• 10/08/2018
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International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology

From 8h30 to 12h30, the series of event start with the International Workshop on Frontier Materials and Nanotechnology (IWFMT 2018).

The the International Workshop on Frontier Materials and Nanotechnology was attended by nearly 100 scientists, including many well-known Vietnamese and foreign experts such as Prof. Dr. Mark H Rummeli - Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Germany; Prof. Dr. Dirk Poelman - Ghent University, Belgium; Prof. Dr. Sung Glae Cho - Ulsan University, Korea; Dr. Ferrari - Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, Italy; Professor Philippe Dollfus - University of Paris-Sud, France; Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Hieu - Thanh Tay University, Vietnam; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phan Manh Huong - University of South Florida, USA; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Van Nam - Thanh Tay Institute for Advanced Study, Vietnam; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Thanh Huy - Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, etc.

 Scientists took photographs

At the Workshop, scientists presented the latest research directions in advanced materials and technologies such as low-dimensional materials, nanomaterials and accessories, nanomaterials for applications in the fields of energy, electricity - organic electronics, etc.

The workshop was attended by many leading scientists from Vietnam and all over the world

International Advisory Council Meeting of PRATI & TIAS institutes

The first meeting of the International Advisory Council of both PRATI and TIAS institutes continues from 14h -15h30. At the meeting, international and national researchers discussed and prioritized research and technology development orientations for both PRATI & TIAS, as well as collaborative training programs between Thanh Tay University and international university partners.

The introduction ceremony of PRATI & TIAS institutes

The event marked the launch of PRATI & TIAS took place from 17h30 to 21h30 on the same day. A large number of scientists, delegates, and guests arrived from 17h to congratulate the two research institutes.

Many scientists, researchers and government leaders attended the event

Representatives of the Communist Party, State, and Government in attendance were Acting Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy, and a lot of leaders from other ministries and departments.

Scientists try out new technology in the display area

Contemporary dance performance was selected for the opening of the program.

Dr. Ho Xuan Nang, Chairman of the Board of Phenikaa Group, President of PRATI Institute for Applied Research - delivered the opening speech.

President Ho Xuan Nang delivered the opening speech

In his keynote speech, Dr. Ho Xuan Nang expressed gratitude to the representatives of the Party, State, and Government, central and local authorities, national and international scientists, press and broadcasting agencies, and all delegates attending the launching ceremony of the PHENIKAA Research and Technology Institute and Thanh Tay Advanced Research Institute. Dr. Ho also mentioned the aims of investment and strong commitment of Phenikaa Group to scientific research and education in collaboration with Thanh Tay University and the network of inter-level schools, which will be established in 2020. Dr. Ho also believed and hoped that "The two research institutes will become the convergence of leading scientists and technologists, set wings for breakthrough ideas, and attract national and international enthusiasts for scientific research in technology ».


Following the program is the speech from TIAS President, Dr. Do Van Nam

Speech by IAC Representative & Co-Chancellor of PRATI / TIAS

Prof. Dr. Mark Rummeli


Prof. Dr. Sung Glae Cho


Dr. Maurizio Ferrrari

The interactive dance performance with 3D illustrations demonstrated the influence of advanced science and technology on life and clearly exhibited the fields that PRATI & TIAS would focus on in the future, including: Materials Technology (Polymer, Nano, Ceramics), 3D Printing Technology, Automation, Mechatronics, Electronics - Organic Electronics, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Biomedical Sciences, and Agriculture.

The performance celebrating the launch of two research institutes

Following the program, PRATI & TIAS International Advisory Council and the entire team of scientists from both institutes came on stage for introduction.


Acting Minister of MIC, Nguyen Manh Hung presented flowers to four directors
and took photographs with scientists from two research institutes.

On behalf of the Party, State and Government, Acting Minister Nguyen Manh Hung delivered a speech and congratulated the launch of PRATI & TIAS.

Acting Minister of MIC, Nguyen Manh Hung delivered congratulation  speech.

On behalf of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Vice Minister Bui The Duy delivered a speech and congratulated the launch of the two institutes.

Vice Minister Bui The Duy delivered a speech in the event.

Expressing gratitude to the attention of the Party, State and Government in the launch of PRATI & TIAS, Dr. Ho Xuan Nang delivered a responding speech. Afterwards, there was the signing ceremony for cooperation between PRATI & TIAS institutes with local and international partners.


The signing ceremony between Thanh Tay University and Hanoi University of Science and Technology

The signing ceremony of research funding grant between PHENIKAA Group and Assoc. Prof. Phan Manh Huong

The signing Ceremony between PRATI Institute and EFFUCELL Group

The signing ceremony for funding grant to Ta Quang Buu Award

At the end of the program, delegates and scientists raised their glasses in celebration.

Chairman of PHENIKAA Group raised glasses with delegates


The auditorium made a toast

Phenikaa also requested to close the series of events with the congratulations from Acting Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung: "With the spirit of serving the beloved Vietnam, once again, we warmly welcome the birth of two institutes: the PRATI Advanced Technology Research Institute and the TIAS Institute for Advanced Study. One institute focuses on applied research and technology, another on fundamental research in the fields of new materials, biotechnology, data science, artificial intelligence, etc. I wish these institutions to attract global talents, successfully develop new technologies, launch a lot of quality commercial products, inspire and encourage other businesses to invest in technology. "