This year, the main category of the Ta Quang Buu Award, named after the famous scientist Professor Ta Quang Buu (1910-1986), was presented to Dr. Pham Duc Chinh from the Institute of Mechanics under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology; Associate Prof, Dr. Nguyen Le Khanh Hang from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology; and Dr. Le Trong Lu from the Institute for Tropical Technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
According to the Ministry of Science and Technology, the annual award aims to acknowledge the efforts and success of scientists who have made significant contributions to national socio-economic development.
Since its launch in 2014, the prize has received positive recognition from the scientific community as a prestigious and quality award. It has encouraged and motivated scientists and scientific and technological organisations towards high quality research in Vietnam, fostering the development of an academic, creative and innovative environment to promote the development of strong research teams to undertake research at an international level.