ASEP Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with the 15th ASEP International Convention (15AIC) entitled “Safer, Smarter, Greener” on 28th – 29th September 2011. The conference theme is: “To improve the quality of life, the challenge to structural engineers is to design and build safer structures in an…

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Education, Development Explored with KPU, Afghanistan

Dr. Ezatullah Ahmed, Chancellor of Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU), Afghanistan, visited Asian Institute of Technology on 25th May 2011 to explore collaboration and learn about the academic and research programs offered at the institution. During the visit, Dr. Amed explained that the World Bank in Afghanistan has extended its Strengthening Higher Education Program (SHEP2) through…

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UNESCAP holds Regional Coordination Mechanism Exhibition

The Thematic Working group on Environment and Disaster Management of the United Nations Asia-Pacific had a Special Exhibition for the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) on 23rd – 25th May 2011 at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok during the Ministerial Segment of the ESCAP 67th Commission Session. The RCM consisted of more than twenty…

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APUF-5 Conference Approaching

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) periodically convenes the Asia-Pacific Urban Forums to discuss critical and emerging issues, to view them from the perspective of different stakeholders and to share innovative practices.  AIT will participate in the 5th Asia Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-5) as a partner organization 21st -23rd June…

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ICSECM-2011 Sri Lanka Approaching

The University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, will have the next International Conference on Structural Engineering, Construction and Management (ICSECM-2011) on 16th-18th December 2011 at Earl’s Regency Kandy, Sri Lanka.  The objective of the conference is to provide a forum for professional structural and construction engineers and researchers to present recent progress in research and development, as…

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ICEES-2011 held in Islamabad Pakistan

The International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (ICEES-2011) was held in Islamabad, Pakistan on 25th – 26th April 2011. The conference was organized by the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), a globally high ranking university, in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE) and…

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Project Awarded with Pruksa Thailand

A project has been awarded by Pruksa Real Estate Plc., Thailand on 7th April 2011. Pruksa Real Estate Plc. was founded on April 20, 1993 and concentrates on developing projects for townhouses, single-detached houses and condominiums.  The experience and expertise of Mr. Vijitpongpun, the founder, in construction of government and private projects, together with a professional…

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NEC Engineers Train at AIT Consulting

Three engineers from NEC Consultants (Private) Limited, Pakistan, undertook training for ten days at AIT Consulting from 28th March 2011 to 8th April 2011.  The training was entitled “Design of Water Retaining and Building Structures” and was attended by Mr. Ahmed Muneeb Badar, Mr. Wahaj Ahmad Farooqi and Mr. Bilal Bin Aslam from NEC.   The purpose…

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