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AIT joins consortium of Thai universities to promote technology education

AIT joins consortium of Thai universities to promote technology education

AIT is participating in a consortium of Thai universities in support of the Higher Education Development Project (HEDP). Established by the Thai Government with financial support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the HEDP seeks to strengthen postgraduate education and research in cooperation with industry and the private sector.

Workshop

AIT WORKSHOP ON WEB-BASED COURSE DELIVERY
Over the next few years, AIT will make full use of Internet technologies in support of its core activity - the delivery of higher education to students and the region. This workshop is intended to enable faculty to contribute to efforts towards that goal.

Milestones

MILESTONES

Prof. Tawatchai Tingsanchali of the Water Resources Engineering and Management Program, School of Civil Engineering, has been nominated and elected by the ASCE (the American Society of Civil Engineers) as 'Fellow of ASCE, the highest category of membership in this prestigious body.

Speaking to SOM students

Speaking to SOM students
Mr. Rolf-Dieter Daniel, Managing Director of Staedtler Thailand, and formerly Rotary-CBS President recently made a presentation on 'Charity Auction Websites' at the School of Management. Seen from left: Mr. Daniel and Dr. Clemens Bechter, SOM faculty with the SOM students.

Strengthening Asian-German Relations

Strengthening Asian-German Relations

Under the theme 'Strengthening Asian-German Relations', the GTZ-AIT Cooperation Team will hold its second gathering on Friday, 31 March, from 17.00 - 20.00 hrs. in the SOM Building area. It will follow the pilot event of a luncheon hosted in December last year for AIT students and AIT graduates with German Scholarships.

Winner of AITAA Grant

Winner of AITAA Grant

The Executive Committee of the AIT Alumni Association is pleased to announce Mr. Thilak Ginige as the recipient for the September 1999 term of the AITAA Grant supporting Doctoral student participation in international conferences.

Welcome to AIT

WELCOME TO AIT

(Above): A delegation from Zhejiang University,
Hangzhou, China, led by Prof. Hu Jianxiong,
Vice President, visited AIT on 21 March. AIT
President, Prof.Jean-Louis Armand, and Prof.
Hu are seen discussing academic
cooperation between the two institutions.

TRAINING WORKSHOPS/COURSES

SEMINAR SERIES IN FRENCH

Mr Andre Mercier, Chief Executive Officer of the retail group Big C/Casino Thailand, spoke to SOM students on 21 March on the retail market worldwide and in Thailand. This event ended the seminar series in French which was coordinated by Prof.

Farewell to The Bulletin

FAREWELL
The Bulletin (on paper) says farewell. Subsequent issues of the Bulletin will now be on-line. Visit us weekly on Monday afternoons for the latest news and views, hot tips and announcements. To access us, please click NEWS and EVENTS on the AIT Homepage
https://www.

Caring for our Cities

CARING FOR OUR CITIES
H.E. Dr. Arthit Ourairat, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (MOSTE) of Thailand, was the honored guest at an international workshop, 'Creating Sustainable Cities through Urban Environmental Management', organized by the Urban Environmental Management Project of the Canadian Universities Consortium and AIT and sponsored by Environment Canada.