Young scientist becomes first Vietnamese awarded by UK Royal Aeronautical Society

December, 08/2022 - 16:41
The scientist, born in Hà Nội in 1995, said he hopes more Vietnamese scientists and engineers will be recognised by international associations and organisations.

 

Dr. Nguyễn Huyền Đức receives the Young Persons' Awards from the United Kingdom's Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). — VNA/VNS Photo

LONDON — With the Young Persons’ Achievement Award, Dr. Nguyễn Huyền Đức has become the first Vietnamese scientist to receive the prize from the United Kingdom's Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).

Đức is the only one to win the RAeS’s highest award for those under 30 this year.

The RAeS awards are among the world’s most long-standing and prestigious prizes reserved for individuals or teams with exceptional achievements or inventions in the aerospace industry.

Dr. Nguyễn Huyền Đức. — Photo from the United Kingdom's Royal Aeronautical Society's 2022 Medals and Awards Brochure

The scientist, born in Hà Nội in 1995, said he hopes more Vietnamese scientists and engineers will be recognised by international associations and organisations.

He received a Master of Engineering degree in 2019 and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 2021 from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Bristol.

His research include eight articles published in journals of Quartile 1, which are the top publications of a subject area, and ten contributions to international aerospace conferences in the UK, the US, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland.

Founded in 1866, the RAeS gathers aerospace organisations and enterprises from around the world, including Boeing, Airbus, BAE Systems, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Asian Business Aviation Association, the UK Space Agency, and the US Federal Aviation Administration. — VNS

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