Dr. Tran Dinh Phong appointed as Associate Professor

Tuesday - 31/12/2019 17:42

On December 27, 2019,, Graduate University of Science and Technology together with University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH, Vietnam France University) co-organized the ceremony of awarding the decision on the appointment to Professor, Associate Professor title in 2019 at Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). Among those, Dr. Tran Dinh Phong, Director of Fundamental Applied Science Department at USTH, was officially appointed to Associate Professor title in Chemistry.

The ceremony was attended by Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the VAST Party Committee and VAST President; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Dinh Tri, Deputy Secretary of the VAST Party Committee; the leaders and representatives of departments and units under VAST; former leaders of Graduate University of Science and Technology; Prof. Dr. Vu Dinh Lam, Director of Graduate University of Science and Technology; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Thi Mai Thanh, Rector of USTH; the newly appointed professors and associate professors with their families, friends and colleagues.

At the ceremony, Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh awarded the decision on the appointment to Professor, Associate Professor title to 34 qualified lecturers. Among them. Dr. Tran Dinh Phong, Head of Department of Fundamental Applied Science at USTH, was appointed to Associate Professor title in Chemistry.
 
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Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Thi Mai Thanh awarded the
​​Decision on the appointment to Associate Professor title to Dr. Tran Dinh Phong

In the speech at the ceremony, President Chau Van Minh congratulated the newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors and believed that “the criteria of this year are higher than the previous years, especially in foreign language level and the number of international publications; hence, the newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors are well-deserved to be awarded the title”. He emphasized that this was the result of the efforts and excellent contributions of the newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors in the activities of training and scientific research.

He expressed a desire that the newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors would continue to contribute to the development of training and science in the future, also requested Graduate University of Science and Technology and USTH to facilitate the newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors to carry out their missions and promote their best capacity.
 
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Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh sent his congratulation to the newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors.

The newly appointed Associate Professor Tran Dinh Phong has specialized research on nanomaterials chemistry; catalysis; nanomaterials applied in energy metabolism and storage; and inorganic chemistry. Total citations for his publications are 4156 times and H-Index is 27. He was honored to receive the Golden Globe Youth Science and Technology Award in 2016 and Ta Quang Buu Award given by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam in 2018.

Besides, he is 1 of the 10 Vietnamese scientists in the list of 100.000 scientists that have the highest number of citations in the world based on the result of a research published on “PLOS Biology” Journal (USA).

Congratulations, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Dinh Phong! Wish you continuing your contribution to the training of high-quality human resources and the development of science and technology of Vietnam.

Here are some images from the ceremony.
 
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Dinh Phong with 33 newly appointed Professors and Associate Professors in 2019.
 
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Dinh Phong and USTH's Rector Board, colleagues and friends.

Attached document: Decision on the appointment to Associate Professor title in 2019