On March 4, 2021, AUN/SEED-Net arranged a monitoring meeting online with participants from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology (KMITL), including one student on a current scholarship, student advisors, and faculty staffs. For the Japanese Fiscal Year (JFY) 2020, KMITL is hosting one scholarship student from Myanmar. The main purpose of the monitoring meeting was to keep track of the progress of the scholarship students and their living conditions at the host institution. Participants were also informed of financial [...]
The fourth SIIT-CEP periodic meeting took place on November 26, 2020 at the Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, marking the first campus visit of AUN/SEED-Net Secretariat after the national lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Assoc. Prof. Kriengsak Panuwatwanich, the SIIT-CEP main coordinator, welcomed representatives by showcasing his research project conducted in conjunction with a student under the SIIT-CEP scholarship.Assoc. Prof. Kriengsak began the meeting with a report on the progress of the activities carried out by the consortium, including [...]
The Third Periodic Meeting of the International Collaborative Education Program for Materials Technology, Education, and Research (ICE-Matter)
It has now been two years since the ICE-Matter consortium was established with the support of academic partners in Japan, Laos, and Myanmar, as well as an industrial partner in Thailand. On Nov 17, 2020, Kasetsart University (KU), as the main facilitator, conducted its third periodic meeting through an online platform to report on the achievements of the consortium over the past six months, and the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, including its future strategic plan. The [...]
On November 16, 2020, the third periodic meeting was conducted with GAICCE via the Zoom online platform. The Global Academia-Industry Consortium for Collaborative Education (GAICCE) online meeting was led by Assoc. Prof. Sirithan Jiemsirilers, Project Director of GAICCE, and attended by consortium members to report on the progress of the program over the last six months and discuss current strategy. The session provided welcome news of additional consortium members, namely industrial partners Aikawa Iron Works and Biotech Japan. [...]
Congratulations to Prof. SATO Yasuhiko (Waseda University) and Dr. Tidarut Jirawattanasomkul (Kasetsart University), our alumni of Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) program, for their successful research project proposal with Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS). The proposal, entitled “The Project for Development of Integrated Infrastructure Maintenance Technology considering Natural Disaster Risk” under the research area of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, has been selected as one of the 12 awarded projects in SATREPS for Japanese fiscal [...]
AUN/SEED-Net production house proudly presents ***Drum rolls*** our very first official introductory video. Premiered on our newly-launched official Youtube channel, “jicaaunseednet,” the video will give you a glimpse of who we are and what we do under the project’s phase IV. Check it out now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx0KnsX5DBI Stay tuned for more highlights! Our official YouTube channel will feature more videos on AUN/SEED-Net programs and activities, which will include announcement of interesting news, promotion of upcoming events, reflection [...]
The 2nd Periodic Meeting with International Collaborative Education Program for Materials Technology, Education, and Research (ICE-Matter)
ICE-Matter 2nd Periodic Meeting via Google hangout meet platform It has been a year that ICE-Matter has begun its operations as a CEP consortium with the support from its academic partners in Japan, Laos, and Myanmar, as well as an industrial partner in Thailand. As a common and efficient practice for progress report, ICE-Matter has conducted its 2nd periodic meeting through an online platform during COVID-19 situation. The meeting was successfully organized and resulted in fruitful [...]
The university monitoring visit is conducted annually in all Host Institutions (HIs) throughout ASEAN countries, in which KMILT is one of them.
Recognizing over a thousand alumni as a crucial driving force of sustainable socio-economic development in the region, AUN/SEED-Net is organizing the first AUN/SEED-Net Alumni Reunion on March 5, 2020.
This was a good opportunity for AUN/SEED-Net to build up fresh and valuable connections with diverse stakeholders in higher education by aiming to draw a new mutual interest for the future of higher education in Southeast Asia and beyond.