Invitation to TIK TALK 7 with AIT President Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto on 19 October, 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm, MEB

Dear students,

We are pleased to invite you to a special TIK TALK Session with AIT President Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto on: “Innovation or Invention, or by Chance?  Lessons from developing the submerged hollow-fiber membrane bioreactor (MBR)” . 

Prof. Yamamoto will share his pioneering work in developing the submerged hollow-fiber membrane bioreactor (MBR), for which he was awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 and lessons from the R&D at a university.

Please find details below and pre-register to indicate your participation

Date: 19 October 2022 (Wednesday)
Time4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Bangkok time)

VenueMilton E. Bender Auditorium, AIT Extension Building

Register: QR attached (Link)

Speaker: Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto, President AIT

Speaker Profile:

Professor Yamamoto has served AIT in various capacities starting as a former Japanese seconded faculty, and also as the AIT Vice President for Resource Development and Vice President for Administration on a joint appointment with the University of Tokyo and is very familiar with the Institute. He is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Tokyo, Professor for Research and Development Initiative at Chuo University, Visiting Professor at Kindai University, and is currently serving as the President of the Zosui (Water Reuse) Promotion Center in Japan and Audit & Supervisory Board Member of IDEA Consultants Inc. Professor Yamamoto was awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 for his pioneering work in developing the submerged membrane bioreactor (MBR). He has authored and co-authored 20 books and more than 130 scientific publications and was conferred 12 awards from international institutions including the European Desalination Society, the Japan Society on Water Environment, and the International Water Association, primarily for his notable invention of the world’s first operationally viable submerged membrane bioreactor (MBR).

Please register the soonest but not later than 17 October 2022 (Monday). Limited seats available!

We look forward to your participation.

Thank you.


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Date : 10/19/2022


Milton E. Bender Auditorium, AIT Extension Building

Start Time :4:30pm

End Time : 5:30pm