International Conference: Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, San Francisco

December 2015, San Francisco The 2nd Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, a joint conference organized by Applied Technology Council (ATC) and the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) was held from 10-12 December 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco. This…

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International Conference: Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Australia

December 2015, Australia The Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE 2015) jointly organized by the School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland and the Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development (RISUD), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was held in Brisbane, Australia from 9-11 December 2015. This conference series was launched…

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Director from J-Power Visits AIT Solutions to Explore Partnership

December 2015, Thailand AIT alumnus Mr. Hirofumi Kasa, International Business Development Director, J-Power and Mr. Saku Moriyama, Senior Professional Engineer and Senior Manager, Business Development, J-Power visited AIT Consulting, now AIT Solutions (AITS) in December 2015 to explore collaboration opportunities. They met with AITS’s Mr. Thaung Htut Aung, Deputy Projects Director, Mr. Keerati Tunthasuwattana, Senior…

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HSBC Funds Capacity Building for Water Resources Management and Wetland Ecosystem Restoration in the Context of Climate Change

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), Bangkok funded a project focusing on the assessment of climate change impacts on water availability and water quality in the Lower Songkram River Basin (LSRB) Thailand and implementation of “River & Wetland Watch Program” for HSBC staffs and stakeholders of LSRB. The project is aimed at providing…

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42 Companies Participate in AIT Career Fair

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Career Fair held on 4 November 2015 at the AIT Conference Center brought together a record number of 42 companies, 17 of which were first-time participants. Nine companies including Pylon, Maxim, Inteqc, DSGAP, MFEC, Agoda, Thunder Oilfield, Chuchawal-Royal Haskoning, MACkerel conducted campus interviews to recruit AIT students. Calling the…

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AIT Conducts Training on Irrigation Feasibility and Design for Ministry of Energy and Water, Afghanistan

  The Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, engaged Dr. Sangam Shrestha, Associate Professor, Water Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology through AIT Consulting to conduct the Training on Irrigation Feasibility and Design. The Government of Afghanistan is currently implementing the Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP) under the irrigation…

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Seventh Regional Symposium on Infrastructure Development Focuses on Integration through Knowledge

Since 1995, Kasetsart University, Thailand, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, and University of the Philippines Diliman have been jointly organizing a series of Regional Symposia on Infrastructure Development (RSID) as a platform for researchers and engineers from Japan, Philippines, and Thailand as well as other Asian countries to discuss and exchange experiences and ideas to…

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Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and AIT Jointly Research Utilizing Waste Water and Sand in Habitech Building System

Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman collaborated with Habitech Center and AIT Consulting, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on a research project to develop a way to provide an effective onsite solution utilizing the water generated during oil extraction in the drilling sites of Petroleum Development Oman. The solution involves using the innovative Habitech Building Technology…

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AIT Participates in CTBUH 2015 Conference in New York

Recognized as the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) organizes annual conferences held in different parts of the planet to bring together high-level architects, engineers, developers, owners for knowledge-sharing and networking activities. AIT…

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