AIT signed MoA with CSCECTH to collaborate on executive training and joint research on “Thailand-China High-Speed Railway Project”

By Office of Public Affairs and Dr. Wenchao Xue

March 31st, 2022 — A Memorandum of Agreement between the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and China State Construction Engineering (Thailand) Co., Ltd (CSCECTH) was signed to establish collaborations in joint research and executive training program focusing on the “Thailand-China High-Speed Railway project” from 2022 to 2024.

CSCECTH is a subsidiary of CSCEC, one of the world’s largest engineering contractors, founded in China in 1982. The organization operates in more than 100 countries and regions in the world, covering investment and development (real estate, construction financing, and operation), construction engineering (housing and infrastructure), as well as survey and design (green construction, energy conservation, environmental protection, and e-commerce).

Under the mission of "expanding a happy living environment," CSCEC addresses its core values of "quality assurance and value creation" and incorporates "honesty, innovation, transcendence, and win-win strategy" to build a world-class enterprise with global competitiveness.

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.

Panel discussion by AIT on latest IPCC report brings science and policy together

By Mae Thiwari

Bangkok, April 5, 2022 – The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) organized a virtual panel discussion that brought together climate and policy experts from four South Asian countries: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, to discuss “The IPCC Report 2022: Is it Code Red for South Asia?”. Over 80 people participated in the webinar and the discussion shed light on climate vulnerabilities particular to each South Asian country and how the development pathway must be made more sustainable -- within this decade.

AIT inks New Partnership with University of Public Service, Hungary

By Office of Public Affairs

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and the University of Public Service (UPS) of Hungary signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a framework for the exchange and augmentation of scientific and technical knowledge between AIT and UPS across multiple water-related pedagogy and research disciplines, as well as other mutually beneficial modes of cooperation.

AIT and partners make groundwater visible through celebration of World Water Day 2022

By Mae Thiwari

March 22, 2022 – On the occasion of World Water Day 2022, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), in partnership with Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) & Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET), Chulalongkorn University, and Thailand’s Department of Groundwater Resources, organized a celebration to raise an awareness on the importance of groundwater.

FOODI Info Day Workshop on Food Innovations & the SDGs

By Sushil Koirala

25 March 2022 -- The Food Innovation, Nutrition, and Health (FINH) and Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT) Academic Programs at the Department of Food, Agriculture and Bioresources (FAB), School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) conducted a one-day workshop on the theme “Food Innovations & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” via a hybrid platform on 25th March 2022 to inspire action towards Sustainable Development Goals.

AIT and University of Teramo in Italy sign MoU for mutual cooperation

By Office of Public Affairs

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and The University of Teramo (UNITE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the inter-institutional relationship in various academic, research, training, and faculty and staff development activities of mutual interest and to combine the efforts in a coordinated manner to serve the region towards economic growth and sustainable development.