Dr. Wenchao Xue was invited by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) to participate in the Digital Belt and Road Seminar on “Introduction to DBAR Big Earth Data Platform and Its Applications for Disaster Risk Management” at NRCT, Bangkok and Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai on 20 and 22 Augusts 2019, respectively.

During this seminar, Dr. Wenchao delivered a talk on AIT’s research proposal of “Integrated Assessment of SDGs Using Big Earth Observation Data for Bangkok Metropolitan Region (BMR)”.

Following the seminar, a project proposal was officially submitted to NRCT for funding consideration. The successful application of this pilot research project will lead to a long-term collaboration and partnership with NRCT under the Digital Belt and Road International Center of Excellence-Bangkok.