(17 June 2018) On April 27, 2018, Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee was awarded a Medal of Appreciation from Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand during the official opening ceremony of the modernized library of Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Lee was the founding library director of AIT under the sponsorship of U.S. Agency for International Development from 1968 to 1975. In recent years, he served as a member of the International Advisory Committee for the modernized library project.
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