Two Vietnamese scientists listed among Asian Scientist 100

Thursday, 2018-04-05 10:29:56
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Prof. Dr. Phan Thanh Son Nam (Photo: asianscientist.com)
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NDO - Asian Scientist Magazine (Singapore) has announced the 2018 edition of the Asian Scientist 100, honouring the region’s top researchers, academics and innovators. Two Vietnamese scientists, namely Prof. Dr. Phan Thanh Son Nam and Associate Prof, Dr. Nguyen Sum have made the list this year.

According to the magazine, the list celebrates those who are making significant contributions in a variety of fields ranging from space exploration to structural biology—and everything in between.

Each of the 100 honourees on the list has won a national or international prize in 2017 for their scientific research or leadership. Together, they represent the best of what Asia has to offer the scientific community as a whole.

Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Sum (Photo: asianscientist.com)

Prof. Dr. Phan Thanh Son Nam is currently working at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, whilst Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Sum is from Quy Nhon University. The two scientists received the Ta Quang Buu Award in 2017.

Prof. Dr. Phan Thanh Son Nam and Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Sum are being honoured by Asian Scientist in the fields of chemistry and mathematics, respectively.