Sri Lankan President Endorses the 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2017

07 December, Kandy In his message for the 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2017, His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena describes the conference as a great opportunity to meet colleagues and experts in the field to exchange ideas and discuss research developments in structural construction management. The conference, with the theme Capacity…

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ADB Awards Two Projects to AIT on Gender Issues and Road Improvement

20 November 2017, Bangkok The Asian Development Bank (ADB) awarded two projects to AIT Faculty Professor Kyoko Kusakabe of Gender and Development Studies, School of Environment, Resources and Development and Associate Professor Dr. Kuo-Chieh (Geoff) Chao, of Geotechnical Engineering Field of Study, School of Engineering and Technology. The first project, headed by Prof. Kyoko tackles…

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UNDP Officials Visit AIT Solutions to Discuss the Launch of Assessment of Wildlife Crime Databases

November 2017, Thailand Mr. Doley Tshering and Mr. Tashi Dorji from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Bangkok Regional Hub visited AIT Solutions on 6 November 2017. Mr. Tshering and Mr. Dorji are the Regional Technical Advisers on Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Global Environment Finance under UNDP.  Mr. Tshering and Mr. Dorji visited the premises of…

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AIT Graduate Wins First Prize in SwissInnovation Challenge Thailand 2017

26 September 2017, Bangkok One of the challenges of the visually impaired is the lack of ability to distinguish color. Oftentimes, this affects their self-confidence in accomplishing daily activities like identifying colors in clothes, bank notes, and consumer goods, perceiving artistic works or colored graphical images or even participating in social activities. Punchaya Raksasakul, a…

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Development of New Building Systems in Concrete

21 September 2017, Bangkok Over the last 100 years, the traditional building and structural systems have efficiently served the purpose of providing built facilities for societal growth and development. However, with recently growing rates of urbanization and population, and the correspondingly increasing needs of better residential and commercial buildings, the necessity of innovative and more…

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AIT Joins Pavilion of Partnerships for Environment and Development at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment

8 September 2017, Bangkok The first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment took place in Bangkok from 5-8 September 2017. The Ministerial Summit, jointly organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and the United National Environment Program (UN Environment), focused on addressing the linkages between resource…

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