DDS Students attended the summer program at Tongji University, Shanghai, China

From left; Ms. Megha Bajaj (NRM, Master’s student), Ms. Chitralada Chaiya (RRDP Ph.D. Candidate), Ms. Nichcharat Rungruang (RRDP, Master’s student)

DDS students have many opportunities to participate in exchange programs with other universities. (See DPMM Students participated in the International Summer School)

In August 2019, DDS students attended the summer program at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, under the theme of “Sustainable Urban and Rural Development”.

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Congratulations for our new PhDs!

Shahab-E-Saqib (left), Supattra Yamsrual (center) and Manjunatha Venkatappa (right)

In August 2019, three DDS students completed their PhD. Congratulations! We are very proud to have Shahab-E-Saqib, Supattra Yamsrual and Manjunatha Venkatappa as new PhD holders who will be leaders in their own respective fields. It was an awesome month for us having three subsequent PhD public defence seminars in a month.

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PhD Colloquium for August 2019

Topic: Coastal Tourism Governance And Impact On Local Community: The Case Of Cha Am, Gulf Of Thailand

Presenter:        Ms. Sussaangana Unhasuta (Ph.D. candidate, UEM)
Moderator:      Mr. Mazhar Ali (Ph.D. candidate, DPMM)
Date:               Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Venue:            E-220
Time:              15:00 – 16:00 hrs

Left: Moderator Mr. Mazhar Ali, UEM Ph.D.Candidate

As a monthly event, The Department of Development and Sustainability organised a PhD colloquium for PhD students on 28 August 2019. The main objectives of the event are to exchange research ideas and to build the network between the PhD students.

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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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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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