Congratulations to

our DDS Graduates

2020

We celebrated the accomplishments of the students in the Department of Development and Sustainability. Students and their families participated in a virtual ceremony from around the world.

Dr. Nurrohman Wijaya

INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION INTO URBAN DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF COASTAL CITIES IN INDONESIA

Advisor: Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon

Dr. Chidchanok Apipoonyanon

LOCAL PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE NORTHEAST THAILAND

Advisor: Dr. Sylvia Szabo

Shiori Suzuki

GENDER AND EMPLOYMENT CHOICES OF YOUTHS AFTER DISPLACEMENT BY THILAWA SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE [SEZ], MYANMAR

Advisor: Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe

Aung Si Thu Thein

IMPACTS OF COMMUNITY FORESTRY ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF LOCAL PEOPLE IN MINDON TOWNSHIP, MAGWAY REGION, MYANMAR: THE DIFFERENCE-IN-DIFFERENCES APPROACH

Advisor: Dr. Takuji W. Tsusaka

Nurul Pertiwi

APPROPRIATE CONSERVATION OF INDONESIAN PEATLANDS THROUGH THE PRICING OF FULL ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Advisor: Prof. Nophea Sasaki

Nichcharat Rungruang

FACTORS INFLUENCING SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING OF THE ELDERLY IN RURAL THAILAND

Advisor: Dr. Sylvia Szabo

Sutinee Chao-Amonphat

ASSESSMENT OF MULTIPLE WATER-RELATED HAZARD UNDER CHANGING CLIMATE IN AN URBANIZED SUB-REGION OF THE YOM RIVER BASIN, THAILAND

Advisor: Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon

Nuttapong Premphunsawad

URBAN FORM AND TRAVEL PATTERNS BY COMMUTERS IN BANGKOK METROPOLITAN REGION Advisor: Dr. Sohee Minsun Kim

Farah Yerro Sevilla

UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY PERCEPTIONS OF THE MANGROVE ECOSYSTEM AND COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN ITS MANAGEMENT: A CASE STUDY OF BAN KHLONG KHON IN CENTRAL THAILAND

Advisor: Dr. Takuji W. Tsusaka

Gulay Jannat

CLIMATE-INDUCED MIGRANTS IN THE URBAN SLUMS OF DHAKA CITY: EXPLORING THE GENDER DIMENSIONS OF INSECURITIES

Advisor: Dr. Philippe Doneys

Pham Thi Yen Nhi

CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN STEM EDUCATION: VIETNAMESE TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS AND BEHAVIORS Advisor: Dr. Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen

Rifath Naeem

RANDOM FOREST CLASSIFICATION FOR SEAGRASS MAPPING USING GOOGLE EARTH ENGINE CLOUD COMPUTING PLATFORM IN HITHADHOO, ADDU ATOLL, MALDIVES

Advisor: Prof. Nophea Sasaki

Sarathanjali Manoharan

ASSESSING THE LOCAL PEOPLE’S PREFERENCES FOR DIFFERENT TRAITS OF NATIVE MEDICINAL TREES IN NORTHERN SRI LANKA

Advisor: Prof. Rajendra Prasad Shrestha

Way Way Hlaing

ASSESSMENT OF HYDROPOWER IMPACTS ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES RELOCATED BY THE UPPER PAUNGLAUNG HYDROPOWER PROJECT IN MYANMAR

Advisor: Dr. Sylvia Szabo

Thilani Lavanga Navaratne

FARMERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THE NEXUS BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SECURITY: EVIDENCE FROM THE NORTHERN AND NORTH WESTERN PROVINCES OF SRI LANKA

Advisor: Dr. Sylvia Szabo

Rattana Ngamying

CHILDCARE BURDEN OF BURMESE MIGRANT WORKERS IN TALAD THAI

Advisor: Dr. Philippe Doneys

Congratulations for our May 2020 graduates!
We are proud to see you completing the studies despite all the restrictions under Covid-19.

We wish you all the best in your future endeavors!

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Professor Kyoko Kusakabe
Gender, Migration and Work
Professor, Department Head
Department of Development and Sustainability

Program: Gender and Development Studies

Email: kyokok@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-6131

Room Number: W251, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Gender, Migration and Work

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Professor Nophea Sasaki
Forest and Carbon Management
Professor

Program: Natural Resources Management

Email: nopheas@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-5778

Room Number: E119, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Forest and Carbon Management

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Professor Rajendra P. Shrestha
Land-climate Change, Ecosystem
Professor

Program: Natural Resources Management

Email: rajendra@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-5602

Room Number: W209, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Land-climate Change, Ecosystem

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Asst.Prof. Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen
Sociology of the Environment
Assistant Professor
Chair, Environment and Sustainable Development

Program: Environment and Sustainable Development, Regional and Rural Development Planning

Email: phuoclai@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-6670

Room Number: W249, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Sociology of the Environment
Asst.Prof. Takuji W. Tsusaka
Poverty and Natural Resources
Assistant Professor
Chair

Program: Natural Resources Management

Email: takuji@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66)2-254-5585

Room Number: E214, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Poverty and Natural Resources

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Asst.Prof. Sylvia Szabo
Climate-sensitive development, demography
Assistant Professor

Program: Regional and Rural Development Planning

Email: sylviaszabo@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-5696

Room Number: E201, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Climate-sensitive development, demography
Asst.Prof. Sohee Minsun Kim
Risk-sensitive Urban Planning
Assistant Professor

Program: Urban Environmental Management

Email: skim@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66)2-254-5619

Room Number: E106, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Risk-sensitive Urban Planning
Asst.Prof. Joyee S. Chatterjee
Media, Health, Gender, Culture
Assistant Professor
Chair

Program: Gender And Development Studies

Email: joyeec@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66)2-254-5671

Room Number: W253, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Media, Health, Gender, Culture
Assoc.Prof. Philippe Doneys
Politics, Human Rights, Migration Policies and Gender
Associate
Chair, Development and Sustainability

Program: Development and Sustainability, Gender And Development Studies

Email: philippe@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66)2-254-5673

Room Number: W257, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Politics, Human Rights, Migration Policies and Gender

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Asst.Prof. Indrajit Pal
Risk Governance, Risk Reduction
Assistant Professor
Chair

Program: Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management

Email: indrajit-pal@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-6428

Room Number: E209, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Risk Governance, Risk Reduction

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Assoc.Prof. Mokbul Morshed Ahmad
International Development
Associate Professor
Chair

Program: Regional And Rural Development Planning

Email: morshed@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-5664

Room Number: E203, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
International Development

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Assoc.Prof. Vilas Nitivattananon
Urban Infrastructure / Systems
Associate Professor
Chair, UEM and USPD

Program: Urban Environmental Management, Urban Sustainability Planning and Design

Email: vilasn@ait.ac.th

Contact: (+66) 2-254-5601

Room Number: E103, SERD Building


Area of Expertise
Urban Infrastructure / Systems

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