38 companies join AIT Career Fair

A record number of 38 companies, mostly Thai firms and several industry recruiters from Vietnam and Malaysia joined the bi-annual AIT Career fair held early November. Prof. I. M. Pandey, Vice President for Academic Affairs, welcomed the various company representatives to AIT and thanked all of the organizers, including the many student volunteers. In his…

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Afghanistan’s Ministry of Higher Education strengthens higher education initiatives

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Higher Education is set to further rehabilitate and strengthen the quality of its education system by implementing the project “Strengthening Higher Education Program”(SHEP). The program, funded by the World Bank, focuses on strengthening institutional development, standards and content development, training and professional development, study abroad programs, English language training, and an Afghan…

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UNESCAP and UN HABITAT support Myanmar’s ‘building code’ initiatives

Following the success of its recently completed project “Incorporating Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Resilience in Building Codes,” the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) showed an increased interest to support the Myanmar National Building Code (MNBC) project. Earlier, UNESCAP commissioned an analysis of the building codes of nine countries…

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Delegation from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan visits AIT

The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), a public university that was founded by the government of Pakistan in 1981 to train members of the Pakistani Armed Forces is a multi-school university with its headquarters located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The university is co-educational, established to promote higher scientific education in the country, especially in…

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“Greening the Construction Industry” – Symposium to promote sustainability

A growing demand for building projects that use environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient materials increased environmental awareness, and rising energy costs have over the past few years spurred a green movement in the construction industry worldwide. Buildings have been an area of focus for green investment dollars because they are a primary contributor to environmental impact, being…

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Seminar on Non-linear Analysis of Structures conducted at Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, Sri Lanka

The Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB) is a corporate body established in 1973 to provide engineering consultancy services with a commitment to sustainable development. The Bureau is a highly respected and well established institution with a solid long term record in the planning and execution of projects. The Bureau has been at the forefront of…

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