AIT Graduate Wins First Prize in SwissInnovation Challenge Thailand 2017

26 September 2017, Bangkok One of the challenges of the visually impaired is the lack of ability to distinguish color. Oftentimes, this affects their self-confidence in accomplishing daily activities like identifying colors in clothes, bank notes, and consumer goods, perceiving artistic works or colored graphical images or even participating in social activities. Punchaya Raksasakul, a…

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Development of New Building Systems in Concrete

21 September 2017, Bangkok Over the last 100 years, the traditional building and structural systems have efficiently served the purpose of providing built facilities for societal growth and development. However, with recently growing rates of urbanization and population, and the correspondingly increasing needs of better residential and commercial buildings, the necessity of innovative and more…

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AIT Joins Pavilion of Partnerships for Environment and Development at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment

8 September 2017, Bangkok The first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment took place in Bangkok from 5-8 September 2017. The Ministerial Summit, jointly organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and the United National Environment Program (UN Environment), focused on addressing the linkages between resource…

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Special Talk on Performance Seismic Based Design: Best Practices

Join the Special Talk on Performance Seismic Based Design: Best Practices Venue: AIT Conference Center, Thailand Date: Friday, 3 November 2017 Time: 13:00 – 16:00 About Ron Klemencic Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E., Hon. AIA is the Chairman and C.E.O. of Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA), a 185-person international structural and civil engineering firm headquartered in Seattle.  The firm has completed projects…

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Special Forum: Startup Start Now

Special Forum: Startup Start Now Venue : Room 108, AIT Conference Center Date: Friday, 29 September 2017 Time :13:00-16:00 This Forum aims to help students who are working or planning for their thesis or research to think outside the box and to encourage students to transform their ideas into startups. At this Forum, you will…

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Mandalay Aims to be a Garden City

18 August 2017, Mandalay The Mayor of Mandalay City, Myanmar and Minister for Development Affairs of Mandalay Region Dr. Ye Lwin has envisioned the city to be resilient and go on a path of sustainable development to achieve its goal to be a ‘Garden City’. Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC) with support from Department of…

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UN-Habitat Working with MES and AIT on Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting Solution in Yangon

30 June 2017, Yangon Myanmar has been frequently impacted by all sorts of natural hazards like earthquake, flood, cyclone, landslide, and fire. Although major earthquake is less frequent than other hazards, their impact on buildings and infrastructure of exposed areas can be devastating. Yangon lies along the Sagaing fault, in low to moderate seismic zone.…

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