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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Kenya Officials Attend Capacity and Capability Enhancement Training Program on Integrated Affordable Housing Solutions

Kenya sent a three-member delegate to attend a comprehensive training program on capacity and capability enhancement at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) from 21-26 June 2015 to learn integrated solutions to fulfill the housing needs of the various income groups in Kenya. The participants which include Mr. John Barasa Munyasia, Country Executive Committee Member;…

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