Targeted Businesses to Enjoy Privileges from New BOI Designated Zone for AIT

By Office of Public Affairs

Bangkok, April 2022 – The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) announced early this year that it granted the status of Science and Technology Park to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). This will promote active collaboration between the industry and educational/research institutions and provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to strengthen their capabilities in research and development.

Project ENRICH – A collaboration between AIT and University of Exeter is completed

Enhancing resilience to future hydro-meteorological extremes in the Mun River Basin in Northeast of Thailand

AIT completed project ENRICH in collaboration with the University of Exeter, UK. For AIT, the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) and the Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI) sponsored five million Baht for three and a half years (September 2018-March 2022). Under the contract between AIT and NRCT/TSRI, Prof.

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.

AIT commemorates ‘International Day of Forests 2022’ through a poetry competition

By Nitipol Kiravanich and Sanjeet Amatya

March 21st, 2022 — Natural Resources Management (NRM) students of the Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) organized a poetry competition titled “The Forest Speaks” to commemorate the International Day of Forests (March 21st). The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed March 21st as an “International Day of Forests” to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests.

UNDP and AIT join hands to Promote Research on Sustainable Development Goals

By UNDP Thailand and AIT Office of Public Affairs

Bangkok, 19 April 2022: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to raise awareness and enhance knowledge on the SDGs and their status in Thailand among the Thai public through research studies, publications, and seminars.