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Vietnamese scientist elected to Global Young Academy
  • By Le Thu | | May 12, 2017 04:36 PM
A Vietnamese scientist has been elected to be a member of Global Young Academy, an organisation of the most outstanding young scientists from around the world.

Dr. Tran Quang Huy, 39, from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology was among 40 voted from 270 scientists worldwide who applied for academy membership this year.


Dr. Tran Quang Huy

The Germany-based academy provides a rallying point for outstanding young scientists from around the world to come together to address topics of global importance. As of 2014, the academy has reached its full capacity with 200 members from 70 countries, leading young scientists defined as an average age of 35 years and at the beginning of their independent academic career.

Each scientist is limited to a five-year term of membership. Memberships are offered based on scientific excellence, after a process of nominations from senior scientists, national societies and self-nominations.

Dr. Tran Quang Huy born in Ninh Binh Province graduated from Physics Faculty of the Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2000. In 2008, he got a doctoral degree in Materials Science from the Hanoi University of Technology. He also has certificates in virology, molecular biology and diseases, microscopy and biological ultrastructures.

He has done researches on different areas, including nano-biomedicine; biological ultrastructure, hygiene and sanitation with many of them carried out under the co-operation with both local and foreign scientists.

He ever was the member of the ASEAN Society of Microscopy and now the member of the ASEAN young scientists network as well as Chairman of the Vietnam Young Academy.

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