WEEK# 6, 4 – 10 February 2019


 In this issue:


A. Announcements

B. Events

C. Campus Updates

D. Faculty and Staff Travel

E. Classifieds (Jobs)


A. Announcements


 (i) Three AIT Vice Presidents Approved by the Board of Trustees

On January 31, 2019, the AIT Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of the three new Vice Presidents.  The three new VP’s are:

— Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), Professor Deepak Sharma.  Professor Sharma has been Director of the Center for  Energy Policy and Professor of Energy Planning and Policy at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).  He has been a UTS faculty member ever since receiving his PhD at AIT in 1991.  He also received his master's degree at AIT.  His CV is available at https://goo.gl/iENAFy (Intranet Only). The new VPAA will oversee the Schools and will work with Deans and faculty to inject more innovation into our research and teaching, and to ensure the implementation of our internationalization and more relevant education agenda.  He will report for duty on April 1, 2019.

— Vice President for Administration (VPA), Mr. Russell Bruce Rein.  Mr. Rein is currently Head of Business Services/Director of Operations with the International Schools Group,  Jubail in Saudi Arabia and formerly performed the same role at the United Arab Emirates University and the American University of Phnom Penh.  His full CV can be viewed at  https://goo.gl/sp7T1D  (Intranet Only). The VPA will oversee finance, human resources, purchasing, facilities, the International School and other operations to ensure a caring and smooth and efficient running campus.  He will report for duty on May 1, 2019.

— Vice President for Knowledge Transfer (VPKT), Dr.  Naveed Anwar.  Dr. Anwar has been a long time Executive Director of AIT Solutions as well as Affiliated Faculty in Structural Engineering, performing outreach, consulting and developing solutions with the business sector in our core strength and innovative areas.  He received his PhD from AIT in 2004.  His CV can be viewed at  https://goo.gl/62jJYT  (Intranet Only).The VPKT will oversee the new Entrepreneurship Center, technology transfer policy at AIT, commercialization of research, and industrial relations.  He will also work with the VPAA on making the curriculum more relevant.  He will report for duty on April 1, 2019.

On the three new Vice Presidents, President Eden Y. Woon said: “I am extremely pleased with the three high-quality individuals the Board has approved to be on the leadership team of AIT with myself.  I am confident they will dedicate themselves to work with the AIT family to bring AIT up to the next level, incorporating into what we do daily more innovation, internationalization, enterprise relevance, entrepreneurship, and care-taking of our campus and stakeholders.  We are fortunate to have these new very qualified Vice Presidents help lead AIT.  Let us all give them a warm welcome when they begin their duties!”


(ii) Promotion of Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal and Dr. Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo from Associate Professor to Full Professor rank
Email from VPAA (1 Feb. 2019)

Dear Members of the AIT Community,

I am pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal and Dr. Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo from the rank of Associate Professor to Full Professor, following the approval of the Board of the Trustees at its meeting held on 31st January 2019.  

Dr. Dhakal joined AIT as an Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) in July 2012. He obtained his Ph.D.  (Energy Management and Mitigation of Urban Heat Island) from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 2000. Dr. Dhakal took his Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) in Energy Policy and Planning from the Asian Institute of Technology in 1996. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from the SV Regional College of Engineering and Technology, South Gujarat University, India in 1993. In addition, Dr. Dhakal was a Special Full Time Graduate Student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT, USA) Technology Policy and Planning Program and Dept. of Civil Engineering during the January-May 1999 semester. Dr. Dhakal’s research encompasses the areas of energy and climate policy, system analysis, accounting of energy and carbon emissions, and mitigation opportunities. His particular interest is in the following inter-connected areas: 1] Options and opportunities for low-energy and low-carbon cities and urbanization in era of rapid transformation and urbanization, 2] Providing access to modern energy in developing countries in South and South-East Asia capitalizing on the potentials of the renewable energy technologies, declining cost of renewables and climate policy as a new vehicle, 3] Addressing energy and climate mitigation solutions through innovative policies, governance and financial mechanisms, and 4] Regional energy market integration in ASEAN and South Asia as a key to address multiple objectives such as better energy access, climate mitigation, enhancing energy security and up-scaling renewables.

Dr. Hadikusumo joined AIT as an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering and Technology (SET) in July 2002 and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in April 2009. He obtained his Ph.D. in Construction Management from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong in 2001. Dr. Hadikusumo graduated from AIT in 1998, during which he earned his Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Construction Management.  He took his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia in 1996. Dr. Hadikusumo’s research encompasses the areas of construction information technology, construction project management, construction site safety, virtual reality application in construction, web-based project design and management, system dynamic simulation in construction, and construction site safety.

Dr. Dhakal and Dr. Hadikusumo’s promotion cases were considered following the process specified in the P&P Statement on the Procedure for Evaluation of Faculty for Promotion (PA-1-2-2).

The CVs of Dr. Dhakal and Dr. Hadikusumo the Institute Criteria for Promotion (PA-1-2-5) and the Procedure for Evaluation of Faculty for Promotion (PA-1-2-2) can be accessed through the link provided below:

(Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal) http://bit.ly/2Rq1jqC
(Dr. Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo) http://bit.ly/2RoLws3 

We warmly congratulate Professor Shobhakar Dhakal and Professor Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo on this promotion in recognition of their significant contributions to their respective fields.

Professor Sivanappan Kumar
Vice President for Academic Affairs


(iii) AIT Newsletter: February 2019

Email from OMCO (1 Feb. 2019)

The February 2019 edition of the monthly AIT Newsletter is full of stories. We say welcome to new students, and we report on two Ambassadorial visits to AIT. There is a story on the announcement about our new Vice Presidents, our success in fundraising, AIT's association with China, and much more.

The Kindle version can be downloaded from our website.

Download Links:
PDF: https://bit.ly/2TnofbS
EPUB: https://bit.ly/2Sideez
MOBI: https://bit.ly/2S2gUSF



(iv) PM2.5 levels in AIT

Email from OMCO (2 Feb. 2019)

Curious about PM2.5 levels in AIT? Look no further.

Visit the website of our own intERLab which has been monitoring PM2.5 levels since 2016 with the support of the French Government's STIC-ASIA project called SEA-HAZEMON. The project works on low-cost real-time monitoring of Haze Air Quality Disasters in Rural Communities in Thailand and Southeast Asia, and intERLab has developed the hardware as well as the monitoring platform.

Data from the project is now been transported to the intERLab website for easier access. intERLab also plans to add more real-time features on its website.

intERLab: https://interlab.ait.ac.th/


(v) Updates on the plastic bottle wastes initiative

Email from AIT Solutions (31 Jan. 2019)

Dear AIT Community,

An initiative was launched to help AIT become plastic bottle waste free by collecting all empty bottles and giving people reward point for every bottle they return. 

The purpose of this initiative is not to encourage people to buy and drink more plastic bottles but to get rid of all the plastic bottle wastes we have in the campus and to have a channel where people can properly segregate their plastic bottle wastes and turn into reward points.

The main goal is to use the plastic bottle wastes for research and experimentation purposes.


Updates on the rewards/ prizes:

50 points
Beverage coupon worth 80THB or
Discount coupon worth 50THB at Chill Chill when you purchase 200 and above

100 points
Lunch coupon worth 120THB or
Reusable water bottle/ cooler worth 130THB

200 points
Leather envelope bag worth 350THB or
Discount coupon worth 200THB at Chill Chill when you purchase 1000THB and above



What kind of plastic bottles are accepted?
We accept water and soda plastic bottles in any shapes and sizes

How can I get points/ rewards?
You need to get the stamp card at AIT Solutions office or at Chill Chill shop to start earning points every time you give your empty bottles to Innovation Lab at AIT Solutions

Why is Innovation Lab collecting plastic bottles?
These plastic bottles will be used for research and experimentation to make an innovative construction materials

What is the duration of this project?
We will accept plastic bottles until 30 April 2019 and will resume in the next semester.

Thank you for your kind support.


(vi) Blog Contest for Students: What Makes AIT Special?

Email from OMCO (14 Jan. 2019)

Dear Students,

"What Makes AIT Special" is the theme of our blog contest this semester.

What is it that makes AIT so special? And what makes it unique? Is it the campus or is it the people? Or a combination of both?

Write a blog post for us, add a few photographs, give it a catchy headline, and mail it to us. The best entry will win a cash prize of 3000 THB, while the second and third entries get 2000 THB and 1000 THB each, The best entry will also be posted on the AIT website. Your entries will be judged for originality and creativity.

The ideal post ranges between 300-600 words, but we will not penalize if creativity demands that you violate these parameters.

As a guide, here are previous winning entries:

    AIT - My personal antidote to chaos https://www.ait.ac.th/2018/09/ait-personal-antidote-chaos/
    Curiosity killed the ignorant me https://www.ait.ac.th/2018/04/curiosity-killed-ignorant/  
    My first days at AIT https://www.ait.ac.th/2017/10/first-days-ait/

The contest is open to all AIT students. Please use your AIT email id to send your entries.

Deadline: 15 February 2019 (midnight).
Email: Send your entries to omco@ait.ac.th .
Header: Please write "Blog Contest" in the email subject heading.



(vii) Microsoft Imagine (formerly Dreamspark) expanded software offering

Email from AIT Helpdesk (23 Jan. 2019)

Microsoft Imagine (formerly) Dreamspark has recently been expanded its software offering with addition of software from sources other than Microsoft. In addition to selected Microsoft software offered at no costs, Microsoft Imagine has added, free IBM software for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) faculty/students, such as IBM Cloud and Watson, as well as large discounts from Adobe, VMware, Norton, Parallels, and other software (e.g. SPSS Statistics)

You can access Microsoft Imagine from Helpdesk website (http://itserv.ait.ac.th/helpdesk ), click menu "Services" and then by "Microsoft Imagine (Dreamspark)", or directly from https://mpuhost05.ait.ac.th/dreamspark/siuv.php . Please use your AIT email account to login.


(viii) Applying for work permit

Email from OHCR (21 Jan. 2019)

Dear non-Thai Faculty and Staff,

As we were informed by Employment Office that some of our non-Thai Faculty and Staff applied for work permit very late.  Please be reminded that work permit must be applied for within 15 days after the commencement date of the contract. According to the law of Thailand, working without work permit will be subject to 2,000-100,000 Baht fine and will not be allowed for visa renewal.  

Please contact Mr. Pipat at GRU immediately should you have not yet applied for work permit.



(ix) Announcement from the Social Security Office

Email from OHRS (17 Dec. 2018)

Dear AIT Employees,

This is to kindly inform you that the Social Security Office will no longer issue a new Social Security card after the current SS cards expires on 31 December 2018.

You can still continue to avail the Social Security benefits by going to the  hospital which you have registered with the Social Security Office and present to the hospital staff your passport as proof of your identification and your current social security number. For Thai employees, please present your Thai Identification Card only.

For SS members who wishes to change their current hospital, please contact OHRS until 15 March 2019.

Please be guided accordingly.


(x) Vacant Seats Available for Staff Vans

Email from Office of Human Resources Services (9 Jan. 2018)

Kindly be informed that the available seats for AIT Staff Vans are indicated as follows:

Route 1:  Latplakaow - Ramintra - Sapanmai - Phaholyothin km. 27 - AIT, still has 3 seats available (from 4 seats left 1 seat for relaxing space)

Route 2:  Sathorn - BTS Morchit  - Vibhavadi - AIT , still has 2 seats available  (from 3 seats left 1 seat for relaxing space )

Route 3 :  Nonthaburi - BTS Ministry of Public Health - Pongpetch - Laksi - Vibhavadi - AIT, still has 3 seats available (from 4 seats left 1 seat for relaxing space)

Route 4:  Thonburi- The Mall Tha-pra - Pinklao Intersection- Rama VII Bridge -Vibhavadi - AIT, still has 4 seats available (from 5 seats left 1 seat for relaxing space)

For further communication and reservation, please contract Khun Jirada at ext.5018 or jirada@ait.asia .






B. Events




(a) AIT Day in Nepal: 9 Feb. 2019

AIT will organize AIT DAY NEPAL 2019 as follows:

Date: 9 February 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: Hotel Himalaya, Kupondole, Lalitpur
Time: AIT Day Event - 8:30 am to 12:00pm
English Test - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

AIT invites all the interested students and parents in Nepal to participate in this AIT Day event. At the event, they will have the opportunity to  meet the AIT President, Deans and Faculty of all three schools, School of Engineering & Technology, School of Environment, Resources and Development and School of Management, as well as AIT Alumni from Nepal and to learn more about AIT. They will also be briefed with the information about the admission and application procedure, scholarships and other information about AIT.

For the convenience of the prospective students, AIT will also organize an English Test in the afternoon session which the prospective students can use to apply in AIT.

Those who would like to attend the event can fill out the registration form below.

Registration Form: https://goo.gl/kyt9Y9

Detailed program is available at this link: https://www.ait.ac.th/event/ait-day-nepal-2/


(b) Blood Donation: 5 Mar. 2019

Email from AIT Medical Center (9 Jan. 2019)

The Thai Red Cross Society has been working with volunteer students and staff to collect units of blood from the AIT community. The bloodmobile visits AIT every three months, four times a year, hoping to collect enough units to supply the constant demand for blood.

We again would like to ask for your help. The next visit for blood donation is scheduled on Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the parking lot in front of the AIT Conference Center.

Give blood! You'll experience a fulfilling sense of contribution. And the donation process isn't time-consuming. It only takes about half an hour.

On behalf of needy patients whose lives you may save, we would like to thank you very much for your time and support.


(c) AIT Career Fair & SU Research Exhibition - 27 March 2019

Fourteen (14) organizations have confirmed so far to join the AIT Career Fair scheduled on 27 March 2019 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the AIT Conference Center.
You are cordially invited to explore and uncover opportunities offered by the companies that are joining the event.

COMPANIES who have confirmed to join so far:

1. Asia Pacific Petrochemical Co. Ltd. - prime importer and distributor of a wide range of hydrocarbon and oxygenated solvents from quality multiple suppliers worldwide for diverse usage by Thai industry (First timer)
2. Bangkok Bank PCL -  one of Southeast Asia's largest regional banks,  a market leader in business banking, and has Thailand’s largest retail customer base
3. Bouygues-Thai Ltd. - leading construction company in Asia 
4. Denso International Asia Co., Ltd. -  leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for all the world's major automakers (FIRST TIMER)
5. DHL Supply Chain (Thailand) Ltd. -  world's largest logistics company operating around the world, particularly in sea and air mail
6. Essem International Co. Ltd. -  global leader in writing technology, selling it's wide range of products to more than fifty countries around the world today 
7. Gulf Energy Development PCL - one of the leading energy producers in Thailand, producing safe, reliable energy now and for the future  
8. King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)   -  engineering and technology university in Thailand, focusing on teaching and research and one of nine national research universities in Thailand
9. Meinhardt Thailand Ltd. - Asia's largest independent engineering consultancy
10. Pandora Production Co. Ltd. -  jewelry chain featuring a variety of necklaces, rings, customizable charm bracelets & more (First timer)
11. Panya Consultants Co. Ltd. - provides consulting and management services to the government, private sector and international organizations
12. Thai Beverage PCL - leading beverage producer and distributor in the region
13. THK Co. Ltd. (from Japan) -  worldwide pioneer in the development of the Linear Motion (LM) Guide mechanism for mechanical devices, including machine tools, semi-conductor manufacturing equipment and industrial robots (First timer)
14. TOA Paint (Thailand) Co., Ltd. - largest decorative paint manufacturer in South East Asia and has four main business lines - paints, chemicals, petrochemicals and automotive


¤ Vinarco Career Talk with Career Planning Tips on  6 February 2019, Wed, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, MEB Auditorium

¤ Long-term career prospects
¤ Job placements
¤ Internship opportunities
¤ On-the-job training
¤ Research partners
¤ Networking with company representatives
and the
¤ Student Union (SU) Research Exhibition!

Please help us in spreading the word out about the Fair !!!  And let us know as well if you have any company contacts that you want us to invite to the Fair.

Mark your calendar! For developments and career opportunities, please drop by at: www.careercenter.ait.ac.th
or check/like:  https://www.facebook.com/officialaitcareercenter
or email: careercenter@ait.ac.th
or contact us via phone: 662 524-6744, 662 524-6326




(a) Vinarco Career Talk, 6 February 2019

Email from AIT Career Center (31 Jan. 2019)

We are pleased to announce a very interesting and timely Career Talk before the March Career Fair by Vinarco Services (Thailand) Ltd., a leading contracting and recruitment service provider in Thailand. The highlight of the talk aside from introducing career opportunities will include " What employers expect from a candidate."

Program details:
Date: Wednesday, 6 February, 2019
Time : 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Venue : Milton E. Bender Auditorium

Program Schedule:
3:45 pm to 4:00 pm - Arrival of students
4:00 pm to 4:10 pm - Welcome remarks
4:10 pm to 4:40 pm- Career Talk by Vinarco representatives
4:40 pm to 4:50 pm- Open forum
4:50 pm to 4:55 pm- Closing remarks & Giving of Tokens
4:55 pm to 5:00 pm - Photo session


    Mr. Eakasing Radaeng, Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Ms. Kanjana Praritmongcol, Senior Recruitment Consultant
    Mr. Sarocha Uratchat, Jr. Business Analyst

Preferred Nationality: Thai/ Myanmar/ Malaysian (but open to all nationalities)
Preferred School/Academic Programs: SET (but open to all academic programs)

To pre-register, please fill up the link below :  


About Vinarco Services  (Thailand) Ltd. : Founded in 1993, Vinarco is an independent service provider of flexible manpower and project management solutions for the Oil & Gas, Power and ICT Telecom industry, with a strong regional reach in South-East Asia. They deliver comprehensive, solution-oriented service lines that help generate greater benefits for the clients, supporting O&G Operators, EPCIC contractors or Power Projects with turnkey services including O&M general services, long term assets management, construction installation & commissioning management, drilling & production supervision, or ICT Telecom solutions. The Group has grown a strong network of subsidiaries across South East Asia (Thailand with Bangkok as regional HQ, Singapore, Hong-Kong, China (Shanghai), Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Pakistan), and employing nearly 300 experts in Asia.
To know more about Vinarco Servcies (Thailand) Ltd. , please visit: https://www.vinarco.com/ 

Everyone is cordially invited ! 

Hurry up, save your seats and get closer to achieve a great opportunity for career planning !


(b) Special Talk on “PM2.5 Episode in Bangkok: Situation, Outlook and How to protect yourself” by Dr. Ekbordin – 7 Feb. 2019

In light of the PM2.5 Episode in Bangkok and areas in its vicinity, Assistant Prof. Dr. Ekbordin from Environmental Engineering and Management will be delivering a Special Talk as follows;

Special Talk on “PM2.5 Episode in Bangkok: Situation, Outlook and How to protect yourself”
Date: Thursday 7 February 2019
Time: 15:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Venue: S101, SERD Meeting Room.

Short Bio:

Dr. Ekbordin Winijkul has joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change at AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology.

Dr. Ekbordin obtained his PhD. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA. He graduated from AIT with Master’s in Environmental Technology and Management and Bachelor’s in Environmental Engineering from Chiang Mai University. Prior to joining AIT, Dr. Ekbordin worked as an Emission Scientist at the Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), Inc., Massachusetts, USA, and as Assistant Environmental Engineer at Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA.
His research interest includes but not limited to Air Pollution Emission Inventory, Air Pollution Controls and Modeling, Household Emission Distribution and Mitigation Scenarios, Transportation Emission Reduction Strategies, and Air Quality Monitoring and Modeling


Many of you might be aware of the news about air quality and haze problems in Bangkok and its vicinities. There are misleading information and instructions circulated in SNS, so it is important that we get correct information on the situation and how to protect ourselves. We have organized an opportunity for AIT community to get a first hand analysis from our own air pollution expert Dr. Ekbordin Winijkul. All who are concerned with air quality are invited to attend.
Kindly register your participation here to enable us to make better logistics.


(c) International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development: 7 – 8 Mar. 2019

An international symposium on "Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development: Integrating Higher Education Institutions achieving SFDRR and SDG" will be organized from 7-8 March 2019 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

More details: https://www.ait.ac.th/event/international-symposium-disaster-resilience-...




(a) Thai Courses: Jan – Mar. 2019

The Language Center is pleased to announce the opening of Thai Courses for Beginners.

Survival Thai

The 7-week survival Thai course is an introduction to Thai languages which will cover basic words, phrases, daily and simple expressions and basic grammatical structures to communicate with Thais. The purpose of the course is to introduce participants to the principles and basic of Thai language as used in everyday conversation. Moreover, the course will prepare them to feel confident to communicate with Thais and feel at ease while staying in Thailand.

- 29 January  –  13 March 2019
- Monday and Wednesday, twice a week
- From 17:00 – 18:30
- Total 20 hours
- Course fee: 2,000 baht

Thai Reading and Writing

This course is the introduction to reading and writing. It is the 7-week course that is designed for those who do not know how to read and write Thai language. The participants will practice reading letters and learn how to spell words and make up words.

- 5 February  – 21 March 2019
- Tuesday and Thursday, twice a week
- From 17:00 – 18:30
- Total 20 hours
-  Course fee: 2,000 baht

Interested persons can register and make payment at the Language Center, Room 216.


(b) Professional Training Program on Advanced Shrimp Farming: 3 – 10 Mar. 2019

A professional training program on advanced shrimp farming will be organized by AIT Extension from 03-10 March 2019 at AIT.

“Advanced Shrimp Farming” is a one-week long professional training program, which has been designed to address not only the lack of know-how and issues with farming practices but also to meet the specific needs and requirements for the development of this venture in the region. The program will cover the state of the art of farming practices, existing good practices, innovation and advanced technologies in farming and shrimp healthcare along with planning and management of environmental issues with shrimp farming.

Poster: https://www.ait.ac.th/wp-content/uploads/sites/2404/2019/01/ASF-Brochure...
Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf040ZWHhnrwm9YhXPBVy4PocDmM9VA...


(c) CLMVT Professional Development in Nonlife Insurance: 4 – 8 Mar. 

The Second CLMVT Professional Development in Nonlife Insurance will be organized by AIT Extension from 4-8 March 2019 at the AIT Conference Center.
Details of the training program are available at this link: https://www.extension.ait.ac.th/course/893





C. Campus Updates


 (i) Schedule for repair rooftop project at PPT and ISE

Email from OFAM (1 Feb. 2019)

Please be informed that the subcontractor will start to repair the rooftop of PPT building and ISE building as per the below schedule on 4th February 2019. During this time, there may be loud noise and dust due to the repair of the rooftop. So we request the kind cooperation of the people using the PPT and ISE building as well the surrounding areas and please close the room and windows properly in both ISE and PPT building to avoid dust.

Pulp and Paper Bldg.

1. Dismantle the old materials on the rooftop: 4 – 6 Feb. 2019
2. Prepare the surface on the rooftop: 6 – 7 Feb. 2019
3. Adjust level of the rooftop: 7 – 8 Feb. 2019
4. Fill 1st layer with chemical polyurethane – 1st step: 8 - 10 Feb. 2019
5. Fill 2nd layer with chemical polyurethane – 2nd step: 11 Feb. 2019

ISE Bldg.

     1.Dismantle the old materials on the rooftop: 12 – 14 Feb. 2019
     2. Prepare the surface on the rooftop: 14 – 15 Feb. 2019
     3. Adjust level of the rooftop: 15 – 16 Feb. 2019
     4. Fill 1st layer with chemical polyurethane – 1st step: 16 – 18 Feb. 2019
     5. Fill 2nd layer with chemical polyurethane – 2nd step: 19 Feb. 2019


(ii) Improvement project: Cleaning and Painting of Dorm J Building

Email from OFAM (11 Oct. 2018)

Please be informed that subcontractor will start the improvement project at Dorm J, to clean and paint the exterior and corridors of the building.

Project has started on 12 October 2018 (Friday)
Expected to finish soon.

During this time there may be loud noise and dust around the area work. Residents of Dorm J are requested to close their doors and windows properly. 

Apologies for any inconvenience that it may cause.

After this dorm, we will continue with dorm E and Dorm K, which will be announced later.





D. Faculty and Staff Travel 


Miss Pathumporn Dabsomsri, Miss Kannika Issrakul, Mr. Sanishka Dulsara Jayasena, and Mr. Lahiru Maduranga Welagedara / Udon Thani, Thailand / 20 – 21 December 2019*
Dr. Rishiraj Dutta / Uttarakhand, India / 21 January – 8 February 2019
Mr. Ashok Dahal / Uttarakhand, India / 23 January – 5 February 2019
Dr. B.H.W. Hadikusumo / Myanmar / 26 – 27 January 2019*
Dr. Kavinda Gunasekara / Vientiane, Laos / 27 January – 7 February 2019
Prof. Thammarat Koottatep / Myltkyina, Myanmar / 30 January – 1 February 2019*
Dr. Ekbordin Winijkul / Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand / 1 Febraury 2019
Mr. Nawarathnage L. Deshapriya / Vientiane, Laos / 2 – 10 February 2019
Prof. Joyashree Roy / Kathmandu, Nepal / 3 – 5 February 2019
Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon / Bali, Indonesia / 3 – 7 February 2019
Dr. Ekbordin Winijkul / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 4 – 5 February 2019
Ms. Chalita Lertwinyu / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 4 – 5 February 2019
Prof. Nitin Kumar Tripathi / Chiang Mai, Thailand / 5 February 2019
Mr. Sanjeev Jayasinghe / Colombo, Sri Lanka / 6 – 9 February 2019
Mr. M. Zia Islam / Kathmandu, Nepal / 6 – 10 February 2019
Mr. Ashok Dahal / Vientiane, Laos / 6 – 10 February 2019
Mrs. Sumana Shrestha / Kathmandu, Nepal / 6 – 10 February 2019
Prof. Rajendra P. Shrestha / Kathmandu, Nepal / 7 – 10 February 2019
Prof. Nazrul Islam / Kathmandu, Nepal / 7 – 10 February 2019
Mr. Arthur Lance Gonzales / Songkhla, Thailand / 8 February 2019
Ms. Bussarin Napimy Nakornjit / Songkhla, Thailand / 8 February 2019
Mr. SK Shahin Hossain / Chonburi, Thailand / 8 – 9 February 2019
Ms. Slanee Meeto / Chonburi, Thailand / 8 – 9 February 2019
Dr. Ram C. Bhujel / Glasgow, UK / 9 – 16 February 2019
Dr. John K.M. Kuwornu / Glasgow, UK / 9 – 16 February 2019
Dr. K. R. Salin / Glasgow, UK / 9 – 16 February 2019

*(Staff or faculty member travelled and returned to AIT prior to documentation received for publication)




E. Classifieds (Jobs)

Position: International Affairs Coordinator (International Affairs Office)
Ref. No. 05/19
Deadline: 15 February 2019

Position: Director (AIT Solutions)
Ref. No. 63/18
Deadline: 28 February 2019

Position: Senior Fundraising Officer (Office of Advancement)
Ref. No. 03/19
Deadline: 28 February 2019

Position: Professional Staff (Center Manager) (School of Engineering & Technology )
Ref. No. 62/18
Deadline: 28 February 2019

Faculty Position: Assistant/Associate Professor [ASE] (School of Environment, Resources & Development)
Ref. No. Fac 12/18
Deadline: 19 March 2019

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (School of Environment, Resources & Development)
Ref. No. 01/19
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Faculty Position: Associate/Assistant Professor (STE) (School of Engineering & Technology )
Ref. No. 04/18
Deadline: 31 March 2019