Introduction to AAET

    The ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET) was established in 2004 and officially registered with the ASEAN Secretariat as a Civil Society Organization (CSO) affiliated with the ASEAN Secretariat in 2007.

    AAET's primary objective is to harness the collective intellect and experience of its members, comprising eminent engineers and technologists from the ten ASEAN member states. This collaboration aims to contribute to the economic advancement of the ASEAN region and its people in a sustainable manner.

    The academy boasts a diverse membership, including 1 Honorary Fellow, 17 Senior Fellows, 275 Fellows, 21 Foreign Fellows, and 120 Associate Fellows, representing a wealth of expertise in academia, government, and industry.

    Over the years, AAET has spearheaded numerous programs and activities to raise awareness of the importance of science, technology, and innovation (STI) in the ASEAN region. These initiatives also aim to promote sustainable of ASEAN member states. Notable programs include the International Energy Conference (IEC), the Annual AAET-NAEK Engineering Forum and Roundtable Meeting, the Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF), Green Award, and various competitions and fairs focused on the promotion of STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

    AAET's commitment to expediting the implementation of its diverse programs and activities is evident through its strategic alliances with a wide array of esteemed organizations, fostering closer cooperation across the engineering, academic, business, and civil society organizations. Notable partners in this collaborative effort include:

    • ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (AFEO)
    • Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM)
    • Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)
    • Myanmar Engineering Society (MES)
    • Institution of Engineers Indonesia (PII)
    • Vietnam Union of Science & Technology Associations (VUSTA)
    • Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)
    • Board of Engineers Cambodia (BEC)
    • Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC)
    • Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
    • National Academy of Engineering Korea (NAEK)
    • Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering (ATSE)
    • Academy of Engineering & Technology of the Developing World (AETDEW)
    • African Academy of Engineering & Technology (African AET)
    • Guangxi Association for Science and Technology (GXAST)
    • Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia (UTAR)
    • Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management & Technology (TAR UMT)
    • The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (ACCCIM)
    • Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC)                                                                                       

    These partnerships underscore AAET's dedication to leveraging a diverse range of expertise and resources in its mission to advance science, technology, and innovation for the benefit of the ASEAN region and its people.

    updated as at 4 Dec 2023