In April 2022, Duong-Van Nguyen was awarded the prestigious title of IEEE Senior by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in the U.S.. He is one of the youngest engineers to receive this honor in the history of IEEE. The IEEE Senior Member status is often awarded to an expert in the industry whose significant achievements have contributed to the world community in their field. Dr. Duong-Van Nguyen was awarded this honor because he has developed many outstanding solutions for the robotics and automotive industries during his more than 15 years in the sphere. Despite his many prestigious achievements, Dr. Duong admitted that he felt he has not done anything too extraordinary. In a recent interview with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper, he shared not only his special ambition for robotics but also what he called his 'secrets of success.' Dr. Duong - Van Nguyen (L, 2nd) join a panel discussion with experts from well-known automotive companies at … [Read more...] about The ‘Vietnamese brain’ powering self-driving vehicles in Europe
The powerful little girl
'Hip Hop in the Land of Ellsaby' (left) and 'Mr. Candy' (right) are two new adventure books for children. — Photo courtesy of baotintuc.vn HCM CITY — HCM City General Publishing House has released two adventure books that encourage children to explore and fantasise. Ngài Kẹo (Mr Candy), the debut novel of 15-year-old author Quỳnh Trần, is the story of a young girl's perilous and hesitant voyage. It begins with the opening of the largest candy store in town, named "Candy shop - Best N Town" by Mr Candy, who sells candies for five cents each. Children begin disappearing a week after Mr Candy moves in, and strange occurrences ensue. First Lucy, Frank, and Besty, then Michael, Jessica, Roy, and Homer, disappear without warning or a police officer being dispatched. As suspicions increase, the main character, Wendy, begins to investigate Mr Candy's shop for anomalies. Quỳnh revealed that she authored the novel during social distancing last year. The 15-year-old author also … [Read more...] about New adventure books encourage kids to explore
The exclave of Kaliningrad, encircled by EU and NATO members Lithuania and Poland, is strategically crucial for Russia. Escalating tensions and confrontations between the EU and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on one side and Russia on the other side got a new remarkable push with NATO and EU member Lithuania's decision to restrict freight traffic from Russia to its exclave of Kaliningrad. Lithuania agued it is enforcing EU sanctions against Russia and the EU for itself meant Lithuania is right and officially supported Lithuania. Traffic congestion at the Russia - Lithuania border. Photo: AP In reality, both Lithuania and the EU violated international law inhabitated in their 2002 agreement with Russia which paved the way for Lithuania to join the EU. But in light of the ongoing battle in Ukraine between Russia and Ukraine and the present catastrophic state of the relationship between Russia and the West - that means EU, NATO, the US, and their … [Read more...] about A sanction, provocation, or testing option?
David Liden, trade commissioner as well as country manager of Business Sweden How can you assess the digital transformation process among manufacturers in Vietnam? Connectivity is the key. The application of digital technology, the information revolution, and digitalisation is basically a new form of Industry 4.0. We utilised machinery to replace our muscles and now we are trying to unload our highly busy brains with digital solutions. Exactly what will make sense for each firm in Vietnam is impossible to determine and so companies need to explore it themselves. On the governmental side, it is necessary to promote mutual learning and collaboration between Vietnamese enterprises and partners who have previously gone through the path while incentivising this counter-investment. How can manufacturers achieve success in the transformation towards smart factories? Identifying actual needs is one of the main success elements for digital transformation. A major issue that … [Read more...] about Elements for digital transformation
Your browser does not support the audio element. A Vietnamese eleventh grader has completed creating an electric vehicle that has basic parts of an ordinary car and can carry two people at the maximum speed of 40 kilometers per hour. The 400-kilogram automobile, which harks back to the vintage Volkswagen Beetle design, was made by Ngo Viet Cuong, a student at Tong Van Tran High School in Nam Dinh Province, near Hanoi. Cuong has been interested in playing with engines and mechanical equipment since he was a little kid. His father, Ngo Van Ngoc, said the son had fun with new toys only for a few days before taking them apart and putting them back together. The child also tried fitting machine parts into tools he found in his father’s automobile repair shop. When Cuong grew older, he learned the basic workings of automobile engines while helping his father with sundry jobs in the garage. In grade ten, the student told his parents that he wanted to make a car of his own but … [Read more...] about Vietnamese eleventh grader builds VW Beetle-style electric car