Tokyo Tech News
The ceremony to award the Hino Motors Scholarship was held on July 21, 2016 in conjunction with the TAIST-Tokyo Tech (TAIST) graduation ceremony at the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), located within the Thailand Science Park in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand. Ms. Pichamol Thirasuppasri was selected from the new students in the TAIST Automotive Engineering (AE) course to receive the scholarship for 2016.
TAIST is an international joint master's program established in 2007 through collaboration between NSTDA , Tokyo Tech, and four leading universities in Thailand — King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) , King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) , Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology of Thammasat University (SIIT/TU) , and Kasetsart University (KU) . TAIST is strongly supported by industries and the alumni of Tokyo Tech. The Hino Motors Scholarship was established with donations for the TAIST program as part of the Hino Motors Ltd. 70th Anniversary project. Ms. Thirasuppasri, the fourth scholarship recipient, can now focus fully on her studies thanks to the support from Hino Motors.
This year, Mr. Manop Nakbootr, senior managing director of Hino Motors Manufacturing (Thailand) Ltd., attended the ceremony to congratulate the new graduates and present the scholarship to Ms. Thirasuppasri. Dr. Toshio Maruyama, executive vice president of Tokyo Tech, and Dr. Omjai Saimek, Vice President of NSTDA, expressed their gratitude to Mr. Nakbootr with a bouquet of flowers and a commemorative gift. The ceremony was concluded with a group photograph.
This event is supported by Tokyo Tech Fund