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WELCOME

WELCOME

The School of Environment, Resources and Development and the Integrated Tropical Coastal Zone Management (ITCZM) area of specialization, cordially welcome Dr. KATHE R. JENSEN from Denmark as an Associate Professor. She is seconded by Danida for 2 years, starting 15 February 2000.

Dr. Jensen obtained her Ph.D in marine biology from Florida Institute of Technology in 1980 and D.Sc. from the University of Copenhagen in 1997. Prior to joining AIT, Dr. Jensen was an Associate Professor with the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen.

Last week at SOM

Last week at SOM

Mr. C. P. Chan, Director of Henkel Thailand, recently spoke on 'Henkel Cognis in Asia' at the School of Management. Seen from left: Mr. Chan and Dr. Clemens Bechter, SOM faculty with the SOM students.

RESEARCH GRANT RECIPIENTS September 1999 Term

RESEARCH GRANT RECIPIENTS September 1999 Term

The AIT Alumni Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the AITAA Research Grant for the September 1999 Term. This grant, which is supplemental to available scholarship funds, enables the recipients to return to their home countries to undertake investigation and data collection.

Visit of H.E. Dr. Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic to AIT and Thailand’s Science Park

Visit of H.E. Dr. Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic to AIT and Thailand's Science Park

Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, AIT President, joined H.E. Dr. Arthit Ourairat, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, and Prof. Pairash Thajchayapong, Director of the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), in welcoming H.E. Dr. Leonel Fernandez, President of the Dominican Republic, and his party of 68, including ministers, government officials, members of the business community and the media to AIT and Thailand's Science Park, on Saturday, 19 February 2000.

The Dominican Republic President expressed interest in visiting AIT and the 200-rai Science Park in connection with the establishment of the Cyber Park of Santo Domingo in his country.

FINAL EXAMINATION of Panich Vootipruex

FINAL EXAMINATION of Panich Vootipruex

The Final Examination of Mr. Panich Vootipruex (GTC967129), a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Engineering in the Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering, SCE will be held on Friday, 25 February 2000, 1:30-3:30 p.m., GTE Meeting Room No. N245A. The title of the report is 'Interaction of Hexagonal Wire Reinforcement with Silty Sand Blackfill Soil and Behavior of Full Scale Embankment Reinforced with Hexagonal Wire.

AIM (Asian Institute of Management) and Carl-Duisberg-Gesellschaft (CDG) Scholarship for 20 Women from Southeast Asia

AIM (Asian Institute of Management) and Carl-Duisberg-Gesellschaft (CDG) Scholarship for 20 Women from Southeast Asia

Program to take place in the Philippines and begins in the second week of June 2000 and ends in the the third week of December 2000. Deadline for applications is 29 February 2000.

Contact the following for details:

Asian Institute of Management
Joseph R. McMicking Campus,
123 Paseo de Roxas Avenue,
Makati City, Philippines 1260
E-Mails: pmilde@dataserve.

UPDATE OF AIT VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

UPDATE OF AIT VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

Those wishing to obtain a copy of the updated AIT video documentary (Year 2000) are requested to contact the OMIS Media Technicians, Khun Somsak or Khun Somchai at tel. 5833.

Video cassettes are available at the Media Unit at a cost of Baht 100 each (internal rate only).

For alumni overseas wishing to obtain a copy, please send request via e-mail to Bernie Gadlan at: omis@ait.

Faculty Welcome

Faculty Welcome

The Industrial Systems Engineering Program is pleased to welcome three Visiting Faculty Members: Prof. G. Belforte, Prof. H. Maier, and Dr. E. Fozzy Moritz. The three joined the Program in the January 2000 term.

Prof. G. Belforte is seconded under a faculty exchange program with Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Automatic Control.