11:17 | 28/06/2017 Science - Technology
The fourth annual Conference of Vietnamese Young Scientists (ACVYS) took place in the Republic of Korea (RoK), on June 25, featuring nearly 100 reports and research presented by Vietnamese scholars and students living in the host country.
The event was held by the Vietnamese Students’ Association in Korea (VSAK) at Gachon University, Seongnam City, Gyeonggi Province, with the participation of about 300 Vietnamese and foreign academics, alongside students from universities across the RoK.
Opening the conference, VSAK President Pham Hai Chien said, with the goals “connecting knowledge, igniting passion”, the ACVYS lets young scientists present their latest research and share their interests and experience in biotechnology, mechanical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, information technology, telecommunications materials science and more.
Vietnamese Deputy Ambassador to RoK, Tran Anh Vu, noted that the 15,000 Vietnamese students and alumni in the RoK form the second largest foreign student society in the country.
He lauded the knowledge and skills they have obtained in the RoK, contributing greatly to Vietnam’s economic development, adding that the event marks the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic relations.
Highlights at this year’s conference were reports on the Industrial Revolution 4.0, Vietnamese-Korean automatic translator Utagger, and energy transition.