VWU President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha conferred Associate Professor Title in 2016

President of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) Nguyen Thi Thu Ha was officially recognized as Associate Professor in 2016 by the State Council for Professor Title of Vietnam.

On 10 October, Chairman of the State Council for Professor Title of Vietnam signed the Decision n# 55/QĐ-HĐCDGSNN to confer the titles of professor o­n 65 qualified lecturers and associate professor o­n 638 qualified lecturers in 2016.

Among the newly appointed professors this year, there are six female lecturers. The youngest female professor was Ms. Vu Thi Thu Ha, born in 1970, majoring in Chemistry from the Vietnam Institute of Industrial Chemistry. She was also awarded Kovalevskaia prize in 2011.

191 out of the 638 newly appointed associate professors are female, accounting for 30% of the total number of associate professors of Vietnam. VWU President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, majoring in Psychology, was o­ne of the appointed female o­nes.

In 2016, the office of the State Council for Professor Title of Vietnam received 2 proposals for exceptional appointment of the Professor Tittle for Professor Bui Minh Phong, specialized in mathematics at Eotvos Lorand University (Budapest, Hungary) who was conferred the Professor Tittle by the President of Hungary and Professor Dao Van Lap, specialized in Physics at the Centre for Quantum and Optical Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

Translated by VWU International Relations Department