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Urban Road Safety Training Course

Urban Road Safety Training Course

The Asian Center for Transportation Studies (ACTS), in collaboration with CUC UEM, is organizing a training course, 'Urban Road Safety', to be held on 15-17 February, Room B202 at theAIT Center. The three-day training course focuses on urban road safety and management problems.

Opening of Institute-wide GIS/RS laboratory

Opening of Institute-wide GIS/RS laboratory

The Institute-wide GIS/RS laboratory was officially opened on 3 February by Prof. Mario Tabucanon, Provost. Joining Prof. Tabucanon in addressing the ceremony were Prof. Phien, SAT Dean; Dr. Koji Takewaka, Japanese Faculty Representative; and Dr. Honda Kiyoshi, STAR Program Coordinator.

Elected Academic Senate Members

Elected Academic Senate Members

Professors:
1. Prof A T M Nurul Amin, SERD/UEEM
2. Prof Dennis T Bergado, SCE/GTE
3. Prof Surapong Chirrarattananon, SERD/E
4. Prof Ashim Das Gupta, SCE/WEM
5. Prof C Kwei Lin, SERD/AASE
6. Prof Vilas Salokhe, SERD/AASE
7. Prof A B Sharma, SAT/TC
8. Prof Gajendra Singh, SERD/AASE
9. Prof Tawatchai Tingsanchali, SCE/WEM
10. Prof Vilas Wowongse, SAT/CSIM

Associate Professors
1. Dr Kazi M Ahmed, SAT/TC
2. Ir Erik J Bohez, SAT/ISE
3. Mr Terry Clayton, CLET
4. Dr Norihiro Izumi, SCE/WEM
5. Dr Do Ba Khang, SOM
6. Dr Stephen Ogunlana, SCE/SEC
7. Dr Preeda Parkpian, SERD/UEEM
8. Mr Jonathan Shaw, CLET
9. Dr Tsunemi Watanabe, SCE/SEC
Dr Amararatne Yakupitiyage, SERD/AASE

Assistant Professors
1. Dr Nicholas Dimmitt, CLET
2. Dr Kensuke Fukushi, SERD/UEEM
3. Dr Kimmo Makelainen, SAT/TC
4. Dr Mohan Rak Manavazhi, SCE/SEC

The President will install the Academic Senate on February 23 at 1 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building.

AIT IN SRI LANKA

AIT IN SRI LANKA

Collaborations with Sri Lanka were further strengthened by a mission led by Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, AIT President, who travelled to Colombo on 23-26 January 2000 and held high level meetings with concerned authorities.

Working with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Preceding the mission was a visit to AIT on 16 January by H. E. Mr. Richard Pathirana, the Sri Lankan Minister of Education and Higher Education, accompanied by H.E. Mr. Karunatilaka Amunugama, the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Thailand and an AIT Trustee.

FACULTY WELCOME

FACULTY WELCOME

The Agriculture, Aquatic Systems and Engineering Program, School of Environment, Resources and Development, welcomes Dr. S. Ranamukhaarachchi from Sri Lanka , as a Visiting Faculty in the Agricultural Systems field of study. He joined AIT from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.

VISITORS

VISITORS

Last Week:

26 Jan. - Faculty members of the Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Ulsan, Korea, as guests of SCE and Prof. Y. S. Chung, a Visiting SCE Faculty. The group included Prof. Tuk-Ki Min; Assoc. Prof. Byoung-Ho Lee; Asst. Prof.

Events

Events

URBAN ROAD SAFETY Training Course

The Asian Center for Transportation Studies (ACTS), in collaboration with CUC UEM, is organizing a training course, 'Urban Road Safety' on 15-17 February 2000, Room B202 at AIT Center. The three-day training course focuses on urban road safety and management problems.

INTRODUCTION OF MICROELECTRONICS GAINS GROUND IN THAILAND

INTRODUCTION OF MICROELECTRONICS GAINS GROUND IN THAILAND

An overview of current activities in Thailand's microelectronics industry will feature in discussions at the third AIT-NECTEC workshop on MICROELECTRONICS INITIATIVE, to be organised by the Asian Institute of Technology and the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center of the National Science and Technology Development Agency of Thailand.