DPMM/DDS Students Participated in the International Summer School

5 AIT students attend the International Summer School on “Geo-informatics Serves the Belt and Road” between August 18 – 24, 2019.

Five AIT students participated in Summer school on “Geo-informatics Serves the Belt and Road” organized by the School of Geoscience and Info-Physics of the Central South University of China. Participating students were Nattapon Trumikaborworn (DPMM/DDS), Ranadheer Mandadi, Hasan Reaz Kallol (DPMM/DDS), Afsana Shahid, and Gautam Dadhich.

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On the path to climate action

Why self-reflection is critical for Bangladesh

A major challenge of extremely vulnerable households is that they have lost their land to natural calamities. PHOTO: ICCCAD.NET

Firdaus Ara Hussain and Mokbul Morshed Ahmad

Through the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is calling upon global leaders to come to New York with concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent over the next decade, and to net zero emissions by 2050. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has responded to the call of Secretary-General Guterres, and Bangladesh will join the summit being one of the country members of Track No 6 on resilience and adaptation.

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Living Deltas

Type: Research Duration: 2019 – 2024 Faculty: Dr. Indrajit Pal, Dr. Takuji W. Tsusaka, Dr. Sylvia Szabo Description: The Living Deltas Research Hub is funded for five years (2019-2024) and operates across four delta systems – Red River, Mekong deltas in Vietnam; the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna system in Bangladesh and India. We Read more…

Seminar: Why Does AI Have a Gender Problem?

All are welcome to attend

Department of Development and Sustainability has a special seminar on ‘Why does AI have a gender problem?’ by Prof.Pascale Fung, Faculty of Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as detail below:

Date: 20 August 2019
Time:  14:30 – 15:30
Venue: S201, SERD Building

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Capacity Building through Curriculum Development, Conduct Various Trainings for Provincial and District Disaster Management Authorities and Line Department Government Officials

Type: Outreach Duration: 2019 – 2020 Faculty: Dr. Indrajit Pal Description: The Sindh Resilience Project, with the Sindh Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), signed a contract with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 28th June 2019, to execute a project “Capacity Building through Curriculum Development, Conduct Various Training programs Read more…

Evidenced Based analysis of Flood Risk Management and Social Vulnerability – A System Approach in Sakon Nakhon Province, Thailand

Type: Research Duration: 2018 – 2019 Faculty: Dr. Indrajit Pal Description: The project aims to overview the status, risks and trends of the flood disasters in the Mueang District as a case to develop a system-based multi-disciplinary framework for local level risk assessment and recommend necessary future actions for decision-makers. Read more…