AUT will screen a film by Italian Swiss director Niccolo Castelli, “Tutti Giu” on Wednesday October 21 at 7 pm. This initiative by the Swiss Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute takes place during the World Week of Italian Language celebrated around the world.
Work has started to complete the Agora building on Halat campus. EMC group has been assigned to undertake all construction work and the three floors that remain to be built will be completed in three months whereas finishing will be done by September 2015. Each floor occupies an area of 1,000sqm.
In addition to the three floors, AUT will see the amphitheater-style stairs at the front and at the back of Agora completed as well. Landscaping of over 10,000sqm are also included in Phase II
Dr Pieter van der Zaag from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, The Netherlands Joins AUT Board of Advisors
AUT is happy to welcome one of the world's most renown authorities in Water Resources, Dr Pieter van der Zaag on its Board of Advisors.
Dr van der Zaag is a professor of integrated water resources management at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, The Netherlands. He also holds a professorship at Delft University of Technology. He chairs the Water
Management Group, and is also Head of the Department of Integrated Water Systems and Governance.
He joins AUT BoG as part of the initiative that promotes collaboration between AUT and UNESCO-IHE in the program of Water Resource Sciences. Collaboration also entails offering internships for AUT students at Delft, exchange of faculty,
offering graduate studies for AUT students, conducting joint research in Lebanon and the Middle East.