School of Environment, Resources and Development

resources_ait_serdThe School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) is committed to excellence in graduate education as well as research and outreach activities. Through its academic programs and outreach units, SERD has been working towards capacity building and human resource development in the areas of resource management, development studies, and energy and environmental management.

The School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) responds to regional needs by mobilizing and enhancing capacities for socioeconomic and environmental development in partnerships with public and private sectors. The School emphasizes on thematic areas including Bio-resources, Energy and Environment, Development Studies, and Interdisciplinary that integrates technology and natural and social science knowledge in its academic, studies and training activities. The school will continue its leadership role in offering excellence academic programs relevant to regional needs and responsive to students’ interests. SERD provides laboratory, computer and information technology (IT) facilities for education and learning for graduate students, and research activities of graduate students, faculty, and sponsored and contracted projects. SERD has six research laboratories in Agricultural Systems and Engineering, Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management, Food Engineering and Bio-process Technology, Environmental Engineering and Management, Energy, and Pulp and Paper Technology, and each laboratory is unique with modern equipments, excellent guidance and assistance, and provides safe working facilities and environments to carry out experimental studies and research.