On 5th September 2019, Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office (SCDO) and Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) visited Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, Prof. Rajendra P. Shrestha, Professor and Dean, SERD presided over the meeting and provided the delegation an overview of AIT information, together with Dr. Indrajit Pal, Assistant Professor, and Chair, Disaster Preparedness Mitigation and Management (DPMM) Program provided DPMM program details. Mr. ZHONG Jie, Director-General, Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office lead the delegation from Shanghai. The objective of the visit was to make the SCDO delegates understand about AIT activities towards disaster risk management.

List of the delegates are as follows:

Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office (SCDO):
1 Mr. ZHONG Jie Director-General, Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office
2 Mr. SHEN Xiangdong Vice Director, Secretariat of Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office
3 Mr. YING Minwei Vice Director, Supervision and Management Division of Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office
4 Mr. XU Xiaoyun Director Yangpu District Civil Defense Office of Shanghai
5 Mr. SONG Qingchun Director Xuhui District Civil Defense Office of Shanghai
6 Mr. HU Zengcheng Vice Director, Putuo District Civil Defense Office of Shanghai

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC):
7 Dr. Ling Ling JIANG China Program Director of ADPC
8 Mr. Thanut Rittichai Program Associate of China Program at ADPC

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT):
9 Prof. Rajendra P. Shrestha Professor and Dean, SERD
10 Dr. Indrajit Pal Assistant Professor and Chair, DPMM
11 Dr. Mokbul Morshed Ahmad Associate Professor, RRDP