DPMM Student selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow

Mr. Ganesh Dhungana, a doctoral candidate in Disaster Preparedness Mitigation and Management (DPMM) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), has been selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow by the Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom. The SSHAP fellowship supports future leaders in social science to apply their knowledge in humanitarian emergencies in locally relevant ways. 


Webinar: Natural And Non Natural Disaster Risk Reduction And Their Implication On Multidisciplinary Higher Education

Andalas University in cooperation with Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, will organise a webinar to discuss the current major issues in disaster risk reduction and their implication on higher education under the title, ‘Natural and Non-Natural Disaster Risk Reduction and Their Implication on Multidisciplinary Higher Education’.


Ph.D.Colloquium for November 2019

Assessing Public Health Emergency Management Capacity in the Context of Disease Outbreaks: Case Study of 2017 AWD in White Nile State, Sudan

Presenter:        Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim, PhD student/DPMM
Moderator:      Ms. Veena N., PhD student/GDS
Date:               Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Venue:            E-220
Time:              15:00 – 16:00 hrs

The Department of Development and Sustainability organized a PhD colloquium for PhD students on 27 November 2019 as a monthly regular event of the Department. The objectives of the PhD Colloquium are to share the learning experiences of their research and study outcome on live discussion forum.


Interdisciplinary Approach for Disaster Resilience and Sustainability

AIT’s Dr. Indrajit Pal and Dr. Sangam Shrestha has co-edited a book titled Interdisciplinary Approach for Disaster Resilience and Sustainability”. The 28-chapter book (535 pages), published by Springer served as a reference book for researchers, academia, students, disaster managers, and policy makers from natural science, social science, engineering, and multidisciplinary backgrounds.