Walailak University Seeks Collaboration with Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
On 13 February 2019, Prof. Dr. Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, President of Walailak University (WU) and university senior executives gave a warm welcome to Prof. Dr. Thomas Mical, Professor of Architectural Theory from School of Art and Design, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, at Mokhalan Meeting Room, Walailak University. The main objectives of the visit were to be a guest speaker for the workshop entitled “The Way We Work on the Fourth Industrial Revolution—4IR” initiated by School of Architecture and Design during 13-15 February 2019 and to explore more concrete collaborations between Auckland University of Technology and Walailak University. Also present at the meeting were six WU Deans from Architecture and Design, Informatics, Management, Engineering and Resources, Political Science and Law, and Liberal Arts. After a fruitful discussion, the two universities have agreed with possibilities on academic collaborations such as Ph.D. joint degrees in Architecture and Design, Animation and Media Management, and being co-authors for publications in the mentioned fields.