On April 27th, a ceremony on signing an agreement on science and technology cooperation between the Centre for Training, Consultancy and Technology Transfer under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), and the State Agency for Technology Innovation under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) took place in Hanoi on April 27th.
On April 8th, the research project to make organic solar cells by Prof. Dr. Nguyen Duc Nghia was inspected at the Institute of Chemistry under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. This two-year project was carried out by the Institute of Chemistry in two years to conduct scientific and technological research into making dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) with the productivity of solar energy transformation of 2% to 5%.
On April 14th 2011, a delegation of headmasters from universities in Wallonie region and Community of French speaking Belgium paid a working visit to Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
The memorial of heroes and martyrs, built in April, 1993 at Bac Son Street, opposite President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, was completed and put into operation in June, 1995. After 16 years, the outdoor memorial was much eroded because of climate. Therefore, the High Command of President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the unit in charge of construction – coordinated with Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology under the Ministry of Construction to carry out a project to upgrade the construction. The casting and gilt of the memorial’s bronze pattern was assigned to Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Prof. Chau Van Minh directed the establishment of a research group, including scientists from the Institute of Materials Sciences and Institute for Tropical Technology, to find solutions to this issue.
On March 26th, 2011, a seminar on the situation of scientific research stations took place at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. The seminar drew the participation of Prof. Nguyen Dinh Cong, vice president of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology; Le Dinh Thao, office chief of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology; Dr. Nguyen Trung Minh, deputy head of the Department of Planning and Finance, and representatives from institutes which are operating scientific stations nationwide.
The earthquake and tsunami on March 11th 2011 was assessed as the biggest disaster in Japan since the Second World War. Images of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan continue to draw the attention and sympathy of Vietnamese people. To respond to the fundraising call from Vietnam Red Cross, cadres and staff at the Trade Union of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology contributed to support Japanese people and offered sincere sentiments for the Japanese people.
- First Creative Festival for Youth in Central Agencies 2011
- Professional training course on using digital signatures
- Center for Information Infrastructure Development - VAST installs Intelligent Museum Guide system for President Ho Chi Minh Vestiges Area at Presidential Palace
- Scientist, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Luong Chi Mai presented with Kovalevskaia 2010 award
- Belgian delegation visits Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
- President Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology visits Laos