Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, “Docteur Honoris Causa” at ENSC

By nhtuong on October 14, 2013

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Nguyën Van HiêuProfessor Nguyên Van Hiêu was born in 1938, in Hà Tây province, Viêt Nam. He received his physics degree from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Hà Nôi in 1956 and taught physics at Hà Nôi from 1956 to 1960. From 1960 to 1969 he worked in the USSR as a researcher at the Nuclear Research Centre of Dubna where he studied neutrino physics. There he was awarded a Ph.D for his thesis entitled Asymptotic relations of scattering amplitudes in relativistic local quantum field theory. He discovered a new law of high energy nuclear physics: the scale invariance of multi-production cross sections. He was appointed Assistant Professor at Lomonosov University in Moscow in 1964, and then Professor in 1968. He became a member of the Soviet Union Academy of Sciences in 1982.

He returned to Viêt Nam in 1969 where he now holds very important positions. Professor Nguyên Van Hiêu has been one of the most active contributors to the development of physics and more generally of sciences and technology in Viêt Nam, during and since the years of war. He has been the President of the Vietnamese Academy of Sciences and Technology and he has founded many universities in Viêt Nam.

ENS Cachan will held a ceremony Docteur Honoris Causa for Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu at 14:00 PM on October 18th 2013 at Hall “Pavillon des jardins” – ENS Cachan.

Download invitation:  Invitation_DHC_NVanHieu.pdf