WEEK #6: 6 – 12 February 2017

In this issue:


         A.    Announcements

         B.    Events

         C.    Campus Updates

         D.    Faculty and Staff Travel

         E.    Classifieds (Jobs)


A.    Announcements


(i)    AIT Newsletter: February 2017

The February 2017 edition of the monthly newsletter of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is online.

For EPUB users, you can download the newsletter on your mobile, and use any eBook reader (iBooks, Google Play Books etc) to browse through the publication.

PDF: https://goo.gl/0lBBnl
EPUB: https://goo.gl/1L8Uuq
MOBI: https://goo.gl/GVVdZ9

(ii)    SET welcomes Dr. Gyan Prakash, Visiting Associate Professor

School of Engineering and Technology welcomes Dr. Gyan Prakash who joined Industrial Systems Engineering Department as a Visiting Associate Professor.

Dr. Gyan Prakash has been seconded by the Government of India for teaching a course AT72.09 Inventory & Logistics Management, commencing from January 2017 semester.

In India, Dr. Gyan Prakash is an Associate Professor at the ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Gwalior, India. He earned PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Dr. Prakash has masters in Software Systems from Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani, India and masters in Management Studies from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India.

His teaching interests are in Service Operations Management, Total Quality Management, Operations Strategy, Innovation & Technology Management, Enterprise Systems etc.
His research interests include Service Supply Chains, Quality of Service, Sustainable Industrial Systems, Food Supply Chains, Infrastructure and Healthcare Systems.

Room 206, ISE building
Tel. 6082
Emails: gyan@ait.asia , gyanprakasha@yahoo.com

(iii)    SERD welcomes Visiting Faculty – Prof. M.N.V. Prasad and Dr. Balasaheb Ramdas Chavan

Prof. M.N.V. Prasad

Prof. M.N.V. Prasad joined Department of Development and Sustainability as a Visiting Professor, starting from January 2017. He is seconded by the Government of India.

Prof. Prasad obtained his M.Sc Botany from Andhra University, Waltair 1973-75; Ph.D  (Botany) Lucknow University, Lucknow 1975-79 (Research conducted at Birbal Sahni Institute of  Palaeosciences, An autonomous Inst. Under the Dept. of Sci & Tech, Govt. of India). Worked as Lecturer, June 1980-85, Dept. of Botany, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Lecturer (Senior Scale), July 1986-90 in Sch. of Life Sci., University of Hyderabad, Reader, Feb. 1990-98 and  Full Professor since Aug 1998 in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. Made significant contributions to the field of “Plant-Metal interactions and bioremediation. Research articles in peer reviewed Journals 190, Books (edited) by International  publishers 17

Google scholar citations 9911, h-index 50.


Room No. E 120, SERD building
Tel. 6133
Email: majeti@ait.asia

Dr. Balasaheb Ramdas Chavan

Dr. Balasaheb Ramdas Chavan joined the Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM) of Food, Agriculture and Bioresources Department (FAB) as a Visiting Associate Professor. He is seconded by the Indian Government from 5 January to 31 May 2017.  

His areas of specialization include Coastal and Inland Fisheries Management.

Room No. A106, FAB Building
Tel. 6429
Email: balasahebrc@ait.asia; brc15672@gmail.com

(iv)    Revised Institute P&P on Credit Policy (FB-6-1-1)

Please be advised that based on the recommendation of the AIT Management Team in its 2 February 2017 meeting, the President approved the revisions made on the Institute Policy & Procedure statement (P&P) on Credit Policy with immediate effect:

§    (revised) FB-6-1-1   Credit Policy
       o  Added application of the policy to UG and professional master’s students
       o  Administrative restructuring.

Please be guided accordingly.

(v)    New Locations of the Offices in the Administration Building

The Administration Building will be renovated from Jan. – June 2017. Most offices in the building have started moving to AIT Conference Center. Below is the list of the new location of Administration Offices:

President: Presidential Lounge, AITCC
VP Administration: Room B138
VP Academic Affairs: Room B136
VP Development: Room B130
Office of the President and Office of the Institute Secretary: Room B144B
Office of Academic Administration: Room B144A
Office of Human Resource Services: Room B109
Office of Internal Auditor: Room B113
Office of External Relation and Office of Host Country Relation: B115
Office of Special Degree Program: B115
Office of Finance: Room 225 (2nd Floor) will be moved in February
Office of GRU: Room 223 (2nd Floor) will be moved in February
Office of Purchasing and Inventory Procurement: Admin (No Change)
Office of Student and Affairs: Admin (No Change)

(vi)    New Location of Office of Advancement (OADV)

Please be informed that the Office of Advancement (OADV) has re-located to Outreach Building, 102 (ground floor) until June 2017.

(vii)    Trial of EBSCO Business Source Complete

EBSCO has arranged a trial for Business Source Complete for one month for AIT.  The Business Source Complete is set up via the AIT Library website.  Please access the Library at  Please scroll down the Library's web page and click Trial Databases.  Then click Business Source Complete. 

Information about the Business Source Complete and links will be available -  link for the main database and related links available in the Business Source Complete as follows.

1) Business Source Complete
2) Harvard Business VDO
3) Harvard Business Review
4) Harvard Business Review : Case  Study
5) Harvard Business Review : Issues available

Please be informed that the trial is authenticated by AIT IP Address ranges.  If you access the trial from AIT campus, there will not be any problem - no username and password are required.  Please also be advised that if you use your mobile phone to access the trial, please logout from your mobile/IPAD Internet and try again to log in to the Internet by using AIT login account.

To access the trial from the Library's webpage is easy and simple, please follow the steps below.

1) Go to  or http://library.ait.asia .  Scroll down and click "Trial Databases"

2) Click on "Business Source Complete" to link to the information of this database.

3) Click "Link" next to Business Source Complete if you want to search the database.  You will see the page that you can search and download.

Please follow the Library’s advice on the login and check whether the users are on campus or whether they are using the Internet from different Internet providers.  If anyone still needs assistance, please contact Khun Watcharin at watcharin@ait.asia

(viii)    AIT Medical Center Services

The mission of the AIT Medical Center is to provide the best possible medical care to AIT students and employees.  The Clinic has three part-time physicians and eight nurses (two full-time nurses and six part-time nurses).  In addition to the general medical care given by the general practitioner, the clinic also provides consultations in ENT (ear, nose, throat) and Rehabilitation Physician (physical rehabilitation), as scheduled below.

Date and Time: Monday from 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Type of doctors: General Medicine
Name of Doctor: Dr. Bunsert Jatchavala

Date and Time: Tuesday from 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Type of Doctor: General Medicine
Name of Doctor: Dr. Bunsert Jatchavala

Date and Time: Wednesday from 09:00 a.m.  – 12:00 noon
Type of Doctor: General Medicine
Name: Dr. Bunsert Jatchavala

Date and Time: Thursday from 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Type of Doctor: General Medicine
Name of Doctor: Dr. Bunsert Jatchavala

Date and Time: Thursday from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Type of Doctor: ENT Specialist (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Name of Doctor: Dr. Amornwan Nilsuwan

Date and Time: Friday from 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Type of Doctor: General Medicine
Name of Doctor: Dr. Bunsert Jatchavala

Date and Time: Friday from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Type of Doctor: Physical Rehabilitation
Name of Doctor: Dr. Chuenchom Chueluecha

*Remark: Any changes to the above schedule are announced via email.

The AIT Medical Center can be reached at 02-524-5286 during office hours (from 7.30 to 16.30 hours), from Monday to Friday; and through 02-524-5555 for 24-hour medical emergency service.


Employees can avail a free standard blood chemistry test from the AIT Medical Clinic.

Blood tests for blood sugar, lipid profile, liver function, uric acid and renal function (BUN, Cr) as routine (standard) blood chemistry; hemoglobin (anemia) and urine examination (no pregnancy test) are available.  Other necessary tests can be referred to the Thammasat Hospital laboratory service.

Electrocardiogram is also available.

Medical appliance/apparatus:

Crutches, canes and wheelchairs can be borrowed from the AIT Medical Clinic.  A refundable deposit will be required.  The nurse on duty can be contacted for borrowing these appliance/apparatus.

 Generali Insurance:

Those insured under the Generali Medical Insurance should present their Generali Card and meet a doctor for diagnosis of any illness and to charge their treatments to Generali.  If a doctor is not consulted, they will be required to pay in cash.

Medical Emergencies:

Emergency medical care is available at the AIT Medical Clinic at all times. In case of medical emergency, please call 5555, the Nurse will call the guard to take her to the patient’s location using the golf cart. If the patient needs to be taken to the hospital, the Nurse will call the ambulance through 1669.

The AIT Medical Clinic’s emergency care service is not a hospital emergency room.  Emergency illness conditions such as suspected heart attack, stroke or poisoning require immediate treatment at the nearest hospital emergency room.  If anyone is too ill to come to the Clinic or to go to a hospital without assistance, please call 5555 or 1669 directly for Emergency Medical Service (provided by the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand).

Night-Shift Nurse:

A night-shift nurse, who is on duty from 19:30 to 07:30 hours, is reserved for medical emergencies.  For safety and security reasons, the door of the Medical Clinic is locked from 22:00 to 07:30 hours.  In medical emergency cases or if any medical emergency assistance is required, the nurse on duty can be contacted at 02-524-5555.

(ix)    Announcements from Office of the Human Resources Services (OHRS)

1. Contact Information in HRIS

It is imperative that OHRS has a correct record of everybody’s personal data in its system. Information such as name of contact person and telephone numbers are very important especially during emergencies. Please log in the web link, https://hris.ait.ac.th  to update contact information. Use AIT email account credential to log in then click “View Employee Profile” and complete the fields in the “Contact Information”.

2.  Medical Reimbursement

Please be reminded that in order to process medical reimbursement, one must submit the original medical receipt and medical certificate showing the diagnosis and date of consultation to the Office of the Human Resources Services within 60 days after the consultation. Reimbursement submitted later than 60 days will not be accepted.

3. AIT Plastic ID Card


For permanent employees and those on contracts of one or more years, a plastic AIT ID card can be availed from the Office of the Human Resources Services.

Please visit the Office of the Human Resources Services to have your photo and electronic signature taken.  The plastic AIT ID cards will be ready within three (3) working days.

Your plastic AIT ID cards can be used to borrow books from the AIT Library, as well as serve as a cash card in the AIT Cafeteria.

(x)    Trials for Elsevier e-books, Springer e-books, Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies and Elsevier Knovel

AIT Library will have new online resources and e-books in 2017.  Elsevier e-books, Springer e-books and Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies will be activated in January 2017 whereas Elsevier Knovel will be officially started in April 2017.  During the month of December 2016 (and December 2016 through March 2017 for Knovel), the publishers of these e-books and online resources have set up trials for AIT.  

AIT Library invites all faculty, staff, and students to access the mentioned e-books and online resources from the Library webpage at 

The Library webpage may be accessed from the AIT website. Alternatively, click the following URL links to access the e-books and online resources.

For Elsevier e-books:  www.sciencedirect.com

For Springer e-books:

To access the trial for Springer e-books copyright year 2005-2016, please click the link attached below:

The content is about 5,000 titles.  You can view, download and print.  Users can access Springer e-books from the above link or access through the Library webpage at and click "Springer New e-books" from the "Trial Databases".

For Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies:  http://www.emeraldinsight.com/topic/cs_all?sortBy=Ppub

For Elsevier Knovel:  http://app.knovel.com/web/

Users can view, download and print.  The content is about 3,000 titles for Elsevier e-books, 5,000 titles for Springer e-books and 400 cases for Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies.

(xi)    Summer School in Human Sciences 2017 -University of Jyväskylä, Finland (JYU)

University of Jyväskylä is pleased to welcome AIT students to the 14th international Summer School in Human Sciences in May-June 2017. The Summer School comprises 21 interdisciplinary courses for students interested in e.g. cultural and communication studies, education, business & economics, sport and health sciences and social sciences. They also included one PhD-level course in their programme.

Students are accepted to the Summer School in the framework of the bilateral cooperation agreements between the University of Jyväskylä and AIT.

Most of the courses have defined a maximum number of participants, JYU cannot accept more than five students in a course.

More information on the Summer School can be found below and at https://www.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool  .
International Summer School in Human Sciences: 22 May - 16 June 2017

Courses available:
22 – 26 May
-              Finnish Language and Culture
-              Education in Finland
-              Organization and Role of Sport in the EU and its Member States
-              Press photography: theory, practice and interpretation                 
29 May – 2 June
-              Finnish Language and Culture
-              Introduction to Ethics of Science
-              Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy and Other Arts Therapies
-              Physical activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International perspectives
-              Intrapreneurship: Current Perspectives on New Business Development and Corporate Entrepreneurship
-              National Educational Systems: Finland and the United States in international context                

5 – 9 June
-              Refugee Resettlement and Integration
-              Introduction to Intercultural Communication
-              Sport Marketing
-              Introduction to Management and Leadership
-              Introduction to Gender Studies
-              Studies in Cultural Anthropology

12 – 16 June

-              Learning and Teaching in the Context of Growing Diversity
-              Approaches and Methods in Music Cognition & Perception
-              Comparative Economic Systems
-              Cultural Economy and Work
-              Challenges in Comparative Education Research (Doctoral level)

Course descriptions

How to apply?

The online application form and instructions for completing the application are available at http://r.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool/apply .  The application deadline is 1 March 2017. You are welcome to apply for the full summer school programme or parts of it. Each course lasts one week and they are worth 2.5 ECTS credits.

1)                  The students should first fill in an online application form, for which the link is available on JYU webpage at: http://r.jyu.fi/hs-summerschool/apply   ->  Application form and instructions for completing the application.  
2)                  After filling in the online application form the applicants will receive an email with further instructions and with a request to register to Mobility-Online using a link which is included in the message.  
3)                  After the registration the applicants should log into the Mobility-Online system to finalize their application by completing their personal data and uploading an official transcript of records in English.
4)                  Students will be notified of the admission to the Summer School by 15 March by e-mail.
5)                  After receiving the notification of admission, applicants are requested to confirm their participation to the Summer School by 31 March in the Mobility-Online system.
6)                  Students can also apply for accommodation in the Mobility-Online system after they have confirmed their participation in the Summer School.

Further information:

Summer School in Human Sciences

University of Jyväskylä

E-mail: hsss@jyu.fi


(xii)    23 Feb 2017 is the deadline for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship program (JJ/WBGSP)
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship program (JJ/WBGSP) announced the scholarship application for August 2017 Intake on 27th Jan 2017.
The deadline for this scholarship is on 23 Feb 2017.

Potential applicant can directly apply to this scholarship and submit the documents as per the requirement mentioned in their website. AIT has linked their website in our scholarship website:


For your information, potential applicant can use AIT offer letter to seek JJ/WBGSP Scholarship.

(xiii)    Invitation to apply to the UAE Rain Enhancement Program - February 16, 2017

The Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the UAE, and the National Center of Meteorology and Seismology, invite interested researchers submit a letter of intent to the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science.

Since the inception of the Program, the grant awardees from Germany, Japan, the UAE, the US, Finland and UK already achieved innovative solutions in this promising field.

In 2017, the program organizer wishes to attract even greater world attention to this innovative initiative. It is expected that the Program’s US$ 5 million grant will encourage more scientific research, globally.

The deadline of submission of a letter of intent (no more than 500 words) is the 16 February 2017. Please download it from: https://e.uaerep.ae/
For further information, please email: programsecretariat@uaerep.ae






B.    Events



(a)    AIT Open House: 17 Feb. 2016

AIT Open House will be organized at AIT on 17 February 2016 at the Institute campus.

See more details: http://www.ait.ac.th/news-and-events/2017/events/aitopenhousefeb17.pdf

(b)    Cultural Show: 18 Feb. 2017

AIT Student Union will organize CULTURAL SHOW on Saturday, 18 February 2017, from 5pm to 1 am on Sunday, 19 February 2017 at AIT Conference Center.

(c)    Blood Donation: 9 Mar. 2017

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.
The next visit for blood donation is scheduled on Thursday, 9 March 2017, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the parking lot in front of the AIT Conference Center.
Give blood! Experience a fulfilling sense of contribution! The donation process isn't time-consuming. It only takes about half an hour.

(d)    AITAA Golf 2017: 17 Mar. 2017

AIT Alumni Association (Thailand), together with AITAA and Friends of AIT Foundation will organize a golf tournament for charity, “AITAA GOLF 2017” at Cascata Golf Club (Nakhon Nayok) on 17 March 2017, starting from 12 noon.

The event aims to raise funds to support AIT activities and research work as well as the activities of AITAA, AITAA (Thailand), and Friends of AIT Foundation.

Khun Panomporn
Email: panomporn_c@ensol.co.th
Tel: 08 1846 7476

For further details, please join the Line group of AITAA (Thailand)’s current administration committee at Khun Manat, tel. 08 1983 7747, manatsup999@hotmail.com
More details: http://www.ait.ac.th/news-and-events/2017/events/aitaa-golf-2017/#.WJfXkfL3aUk

(e)    AIT Career Fair & SU Research Exhibition: 29 Mar. 2017

It is time again for everybody's much anticipated event - the AIT Career Fair & SU Research Exhibition, scheduled on 29 March 2017 at the AIT Conference Center !!!


•  Long-term career prospects

•  Job placements

•  Internship opportunities

•  On-the-job training

•  Research partners

•  Networking with company representatives

•  Free Goodies!

As of now, AIT Career Center received confirmation from some companies, namely, Elabram Systems Co.Ltd. and Team Group. Many more will be confirming soon.

Please help AIT Career Center in spreading the word out about the Fair !!!  And inform the center any company contacts that anyone wants the center to invite to the Fair.

Mark the calendar! For developments and career opportunities, drop by at: www.careercenter.ait.asia
or check: https://www.facebook.com/officialaitcareercenter /

or email: careercenter@ait.asia
or contact Tel. 02 524-6744, 02-524-6326


(a)    Capacity Building Workshop and Science-Policy Dialogue on Climate Change: 6 – 8 Feb. 2017

APN, LoCARNet and AIT/RRC.AP are organizing a Capacity Building Workshop and Science-Policy Dialogue on "Climate Change: Low Carbon and Adaptation Initiatives in Asia" from 6-8 February, 2017 at the Regional
Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP), AIT.

(b)    Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies - User training: 8 Feb. 2017

AIT Library will organize Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies - User training.  The agenda includes:

    What is the Emerging Market Case Studies?
    What is the subject coverage?
    How to access the Case Studies?
    How to register personal profile for access off campus  
    Case Competition

Speaker:  Miss Sucheenuan Ladalert, Business Manager, Thailand

Date:     Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Time:     0930-1100 hrs.
Venue:    Training Room, AIT Library

Interested faculty, staff and students can register in advance by replying to this e-mail.  Seats are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

(c)    Guide to Getting Published: 8 Feb. 2017

Emerald will be presenting a Guide to Getting Published for postgraduate students and faculty.  The session will provide participants with information on:

    Why Published
    How to target your work more effectively
    The essentials of a research paper - Titles and abstract
    Demystifying the publish process
    Self-review tips for your paper
    The secrets of revision

There will be an opportunity to ask questions on publishing, on the publishing industry and any other topics relating to international academic research.

Speaker:   Miss Julie Lin, Academic Engagement, Emerald Publishing.

Date:   Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Time:   13.30-15.30 hrs.
Venue:  Training Room, AIT Library

Interested faculty, research staff and postgraduate students can register in advance by replying to this e-mail.  Seats are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

(d)    Profit on Aquaculture Conference: 11 – 14 Feb. 2017

An International Conference on "Profit on Aquaculture" will be organized at Bhimavaran, Andhra Pradesh, India from 11-14 February 2017. The event is co-organized by AIT.

More details about the conference are available at theis link: http://www.ait.ac.th/news-and-events/2017/events/profit-on-aquaculture-c...

(e)    Giant Prawn 2017: 20 – 24 Mar. 2-017

Giant Prawn 2017 - a conference on farming of prawns will be organized at AIT from 20-24 March 2016 at the AIT Conference Center.

More details about the conference are available at this link: http://www.giantprawn.org/about.htm


(a)    Training on National Geo-Database and Geo-Portal for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development: 6 Feb. – 3 Mar. 2017

Geoinformatics Center (GIC), School of Engineering and Technology (SET), will organize a month-long training program on National Geo-Database and Geo-Portal for Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development for participants from Pacific Island countries with the support of UNESCAP from 6 February – 3 March 2017. The opening session of the training will be participated by officials from UNESCAP and Japanese Embassy.

The 12 training participants are from the eight Pacific countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu.

(b)    Thai Courses for Beginners Group 2: 7 Feb. – 23 Mar. 2017

The Language Center is pleased to announce the Thai Courses for Beginners Group 2.

The 7-week survival Thai course is an introduction to Thai languages which will cover basic words, phrases, daily and simple expressions and basic grammatical structures to communicate with Thais.

7 February  – 23 March 2017

Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 17:00 – 18:30 hrs.

A total of 20 hours

Course Fee: 2,000 baht

Class Size: 15 persons

Interested persons can register and make a payment at the Language Center, Room 216

(c)    French Course for Beginners

The Language Center is pleased to announce the opening of French Course for Beginners.

7 February - 23 March 2017

Tuesday and Thursday from 17:00 – 18:30 hrs.

A total of 20 hours


Course Fee: 2,000 baht

Class Size: 15 persons


If you are interested, you can register and make a payment at the Language Center, Room 216


(d)    Chinese Courses for Beginners

The Language Center will organize Chinese Courses for Beginners:

Chinese Course for Beginners

Lunch Time (12:00-13:00)

7 February – 23 March 2017

Every Tuesday and Thursday


Chinese Course for Beginners

Time: 17:00 - 18:30

7 February – 23 March 2017

Every Tuesday and Thursday

The course fee is 1,000THB due to the kind support of the Chinese Government through the Confucius Institute.  (Refunds are not available.)

Interested persons can register and make a payment at the Language Center, Room 216

Class Size: 15 persons

Interested persons can register and make a payment at the Language Center, Room 216





C.    Campus Updates


(i)    Internet interruption in residential buildings postponed to 9 Feb 2016

To upgrade the networking system, AIT’s ISP (True Corp) needs to shutdown the Internet connection in the early hours of 9 February 2017 for one hour, anytime between 00:00-05:00 hrs. This interruption will affect residential buildings only, academic buildings are not affected.

(ii)    Testing of the Library Access Gate, Self Check Machine and Book Drop
Currently, the Library is testing the Library Access Gate, Self Check Machine and Book Drop.  

1) The Library Access Gate is installed after the main entrance of the Library.  All Library users are requested to bring their ID Card (i.e. Student ID Card, Employee ID Card) every time when they want to enter the Library.  To access the Library via the Gate, just hold the back of your ID Card which contains bar code to the bar code reader fitted in the Access Gate and wait for five seconds, the Gate will open.

2) Self Check Machine is installed inside the Library near the Circulation Counter.  The Library users can check out the library materials by themselves from this Self Check machine.  However, before being able to use this machine, a PIN (Personal Identification Number) must be created.  This PIN number is required to self check out and to renew online.  

3) Book Drop is installed on the side of the Library facing INTANIN Coffee Garden.  The Library users can return the borrowed materials 24 hours.  The video on the screen of the Book Drop will show how to return the materials. Receipt for the received materials will be printed out for reference.

The Library would like to apologize if anyone finds that these new machine and equipment do not work properly during the testing period.  Please contact the staff on duty at the Circulation Counter when assistance is needed.

(iii)     Swimming pool is temporarily closed for repair

Please be informed that AIT swimming pool is temporarily closed for repair and maintenance until further notice.

(iv)    Relocation of Office of Advancement (OADV)

Please be informed that the Office of Advancement (OADV) has re-located to Outreach Building, 102 (ground floor).



D.   Faculty and Staff Travel


Ms. Kanchana Wilailak and Ms. Wilailuk Yooprem / Phitsanulok, Thailand / 13 January 2017*
Ms. Chalita Lertwinyu / Nahon Pathom, Thailand / 18 January 2017*
Ms. Wilailuk Yooprem and Ms. Kanchana Wilailak / Nakhon Pathom / 18 January 2017*
Dr. Masahiko Nagai / Japan / 22 – 26 January 2017*
Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon / Khon Kaen, Thailand / 25 – 26 January 2017*
Ms. Chalita Lertwinyu / Khon Kaen and Mahasarakam, Thailand / 25 – 26 January 2017*
Ms. KwanKaew Chavengvorakul / Khon Kaen and Mahasarakam, Thailand / 25 – 26 January 2017*
Ms. Wilaluk Yooprem and Ms. Kanchana Wilailak / Khon Kaen and Mahasarakam, Thailand / 25 – 26 January 2017*
Ms. Wannapa Pliansri / Vientiane, lao PDR / 26 – 28 January 2017*
Dr. B.H.W. Hadikusumo / Myanmar / 27 – 30 January 2017*
Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe / Stung Treng, Cambodina and Vientiane, Lao PDR / 27 January – 1 February 2017*
Dr. Thammarat Koottatep / The Netherlands and Germany / 29 January – 8 February 2017
Dr. Apichon Witayangkurn / Tokyo, Japan / 30 January – 4 February 2017*
Mrs. Siriporn Hanmeng / Phuket, Thailand / 31 January – 1 February 2017*
Dr. Naveed Anwar / Manila, Philippines / 31 January – 2 February 2017*
Dr. Anil Kumar Anal / Kathmandu, Nepal / 31 January – 12 February 2017
Dr. Indrajit Pal / Yangon, Myanmar / 3 – 4 February 2017*
Mr. Tenzin Rabgyal / Yangon, Myanmar / 3 -4 February 2017*
Mr. Supote Thammasithirong / Nakhon Pathom / 2 – 3 February 2017*
Prof. Nitin Kumar Tripathi / Tirupati, India / 4 – 8 Feburary 2017
Mr. Angga Bayu Marthafifsa / Manila, Philippines / 5 – 10 February 2017
Miss Soe Soe Htway and Miss Aye Sandar Phyo / Yangon, Myanmar / 5 February – 8 March 2017
Dr. Atitaya Panuvatvanich / Krabi, Thailand / 7 – 10 February 2017
Dr. Ram c. Bhujel / Lahore, Pakistan / 7 – 11 February 2017
Ms. Su Su Myat / Yangon, Myanmar / 8 – 11 February 2017
Prof. Rajendra P. Shrestha / Kathmandu, Nepal / 8 – 12 February 2017
Dr. Sangam Shrestha / Kathmandu, Nepal / 8 – 13 February 2017
Dr. Apichon Witayangkurn / Savannakhet, Laos / 8 – 13 February 2017
Dr. Sanit Arunplod / Savannakhet, Laos / 8 – 13 February 2017
Dr. Indrajit Pal / Kathmandu, Nepal / 9 – 11 February 2017
Dr. Ram C. Bhujel / Kathmandu, Nepal / 9 – 14 February 2017
Dr. Djoen San Satoso / Myanmar / 10 -12 February 2017
Dr. K. R. Salin /Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India / 10 – 15 February 2017
*(Staff or faculty member travelled and returned to AIT prior to documentation received for publication)


E.    Classifieds (Jobs)


Position: Administrative Officer (Office of the President )
Ref. No. 57/16
Deadline: 10 February 2017

Position: Director (Language Center)
Ref. No. 2/2017
Deadline: 19 February 2017

Position: Laboratory Supervisor (School of Engineering and Technology)
Ref. No. 36/16
Deadline: 28 February 2017