Assoc. Prof. Luong Chi Mai, Co-director of ICT Department of USTH and Phung Thi Thanh Tu, ICT Department assistant had a meeting with many staff and students of ICT Department of Can Tho University on March 9. Assoc. Prof. Luong Chi Mai presented USTH's ICT Master program, which caught much attention from the Can Tho counterpart who are also interested in cooperating with ICTLab for research projects. The two parties also discussed signing an MoU between the two universities, given the fact that both have similar programs, so that their students and staff can benefit from USTH's tuition fee reduction policies.
During the meeting, Nguyen Huu Van Long, a former student of ICT Master intake 2 who is now a lecturer at ICT Department of Can Tho University, shared his experience about studying at USTH, such as application, study environment, internship in France, get scholarship, etc. On March 11, USTH Rector, Prof. Patrick Boiron and Assoc. Prof. Luong Chi Mai had another meeting with Prof. Dương Nguyên Vũ, Director of John Von Neumann Institute (JVN)-VNU HCM to discuss the cooperation between JVN and USTH in opening Master in Computational Finance course for USTH.
On the same day, Prof. Patrick Boiron, Assoc. Prof. Luong Chi Mai met with Assoc. Prof. Dương Anh Đức, Rector of University of Information Technology (UIT)-VNU HCM, Vice-rector of VNU HCM and various Directors of Departments of UIT.
Having also an advanced program in ICT for best students, UIT is very much interested in exchanging students and sending their students to USTH to take some courses or internship. Moreover, they are also interested in cooperating with ICTLab for research projects. The two 2 parties also commit to discuss further for signing an MoU soon to facilitate the mutual cooperation.