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AUGUST 2014

Asian Institute of Technology

AUGUST 2014

​ r​of. Worsak P Kanok-Nukulchai is new AIT President

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rof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai has been appointed as the 7th President of the Asian Institute of Technology. His appointment was announced at the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 17 July 2014. He has been elected for a term of four years. Prof. Worsak brings many firsts to this position. He is the first AIT alumnus, first Asian and first Thai national to be selected as the president of AIT in its fifty-four year history. Prior to his appointment, Prof. Worsak served as the Interim President of AIT since 1 July 2013. He had also served as Acting President from 13 February - 3 March 2013, and then from 1 April - 30 June 2013. In his highly accomplished career, Prof. Worsak served AIT in a number capacities. He served as Dean of the former School of Civil Engineering and was the founding Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology. Prof. Worsak also served as AIT Vice President for Resource Development for a period of four years beginning in July 2009.

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AIT Newsletter August 2014  

August 2014 edition of the monthly Newsletter of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

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