Director of NAVIS among the top 10 Young Scientists 2013 in Vietnam
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Dr. Tung is receiving gift from Her Excellency Mrs. Nguyen Thi Doan, Vice-President of Vietnam at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.

“Golden Globe Awards” is an annual national award which is given in Vietnam to 10 young distinguished scientists (under 35) for their achievements in science and technology. The awards, first presented in 2003, are overseen by Vietnam Youth Union and Ministry of Science and Technology. The 10th Golden Globe Awards this year have been given to 10 scientists working in the fields of ICT, medicine & pharmacy, biology, and environment. Dr. Ta Hai Tung, Director of the NAVIS Centre, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, who started his sudies in Satellite Navigation in Torino as PhD student associated with the NavSAS group, is one of the 10 winners. He got the prize for his achievements in the development of satellite navigation in Vietnam. Although the Golden Globe Awards are a recognition granted to individuals, Dr. Tung considers that his success is strongly related to the intense international collaboration and capacity building actions which have been conducted troughout these years with international partners, especially Politecnico di Torino and ISMB. With them Dr. Tung and his team in the NAVIS Centre are continuing to promote RTD activities in the field of satellite navigation with a particular focus on Vietnam and South East Asia.

Dr. Tung was receiving award from Mr. Nguyen Quan - Minister of Science and Technology (right), and Mr. Nguyen Dac Vinh – First Secretary of the Vietnam Youth Union (left) in the ceremony organized at Hanoi Opera House on 23 December 2013.


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