Congratulation Professor Jayant Kumar Routray for the bestowal of the title Emeritus Professor

DDS would like to congratulation Professor Jayant Kumar Routray for being promoted from the bestowal of the title Emeritus Professor.

The title Emeritus Professor is conferred on AIT full Professors on retirement after continuous distinguished service. The award of the title will be conferred to those who have achieved outstanding international professional status and have made significant academic contributions to the Institute through teaching, publications and professional work.

 

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AIT Seminar: Implications for Climate Change Mitigation and Advancing Sustainable Development Agenda

AIT Seminar

Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition: Implications for Climate Change Mitigation and Advancing Sustainable Development Agenda

by Dr. André Laperrière
Executive Director of the Secretariat for Global open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN).

Date: Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Time: 16:30 – 17:15 hrs
Venue: SERD Meeting Room (S-101), Academic Bldg.

 

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Internship Experience from DPMM Student with RIMES, June – July 2018

Internship Topic: Dynamic flood risk forecasting in Ba province in the Republic of the Fiji Islands

At the completion of my DPMM Professional Masters coursework, I was attached with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) at their regional office at AIT for my required internship.

I considered myself fortunate for I got to do a hands-on experience on multi-hazard early warning systems that have been applied and managed in Africa and Asia. As part of my project, I worked on dynamic flood risk forecasting in Ba province in the Republic of the Fiji Islands. It was a great learning experience as I got to realize the how flood risk forecasting using past rainfall data can prevent disastrous flood impacts and minimize losses.

 

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Internship Experience from DPMM Student with RIMES from June – July 2018

Internship Topic: Development of Flood Forecast using SMART system: 

A case study of Lomaiviti Province

The internship with RIMES from June – July has given experiences and deepen my understanding of their roles within the Asian Region. The Hands-on experience specifically in the collection of data and development of Early warning through SMART system has given me work experience especially in the field of disaster management in the country. Our country has limited human resources personnel to develop such system and this collaboration has assisted in the completion of 2 piloted provinces.

 

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Internship Experience from UEM Student, May 2018 – July 2018

I am Luong Thi Thuy, a Vietnamese student, currently pursuing my Master’s degree in Urban Environmental Management (UEM) at the Asian Institute of Technology.

 

I joined the Waste Management Cluster at RRC.AP as an intern for 2.5 months from May 2018 to July 2018. During that time, I supported the cluster with desk research on decentralized sanitation system and solid waste management, in particular, Johkasou technology in Philippines and, plastic waste to marine in Vietnam.

 

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