Prof Nguyen Huu Du appointed as managing director of the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics
Prof Nguyen Huu Du, vice rector of the University of Science – the Vietnam National University cum secretary of the institute’s Scientific Council was appointed by the Minister of Education and Training to be executive director of the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics. Prof Nguyen Huu Du was elected to the position for Prof Le Tuan Hoa who was newly appointed to director of the Mathematics Institute, Academy of Science and Technology of Vietnam.
Prof Le Tuan Hoa held the position of the institute’s executive director from June 1st 2011 till October 18th 2013. Prof Le Tuan Hoa has had great contribution to the drafting of the key national program on mathematics development of Vietnam in the period of 2010-2020. Going with the institute from the earlier days, Prof Le Tuan Hoa in collaboration with Prof Ngo Bao Chau helped the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics overcome difficult times. His great contribution in collaboration with the managing board has made the institute come into stable operation and achieved encouraging results.
Prof Le Tuan Hoa (left) and Prof Nguyen Huu Du
Being a mathematician and experienced managing director at the university, Prof Nguyen Huu Du would have contribution for the country’s mathematics development as the chairman of the Vietnam Mathematics Association and Executive director of the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics.
The institute is operating according to regulations promulgated by the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung together with the decision No 2343/QD-TTg dated on December 23rd 2010. The institute’s managing board includes Scientific Director, Executive Director and Deputy Director for a term of three years.
Prof Nguyen Huu Du has also been a member of the Scientific Council for Mathematics sector of the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED).
NAFOSTED would like to take the opportunity to send best wishes to Prof Nguyen Huu Du on his new position which would have great contribution to the mathematics sector.