GISTDA officials visit to the embassy of the People’s Republic of China

11 June 2019, 10.00 a.m. Dr. Damrongrit Niamnuad, Acting Rector of Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) Academy, and GISTDA delegates meet with Ms. Song Ruo Yun, First Secretary, Education Office at the Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Bangkok. The purpose of this visit is to extend educational collaboration and network with China on space and geo-informatics technology. This meeting also introduces Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and Sirindhorn Center for Geo-Informatics (SCGI) and SCGI Master Program and discusses the opportunities of funding sources to support education and capacity building for ASEAN countires.

Ms. Song Ruoyun (Right) and Dr. Damrongrit Niamnuad (Acting Rector of GISTDA Academy)

(Group photo from Left Ms. Chonticha Chitpaiboon, Geo-Informatics and Outreach Scientist, GISTDA; Dr. Tanita Suepa, Chief of Instructional Media and Curriculum Development Division, GISTDA; Ms. Pranpriya Wongsa, Director of Knowledge Development and Outreach Office GISTDA; Dr. Damrongrit Niamnuad, Acting Rector GISTDA Academy; Ms. Song Ruo Yun, First Secretary, Embassy of People’s Republic of China; Dr. Haoran Zhang, Research Scientist, GISTDA and Ms. Chen Yinfei, officer of Education Office, Embassy of People’s Republic of China)

During the discussion, Ms. Song is interested in Space Krenovation Park (SKP) and the ways to produce skillful graduates to meet the needs of higher education and technical innovation sectors so that GISTDA proposes Ms. Song and delegates of the Embassy to visit us for deep understanding on our work and to explore more possibilities for academic cooperation and potential opportunity for research networks among China, Thailand or ASEAN Countries in the area of geo-informatics and space technology.

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