Five Vietnamese have been listed in the world’s top 10,000 scientists in 2021, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the findings of a study by researchers from U.S.-based Stanford University as saying.
This year, Professor Nguyen Dinh Duc from Vietnam National University-Hanoi again takes the lead among the Vietnamese scientists, ranking 5,949th in the world and 96th in the field of engineering.
Associate Professor Le Hoang Son, who is also from Vietnam National University-Hanoi, ranked 6,766th.
Professor Nguyen Xuan Hung from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology stood at 6,818th.
Meanwhile, Professor Bui Tien Dieu from Duy Tan University and Professor Vo Xuan Vinh from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City were placed at the 9,488th and 9,528th positions, respectively.
This is the third consecutive year that Prof. Duc, Prof. Hung, and Assoc. Prof. Son have entered the list of the top 10,000 scientists in the world.
More than 20 other representatives from Vietnam were named among the world’s top 100,000 scientists this year.
Multiple Vietnamese were also listed among the most influential scientists in the world based on their lifetime achievements.
They include Professor Nguyen Dinh Duc, Professor Nguyen Xuan Hung, Professor Nguyen Minh Tho from Ton Duc Thang University, late Professor Hoang Tuy from the Institute of Mathematics, and Professor Tran Hien Trinh from the University of Oxford.
The list of the 100,000 best scientists worldwide has been published annually by a team of researchers led by Professors Jeroen Baas, Kevin Boyack, and John P.A. Ioannidis from Stanford University, according to Lao Dong (Labor) newspaper.
They analyzed the Scopus database from 1960 to August 2021 on more than seven million scientists and selected those with the greatest influence.