– The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) –
is an international English-speaking postgraduate institution, focusing on engineering, environment, and management studies.
AIT’s rigorous academic, research, and experiential outreach programs prepare graduates for professional success and leadership roles in Asia and beyond. Founded in 1959, AIT offers the opportunity to study at an institution in Asia which possesses a global reputation. Going forward, AIT will be stressing its global connections, injection of innovation into research and teaching, its relevance to industry, and its nurturing of entrepreneurship, while continuing to fulfill its social impact and capacity building role. Sitting on a beautiful green campus located just north of Bangkok, Thailand, AIT operates as a multicultural community where a cosmopolitan approach to living, and learning is the rule.
AIT offers Masters Degrees (MBA, Meng, MSc), Executive Master Degree, Doctoral Degrees (DEng, DTescSc, PhD, DBA), Certificate Programs, and Non-degree continuing education courses for practicing professionals. Today, AIT’s internationally recognized engineering, environment, and management graduates are highly sought after by employers in their home country and elsewhere. Across many walks of life in Asia, AIT alumni have distinguished themselves as CEO’s of private and state enterprises, as business owners, as well-respected researchers and faculty, and as senior university and government officials. Please click here for further information about AIT.
The Water Engineering and Management (WEM) program of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), under the Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (CIE) in the School of Engineering and Technology (SET), was established on the founding year of AIT and is the oldest program of the institute. The WEM program focuses on understanding the complexity of water use and water resources management problems. It has a unique academic and research profile, with the integration of science, technology, engineering, and management of water resources to provide a sustainable solution to water-related problems.
The program covers five major areas – Agricultural Water, Coastal Water, Urban Water, Water Resources, and Extreme Events and Risk Management. The research carried out at WEM focuses on addressing the challenges such as securing water for people and food production, protecting vital ecosystems, climate change, and dealing with variability and uncertainty of water in space and time. Our alumni are spread across the globe, contributing to solving water-related problems, one of the major global challenges of the century. Please click here for further information about WEM.