This list aims to honor scientists and leaders whose researches contribute to solving the world’s hot issues, including Covid-19 pandemic prevention.
In order to be named in this list must, scholars must have a national or international award in 2020. In addition, they must have a significant record in scientific discovery or be leading scholars in their fields.
5 Vietnamese scientists getting in the top 100 Asian scientists this year are Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Thi Thu Ha (Thai Nguyen University); Assoc.Prof.Dr. Vuong Thi Ngoc Lan (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Quynh Mai (Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology); Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tien Son (Dalat University); Dr. Nguyen Truong Thanh Hieu (Ton Duc Thang University).
In the field of Agriculture, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Thi Thu Ha, who received the Kovalevskaia Award in 2019 for her research on propagation and intensive cultivation of medicinal plants and development of local medicinal plants, got on the list.
In the field of Biomedical Science, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vuong Thi Ngoc Lan – one of the three recipients of the Ta Quang Buu Award in 2020 and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Quynh Mai – head of a group of female scientists awarded the Kovalevskaia Prize in 2019 were named. Mai is known for successfully isolating a new strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, making Vietnam one of the four the virus was first successfully isolated.
In the field of Mathematics, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tien Son was named. He is one of the three scientists who received the Ta Quang Buu Prize in 2020 for his research on “General properties of semi-algebraic planning”.
Dr. Nguyen Truong Thanh Hieu was honored in the list of Physics scholars. He is one of the three recipients of the Ta Quang Buu Award in 2020 for his work “Average Free Distance of Low Energy Electrons in Materials”.
This is the 6th consecutive year the Asian Scientist journal has honored the best researchers in Asia. The list also includes scientists from all over Asia, namely China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand.
According to vietnamtimes.org.vn