WEEK# 47, 15 - 21 November, 2021
In this issue:
1) AIT Library User Satisfaction Survey 2021 (Now - 30 November 2021)
Email from AIT Library on 15 November 2021
Dear AIT Members,
In order to improve the library facilities and services, AIT Library would like to invite you to participate in the AIT Library User Satisfaction Survey 2021 from now until 30 November 2021.
To complete the survey, please click on the link below and sign in with your AIT account.
All participants are eligible to win the prizes below.
- Motorola Smart Portable Wireless Speaker (x1)
- Hom Krun Gift Voucher 300 Baht (x5)
- Hom Krun Gift Voucher 120 Baht (x10)
- Mini Handheld Fan (x2)
- HOCO M1 Stereo Sound Small Talk (x1)
- Flash drive 4 GB (x10)
- Portable travel case organizer bag (x2)
- Teddy bear (x12)
- Multi-USB charger (x40)
- Eco-friendly spoon and fork (x10)
- Bag (x6)
- DOPPER Pure people water bottle 450ml (x3)
- Water bottle (x4)
- Eco-friendly cloth bag (x22)
The winners will be announced in the first week of December 2021.
Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete this survey. We truly value the information you have provided and will use it to improve our Library.
2) SERD Information Session
Want to make an impact and be part of sustainable development? Find out how from AIT School of Environment, Resources and Development — SERD
Join our webinar to find out about learning opportunities, 2022 admission requirements, scholarships and your future after graduation!
Meet Prof. Vilas Nitivattananon and Dr. Kamolkanok Kiatisakchai.
- Interact with Dean and Head of Departments
- Variety of Scholarships offer
- Career growth
November 15th, 2021, 6:00 P.M. Bangkok Time
3) Webinar: RTG Fellowships
- Non-binding RTG Fellowships
- Varity of Master's and Doctoral Programs
- Covers more than 1.5 million Baht
- Career Growth and many lifechanging Opportunities
- Q & A Session from our Deans
Date: Saturday, 18 November 2021 at 19.00 pm.
4) The virtual 50th AITAA Governing Board Meeting and Global Reunion
The Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association (AITAA) is inviting all AIT alumni and friends to join the virtual 50th AITAA Governing Board Meeting and Global Reunion with the 1st Global AITAA Symposium and Exhibition on 20-21 November 2021 to be hosted by AITAA Vietnam Chapter in partnership with AIT Extension. Please check all activities and register to reserve your slot by clicking this link AIT Extension (https://extension.ait.ac.th/page/50th-aitaa-governing-board-meeting-and-...)
50th AITAA Governing Board Meeting and Global Reunion
1st Global AITAA Symposium and Exhibition
Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, Contribute
… for a better tomorrow…
20-21 November 2021
The Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association (AITAA) holds an annual Governing Board Meeting (GBM) for all its member chapters spread worldwide. This year 2021, AITAA Vietnam Chapter hosts the 50th AITAA GBM for our AIT Family. The 1st Global AITAA Symposium and Exhibition will be inaugurated to showcase solutions on key regional issues. The Exhibition will be accessible globally 24x7 for 365 days.
5) AIT International Roadshow Live - Study in Thailand | Asian Institute of Technology
Get your Master's or Ph.D. Degree from a truly international university based in the vibrant tropical Southeast Asian country - THAILAND.
AIT International Roadshow Live - Study in Thailand | Asian Institute of Technology
- HM King's and Queen's Scholarships
- Flexible and Dual Degree Options
- Open Master's in Interdisciplinary Studies
- Truly International Environment
- Exchange and Internship
Sign Up today to access the webinar information session on 20 Nov 2021, 7:00 PM Bangkok (GMT+7)
6) Where do we go from here? Reflections after COP-26 in Glasglow
AIT, with "Social Impact with Innovation” as its motto and sustainability as its focus, presents a panel of its faculty experts to give views on the biggest climate change meeting in a webinar – “COP26 Where Do We Go From Here?”.
Get insights on the outcomes of COP-29 from experts in the fields of Energy, Water, Urban and Infrastructure, Land and Forest, and Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation, covering two specific questions:
To what extent are we successful at COP-26 – DID WE ACHIEdVE WHAT WE AIMED FOR?
Where do we go from here to meet goals of Paris Agreement – OUR PRIORITIES FOR THE FUTURE?
Monday Nov 22, 2021 4:30 – 5:30 PM BKK Time https://bit.ly/308FvKD
7) The virtual regional event on “Sustainable and Inclusive Solutions for Air Quality and Climate Change”
The virtual regional event on “Sustainable and Inclusive Solutions for Air Quality and Climate Change” is jointly organized by Global Environmental Studies (IGES) and the Asian Institute of Technology, with support from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Swedish Government, Integrated Programme for Better Air Quality in Asia, and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan.
Join our 3-day interactive learning event to find out about integrated solutions to air pollution, climate change, social and gender inequality in Southeast Asia!
November 23 - 25, 2021
12PM - 3PM Bangkok Time
Register Now https://bit.ly/3D5xMLr
8) Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030): Engaging Academia and Faith Actors to Strengthen Cities Resilience to Climate Change and Disasters
25 November 2021, at 13.00 – 14.45 hours (Bangkok Time, UTC+7) | Virtual via Webex
Click here to register and for more information
This webinar is hosted by (AIT RRC.AP) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network (EPIC-N). The webinar aims to raise awareness on the importance of greater engagement of local universities and faith actors in the process of strengthening cities resilience to climate change and disasters, share best practices, case studies from the field, and methodologies on the engagement of Faith Actors by different organisations to support Sendai Framework for DRR and Paris Agreement, and present MCR2030 initiative approach and model of engaging various stakeholders and partners in urban risk reduction and strengthening cities resilience to climate and disaster risks.
9) Regional Dialogue to promote the uptake of Eco-design approaches to green the SMEs in Asia on 30 November 2021
The EU SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Advocacy Component and United Nations Environment Programme (Regional Office for the Asia-Pacific) in partnership with Thailand Environment Institute (TEI) and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT, Thailand) is pleased to invite you to attend the Regional Dialogue to Promote the Uptake of Eco-design Approaches to Green the SMEs in Asia on 30 November 2021, 13:30-16:30 hrs (GMT+7 Bangkok Time).
The objective of this dialogue is to continue the discussion on how to increase the understating of the eco-design approaches for their promotion and uptake by the SMEs in Asia. The deliberations during the event will deep dive on implementation challenges and benefits of adopting/instilling eco-design thinking for the key sectors in Asia through exchange of knowledge and good practices in the region. It will further gather perspectives on enabling factors/solutions that influence/support SMEs to incorporate eco-design approaches in their businesses.
We hope that you will be able to join us and actively contribute to this webinar. Don't miss it!
To go directly to registration page, click this link:
For more information please contact:
Ms. Pondchanok Piraintorn (Japan)
Project Coordinator, AIT
10) THE Campus Live Asia: New Strategies for University Success
Registration Link: https://www.timeshighered-events.com/live-asia-2021/page/1839009/register
Date: 14 December 2021
Time: 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM
Training Courses/ Conferences/ Workshops
Faculty Position: Assistant Professor, School of Engineering & Technology (CIE-TRE)
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Faculty Position, School of Engineering & Technology (CIE-WEM)
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Faculty Position: Associate/Assistant Professor, School of Engineering & Technology
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Position: Business Development Manager, AI Center
Ref: 37/ 21
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Position: Laboratory Senior Technician, Hydraulic Lab (SET-WEM)
Ref: 32/ 21
Deadline: 15 November 2021
Position: Lab Supervisor, Irrigation Engineering and Management (SET- WEM)
Ref: 33/ 21
Deadline: 15 November 2021