Appointing New Rector Of VNUHCM-University Of Technology

On the morning of May 14th, in A5 Hall, VNUHCM-University of Technology organized an inauguration ceremony for its new rector. Whereby, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Thanh Phong (46 years old) is nominated Rector of VNUHCM-University of Technology. He becomes the youngest rector of the university up to this day.

In the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat – President of VNUHCM conferred the appointed decision and congratulated to Assoc. Prof. Mai Thanh Phong and VNUHCM-University of Technology. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat affirmed that VNUHCM-University of Technology plays a key role at VNUHCM, that the university should have more rapid and stronger development steps.

Speaking about the task, Prof. Mai Thanh Phong expresses his honour and said that, with the leader position, he will focus on performing focus missions such as, implementing self-governed university, developing staff, and training quality, enhancing qualitative and efficient scientific – technological activities, and strengthening international and business cooperation.

Prof. Mai Thanh Phong was born in 1872 in Ha Tinh Province. He is Doctor of Chemical engineering at Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Federal Republic of Germany.

In 2014, Prof. Mai Thanh Phong was appointed Vice Rector of VNUHCM-University of Technology, which undertook scientific technology and external relations. Concurrently, he holds the position of Director of Center for Technology Business Incubation of VNUHCM- University of Technology.

On this occasion, President of VNUHCM also gives campaign medal to Prof. Vu Dinh Thanh to certify his contribution during the time he was at the position of Rector of VNUHCM-University of Technology.

Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat gives appointed decision to Prof. Mai Thanh Phong

Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat gives campaign medal to Prof. Vu Dinh Thanh

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