WEEK 23, 20 - 26 May 2024

In this issue:

A. Announcements 

B. Workshops/ Conferences

C. Visitors/ MoU/ Agreement Signing 

D. Faculty & Staff Travel

E. Classified (Job)


A. Announcement



1) Confirmed AMT Notes

Email from the Director, Office of Academic Administration on 17 May 2024

Please be informed that from now on, the Confirmed Notes of the AIT Management Team (AMT) will now be archived here, for easy reference and perusal.


Already uploaded are the confirmed notes of the AMT meeting of 18 April 2024 that were confirmed at the 16 May 2024 AMT meeting.



2) Webinar on Water-Energy_Food Nexus: Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Climate Crisis

You are invited to a one-day webinar on the water-energy-food nexus, organized by Yunus-Rizq WEFnex Hub. The webinar aims to explore the interconnected challenges and opportunities facing the water, energy, and food systems amid the climate crisis. This event offers a unique opportunity to engage in discussions, exchange knowledge, and explore innovative approaches to address complex challenges in WEFnex.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Venue: AIT Entrepreneurship Center (Hybrid)
We are delighted to inform you that the webinar will feature eminent speakers from AIT and external institutions who will share their expertise and perspectives on interesting topics. Please find the speakers and topics in the attached flyer. 
Please register using the following link: Register Here or simply scan the QR code on the attached flyer to register.
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3) 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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4) REMINDER: Abstract Submission Deadline coming soon 20 May 2024 for ICUE 2024 - Pattaya City, Thailand

We are proud to share that more distinguished, global energy and climate change personalities will be joining our ICUE 2024 in Pattaya City, Thailand. We hope you can join us and meet them! 

The International Conference on sUstainable Energy 2024 (ICUE 2024on Energy Transition and Net Zero Climate Future will feature a number of keynote addresses and interesting panel discussions on: 

(i) Accelerating Just Energy Transition

(ii) Transforming Energy Education for a Net-Zero Climate Future

(iii) Enabling Net-Zero Transition through Regional Energy Integration

Please take a look at our website https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/ to meet our distinguished speakers. Their individual profiles are available here: https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/distinguishedspeakers/ and our conference program agenda is published here: https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/conferenceprogram/

If you are working on your research and you are looking for an avenue to showcase your findings amidst distinguished experts in the field, then we are sure ICUE 2024 is for you. You can still SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACTS to join in the breakout sessions of this 2024 edition of the ICUE conference series which will focus on sustainability issues and how best different forms of energy can be harnessed for a sustainable green growth and net-zero climate future. 

We are proud to share that this conference is Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES)So, papers presented at this conference will be included in a conference proceedings to be published in the IEEE Xplore digital library. More information about this additional advantageous benefit of presenting at the ICUE 2024 is available at this link: https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/awards-and-publications/ .

Important Dates:

20 May 2024 (EXTENDED): Due date for abstract submission

30 May 2024 (ADJUSTED): Notification of acceptance (abstract)

30 June 2024: Due date for paper submission

15 July 2024: Notification of acceptance (paper for timely inclusion in the conference proceedings)

15 August 2024: End of early-bird registration period

21-23 October 2024: CONFERENCE

Important Links:

Key conference themes: https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/

Venue (with Discount Code for accommodation booking): https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/venue/

Awards and publications: https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/awards-and-publications/

Registration fees and policies: https://icue2024.ait.ac.th/fees-and-policies/

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions. See you all in Pattaya City, Thailand

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


  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 




C. Visitors/ MoU/ Agreement 


 Visit of a delegation from Technische Hochschule Mitelhessen (THM) University of Applied Sciences, Germany on Monday, 20 May 2024.


D. Faculty & Staff Travel 

  • Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto, President /Paro, Bhutan/ 22 - 25 May 2024
  • Prof. Shobhakar Dhakal, Faculty-SERD/ Kathmandu, Nepal/ 17 - 27 May 2024
  • Prof. Sangam Shrestha, Dean-SET/ Bali, Indonesia/ 19 - 23 May 2024
  • Prof. Pennung Warnitchai, Faculty-SET/ Milan, Italy/ 30 June - 8 July 2024
  • Dr. Sumana Shrestha, Director of International Affairs/ Bhutan/ 22 - 25 May 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/ Thimpu, Bhutan/ 22 - 25 May 2024
  • Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe, Executive Director, OAAA/ Houston, New Jersey, Dalias, San Antonio, Humble/ 22 June - 23 July 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)


 Job opportunity at IUCN

Manager, Thailand Country Programme

Closing Date: 22 May 2024