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Vien Toan hoc – Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) – 18 Hoang Quoc Viet – 10317 Hanoi – Vietnam
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Viet Trung
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President, Vietnam Mathematical Society
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Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
Ngo Viet Trung is professor of the Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. He earned a PhD degree from Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany in 1978. He was a research fellow of the International Matsumae Foundation of Japan and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany. In 2007-2013 he was director of the Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. In 2013-2018 he served first as a member and then as chair of TWAS Membership Advisory Committee in Mathematical Sciences. In 2016-2018 he was a member of TWAS Election Committee. He has published several papers in leading mathematical journals such as Inventiones Mathematicae, Advances in Mathematics, Mathematische Annalen and is well-known for his contributions to the interactions between algebra, combinatorics and geometry. In 2017 he was awarded Ho Chi Minh Prize, the highest prize of Vietnam for his achievements and contributions to the development of science. He is the current president of Vietnam Mathematical Society and chair of the Scientific Committee of the National Foundation for Science and Technology.
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4 - Quality education
10 - Reduced inequality
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Mathematical Research and Eductation
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Last updated on 10/10/2022