(VOV) - The Kovalevskaya Award will be presented to two female scientists, Vu Thi Thu Ha and Le Thi Thanh Nhan, for their great contributions to science and national development.
Associated professor-Dr Ha is the vice director of the Vietnam Institute of Industrial Chemical (VIIC) and director of the key laboratory for petrochemical refinery technology.
Over the past 19 years of working at the VIIC, Ha has developed a lot of environmentally-friendly products and technologies for sustainable development, contributing to the development of the catalysis and petrochemical refinery industry. In addition, her research results and articles have appeared on many domestic and foreign magazines.
Associated professor-Dr Nhan is the Vice headmaster of the Science College under Thai Nguyen University. She was Vietnam’s youngest mathematician bestowed with the Associate Professor title in 2005.
She has got involved in 16 research projects. From 2004-2009, Nhan made public nine articles on the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI). She has been elected to the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (Nafosted) in the 2009-2013 term.