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MoU and MoA between AIT and Hokkaido University, Japan


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On 4 November 2008, AIT signed a Memorandum of Understanding as well as Memorandum of Agreement with Hokkaido University (HU), Japan, to promote educational and academic exchange and cooperation. The MoA outlines the exchange program between the two institutions. Former Ambassador of Japan to Thailand, and Member of the Executive Committee, H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Ota also attended the signing ceremony to honour the new partnership between AIT and Japanese partner.

HU plans to have another agreement with AIT under a dual-degree program, initially for Transportation Engineering. At the moment, Professor Takashi Nakatsuji from Hokkaido University and Dr. Kunnawee Kanitpong, Transportation Engineering Field of Study Coordinator from School of Engineering and Technology, are working on the details of the collaboration as well as curriculum for this program.



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Above from left:  Prof. S. Kumar, Dr. Pritam K. Shrestha,
Prof. Vilas Wuwongse, Prof. Takashi Nakatsuji, Prof. Said Irandoust;
Prof. Takeo Hondoh, Ambassador Hiroshi Ota and Prof. Naoshi Baba.