WEEK# 27, 1 – 7 July 2019


 In this issue:

A. Announcements

B. Events

C. Visitors

D. Faculty and Staff Travel

E. Classifieds (Jobs)



(i) AIT Pavilion and Showcase at 100x Event

Email from Vice President for Knowledge Transfer (20 June 2019)

Dear Colleagues,
As you might be aware, AIT is organizing the 100 Innovations X Entrepreneurs event at C asean on September 27-28 this year.  We are expecting over 1000 participants and visitors to this event.
In this event, we have planned a special pavilion to showcase the key innovative research and solutions developed by AIT faculty, staff, students and centers.
I would like to encourage you to please take this opportunity to highlight your work, and generate public interest in AIT, as well as develop network and establish collaborations.
Please contact Pondchanok Piraintorn, at pondchanok@ait.asia , or by simply replying to this email for more information and for reserving your space.
May I also request you to kindly help promote this event in your network
Thank you and look forward to your participation.


(ii) Dr. Chuenchom Chueluecha (Rehabilitation Physician) will change time schedule
Email from AIT Medical Center (1 Jul. 2019)
We would like to inform you that the schedule of Dr. Chuenchom Chueluecha (Rehabilitation Physician) will be changed from Friday, 5 July 2019 to Monday, 1 July 2019 from 15.00 to 17.00. Thank you.


B. Events



(a) Orientation for New Students: 2 Aug. 2019
Fri Aug 2nd 9:00am - 5:00pm
Orientation Day for new students will be organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 2 August 2019 at the AIT Conference Center.


(b) Blood Donation: 5 Sept. 2019
Email from AIT Medical Center (26 Jun.2 019)
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 Thursday, 5 September 2019, 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 about blood donation please see the attached.
On behalf of needy patients whose lives you may save, we would like to thank you very much for your time and support.


(c) "100 Innovations and Entrepreneurs": 27 – 28 Sept. 2019
"100 Innovations and Entrepreneurs" is the name of a grand event being organized by AIT that seeks to celebrate the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of AIT. Featuring 100 innovations and entrepreneurs, the event will be organized from 27 – 28 Sept. 2019 at CAsean, Bangkok.
Details at this link: http://www.100x.ait.ac.th/


(a) The 6th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture on “Sustainable Aquaculture: Nutritional Security and Exports”: 22 – 23 Aug. 2019
Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management program under Department of Food, Agriculture, and BioResources, School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD), will host the 6th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture on “Sustainable Aquaculture: Nutritional Security and Exports” at Hotel Windsor Suites and Convention, Bangkok, from 22 – 23 August 2019.


(a) Professional Training Program on Advanced Shrimp Farming: 3 – 10 Nov. 2019
A professional training program on advanced shrimp farming will be organized by AIT Extension from 03-10 November 2019 (including international travel) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).
“Advanced Shrimp Farming” is a one-week long professional training program, which has been designed to address not only the lack of know-how and issues with farming practices but also to meet the specific needs and requirements for the development of this venture in the region. The program will cover the state of the art of farming practices, existing good practices, innovation and advanced technologies in farming and shrimp healthcare along with planning and management of environmental issues with shrimp farming.
DOWNLOAD Training Poster and Course Outline
Registration Link:  https://goo.gl/Q1ATjV



 C. Visitors / MoU

• Delegation from the Foreign Service Academy (FSA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh, led by Mr. Md. Masumur Rahaman, First Secretary, Embassy of Bangladesh and Ms. Maleka Parveen, Vice – Principal, FSA / 2 Jul. 2019 / to have an orientation visit to AIT


D. Faculty and Staff Travel 

Mr. Winston K.H. Chow / Tokyo, Japan / 10 – 13 April 2019*
Dr. Manzul K. Hazarika / Tainan, Taiwan / 23 – 26 June 2019*
Dr. Kavinda G. Hettiarachchige / Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / 24 – 29 June 2019*
Mr. Ashok Dahal / Uttarakhandi, India / 25 June – 1 July 2019
Dr. Indrajit Pal / Chengdu, China / 29 June – 4 July 2019
Dr. Anil Kumar Anal / Kathmandu, Nepal / 29 June – 17 July 2019
Dr. Nophea Sasaki / London, UK / 30 June – 22 July 2019
Dr. Eden Woon / Shanghai and Beijing, China / 1 – 6 July 2019
Dr. Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen / Spain and Italy / 1 – 28 July 2019
Mr. Winston K.H. Chow / Songdo and Incheon, Republic of Korea / 5 – 9 July 2019
Dr. Ram C. Bhujel / Indonesia / 6 – 14 July 2019
Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe / Melbourne, Australia / 7 – 14 July 2019

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


E. Classifieds (Jobs)

Position: Technical Staff (Technician) (School of Engineering & Technology) Ref. No. 61/18
Deadline: 31 August 2019