WEEK# 14, 1 – 7 April 2019

 In this issue:

 A. Announcements

B. Events

C. Visitors

D. Campus Updates

E. Faculty and Staff Travel

F. Classifieds (Jobs)



A. Announcements


(i) New AIT Brochure
Email from OMCO (29 Mar. 2019)
This is to inform AIT faculty and staff members that a new AIT brochure has been published. Copies of the brochure are being handed out to the concerned offices/units by the Office of the President.
From now onwards, please use the new AIT brochure, and kindly stop using the old brochures.


Email from Admissions and Scholarships Office (11 Mar. 2019)
The call for the world bank Scholarship applications is now open and the deadline is 11 April 2019 for August 2019 Intake.
If any applicants apply for this scholarship, please request program/department to process their application as soon as possible so that potential applicants can submit our offer letter to world bank together with their require documents.
Our following programs are listed under the world bank Scholarship. This is also available on our website:
1. Master's in Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE )
2. Master's in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM )
3. Master's in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM )
4. Master's in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT )
5. Master's in Gender and Development Studies (GDS )
6. Master's in Natural Resources Management (NRM )
7. Master's in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP )
8. Master's in Urban Environmental Management (UEM )
9. Master's in Water Engineering and Management (WEM )
FYI:  Last four years, we have been requesting World bank to add our other academic programs under the world bank scholarship. However, they always refused to add more program rather asking us to reduce our current programs listed under the world bank scholarship.
Preferred Master Degree Program universities list has been reduced since 2011. In 2011, there were 72 universities listed. In 2019 only 49 universities are listed including AIT.

(iii) Schedule of Dr. Chuenchom Chueluecha (Rehabilitation Physician) this week

Email from AIT Medical Center (1 Apr. 2019)

Please note that Dr.Chuenchom Chueluecha (Rehabilitation Physician) will come on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 from 15.00 to 17.00.




B. Events


 (a) Schedule for weekend EET for March – May

Email from AIT Language Center (6 Mar. 2019)

As discussed in the Admissions Committee meeting, AIT Language Center (LC) will offer EET (English Entry Test) testing at 9AM on selected Sundays in March to May as follows:

On campus
April: 7
May: 5 / 12

At SOM Bangkok Campus
April: 28

For the special weekend testing, it is important that applicants register online 3 working days or earlier before their chosen weekend testing  (Wednesday before the selected testing Sunday). Applicants can pay for the test (800 bht) through a bank transfer using the following information:

Account Number: 468-046301-2
Bank Branch: Thammasat University Hospital Branch
Address: 95 Moo 8, Klong Nueng, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand
Swift Code: SICOTHBK
Message to Beneficiary: English Entry Test

Applicants must email proof of payment with ID to lctesting@ait.asia at least 3 working days before the test to confirm their spot for the test. The test registration will be automatically canceled if applicants fail to provide proof of payment on time.

We have already added this information on the Home page of LC website.




(a) SPECIAL TALK on "KTH Royal Institute of Technology: A Leading Institution on Engineering Education, Research, and Collaboration"- 1 Apr. 2019

A special Talk on “KTH Royal Institute of Technology: A Leading Institution on Engineering Education, Research, and Collaboration” will be delivered by Prof. Stefan Östlund, KTH Vice President for Global Relations KTH Royal Institute of Technology on Monday, 1 April 2019 at Milton E. Bender Auditorium.

More details at this link: https://www.ait.ac.th/event/16519/
Date:          Monday, 1 April 2019
Time:         1.30 – 2.30 PM
Venue:       Milton E. Bender Auditorium, AIT
Register:   https://goo.gl/forms/ePZSW0g5AsWO7ZjA3
Contact: Ms. Piyapat Kallaya, Sr. Program Officer, Office of International Affairs, AIT at Tel: 025246367 or Email: pkallaya@ait.asia


(b) BIIC@AIT Seminar Series: Talk by Dr Juergen Bender: 1 Apr 2019

BIIC@AIT will organize a talk on "Big Data for Power and Energy" by Dr. Juergen Bender, the Managing Director, Bender-IS Co. Ltd. at AIT.

Speaker: Dr. Juergen Bender, Managing Director of Bender-IS Co. Ltd.
Date: 1 April 2019, from 11 – 12 hrs.
Venue: ET-238, Energy Building
More details:https://www.ait.ac.th/event/talk-on-big-data-for-power-and-energy/?fbcli...


(c) SPECAL TALK on FULL SCHOLARSHIP opportunities at AIT partner Northwestern Polytechnical University, China: 2 Apr.2019

A team consist of 6 faculty members from different schools of AIT partner university Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’an, China, will give a Special Talk at AIT on Tuesday 2 April 2019, offering 15 full postgraduate level scholarships for AIT students for further postgraduate studies at NPU in China.

Time: 14:00-15:30 pm, Tuesday 2 April 2019
Venue: Milton Bender Auditorium, AIT
No. of Full Scholarships: 15
REGISTER: Full Scholarship to study in NPU, China! or


(d) SPECIAL SEMINAR by U.S. Embassy (Thailand) Education Team about Fulbright Scholarships: 3 Apr. 2019

AIT students are invited to attend a talk on “Studying STEM in the US” by Mr. Benjamin Dobbs, Senior International Advisor from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, USA.
This will be an excellent opportunity to meet and talk with the United States Embassy (Thailand) Education Team about Fulbright Scholarships.
The seminar will be held on:

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm in Room B108, Ground Floor of AITCC
If you are looking for scholarships and opportunities for studying in America, do not miss this chance!

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Piyapat Kallaya, Sr. Program Officer,  Office of International Affairs (OIA), AIT, at Tel: 025246367; Email: pkallaya@ait.asia


(d)  Air Pollution Awareness Workshop on Impacts of PM2.5: 3 Apr. 2019
An Air Pollution Awareness Workshop on Impacts of PM2.5 will be organized by the Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (AIT, RRCAP), AIT on 3 April 2019 from 11:00-12:30 hours at the AIT Bangkok Campus, Column Tower, 15th flr., Sukhumvit Soi 16,Khlong Toei, Bangkok.
Date: 03 April 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00-12:30 hrs.
Venue:  AIT Bangkok campus,  Column Tower, 15th flr., Sukhumvit Soi 16, Khlong Toei, Bkk

Lunch and transportation (to and from AIT and venue) will be provided.


To register, please scan the QR code or follow the link as provided in the brochure or please contact: Ms. Adelaida B. Roman, Head, Air and Atmospheric Pollution Cluster, RRCAP, email: Adelaida.Roman@rrcap.ait.ac.th. Tel: +662-524-5366. 

Please note that the workshop is open to the public and the seats for AIT faculty, staff and students are limited. The seats will be provided on a first come first served basis.





 C. Visitors / MoU


• Delegation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, led by Prof. Stefan Ostlund, Vice President, Global Relations / 1 April 2019 / to develop possible collaboration between KTH and AIT; to discuss aspects of the partnership for 2019 and beyond; and to deliver a special talk by the KTH Vice President, Global Relations, to AIT faculty members, staff, and students.




D. Campus Updates


 (i) Schedule for repair of rooftop at PPT and ST-11 building 23 March to 7 April

Email from OFAM (20 Mar. 2019)

Please be informed that the subcontractor will start the repair of rooftop at PPT building (additional work) and ST-11 building as per the below schedule. During this time, their maybe loud noise, smell and dust due to the repair of rooftop. So, people working / living in PPT and ST-11 are requested to close their doors and windows of the rooms properly.

Schedule of work for repair rooftop at PPT building and ST-11

ST 11
- Dismantle the old materials on the rooftop: 29 Mar. – 2 Apr.
- Prepare the surface and adjust level on the rooftop: 3 – 4 Apr.
- Fill 1st layer with chemical polyurethane – 1st step: 5 – 6 Apr.
- Fill 2nd layer with chemical polyurethane 2nd step: 7 Apr.


(ii) Installation of new LED street light in the residential area from 1 April

Email from OFAM (26 Mar. 2019)

Please be informed that the contractor will start the installation of new LED street light project in the residential area from 1 April and is scheduled to complete by 6 May 2019. The street light installation work is planned for, route-1 and route-2 as shown in the maps below and following is the schedule plan for the project. 

During this time there might be loud noise and few areas might be closed due to the renovation work. So, people living around that area are requested to be careful when passing through those areas. We request your kind cooperation on this.

Preparatory work and wiring
Installation wires for route 1: 1 – 10 April 2019
Installation wires for route 2: 18 – 30 April 2019
Installation main wires and control panel for route 1: 18 – 20 April 2019
Installation main wires and control panel for route 2: 28 – 30 April 2019
Installation street light poles
Installation poles for route 1: 18 – 25 April 2019
Installation poles for route 2: 25 – 30 April and 2 – 5 May 2019
Inspection system: 4 – 6 May 2019




 E. Faculty and Staff Travel


Ms. Chalita Lertwinyu / Khon Kaen, Thailand / 22 February 2019*
Dr. Sohee Minsum Kim / Jeju, South Korea / 12 – 15 March 2019*
Ms. Pratchhya Sharma / Uttarakhand and Delhi, India / 17 March – 4 April 2019
Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon / Chonburi, Thailand / 20 – 23 March 2019*
Dr. P. Abdul Salam / India / 21 – 25 March 2019
Mr. Tharakorn Chanlapa / Chonburi and Krabi, Thailand / 22 – 25 March 2019
Mr. Furqan Ali Shaikh / Chonburi and Krabi, Thailand / 22 – 25 March 2019
Dr. Anil Kumar Anal / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / 26 – 29 March 2019
Ms. Kanlaya Muangsam / Ratchaburi and Saraburi, Thailand / 26 – 27 March 2019
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash / Ratchaburi and Saraburi, Thailand / 26 – 27 March 2019
Dr. Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen / Surin, Thailand / 27 – 29 March 2019
Ms. Bussarin Napimy Nakornjit / Surin, Thailand / 27 – 29 March 2019
Mr. Nikorn Asakati / Surin, Thailand / 27 – 29 March 2019
Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe / Samut Songkhram, Thailand / 28 – 31 March 2019
Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal / Londonm UK / 28 March – 7 April 2019
Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe / Myanmar / 29 – 30 March 2019
*(Staff or faculty member travelled and returned to AIT prior to documentation received for publication)

  F. Classifieds (Jobs)


Position: Classroom Teacher (AIT International School)
Ref. No. 13/19
Deadline: 5 April 2019

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (School of Environment, Resources & Development)
Ref. No. 01/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Faculty Position (Assistant Professor or Associate Professor) (School of Environment, Resources & Development)
Ref. No. 02/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Position: Research Staff (Research Assistant/Associate) (School of Environment, Resources & Development)
Ref. No. 14/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Position: Business Development Officer
Ref. No. 17/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Position: Program Officer for Professional Masters in Tall Buildings Program of AIT Solutions (PMTBP) (AIT Solutions)
Ref. No. 18/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Position: Structural/Project Engineer (AIT Solutions)
Ref. No. 21/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019