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Eminent scientists receive Ton Duc Thang University Scientific Prize 2017

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Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City on January 19 held an award ceremony honoring four Vietnamese and foreign scientists who won the Ton Duc Thang University Scientific Prize 2017.

Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu (in Ao Dai) congratulates scientists in the award ceremony. (Photo: Sggp)

Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu (in Ao Dai) congratulates scientists in the award ceremony. (Photo: Sggp)

Accordingly, Prof. Edward A. McBean of Guelph University, Canada and Prof. Nguyen Thoi Trung of Ton Duc Thang University received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Rising Star Award belonged to Dr. Stephanie Kwai-Yee Ma from Hong Kong University. And Dr. Leo Choe Peng, Sains University of Malaysia got the Women in Science Award.
Attending the ceremony were Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu, Consuls-General of countries of Maylaysia and Canada in Ho Chi Minh City.
Launched in May, 2017, the organizer received 62 submissions of scientists from countries throughout the world, including the Philippines, Pakistan, China, India, Canada, France, Italia, Israel, Russia, Belgium, Estonia, the U.S., Iran, Nigeria, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan (China), Malaysia, Hongkong (China) and Vietnam.
Ton Duc Thang University Scientific Prize is established with the avowed purposes of honoring Vietnamese and international scientists who have excellent research results and contribute positively to society.
4 nhà khoa học xuất sắc quốc tế nhận giải thưởng TDTU PRIZE ảnh 2
Prof. Le Vinh Danh, Principal of Ton Duc Thang University presents the” Rising Star Award” to Dr. Stephanie Kwai-Yee Ma.

4 nhà khoa học xuất sắc quốc tế nhận giải thưởng TDTU PRIZE ảnh 3Prof. Nguyen Thoi Trung of Ton Duc Thang University and his family in the award ceremony.

By THANH HUNG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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