KURITA-AIT RESEARCH GRANT 2018
Purpose of the Grant
Kurita-AIT Research Grant aims to promote human resource development through researches to solve water and/or environmental problems in South East Asia.
The focal research area in 2018 is water-related Environmental Science and Technology.
Total grant amount in 2018 is about six million Japanese yen in total for ca. 20 projects (max 300,000 Japanese yen budget for each proposal).
Target countries in 2018
Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam
2018 Research Period
From September 1st, 2018 – August 31st, 2019
・master degree candidate or higher
・researchers under 40 years of age OR fresh graduate not more than 3 years after the graduation of PhD program or master program
・must conduct research at universities, colleges, or research institutes
Applications are now closed for 2018.
* Incomplete application forms will not be accepted.
* Application forms submitted after the application period will not be accepted.
Attach the application form and send to BOTH the
respective contact points listed below as well as the Kurita-
AIT Research Grant secretariat.
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Selection and event dates
The International Selection Committee meeting on June 22nd , 2018
Final Approval by the KWEF Board on July 13th, 2018
Notification of the Results by July 31st, 2018
Awarding Ceremony is scheduled on August 24th, 2018
Venue: Asian Institute of Technology(AIT), Thailand
Obligations of the Grant Recipients
Submission of a report
a ) Research Report
Recipients of research grants must submit a summary report in English on the results of their research to by November, 2019.
It must include the following descriptions.
1) Description on research activities undertaken
2) Key results obtained
3) Research output/outcome e.g. conference/journal paper publications, or other implication of research findings
Note: the appropriate format for the indication in the acknowledgement is Kurita-AIT Research Grant
4) Other relevant information (if any)
This research report shall be about 2-3 pages with other detailed description (if any, such as paper, manuscript) provided as annex.
b ) Financial Report
The researcher must submit an expense report, by November, 2019.
The report (one page) needs to be submitted together with the research report showing how the research grant has been utilized.
*The research and financial report shall be submitted to the national selection committee along with cc to Kurita-AIT Research Grant secretariat after which they will be forwarded to KWEF-Japan.
Members of the International Selection committee
Prof. Chongrak Polprasert (Chairperson), Thammasat University, Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Chart Chiemchaisri (General Secretary), Kasetsart University, Thailand
Prof. Tjandra Setiadi, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Prof. Nguyen Viet-Anh, Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, Vietnam
Prof. Yoshimasa Watanabe, Representative of KWEF
Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto, Representative of AIT
Members of the National Selection committees
Thailand (hosted by Kasetsart University)
Prof. Chongrak Polprasert(Chair), Thammasat University
Assoc.Prof. Chart Chiemchaisri (Secretary), Kasetsart University
Assoc.Prof. Suwasa Kantawanichkul, Chiangmai University
Assoc.Prof. Udomphon Puetpaiboon, Prince of Songkla University
Assoc.Prof. Thammarat Koottatep, Asian Institute of Technology
Assoc.Prof. Chawalit Rattanatamskul, Chulalongkorn University
Indonesia (hosted by Institut Teknologi Bandung)
Prof. Tjandra Setiadi(Chair), Institut Teknologi Bandung
Prof. Yulinah Trihadiningrum, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November
Prof. Setijo Bismo, Universitas Indonesia
Assoc. Prof. Agus Jatnika Effendi, Institut Teknologi Bandung
Vietnam (hosted by Hanoi University of Civil Engineering)
Prof. Nguyen Viet-Anh (Chair), Hanoi University of Civil Engineering
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Khac Lieu, Hue University
Assoc. Prof. Tran Van Quang, Da Nang University of Technology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Phuoc Dan, Ho Chi Minh University of Technology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thanh Hai, Ho Chi Minh City National University
Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Van Cong, Can Tho University