A Group of Malaysian Alumni Supports the Upgrading of One Single Unit Student Dormitory

Eleven Malaysian alumni have come forward to provide THB 200,000 towards the upgrading of one single-unit student dormitory.   In recognition of their donation, the inscription on the plaque to be placed at the entrance door of a single unit student dormitory will have the names of the following contributors, namely:

Ir. Leong King Ho
Ir. Tan Chin Nyan
Kee Pei Xiong
Bong Choon Patt
Dr. Ong Chin Yee
Ir. Dr. Lai Yip Poon
Ir. Koo Kean Siang
Ir. Tay Key Siang
Zaidi Bin Shahrizaila
Ir. Koo Chuan Seng
Albert Low Hui Seng

AIT President Dr. Eden Woon expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the eleven (11) Malaysian Alumni for their support to the Institute.

Ratch Cogeneration Co., Ltd. Supports Improvement of the AIT Conference Center

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

The Ratch Cogeneration Co. Ltd. (RCO) has agreed to support the improvement of the AIT Conference Center in the amount of Thai Baht 100,000. The Managing Director Mr. Thanabodee Pratumrat and AIT President Dr. Eden Y. Woon signed an agreement on 7 April 2022.

The AIT Conference Center (AITCC) is one of AIT’s key landmarks in the campus surrounded by beautiful greenery and biodiversity environment.

Mr. Jaime and Mrs. Elisa del Rosario Supports AIT

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Mr. Jaime (CSIM’80) and Mrs. Elisa (IEM’80) del Rosario supports AIT in the amount of Thai Baht 3,000,000 towards the renovation of four (4) Student Villages located at Student Village 2 and one (1) Full Masters scholarship to any nationality and any programs in the School of Engineering and Technology (SET) for the August 2022 intake.

Intern Insights: Internship at Indorama Ventures

By Nitipol Kiravanich

The Asian Institute of Technology’s (AIT) Master’s student in Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CCSD) program, Reeshika Rai, shares how her internship at one of the world’s leading petrochemical producers, Indorama Ventures, has exposed her to “another dimension of sustainability”.

Indorama Ventures was established in Thailand in the year 1994. It is the world's largest producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, offering variety of petrochemical products including feedstock, PET, Packaging, Fibers and recycled products.

AIT Alumnus George Arulanantham awarded honors by Queen Elizabeth II again for service to community

By Nitipol Kiravanich

February 25, 2022 -- A lifetime contributor to helping refugees and migrants resettle in New Zealand and an Industrial Engineering and Management alumnus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), George Arulanantham, once again received one of the highest achievements and was appointed as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM). From working as an engineer to being recognized for his service to the community, Arulanantham spoke of AIT as a place that has opened many doors.

Intern Insights: Internship at Rockefeller Foundation

By Nitipol Kiravanich

February 24, 2022 -- Anika Bushra, a master’s student in Sustainable Energy Transition, shares her insights into her internship experience with Power and Climate for Asia Department of the Rockefeller Foundation. Equipped with broader and deeper knowledge of renewable energy situation in Southeast Asian countries through her internship, Anika is even more convinced now than ever that renewable energy is the future of our world.

Second recipient of Dr. Subin Pinkayan Student Exchange Scholarship Program

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Ms. Yukta Amatya, a Nepali MBA student in the School of Management, is the second recipient of the Dr. Subin Pinkayan Student Exchange Scholarship. The scholarship will help cover her expenses during the exchange program to the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) Seoul, South Korea from 28 February 2022 to 17 June 2022.

AIT President Dr. Eden Woon stated that these Scholarship Exchanges are an integral part of the Experiential Education initiative of Transforming AIT and provide our Master’s students an opportunity to broaden their international exposure, which would further develop their mindset to become responsible citizens of the world.

H.E. Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand visits AIT

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

H.E. Mrs. C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Thailand and AIT Board of Trustee, paid a courtesy visit to the Asian Institute of Technology on 15 February 2022. Her Excellency met with Dr. Tongchat Hongladaromp, Chairman Board of Trustees and President Dr. Eden Woon to discuss the program of cooperation that AIT is trying to establish with the Ministries and Universities in Sri Lanka with the support of the Ambassador in her capacity as member of the AIT Board of Trustees.

AIT Alumnus Supports the Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory

By Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Mr. Ng Sze Tat, AIT alumnus who graduated with a Masters in Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering in 1988 and is CEO of China Communications Construction Company (Singapore Branch) has agreed to support AIT in the amount of THB 50,000 towards the Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory for student research.