The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, is an international institution for higher education in engineering, advanced technologies, and management and planning. It promotes technological change and sustainable development" in the Asia-Pacific region, through higher education, research and outreach. School of Engineering & Technology (SET), and SOM (School of Management), AIT are meant for Engineering & Science students and Managment students respectively. Not only this, SERD (School of Environment, Resources and Development) offers courses designed for an environmentalist as well. FThe Department of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System excels in planning, monitoring, and management of environmental and natural resources utilization at the country, regional and global level through the use of geoinformatic technologies such as Remote Sensing (RS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS). Some of the other departments working towards similar goals include Information Technology (IT), Mechatronics, Disaster Management, Nanotechnology to mention a few.