A group of 11 Vietnamese scientists, including some born and working in Hanoi, was rated by Research.com, the number one research portal for scientists, in six fields namely Engineering and Technology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Medicine.
The ranking is based on D-index (Discipline H-index) which includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index accounting for publications across all disciplines.
The ranking covers 24 fields of research contributed by more than 166,000 selected scientists worldwide.
Nine Vietnamese scientists named for their influential research: From left above: Nguyen Van Tuan, Nguyen Thoi Trung, Tu Binh Minh, Nguyen Dinh Duc, Nguyen Van Hieu, Le Hoang Son, Pham Hung Viet, Nguyen Xuan Hung, and Thai Hoang Chien.
Rated Vietnamese scientists are those working at domestic universities, including Vietnam National University, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Hanoi Medical University, and Phenikaa University.
Prof. Nguyen Van Tuan (Philippe Derreumaux), Ton Duc Thang University, is rated in Chemistry. He is best known for the fields of study on Enzyme, Gene, DNA. His most cited work include: Amyloid β Protein and Alzheimer’s Disease: When Computer Simulations Complement Experimental Studies (334 citations); PEP-FOLD3: faster de novo structure prediction for linear peptides in solution and in complex (282 citations); and PEP-FOLD: an online resource for de novo peptide structure prediction (277 citations).
Prof. Nguyen Dinh Duc, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, is listed in Engineering and Technology. He's born in Hanoi. He’s best known for Composite material, Structural engineering, and Nonlinear system. His most cited work include: Nonlinear thermomechanical buckling and post-buckling response of porous FGM plates using Reddy's HSDT (84 citations); Nonlinear thermomechanical buckling and post-buckling response of porous FGM plates using Reddy’s HSDT (84 citations); and Nonlinear dynamic response of imperfect eccentrically stiffened FGM double curved shallow shells on elastic foundation (83 citations).
Associate Prof. Le Hoang Son, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, is known for Computer Science. Son was one of 10 exemplary people honored in 2017 for contributions to Hanoi. His primary scientific interests are in Artificial intelligence, Data mining, Cluster analysis, Fuzzy clustering and Machine learning. He is most cited for Generalized picture distance measure and applications to picture fuzzy clustering (123 citations); HIFCF: An effective hybrid model between picture fuzzy clustering and intuitionistic fuzzy recommender systems for medical diagnosis (119 citations); and Some novel hybrid forecast methods based on picture fuzzy clustering for weather nowcasting from satellite image sequences (111 citations).
Prof. Pham Hung Viet, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, in Environmental Science. He is best known for Organic chemistry, Ecology, and Bacteria. His most-cited work include: Transport and release of chemicals from plastics to the environment and to wildlife (1269 citations); Magnitude of arsenic pollution in the Mekong and Red River Deltas--Cambodia and Vietnam (379 citations); and Arsenic in groundwater of the Red River floodplain, Vietnam: Controlling geochemical processes and reactive transport modeling (273 citations).
Associate Prof. Tu Binh Minh, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, is also named in Environmental Science category. His main research concerns Environmental chemistry, Human exposure, Environmental exposure, Environmental health and Age groups. He is most cited in Genetic polymorphisms in glutathione S-transferase (GST) superfamily and arsenic metabolism in residents of the Red River Delta, Vietnam (62 citations); Occurrence of phthalate diesters (phthalates), p-hydroxybenzoic acid esters (parabens), bisphenol A diglycidyl ether (BADGE) and their derivatives in indoor dust from Vietnam: Implications for exposure (49 citations); and Seasonal variation of persistent organochlorine accumulation in birds from Lake Baikal, Russia, and the role of the south Asian region as a source of pollution for wintering migrants (45 citations).
Prof. Nguyen Xuan Hung, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, is ranked in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He’s best known for Finite element method, Mathematical analysis, and Geometry. His most cited work are A simple and robust three-dimensional cracking-particle method without enrichment (449 citations); A node-based smoothed finite element method (NS-FEM) for upper bound solutions to solid mechanics problems (415 citations); and A smoothed finite element method for plate analysis (314 citations).
Associate Prof. Tran Xuan Bach, Hanoi Medical University, a Hanoi-born scientist.
Associate Prof. Tran Xuan Bach, Hanoi Medical University, spends much of his time researching Global health, Demography, Years of potential life lost, Life expectancy and Mortality rate. He's born in Hanoi. His most cited work are Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (6893 citations); Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (6156 citations); and Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (4452 citations).
Associate Prof. Nguyen Thoi Trung, Ton Duc Thang University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His investigation covers issues in Finite element method, Smoothed finite element method, Smoothing, Mathematical analysis and Stiffness matrix. He’s most cited in An edge-based smoothed finite element method (ES-FEM) for static, free and forced vibration analyses of solids (490 citations); A node-based smoothed finite element method (NS-FEM) for upper bound solutions to solid mechanics problems (415 citations); and A software framework for probabilistic sensitivity analysis for computationally expensive models (321 citations).
|Dr Phung Van Phuc, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology|
Associate Prof. Thai Hoang Chien, Ton Duc Thang University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His primary scientific interests are in Structural engineering, Finite element method, Isogeometric analysis, Buckling and Composite number. He’s most cited in Static, free vibration, and buckling analysis of laminated composite Reissner-Mindlin plates using NURBS-based isogeometric approach (221 citations); Isogeometric analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates using a new inverse trigonometric shear deformation theory (200 citations); and Generalized shear deformation theory for functionally graded isotropic and sandwich plates ased on isogeometric approach (147 citations).
Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, Phenikaa University, covers issues in Nanotechnology, Nanowire, Analytical chemistry, Chemical engineering and Nanoparticle in Materials Science. His most cited work include: Highly sensitive thin film NH3 gas sensor operating at room temperature based on SnO2/MWCNTs composite (152 citations); Design of SnO2/ZnO hierarchical nanostructures for enhanced ethanol gas-sensing performance (146 citations); Enhanced performance of SnO2 nanowires ethanol sensor by functionalizing with La2O3 (114 citations).
In October 2021, US-based PLoS Biology, monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology, announced the ranking of 100,000 most influential scientists in 2021, including five Vietnamese.
Museum for scientists heritage of Vietnam located in Hoa Binh, adjacent to Hanoi.