President Ohno attends the Tohoku University Alumni Thailand Gathering Dinner

On October 24, Tohoku University Alumni Thailand held an alumni reunion in Bangkok. The alumni group was established mainly by students returning home from Tohoku University. President Hideo Ohno, Executive Vice President Takafumi Aoki, Executive Vice President Toshiya Ueki, and Professor Kazuko Suematsu - Special Advisor to the President - attended the reunion.

Moderating the event was Assistant Professor Khanin Nueangnoraj of Thammasat University, who received a Ph.D from the Graduate School of Engineering at Tohoku University. Also in attendance was Associate Professor Sittiwat Lertsiri who is the Faculty of Science Dean of at Mahidol University. He received a Ph.D from the Graduate School of Science at Tohoku University. He recently became the Chair of Tohoku University Alumni Thailand in February this year and outlined his hopes hereafter to improve Tohoku University's presence in Thailand by increasing awareness of the university's activities. President Ohno thanked him for his continued support and cooperation, and stated, "I am always very happy to hear about the activities of overseas alumni." President Ohno also said that he maintains high expectations for Tohoku University Alumni Thailand's activities and for its cooperative efforts with Tohoku University.

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