News and Announcements

Dr. P Abdul Salam wins Thailand Frontier Researcher Award for featuring in top 1 per cent of highly cited papers

Dr. P Abdul Salam of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has won the Thomson Reuters Thailand Frontier Researcher Award for 2016. The award was granted “in recognition of pioneering a new frontier in research, based on core papers comprising the world’s top 1% of Highly Cited Papers in the field of Engineering.


Open Access to Archives of International Energy Journal

The archives section of the International Energy Journal is open to the public. Issues from year 2015 and earlier are available to download at www.rericjournal.ait.ac.th. Call for article submissions is also OPEN as usual.


Energy FoS in SETA 2016

Energy FoS  participated in SETA 2016. Energy FoS faculty Prof. Shrestha, Prof. Kumar and Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal were the key speakers in the SETA 2016 conference. . The SETA 2016 ws held in BITEC, Bangna under four different themes energy policy and planning, electrical system technology, transportation and alternative fuels, and sustainable energy and green technology. 


AIT Bags the Top Honor in Thailand's University Ratings

AIT Bags the Top Honor in Thailand's University Ratings, reaffirms it's position as a leading research institute. AIT obtained a perfect score (TRF Rating 5) in five disciplines, the highest among all 28 participating universities. AIT president Worsak Kanok Nukulchai was on stage to recieve the award at the ceremony organized by TRF on 1st Match 2016.


Prof. Ram Shrestha authors two premier RERIC publications on Climate and Energy

Emeritus Professor Ram M. Shrestha authors two new premier publications under the banner of the Regional Energy Resources Information Center (RERIC) of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The books are titled " Climate Policy and Energy Development in Thailand: An Assessment," and "Power Sector Development with Carbon and Energy Taxes: An Assessment in Six Asian Countries."


CTCN Incubator Programme: National consultations in Bangladesh

CTCN, in the context of the Incubator Programme, held a training workshop and national consultations on 19-21 January, 2016 in Dhaka. The meetings were organized  by CTCN Consortium Partner, AIT in collaboration with Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad. The national consultations aimed at identifying possible requests to submit  to the CTCN, the incubator programme was designed to help least developed countries.


Dr. Govind Timilsina's talk on impacts of electricity access in developing world.

Dr. Timilsina, an AIT alumnus and currently a senior research economist at the World Bank, Washington, DC, visited Energy FoS to deliver a talk on " Impacts of Electricity Access in Developing World." He mentioned the role of access to modern energy, particularly electricity, in economic development and poverty alleviation looks intuitive. But empirical evidences suggests lacks of precise mechanisms through which the incomes are generated.



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