Thammasat and Mitsubishi Motors Sign MOU to Support Automotive Engineering Degree

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Thammasat University (TU) and Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. have signed  an MOU to support the education in automotive technology aiming to promote sustainable development for the country.

Thammasat University, led by Associate Professor Gasinee Witoonchart, Rector and Mitsubishi Motors Thailand, by Mr. Morikazu Chokki, President & CEO, signed the MoU to support scholarship and internship program to third and fourth-year students from Vehicle Technology Engineering (V-Tech), Thammasat School of Engineering (TSE).

This will provide an internship opportunity under “Work Integrated Learning (WIL)” for the students to have real work experience before they graduate. The signing ceremony of the MOU was held on September 15, at the Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University (Rangsit Campus).

Assoc. Prof. Gasinee Witoonchart said that TSE has skilled staff with works in innovation, researches, which are ready to be developed and published at an international level. TU is thrilled to be working with Mitsubishi Motors Thailand in developing technology that will create an impact on the country-level.

This resonates with the university’s vision to train not only students, conduct researches and studies, but also to “develop” skilled students who can generate changes and come up with new inventions and innovations for the country and even for the world.

“Mitsubishi Motors Thailand truly commits to support educational opportunity for Thai youth under its corporate social responsibility’s vision ‘To contribute and grow with Thai society’. This MOU signing with Thammasat University is a significant milestone of Mitsubishi Motors to continue our education support for five years, to build high-quality human resources to the automotive industry, and strengthen Thailand’s position as the global automotive production hub. This will be a great opportunity to help drive the economy forward and to ensure sustainable development for the country” Mr. Chokki said.

Additionally, TSE also is well equipped with the great Pattaya campus. The campus is close to the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and the factory hub of Thailand which will become very useful to this project.