3 scientists win Ta Quang Buu Award

Thứ Bảy, 19/05/2018, 19:59

PSNews - The Ministry of Science and Technology presented the Ta Quang Buu Awards 2018 to three scientists yesterday for their outstanding works on physics and agricultural biology.

 Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam present the 2018 Ta Quang Buu Award to three scientists on May 18th 

The event saw the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and various leaders of relevant ministries and agencies.

This year’s Ta Quang Buu Award honors two scientists, namely Dr. Tran Dinh Phong of Hanoi University of Science and Technology, and Associate Professor Dr. Pham Van Hung of Ho Chi Minh City International University under the Vietnam National University.

Dr. Tran Dinh Phong is the principal author of the scientific work in the physics field entitled ‘Coordination Polymer Structure and Revisited Hydrogen Evolution Catalytic Mechanism for Amorphous Molybdenum Sulfide’ (published on Nature Materials).

Associate Prof. Dr. Pham Van Hung is the principal author of the scientific work in the agrobiology field entitled ‘In Vitro Digestibility and Invivo Glucose Response of Native and Physically Modified Rice Starches Varying Amylose Contents’ (published in Food Chemistry Magazine).

The 2018 Ta Quang Buu Award for young scientists was given to Dr. Do Quoc Tuan of the Hanoi University of Science under the Vietnam National University for his work in physics ‘Higher Dimensional Nonlinear Massive Gravity’ (published on Physical Review D 93, 104003).

The awarded scientists will also receive Certificates of Merit from the Minister of Science and Technology and a reward of VND 200 million (for each main scientist award) and VND 50 million (for the award of young scientist).

By Duy Tien