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New Space Intelligence and the Asian Institute of Technology sign MoU to progress academic research and technology innovation

On 2 February 2024: The beginning stride to academic excellence, NSI signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Base in Bangkok, Thailand to advance scientific and technology innovation research. 

This collaboration between New Space Intelligence (NSI) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is a significant step towards bridging the gap between academic research and industry innovation, particularly in the fields of science and technology. Such partnerships are essential for fostering an ecosystem that encourages the exchange of knowledge, resources, and expertise between the academic and industrial sector.

The MoU emphasizes several parts of partnership, along with scholarships, including researchers and administrative staff exchange, sharing academic information and research discovery presentation.

Ms. Yumiko Nagai, CEO of NSI and AIT Alumni said, Our mission is to streamline satellite data and accessibility for everyone. With its broad proficiency in technologies such as Satellite technology, Big data, Machine learning, and Artificial intelligence, partnering with AIT offers a chance to develop more refined and effective industry solutions. We aspire to extend our influence to the Asian region, utilizing AIT's academic excellence to fully harness the power of AI with NSI technology and solutions. Together, we can merge academic research with practical business insights, transforming pioneering concepts into flourishing enterprises.

Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto, AIT President Said, Today signifies the commencement of a thrilling journey ahead. With the esteemed alumni of AIT already part of our team, this partnership carries immense potential. Let's embrace this opportunity to leverage the resources of AIT and move forward together. Thank you for joining us; I am optimistic that our collaboration will produce outstanding outcomes.

NSI officials present included Yumiko Nagai (CEO) Hiroshi Senzoku (CFO), Dr. Chairath Sirirattanapol (CTO), Dr. Nopphawan Tamkuan(CAO), Dr. Vaibhav Katiyar(CIO)Representatives from AIT Prof. Kazuo Yamamoto (AIT president) included Prof. Sangam Shrestha, Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology; Prof. Abdul Salam, Dean of the School of Environment, Resources and Development; Dr. Sarawut Ninsawat, ICT Department Head and Associate Professor, RS-GIS/SET; Prof. Nitin K. Tripathi, Professor, RS-GIS/SET and Director, Special Degree Programs; Mr. Shawn P. Kelly, Executive Director of the Office of International and Public Affairs (OIPA); Dr. Sumana Shrestha, Director of International Affairs, OIPA; and Mr. Sanjeet Amatya, Director of Public Affairs, OIPA, and Prof. Masahiko Nagai, Director of YUCARS at Yamaguchi University and Visiting Professor at AIT. 

About New Space Intelligence (

New Space Intelligence Inc. is a startup founded by members of AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) in Thailand and Yamaguchi University in Japan. With focus on bringing a geo-enabled society to reality, NSI boasts expertise and advanced technology in remote sensing, artificial intelligence, and image processing. NSI is currently developing "satellite data pipelines" with the capability to integrate a diverse range of satellite data to form a comprehensive platform. This platform will serve as a solution-oriented tool, providing customers with the most suitable analytical methods to address their specific needs. In line with this vision, NSI is developing change detection services and other solutions that effectively address customer challenges and requirements.

About Asian Institute of technology (

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is an international English-speaking postgrad

Institute. Focusing on engineering, environment and management studies, AIT’s rigorous academic, research and experiential outreach programs prepare graduates for professional success and leadership roles in Asia and beyond.  Founded in 1959, AIT offers the opportunity to study at an institution in Asia which possesses a global reputation. Going forward, AIT will be stressing its global connections, injection of innovation into research and teaching, its relevance to industry, and its nurturing of entrepreneurship, while continuing to fulfill its social impact and capacity building role.


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