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.



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.



DDS student’s research selected as Elsevier Atlas article of the month

Rajan Parajuli

An article by Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) student Rajan Parajuli and Dr. Philippe Doneys has been selected by Elsevier as the Atlas article of the month. The article “Exploring the role of telemedicine in improving access to healthcare services by women and girls in rural Nepal” has been selected from thousands of recently published articles, to be selected for the Elsevier Atlas.

Rajan is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development. The article was coauthored by Rajan with his advisor Dr. Philippe Doneys, who serves as an Associate Professor at AIT.



EDU-CULTURE Trip to visit Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Schedule : Wednesday, 4 April 2018 Venue : Room No. 115/2 – AIT Extension Building (former RCC, ground floor) Time Activity Note 9:00 Introduction – Welcome speech and Read more…

Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon of Urban Environmental Management at a promotion visit to Prince of Songkla University

AIT team, coordinated by and including OHCR staff, consisting SOM Dean and Dr. Vilas (DDS/SERD) visited to PSU Hat Yai campus and made presentations during 10-12 hrs. A total of approx. 20 participants (incl. some non-Thai students) participated with questions and discussions mostly concerning specific programs of interest, career opportunities and scholarships. As also attended by PSU’s Assistant Vice President for International Relations, Dr. Kewalin Thammasitboon ( and Foreign Teacher, Mr. Zsolt M. Szekely (, PSU Hat Yai significantly recognized AIT and well prepared for hosting this session, As majority of students attended have background in engineering and sciences, also based on feedback received during the session, possible programs of interest in SERD are higher for E, EEM, ASE and FEBT, followed by CCSD, NRM, UEM and DPMM. A list of participants is with OHCR staff (Ms. Kanchana). It is noted that MOU between PSU and AIT will be signed soon.


Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who wish to pursue a Master Degree in a development-related field. JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs spanning a Read more…