastal Fisheries Resources and Management””

A course on 'Coastal Fisheries Resources and Management'

Two experts from the Institute for Fisheries Management and Coastal Community Development, Denmark, will conduct a course on 'Coastal Fisheries Resources and Management' for AARM and ITCZM students, from 8 to 11 November 2000.

Dr. Poul Degnbol is the Director of the Institute and has a degree in Environmental Biology, University of Copenhagen.

AIT GAZETTEIssue # 13, 31 October 2000

AIT GAZETTEIssue # 13, 31 October 2000
Report of the 19 September 2000 Reform Process Committee (RPC) Meeting

A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees: Summary of the Most Important
Decisions

A summary of the most important decisions arrived at the 15 September 2000
Board meeting approved for release by the Acting Chairman of the Board
has been communicated to the AIT Community and posted on the On-line Bulletin.

French Support to AIT

French Support to AIT
On 19 October, AIT, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and the French Agency for Development (AFD) signed an Agreement on French
support to the Institute for the period 2000-2001 valued at 912,600 Euros
(about THB 35,000,000).

As part of this Agreement, scholarships and expert support are provided
for the STAR program (SAT), the Energy Program (SERD), the Water Engineering
and Management Program (SCE) and the School of Management, through its
bilingual MBA program at AIT and its joint degree program with prestigious
French business schools.

Visiting AIT

Alumni Visiting AIT

Dr. Pichai Nimityongskul (left), Coordinator of Structural
Engineering and Construction Program/SCE welcomed his classmate
Abdul M. Hossain who visited AIT recently after 30 years. Mr. Hossain is now Director,
Engineering Review, Division of Bridges, Department of Transportation,
New York City, U.S.A. Mr. Hossain also called on Prof.

Who’s Seating for Final Doctoral Examination

Final Doctoral Examination Schedule
Wednesday, 8 November from 1:00-3:00 p.m., at room 217, AFE Building,
Ms.Muanmai Apintanapong (PHD967190), a candidate for the Ph.D. degree of Tech.
Science in the Postharvest Food Process Engineering Field of Study
of the Processing Technology Program, will present her dissertation entitled,
'Effect of Chemical and Physical Parameters on 2-Acetyl-l-Pyrroline Production
by Acremonium nigricans and Its Preservation by Encapsulation'.