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GRADUATION ADDRESS BY MR ADRIANUS MOOY

From left: Mr. Craig Keating, Second Secretary of the Australian Embassy; Mr. Khamsone Souliyaseng, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Lao, PDR; Mrs. Hoang Thi Co, Counsellor of the Vietnamese Embassy; H.E. Prof. Dr. Bountiem Phissamay, Laos Minister to the Prime Minister's Office; AIT President, Prof.

GRADUATION AWARDEES

GRADUATION AWARDEES
AIT's 88th Graduation ceremony, held on April 21, brought the total number of alumni to 10,240. A total of 273 degrees were awarded (253 Master's Level, 11 at the Doctoral level and nine Diplomas).
Graduation Awardees:
Deesawasmongkol Prize

Mr. Chumlarp Tejasen
(M.Eng.

Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT
11 April
103 Officers from the Command and General Staff College, Royal Thai Army
18 April
Dr. Heinrich Geiger, Head of Asia Department, KAAD (Catholic Academic Support Program for Foreigners), Germany

24 April
Dr. Kirit Vaidya, Lecturer in Business Economics at the Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham and member of Asian Business and Management (ACABAM) Research Group.

ACADEMIC SENATE

WHO'S WHO IN THE ACADEMIC SENATE

At its first meeting on 23 February 2000, the Academic Senate, which serves as an advisory group to the Management on all academic matters (as stipulated in the Bye-Laws of the Board of Trustees), elected Prof. Gajendra Singh of the Agricultural and Aquatic Systems Engineering Program, SERD, as Chair, and Prof.

Technology and Job Fair

Technology and Job Fair

On 24 March the AIT's Dean of Students and Community Affairs Office (DSCA) organized the Technology and Job Fair. This event is a regular forum which is organized at least twice a year to bring representatives of the industry and private and government organizations closer to AIT community and build long- term partnerships.

Welcome Dr. Dongjoo Park

WELCOME

DR. DONGJOO PARK
New SCE Faculty Member

The School of Civil Engineering cordially welcome Dr. Dongjoo Park to the Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering Program as an Assistant Professor effective 3 April 2000.

Dr. Park holds a Master's Degree in City Planning, Transportation Planning and Engineering, from Seoul National University, Korea, in 1993, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering specializing on Transportation Systems Analysis and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) from Texas A&M; University, USA, in 1998.

Prior to joining SCE, he was an Associate Research Fellow at the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlement, Center for Infrastructure Studies in Korea.

Summary of PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (PEC) RESOLUTIONS

Summary of
PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (PEC) RESOLUTIONS
Covering Meetings held on 26 February, and 7, 14, 24 March 2000
Issued on 3 April 2000
00.1 Asiaweek Survey

Following AIT's inquiries with the Asiaweek concerning their annual survey of Asian universities, Mr. Cesar Bacani, Senior Editor of the Asiaweek responsible for the survey explained that the survey for the year 2000 covers institutions that offer both graduate and undergraduate programs, and therefore, AIT is not included.

MARCH 2000 AT AITCV

MARCH 2000 AT AITCV
Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE)
On 20 March, 28 students in the ISE Program's 6th intake started their Talkbase course, which is being conducted by LTU with AITCV funding.

On 20-22 March, Maintenance Manufacturing, AITCV's first training high technology course, was conducted in Hanoi, and again on 23-25 March in Ho Chi Minh City.