WEEK 24, 27 May - 2 June 2024

In this issue:

A. Announcements 

B. Workshops/ Conferences

C. Visitors/ MoU/ Agreement Signing 

D. Faculty & Staff Travel

E. Classified (Job)


A. Announcement



1) Invitation - Conferment of the AIT Honorary Doctorate Degree on ADB President Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa on 11 June 2024

Email from AIT President on 24 May 2024.

Dear Members of the AIT Community,

I am delighted to inform you that we will be conferring AIT’s Honorary Doctorate Degree - Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) upon the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa. The ceremony will take place at the Robert B. Banks Auditorium, AIT Conference Center, on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. You are cordially invited to attend. The program is attached for your kind information.

Awarding an Honorary Degree is a method by which the Institute expresses its highest recognition of an individual's achievements. This honor acknowledges Mr. Asakawa’s exceptional contributions to the economic, social, and technological development of the Asia-Pacific region. AIT enjoys a very long and close relationship with ADB.

The secretariat has prepared the link below for registration.

Registration Link Conferment of AIT Honorary Doctorate Degree on ADB President (google.com)

I encourage you to join us for this important event and help make it a great success.

2) Hybrid RNUS Seminar series 2/2024

We are pleased to invite you to attend Hybrid RNUS SEMINAR SERIES 2/2024 jointly organized by RNUS (SET) and The University of Tokyo (OHOW-IIS)

The seminar will be held on Wednesday 29 May 2024 at SET classroom N240 AIT (SET building-2nd floor)

Time 14:00 PM -15:00 PM at Asian Institute of Technology,

1st Speaker : Dr.Xuan Truong Trinh
Project Researcher, Wataru Takeuchi Lab, Utokyo

TOPIC: Monitoring of Alternative Wet and Dry Rice Paddies in Thailand by Integrating Low-Cost Ground-Based Sensors and SAR Observations to Mitigate CH4 Emissions

2nd Speaker :Dr. Md Rahedul Islam

Associate Research Fellow, IIS, University of Tokyo Japan Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Environment Pabna University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

TOPIC: Alternative Wetting and Drying (AWD) Irrigation: A Great Tool to Climate Smart Agriculture




If you are interested, please register through the given link below;


RNUS website

Regional Network Office for Urban Safety - RNUS (ait.ac.th)

Participation at the event is free of charge.

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3) Invitation to the hybrid session on "Engineering Your Entrepreneurship DNA - From Structure to Service Industry" on 31 May 2024

AIT Extension is pleased to invite you to the hybrid session on "Engineering Your Entrepreneurship DNA - From Structure to Service Industry".
Speaker: Dr. Sun Sayamipuk, Founder & CEO of the SN Service Solution PCL.
Date: Friday, 31 May 2024
Time: 14:00 - 16:00 hrs. (Bankok time)
Venue: Creator Space, AIT Entrepreneurship Center / Zoom
Looking forward to welcoming you to the session.
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4) Doctoral Final Examination - Ms. Htet Yamin Ko Ko (121706)

Email from the Registry Unit, Office of Student Affairs, AIT on 23 May 2024

Ms. Htet Yamin Ko Ko (121706), a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Engineering in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, Department of  Information and Communication Technologies, School of Engineering and Technology, will have her final examination on 28 May 2024 (Tuesday) at 10:30 hrs in Room W208 (RSGIS Meeting Room), SET Building. Her dissertation title is " Remote Heart Patient Monitoring and Diagnosis Support System."

The members of her Program Committee members are as follows:

Prof. Nitin K. Tripathi (Chairperson)

Dr. Indrajit Pal (Member)

Dr. Malay Pramanik (Member)

Dr. Chitrini Mozumder (Member)

Dr. Sombat Muengtaweepongsa (External Expert)

All those who are interested in the topic are invited to join.

5) Blood Donation Announcement

Email from the medical clinic on 22 April 2024

Dear AIT Community, 

The Thai Red Cross Society has been working with volunteer students and staff to collect units of blood from the AIT community. The bloodmobile visits AIT every three months, four times a year, hoping to collect enough units to supply the constant demand for blood.

We again would like to ask for your help. The next visit for blood donation is scheduled on Wednesday, 5th June 2024, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the parking lot in front of the AIT Conference Center.

Give blood! You'll experience a fulfilling sense of contribution. And the donation process isn't time-consuming. It only takes about half an hour. For more information, please click. 

On behalf of needy patients whose lives you may save, we would like to thank you very much for your time and support. 

For further information, please contact; The Thai Red Cross Society 

Tel.  0-2263-9600-99, 0-2256-4300,0-2256-4306

Email:     blood@redcross.or.th

Website: www.blooddonationthai.com

6) Invitation to an international seminar “International CCUS Symposium: ‘Supercritical’ Pathways Toward Carbon Neutrality”

Email from the Director, Office of Academic Administration on 24 May 2024

According to the Thailand Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Alliance (TCCA) and the Chiang Mai Carbon Capture and Storage Research Group (Chiang Mai CCS), Chiang Mai University is set to host an international seminar titled “International CCUS Symposium: ‘Supercritical’ Pathways Toward Carbon Neutrality” on June 6, 2024, at the Novotel Bangkok Future Park Rangsit, Bangkok. Further details  CCUS Symposium (cmu.ac.th)
We cordially invite your personnel to attend this seminar. Please register through the online system at https://ccs.eng.cmu.ac.th/registration.
Due to the limited number of seats, Assistant Professor Dr. Natthanan Promsuk (tel. 090-325-9666, email natthanan.p@cmu.ac.th) and Miss Nuttha Utsaha (tel. 062-289-1002, email nuttha_utsaha@cmu.ac.th) have been designated as coordinators.
7) Thai Language Course
We are pleased to announce the upcoming Thai Language Course for this inter-semester. 
Please see our website for course details and registration.
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  Workshops/ Conferences  
1) Professional Development Program on Strategic Human Resource Management and Business Leadership
Date: 27 – 31 May 2024
Venue: Asian Institute of Technology
For more information and registration please visit 

2) Summer Training Program on Climate Smart and Sustainable Agriculture Using Cutting-Edge Technology and IoT

Duration: 10 – 21 June 2024
Venue: Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

For more information and registration please visit 

3) Summer Training Program Aquaculture Development & Aquatic Resources Management in South and South East Asia

Date: 8-19 July 2024
Venue: Asian Institute of Technology

Training Fee: USD 1,500/- (Inclusive of training-related expenses, excluding accommodation and subsistence allowances)

For more information and registration please visit 


4) Invitation for "The 14th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE)-14", 3-5 Dec 2024, Malaysia

We are pleased to invite you to attend "The 14th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE)-14" organized by the University of Tokyo, which will be held during 3-5 December 2024 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Southeast Asian Center for Water Environment Technology (SACWET) under the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) is one of the co-organizers.
For those who are interested, please check out the details from this following website link.

C. Visitors/ MoU/ Agreement 


    MoU Signing Ceremony between AIT and Tepbac Joint Stock Company, Vietnam on Wednesday 29 May 2024.


D. Faculty & Staff Travel 

  • Prof. Shobhakar Dhakal, Faculty-SERD/ Kathmandu, Nepal/ 17 - 27 May 2024
  • Prof. Pennung Warnitchai, Faculty-SET/ Milan, Italy/ 30 June - 8 July 2024
  • Mrs. Maybel B. Diopenes, Director, OHRS/ Danang, Vietnam/ 16 - 21 August 2024
  • Prof. Weerakorn Ongsakul/ Faculty SERD/ Nong Khai, Thailand/ 30 - 31 May 2024
  • Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe, Executive Director, OAAA/ Houston, New Jersey, Dalias, San Antonio, Humble/ 22 June - 23 July 2024
  • Dr. Pisut Koomsap, Faculty-SET/ Chanthaburi, Thailand/ 26 - 29 May 2024
  • Prof. Mokbul Morshed, Faculty-SERD/ Perth, Australia/ 26 - 29 May 2024
  • Dr. Duangthida Hussadinthorn Na Ayutthaya/ Chanthaburi, Thailand/ 26 - 29 May 2024
  • Prof. Weerakorn Ongsakul, Faculty-SERD/ Osaka, Japan/ 30 July - 5 August 2024
  • Dr. Thi Phouc Lai Nguyen, Faculty-SERD/ South Korea/ 20 - 27 June 2024





 E. Classifieds (jobs) 

AIT Faculty & Staff Position:

1. Assistant Professor, SET-ISE

2. Associate Professor/Professor, SOM

3. Director, Language Center

4. Software Developer, AI Center

5. Lab Supervisor - SERD

6. Network Engineer, intERLab

7. Administrative Officer, GRU (Visa process for AIT's official trips)

8. DevOps Engineer, AI Center   https://www.hro.ait.ac.th/job/show/907