WEEK #2, 11 – 17 January 2016

In this issue:


Campus Updates




Faculty and Staff Travel

Classifieds (Jobs)


Campus Updates


SU starts renting out bicycles

Student Union has started renting the bicycles for the conveyance of the students, staff members, residents, and also outsiders. People who are interested can come with the ID-card to the SU office and rent the bicycle. The rental charges applicable are:

For student and staff         - 10 Baht/day

For residents and alumni   - 15 Baht/day

For outsiders                      - 20 Baht/day

Refundable deposit             - 1,000 Baht


ERP Offline

Please be informed that ERP will be offline every day, January 4-29, 2016
from 11:30 - 13:00 during offline period finance has to process the transaction
of Y2015 (Due to Year-end closing).

Finance Department




Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems and Aquaponics

A workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and Aquaponics: Design, Engineering, Operation and Management will be organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) from 15-19 January 2015 at the AIT Conference Center. The workshop will be attended by participants from Abu Dhabi, Canada, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

More details: http://www.ait.ac.th/news-and-events/2016/events/workshop-on-recirculating-aquaculture-systems-and-aquaponics/#.Vo8dvMv-IdU


UN Winter School on Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and its partners, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), AIT, and the ASEAN Secretariat, in consultation with UNIDO, are welcoming applications for the forthcoming:

Dates:   17-30 January 2016 and
Venue:  (TBC), Asian Institute of Technology Campus


Strategic objective:

To improve the knowledge of future decision makers in the area of Sustainable Consumption and Production and thus contribute to the design and implementation of policies, business models and practices that can promote sustainable resource management in a life cycle perspective for goods and services produced and used by governments, business and civil society.


More details: http://www.ait.ac.th/news-and-events/2016/events/un-winter-school-on-sustainable-consumption-and-production-in-asia-and-the-pacific/#.Vo8edMv-IdU




AIT Distinguished Researcher Awards: Email by Prof. Kanchana Kanchanasut


Dear AIT Faculty and Staff,

I am happy to announce the "AIT Distinguished Researcher Awards 2016" which was established last year towards recognizing the valuable contributions and professional accomplishments of its Faculty and Staff in research.

The awards have two categories namely:

1. AIT Research Leader Award

2. AIT Young Researcher Award

I look forward to receiving your applications and kindly find the award guidelines attached for your reference. Applications are to be submitted to vpresearch@ait.ac.th  by Friday 29 January, 2016.


Prof. Kanchana Kanchanasut

Vice President Research

Asian Institute of Technology




  • Delegation from Andalas University, Indonesia, led by Prof. Dr. Werry Darta Taifur, SE. MA, Former Rector of University / 12 Jan. 2016 / to know about academic and non-academic evaluation system of AIT as well as to discuss about MoU renewal; to do comparative study about budgeting process; to know about assets management in AIT
  • Delegation from the Embassy of Japan in Thailand, led by Mr. Hideo Fukushima, Minister / 14 Jan. 2016 / to have a courtesy call on AIT President and to meet Japanese faculty and staff members and Japan Government Scholarship recipients
  • Dr. Jetti A. Oliver, Chancellor, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Science, Allahabad, India /21 Jan. 2016 / to visit AIT and discuss new collaborations


Faculty and Staff Travel


Dr. Theo Ebbers / Germany / 6 – 10 November 2015*

Dr. Naveed Anwar / Manila, Philippines / 22 – 23 December 2015*

Dr. Masahiko Nagai / Manila, Philippines / 5 – 6 January 2016*

Prof. Pennung Warnitchai / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / 5 – 9 January 2016*

Dr. Pramin Norachan / Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam / 5 – 9 January 2016*

S.M. Zlauddin / Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam / 5 – 9 January 2016*

Dr. Djoen San Santoso / Myanmar / 8 – 11 January 2016

Prof. Nazrul Islam / Moscow, Russia / 11 – 17 January 2016

Mara Mendes / Jakarta, Indonesia / 11 – 17 January 2016

Manjunatha Venkatappa / Siem Reap, Cambodia / 11 – 22 January 2016

Dr. Ram C. Bhujel / Yangon, Myanmar / 12 January 2016

Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal / Jakarta, Indonesia / 12 – 14 January 2016

Dr. Weerakorn Ongsakul / Yangon, Myanmar / 14 – 16 January 2016

Dr. Yuosre Badir / HCMC, Vietnam / 15 – 23 January 2016

Nanette Gonzales / Siem Reap, Cambodia / 16 – 22 January 2016

Marites P. Montalbo / Siem Reap, Cambodia / 16 – 22 January 2016

Dr. Chotchai Charoenngam / Vietnam / 17 – 23 January 2016

*(Staff or faculty member travelled and returned to AIT prior to documentation received for publication)


Classifieds (Jobs)


Assistant or Associate Professor, SERD (School of Environment, Resources & Development)

Ref. No: Fac 4/15

Deadline: 15 January 2016



Administrative Officer (School of Engineering & Technology)

Ref. No: 48/15

Deadline: 16 January 2016



Dean, School of Management (School of Management)

Ref. No: 60/15

Deadline: 31 January 2016



Head, Climate Change Cluster (Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific)

Ref. No: 54/15

Deadline: 31 January 2016



Cafeteria Supervisor (Office of Facilities and Assets Management)

Ref. No: 56/15

Deadline: 31 January 2016



Assistant / Associate Professor (RRDP) (School of Resources and Development )

Ref. No: Fac 06/15

Deadline: 28 February 2016



Laboratory Supervisor (Environmental Engineering and Chemical Analyses)

Ref. No: 57/15

Deadline: 29 February 2016



Senior Technician (School of Environment, Resources & Development)

Ref. No: 58/15

Deadline: 29 February 2016



Assistant / Associate Professor (IME) (School of Engineering & Technology)

Ref. No: Fac 09/15

Deadline: 31 March 2016