WEEK # 28, 10 - 16 July, 2023

In this issue:

A. Announcements 

B. Workshops/ Conferences

C. Visitors/ MoU/ Agreement Signing 

D. Faculty & Staff Travel

E. Classified (Job)


A. Announcement


1) Foreign Language Program Survey [Fall Semester]


Email from Language Center on 6 July 2023


Dear AIT Community,


In order for the Language Center to plan and organize our foreign language courses, we would like to hear from you with regards to your own needs of taking a foreign language course.  Please disregard this survey form if you (or your kids) don’t have any plans of taking a foreign language course this year.


Kindly complete this survey [click] by July 28 to give us enough time to prepare the courses.  


Thank you for your cooperation.



The Language Center



2) Doctoral Final Examination 


Mr. Chayutpong Manakul (120873), a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Engineering in Water Engineering and Management, Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, will have his final examination on 11 July 2023 (Tuesday) at 15:30 hrs in Room N202, 2nd Floor, SET Building. His dissertation title is " Dynamic Equilibrium Bay Shape: Theoretical Approach for Engineering Application ".


The members of his Program Committee members are as follows:


Dr. S. Mohana Sundaram (Chairperson)


Dr. Sutat Weesakul (Co-chairperson)


Prof. Sangam Shrestha (Member)


Dr. Sarawut Ninsawat (Member)


Dr. Somchai Chonwattana (External Expert)


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



3) Change in Cafeteria Cash Card System to Direct Payment to Cafeteria

 Email from Director of OFAM on 30 June 2023
Please be informed that starting from 1 July 2023, AIT Cafeteria will cease using the cash card system. Customers can now pay by cash, scan a QR code, or direct bank transfer to the vendor's shop directly.
For the remaining cash value in the AIT Cafeteria Card or Faculty ID/Staff ID/Student ID Card, you have until 31 July 2023 to get your refund at the AIT Cafeteria cashier.

4)  Internet FTTH services in residential areas taken over by Helpdesk from AIS

Email from AIT Helpdesk from 29 June 2023

Starting from 1 July 2023, Helpdesk will take over the FTTH based Internet services from AIS. Therefore, from 1 July 2023, please contact Helpdesk if you have any problem with Internet connection in your dorm/house and do not contact AIS anymore.

Helpdesk's contact points:
Email: helpdesk@ait.ac.th
Tel. 6082 (025246082 from mobile)

5) Coming up - AIT Sustainability Expo 23-25 August 2023 - Join us to unveil sustainable opportunities

Email from the Director-OSC on 10 July 2023.

We are pleased to inform you that through the leadership of AIT Interim President Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto, he fosters to transform AIT into a Botanical Garden Campus Towards Net Zero by 2030.  Keeping AIT’s vision in mind, the Office of Sustainable Campus is organizing the AIT Sustainability Expo featuring sustainable development on campus, to invite the interested AIT community, alumni, stakeholders, and organizations to join hands to achieve the mission of sustainability and Net Zero.

 AIT Sustainability Expo is a three-day event that comprises of  Inter-University Research fair, an Inter-University Hackathon6 workshops by the AIT research centers with talks in areas of water conservation, climate change, waste management, air pollution, sustainable buildings, remote sensing, sustainability social business, GIS, sustainable farming and many more by the external experts. We have booths of centers, schools, and a few organizations with exciting updates on technology and tools. As an added attraction, we have sustainable products, organic products, and a food market.

We would like to invite all interested individuals to join the expo for free, to explore the center's booths, research fair booths, and enjoy the sustainable market. 

This Sustainability Expo will take place on 23-25 August 2023 at AITCC and is organized by OSC through the generous support of the AIT alumni and mainly sponsored by Indorama Venture.  For more details please visit http://osc.ait.ac.th/ or check the attached flyer.  For further information or queries, please send an email to director-osc@ait.ac.th.

For the above-mentioned event, we look forward to your participation to unveil and explore the opportunities to learn and to embark towards sustainable development and living. 

Please feel free to disseminate this information to your friends and contacts who might be interested in participating.

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  Workshops/ Conferences  

1) Professional Development Course on "Connecting Learning with Monitoring and Evaluation: A Strategy for MEL Operationalization and Result-Based M&E"

Date: 10 – 21 July 2023

Venue: AIT Conference Center, AIT Campus

Learn from practitioners on how to develop M & E pathways that foster measurement of results and respond to current changes of M&E contexts. Broadening

perspectives for innovative ways to develop tools and reporting mechanisms that help to make decisions for project implementation.

Learning Modules and Contents Module-3: Project Impact Analysis and Evaluation

Module-1: Project Cycle Management and M&E

  • Project cycle management and monitoring and evaluation
  • Key concepts of result-based management
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning – A new M&E framework
  • Financial and risk management in M&E

Module-2: Key Concepts of Result-based Management and MEL

  • Theory of change
  • Result-mapping
  • Develop result framework/log frame
  • Work plan/action and intervention plan
  • M&E approaches for donor projects
  • Tools for result-based MEL
  • Gender perspective in M&E

Module-3: Project Impact Analysis and Evaluation

  • Baseline benchmarking
  • Most significant changes
  • Impact after actions review
  • Research design for M&E and approach for data collection
  • M&E tools and techniques for robust impact analysis
  • Data management and dashboard for M&E
  • DEMER Model: Data, Evidence, Measurement, Unpack Errors and Reporting

Module-4: M&E Communication and Reporting

  • M&E reporting/quarterly / biannual/ annual
  • Packaging M&E data for internal and external communication/ audience
  • M&E reflection and learning platform/innovation platform
  • Stakeholder engagement-based on the pyramid approach
  • Stories from the field
  • Donor reporting

For more information and registration pls. visit https://extension.ait.ac.th/course/connecting-learning-monitoring-and-evaluation-strategy-mel-operationalization-and-result



2) Professional Development Course on “Carbon Markets and Climate Finance” 

Climate finance provides the means to the implementation of projects, carbon pricing provides the incentive to mobilize the most “cost-effective” mitigation options. Carbon pricing can be a source of climate finance: with emissions trading through the auctioning of allowances, with carbon tax through tax levied, revenues raised can be used for adaptation and/or mitigation activities.

Date: 2 – 13 October 2023

Venue: AIT Campus

For more information and registration please visit https://extension.ait.ac.th/course/carbon-markets-and-climate-finance

3.  Professional development on “Strategic Human Resource Management and Business Leadership”

AIT Extension invites you to join the training on professional development on “Strategic Human Resource Management and Business Leadership”.

This training course is designed to support HR leaders and professionals in their quest for best practices that will be more beneficial to their organization’s human resources and for the achievement of business targets. By providing them with a better understanding of how to be both strategic and human-centered in their HR strategies and initiatives, and giving them opportunities to explore various frameworks, tools, and techniques, they will be able to translate strategic thinking into actionable outcomes that will make all stakeholders happy.

For more information and registration please visit https://extension.ait.ac.th/course/strategic-human-resource-management-and-business-leadership-0

Date: 16 – 20 October 2023

Venue: AIT Conference Center


C. Visitors/ MoU/ Agreement 


  • The MOU signing ceremony with University at Buffalo NY USA on 10 July 2023.
  • The Executive Committee Meeting on 13 July 2023.





D. Faculty & Staff Travel

  • Mr. Russell Rein, VPA / Karachi, Pakistan/ 16 - 18 July 2023
  • Mr. Voravate Chonlasin, Director, AITX / Karachi, Pakistan/ 16 - 18 July 2023
  • Mr. Thaung Htat Aung, Director, AIT Solution/ 15 - 19 July 2023
  • Prof. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, Faculty-SERD/ Kathmandu,  Nepal/ 4 - 12 July 2023
  • Dr. Lai Nguyen Hai, Faculty-SERD/ Kathmandu, Nepal/ 4 - 12 July 2023
  • Prof. Weerakorn Ongsakul, Faculty-SERD/ China/ 7 - 11 July 2023
  • Dr. Hayat Ullah, Faculty-SERD/ Pakistan/ 18 July - 11 Aug 2023
  • Mr. Furqan Ali Shaikn, AITX/ Pakistan/ 16 - 28 July 2023
  • Dr. Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee, Director, intERLab/ Chiang Mai, Thailand/ 10 -14 July 2023
  • Dr. Preechai Mekbungwan, intERLab/ Chiang Mai, Thailand/ 10 - 14 July 2023
  • Prof. P. Abdul Salam, Dean-SERD/ Bologna, Italy/ 16 - 21 July 2023
  • Dr. Kuo Chieh Chao, Faculty-SET/ Taipei, Taiwan/ 27 - 30 July 2023
  • Dr. Indrajit Pal, Faculty-SET/ Kolkata, India/ 6 - 14 July 2023
  • Dr. Haya Ullah, Faculty-SERD/ Pakistan/ 18 July - 11 Aug 2023
  • Prof. Weerakorn Ongsaul, Faculty-SERD/ China/ 7 - 11 July 2023
  • Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, Faculty-SERD/ Tokyo, Fukuoka, Japan/ 24 - 31 July 2023
  • Prof. Joyashree Roy, Faculty-SERD/ United Kingdom & USA/ 10 June - 10 July 2023
  • Ms. Rabina Twayana, GIC/ Austria/ 25 June- 23 July 2023
  • Dr. Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, Faculty-SET/ University of Bologna, Italy/ 15 - 21 July 2023
  • Dr. Chutiporn Anutariya, Faculty-SET/ University of Bologna, Italy/ 15 - 21 July 2023
  • Dr. Vatcharaporn Esichaikul, Faculty-SET/ University of Bologna, Italy/ 15 - 21 July 2023
  • Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe, Executive Director, OAAA/ Sri Lanka & Australia/ 1 - 16 July 2023
  • Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe, Executive Director, OAAA /Taipei, Taiwan/ 27 - 30 July 2023
  • Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe, Executive Director, OAAA /Hongkong/ 20 - 22 August 2023
  • Ms. Sirikate Owasit, OAAA/ Taipei, Taiwan/ 27 - 30 July 2023
  • Ms. Lucena Talaid, OAAA/ Hong Kong/ 20 - 22 August 2023







EClassifieds (jobs) 


Faculty Position:

Faculty Position, SERD/FAB/FEBT


Staff Position:

1. Director, OFIN

2. Structural Engineer, AITS

3. Business Development Officer, AIT Solutions

4. Senior Advancement Officer, OAA

5. IT Officer, AI Center

6. Program Officer, RRCAP/ APC


IUCN Vacancy

Senior Administration Officer, IUCN