News from Management Team
AIT Management Team Meeting: 18 September 2014
Confirmed Notes of the 18 September 2014 meeting of the AIT Management Team are now Intranet-published, and can be read at: http://www.ait.ac.th/management/aitmt-notes
Change in Titles for Language Center Staff
At the meeting held on October 2, the AITMT noted its previous approval (18 September 2014) of a proposal from the Language Center that its teaching staff be given titles of “Language Lecturer” and Senior “Language Lecturer”.
The International Water Association and Thailand Water Resources Association: Regional Seminar on Challenges and Responses to Extreme Climatic Events, 25 – 26 November 2014, AIT campus
Prof. Mukand S. Babel (Water Engineering and Management, http://www.set.ait.ac.th/page.php?fol=wem&page=wem) will coordinate with organizers for AIT to partner and host the Regional Sen Seminar on Challenges and Responses to Extreme Climatic Events, 25 – 26 November 2014, to be held on the campus of the Asian Institute of Technology. The event is organized by the International Water Association and Thailand Water Resources Association. Contact Prof. Babel at: Tel: (662) 524- 5790, and Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AIT Swimming pool for women’s use on every Wednesday afternoon
Please be informed that AIT swimming pool, as agreed during the AIT Management Team meeting on 18 September 2014, will be allocated for the use of women only every Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. All other schedules are open for general use.
Certificate Award Ceremony for AIT-DAAD Scholars
The DAAD Office in Thailand will organize the Certificate Award Ceremony for AIT-DAAD Scholars (August 2014 Intake) on 15 October at 10:15 a.m. at the German Embassy in Bangkok. H.E. Mr. Rolf Schulze, German Ambassador to Thailand, will present the certificates to the DADD scholars.
Presentation on “Authorship and Author Rank – Misuses, Misunderstandings and a Meaningful Solution”
A presentation on "Authorship and Author Rank – Misuses, Misunderstandings and a Meaningful Solution” by Professor T. Prabhakar Clement from Auburn University, USA, will be held on Friday, 17 October 2014 at 3 - 4pm, Milton Bender Auditorium. This talk will be based on Prof. Clement’s recent journal article available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11948-013-9454-3
Interested faculty members and students are invited to join the event.
Video Competition: “A day in the life of an AIT student”
A video competition "A day in the life of an AIT student" is being organized by the Media and Communications Unit (MCU) along with the AIT Student Union.
Judging criteria: (1) Creativity (30 %) (2) Technique (30 %) (3) Overall impact (40%)
Entries not following the time limit will not be considered for the award. The decision of the judges will be final. For any questions, ask the Media and Communications Unit (email@example.com). Download the poster at this link:
H.E. Mr. Kjetil Paulsen, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norwegian Embassy will visit the campus on 14 Oct. 2014 to discuss possibility for renewed collaboration between AIT and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ambassador will also meet with the current NMFA Scholarship Recipients.
Faculty and Staff Travel
Prof. Voratas Kachitvichyanukul / Cheju, Korea/ 10 – 15 Oct. 2014
Dr. Noppadol Phienwej/ Sapporo, Japan / 10 -16 Oct. 2014
Prof. Pennung Warnitchai / Karachi, Pakistan / 12 – 14 Oct. 2014
Dr. Firman Hadi Darodji / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 12 -15 Oct. 2014
Mr. Chathura Wickramasinghe / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 12 – 15 Oct. 2014
Mrs. Suwannee Manawakul / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 12 – 15 Oct. 2014
Mr. Syams Nashrrullah / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 12 – 15 Oct. 2014
Dr. Chotchai Charoenngam / Vietnam / 12 – 18 Oct. 2014
Ms. Adeliada B. Roman / Dhaka, Bangladesh / 13 – 17 Oct. 2014
Dr. Ram C. Bhujel / Munich, German / 13 – 19 Oct. 2014
Dr. Apinun Tunpan / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / 14 – 16 Oct. 2014
Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal / London, UK / 14 – 18 Oct. 2014
Prof. Pennung Warnitchai / Taipei, Taiwan/ 15 – 18 Oct. 2014
Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai/ Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / 18 – 23 Oct. 2014
Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto/ / Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / 18 – 23 Oct. 2014
Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe / Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / 18 – 23 Oct. 2014
Dr. Atitaya Panuvatvanich, Prof. Chongrak Polprasert, Dr. Nawatch Surinkul / Capetown, South Africa / 18 – 28 Oct. 2014
Dr. Saroj Kumar Chapagain / Capetown, South Africa / 18 – 28 Oct. 2014
Vacancies at AIT
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems FoS, SET
Ref no: Fac 07/14
Deadline: 30 October 2014
Position: Assistant Program Officer (AITAA) (AIT Alumni Association)
Ref. no: 58/14
Deadline: 22 October 2014
Position: Supervisor (ISE) FoS, SET
Ref no: 04/14
Deadline: 14 December 2014