WEEK # 49, December 1 - 7, 2014


Campus Notes

Let’s join “United AIT, Towards the Future” Year-End Party on Friday, December 19

AIT’s Year-End Party under the theme, "United AIT, Towards the Future" for all AIT employees (faculty and staff members) will be held on Friday, 19 December 2014, starting from 8 a.m. at the area beside the Administration Building.

During the celebration, all AIT employees will be separated into 4 teams representing 4 colors to play various kinds of games (Tug-of-war, Musical Chairs, Hula Your Way, Centipede Run, and Balloon Stomp) at the football field behind the Admin. Building.

Please sign up by 27 November 2014 to be part of the game players by clicking on the link to register:  http://goo.gl/forms/npLxg5jTVi

Unit/FoS Secretaries, please email to Khun Tik (manakul@ait.asia) the following information: name, unit, t-shirt size, choice of food (Chinese, vegetarian, halal) of your office mates who do not have access to their emails.

Tentative program:

17 – 18 December - T-shirt collection at the Human Resources Office

Friday, December 19

8:00 a.m.     - All AIT employees gather in the small football field

11:00 a.m.    - Registration for the raffle draws and lunch 

12:00          - Lunch

Lucky draw and awarding of prizes will be given during lunch. 

So come one come all, let us all join hands and cheer one another, for on this day fun and surprises will be on your way!  


Rearrangem​ent of Call Center Services

Please be informed that from Monday, December 01, 2014, the Telephone Call Service schedule at Call Center by OFAM will be rearranged as follows:

Time:   0800 – 1700 hrs.

Day:     Monday to Sunday (7 days per week)

Effective Date:  Monday, December 01, 2014


AIT International School updates

* Visitors to AITIS need to get permission from the school office before entering the school premises for safety reasons.

* AITIS are going to have an excursion to Bangsai Arts and Crafts Centre in Bangsai District, Ayutthaya Province, Thailand on 4 December 2014.

* AITIS will be temporary closed on 5 December 2014 due to the occasion of HM the King's Birthday.



Workshop on “Recent Advances in MBR-RO Technology”

A workshop on “Recent Advances in Membrane Bioreactor and Reverse Osmosis (MBR-RO) Technology” will be organized on 1 December 2014 at the Conference Center of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

Organized under the aegis of Alliance for Global Sustainability Asia (AGS-Asia) Indus Collaboration Workshop, along with Mitsubishi Rayon.

Detailed program can be downloaded from this link.


First Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countries

The First Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countries will be organized from 2-4 December 2014 at AIT.

The theme of the Conference is “From toilet to source - Accelerating uptake of sustainable and integrated wastewater management solutions.”

More details please see:  www.iwa2014ait.com


Free and Open Source Solutions for Geoinformatics (FOSS4G) Asia 2014

The Free and Open Source Solutions for Geoinformatics (FOSS4G) Asia 2014 conference will be organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 2-5 December 2014.

The Conference aims to bring together users and developers who are working in the field of open source geoinformatics. According to Prof. Nitin K. Tripathi of AIT, the theme of this year’s conference is “Enabling Geospatial Asia through Open and Participatory ICT Ecosystem.” The Conference will cover all aspects of free and open source solutions, open data and open standards.

Details of the Conference are available at this link:


Conference program agenda is available at this link:



Winter School on Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and its partners, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), are organizing a 2-week winter school program on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) from 7-20 December 2014.

Program link: http://www.switch-asia.eu/events/un-winter-school-on-scp/



Delegation from Kurita Water and Environment Foundation, Japan, led by Mr. Horoshi Fujino, President of KWEF / 1 Dec 2014 / to sign an MoU with AIT to establish cooperative activities that contribute to improving water and / or environmental problems and to promote related research and development mainly in emerging countries in South-East Asia through human resources development, mainly focusing on young researchers in the related science fields.



Faculty and Staff Travel

Dr. Faiz Shah / Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Mexico / 17 Nov – 2 Dec 2014

Dr. Abha Mishra / Lao PDF / 18 – 21 Nov 2014*

Dr. P. Abdul Salam / Pattaya, Thailand / 20 – 22 Nov 2014*

Dr. Vu Duc Hien / Pattaya, Thailand / 20 – 22 Nov 2014*

Mr. Aurosree Biswas / Pattaya, Thailand / 20 – 22 Nov 2014*

Dr. Djoen San Santoso / Vietnam / 21 – 22 Nov 2014*

Mrs. Rowena Alcoba / Phuket, Thailand / 21 – 24 Nov 2014*

Dr.  B.H.W. Hadikusumo / Vietnam / 21 Nov – 2 Dec 2014

Dr. Lal Samarakoon / Tokyo, Japan / 21 Nov – 6 Dec 2014

Dr. Noppadol Phienwej / Kyoto, Japan / 24 – 27 Nov 2014*

Dr. Ram C. Bhujel / Timor Leste / 24 – 29 Nov 2014*

Dr. Apinun Tunpan / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 25 – 28 Nov 2014*

Dr. Peeyush Soni / Allahabad, India / 25 – 29 Nov 2014*

Prof. Gopal B. Thapa / Kathmandu, Chitwan, Bharatpur, Nepalgaunj, Banke, Surkhet/ Nepal / 26 Nov – 11 Dec 2014

Dr. Anil Kumar Anal / Songkla Province, Thailand / 27 – 28 Nov 2014*

Dr. Prabhat Kumar / Phnom Penh, Cambodia / 27 – 30 Nov 2014*

Dr. Chotchai Charoenngam / Vietnam / 30 Nov – 2 Dec 2014

Dr. Masahiko Nagai / Jakarta, Indonesia / 2 – 5 Dec 2014

Dr. Apichon Witayangkurn / Jakarta, Indonesia / 2 – 5 Dec 2014

Dr. Oleg Shipin / Manokwari and Bintuni, Indonesia / 2 – 11 Dec 2014

Prof. Pennung Warnitchai / Chiba, Japan / 3 – 7 Dec 2014

Mr. Voravate Chonlasin / Phnom Penh, Cambodia / 4 – 5 Dec 2014

Ms. Narumon Wangnai / Phnom Penh, Cambodia / 4 – 5 Dec 2014

Prof. Nitin K. Tripathi / Dangang, Vietnam / 6 – 8 Dec 2014

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash / Malaysia & Singapore / 7 – 14 Dec 2014

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



Position: Part-time Consultant for Survey Design and Analysis (GDS), SERD

Ref no: 67/14

Deadline: 1 December 2014



Position: Assistant Admin. Officer (Admissions and Scholarships Unit)

Ref no: 52/14

Deadline: 10 December 2014



Position: Program Officer (Planning and Outreach), SERD

Ref no: 72/14

Deadline: 12 December 2014



Position:  Lab Supervisor (ISE) FoS, SET

Ref no:  04/14

Deadline: 31 December 2014



Position: Assistant or Associate Professors, School of Management

Ref no: Fac 08/14

Deadline: 31 December 2014



Position: Technician  (FEBT,/FABS Cluster), SERD

Ref no: 70/14

Deadline: 20 December 2014



Position: Career Counselor /IS Analyst (Career Center)

Ref no: 71/14

Deadline: 21 December 2014



Position: English Language Lecturer/ Language Center

Ref no: 73/14

Deadline: 9 January 2014