JAIST-NECTEC-SIIT Dual Ph.D. The Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT) Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)
JAIST-NECTEC-SIIT Dual Ph.D. A dual degree doctoral program in area of Service Science which includes various participating fields in Engineering and TechnologyComputer Science Information TechnologyManagement Technology Engineering ManagementElectronic & Communication Knowledge ScienceService Science Operation Research
JAIST-NECTEC-SIIT Dual Ph.D. The program will start in November 2011. The graduate from this program will receive JAIST : Doctor of Philosophy (Knowledge Science) or Doctor of Philosophy (Information Science) SIIT : Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Technology Co-found by NECTEC, JAIST, AIT, and SIIT
Admission Criteria An eligible applicant must have completed a masters degree in engineering or science or related fields with very good academic record and/or thesis experience; If he/she is a current/former masters degree student of SIIT, he/she needs to have at least one international journal publication Or a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50.
Important Dates (November 2012)Now-17 August 2012 Application period22 August 2012 Application is submitted to JAIST. JAIST will inform professors.3 September 2012 JAIST will confirm whether an applicant can contact a professor or not.4-13 September 2012 Applicants contact professors14 September 2012 Applicant acceptance letter/email is submitted.20 September 2012 Applicants will be interviewed. Swissotel Hotel10 October 2012 Result announcement.
JAIST-NECTEC-SIIT Home Pagehttp://www2.siit.tu.ac.th/ictprojects/siitjaist/
Application Procedure Application submission is 17 August 2012. The application documents have to be sent to email@example.com and one hardcopy of the application documents need to be sent to the following address. Dr. Thanaruk Theeramunkong Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University 131 Moo 5 Tiwanont Rd. Bangkadi Muang Pathumthani 12000 THAILAND +66-2-501-3505 (-20) Ext. 2004 (Tel.) +66-2-501-3505 (-20) Ext. 2001 (Fax)
Student Status During the first year, students will take a separate screening exam administered each year by JAIST to be enrolled at JAIST from the second year of this program with reference to the general regulations of student admission of JAIST. Successful students of the screening exam administered by JAIST will be enrolled at JAIST in October of the second year of this program. Students participating in this program will be given a status of regular student at SIIT from the first year and at JAIST from the second year.
Application Documents (I) Application form + Two photos Transcript and certificate copy A graduated masters degree in Engineering or Science or related fields with very good academic record and/or thesis experience; or must be a current/former masters degree student of SIIT with at least one international journal publication; or must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50. Two letters of recommendations. One from the thesis advisor at the master level One from the head of the department or a head at working place.
Application Documents (II) The applicant must submit one of the following English language test scores: TOEFL score, at least 400 (paper-based) or 97 (computer-based), or 32 (internet-based). IELTS score, at least 4.5. TU-GET score, at least 400. The score must not be older than two years from the date on which it was issued to the date of the application for admission to the program.
Other requirement Students must achieve one of the following English scores by the end of their first year. TOEFL score, at least 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based), or 100 (internet-based). IELTS score, at least 7.5. TU-GET score, at least 650. The score must not be older than two years from the date on which it was issued to the date of the application for admission to the program.
SIIT CurriculumCompulsory Courses 6 CreditsCompulsory Elective Course 3 CreditsElective Course 3 CreditsDoctoral Thesis 48 CreditsTotal 60 Credits Computational Math 3 Credits Research Methodology 2 Credits Seminar 1 Credits Selected Topic 3 Credits Special Study 3 Credits
Registration Plan Semester 1 Semester 2 SIIT Study 4 courses Take 12 thesis creditsYear 1 JAIST Equivalent to 3 SIIT - advanced coursesYear 2 SIIT Take 6 thesis credits Take 6 thesis creditsJAIST JAIST Study 2 courses Take 4 thesis creditsYear 3 SIIT Take 12 thesis credits Take 12 thesis credits SIIT JAIST - - SIIT Status maintenance + Status maintenance +Year 4 dissertation preparation dissertation preparationJAIST JAIST Take 2 thesis credits Take 2 thesis credits
Registration Plan (II)SIIT JAISTResearch Methodology Xand Research SeminarAdvanced Mathematics One advanced courseor ComputationalMathematicsSpecial Study One advanced courseSelected Topic One advanced course
JAIST Admission (Second year) (I) Application form. Transcript of Masters and Doctoral programs. Certificate of completion of Masters program. Certificate of Masters degree. An outline of the applicants research at JAIST. One photocopy of masters thesis.
JAIST Admission (Second year) (II) If the thesis is not written in English, the table of contents and the abstract of the thesis in English must be attached. Copy of the score report of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS (Academic) which is not more than two years old as of the application deadline. (TOEFL>600 if possible) Certificate of screening fee payment. Students should pay 30,000 Japanese Yen (as of 2012) as the screening fee when applying JAIST. Follow the regulation of JAIST for the payment method.SIIT shall put together all the above application documents and submit them toJAIST along with the list of the students participating in this program.
What do students get? (SIIT) Students can be provided with the amount equivalent to the matriculation fee as SIIT dual graduate education program scholarship. Students can be provided with the amount equivalent to the tuition fee for the four years of studying at SIIT as SIIT dual graduate education program scholarship. SIIT will not support the screening fee of the students. Even if the students fail to be awarded doctoral degree from SIIT at the end of the fourth year and wish to maintain the studentship of SIIT after that, SIIT does not provide them any financial support.
What do students get? (JAIST) Students can be provided with the amount equivalent to the entrance fee as JAIST dual graduate education program scholarship. Students can be provided with the amount equivalent to the tuition for the second year and fourth year at JAIST as JAIST dual graduate education program scholarship. JAIST waives the tuition fee for the third year of this program. Students recommended by their supervisors can be provided with a salary of part-time Research and/or Teaching Assistantships (around 100,000 Japanese yen per month). JAIST will not support the screening fee of the students. In case that the students fail to be awarded doctoral degree from JAIST at the end of the fourth year and wish to maintain the studentship of JAIST after that, JAIST does not provide them any financial support.
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JAIST Opening Ceremony20 September 2012 (Thu.) (NECTEC-ACE last day) 13:00-16:00, Interview, Swissotel Rachada21 September 2012 (Fri.), Swissotel Rachada 09:00-11:00 Opening (Press) - Swissol Hotel - 11:00-12:00 Press
Contact (SIIT) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanaruk Theeramunkong Assoc. Prof. Dr. Waree Kongprawechnon Asst. Prof. Dr. Cholwich Nattee Dr. Boontawee Suntisrivaraporn School of ICT, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University 131 Moo 5, Tiwanont Road, Bangkadi, Muang Pathum Thani 12000, Thailand Tel.: +66 (0) 2501 3505-20 Fax.: +66 (0) 2501 3524 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com
Contact (NECTEC) Prof. Dr. Mitsuru Ikeda School of Knowledge Science Prof. Dr. Mineo Kaneko Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dam Hieu Chi School of Information ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology1-1, Asahidai, Nomi, Ishikawa, 923-1211, JapanTel.: +81 (0) 761 51 1735 Fax.: +81 (0) 761 51 1149E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgEmail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact (JAIST) Dr. Thepchai Supnithi Dr. Chai Wutiwiwatchai Dr. Kalaya Udomvitid Text Processing Section National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) 112 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Road, Klong 1, Klong Luang, Pathumthani, 12120 Tel: 02-5249200 E-mail: email@example.com chai.wutiwiwatchai @nectec.or.th firstname.lastname@example.org