AIT Launches Engineering Leadership Program

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) launches the Engineering Leadership Program (ELP), designed for professionals who wish to develop their leadership skills by providing practical real-world case-method of learning. “There is a need for qualified personnel to lead teams and create solutions in development and capacity building projects. This program addresses the need for leadership…

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Society of Structural Engineers Sri Lanka Celebrates Silver Jubilee

The Society of Structural Engineers, Sri Lanka (SSE-SL) celebrated its Silver Jubilee with a commemorative International Conference on Structural Engineering carrying the theme “Towards Excellence in Structural Engineering” from 24-26 August 2015 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference brought together engineers, academics, scientists, government officials, and other professionals across Asia and…

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Nepal Holds Exhibition and Workshop on Sustainable Safer Buildings

There is a huge demand for sustainable, earthquake-resilient, and cost-effective technological solutions for housing in both urban and rural Nepal.  The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) and Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC) in collaboration with UN Habitat, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), and Institute of Engineering (IOE) organized a three-day exhibition and…

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De La Salle University Manila Explores Collaboration with AIT

The De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila, Philippines established a new research arm, Center for Engineering and Sustainable Development Research (CESDR), dedicated “to promote, catalyze, and crystallize scientific activities in engineering sciences and technology to achieve strategic advances in complex engineered systems and firm-level technologies necessary for the sustainable development of the country.”  Professor Andrea…

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Delegates from VINCI Construction, France Visit AIT

VINCI Construction, France’s leading construction company with offices around the world including Africa, Central and South America, North America, Southeast Asia, Arabian Peninsula visited AIT Consulting, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in August to discuss possible collaboration specifically in the area of structural and earthquake engineering.  Mr. Philippe Vancapernolle, Technical Director for Southeast Asia, VINCI…

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A Great Engineer from Myanmar Passes Away

Mr. Than Myint, one of the leading engineers from Myanmar has passed away on 3 August2015. Mr. Than Myint was a retired Deputy Chief Engineer of Myanmar Railways and former president of Myanmar Engineering Society. He served as Chairman of Committee for Quality Control of High-rise Building Projects (CQHP) and also Chairman of Assessment Committee…

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Design Review of Brunei’s Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) Bridge

Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) is an island in Brunei Bay that will be transformed into a contemporary port with state-of-the-art industrial facilities. The masterplan consists of a modern deep water container terminal, export processing zone, manufacturing hub with commercial facilities & services, and a bridge linking the island to Muara town. Jurusy Perunding, Brunei engaged…

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