Young scientist becomes the first Vietnamese awarded by the UK Royal Aeronautical Society

Dr. Nguyen Huyen Duc has become the first Vietnamese scientist to receive the prestigious Young Persons’ Achievement Award from the UK’s Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). This award is given to a young person or team for exceptional achievement or contribution in aerospace. He is also the only one to win the RAeS’ highest award for those under 30 this year.

Based in London, the RAeS is the only professional body dedicated to aerospace, aviation and space communities with a mission to advance aeronautical art, science and engineering. Since its establishment in 1866, the RAeS has been partnering with international institutions, organisations and companies that share similar goals and objectives, including US Federal Aviation Administrations, Royal Air Force, and European Space Agency.

About Dr. Nguyen Huyen Duc

Dr. Nguyen Huyen Duc received both his MEng (2019) and PhD (2021) from Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Bristol. Since then, he has held both post-doctoral research and teaching roles. His research outputs include eight peer-reviewed journal articles and ten conference contributions, covering aircraft dynamics, bifurcation methods, and automatic control of aerospace composites manufacturing. In addition, Dr Nguyen has served as a reviewer for multiple leading academic journals. He is a lead tutor for an online course in control engineering for the University of Cambridge. Dr Nguyen also holds a private pilot license.

Souce: Vietnam news

Dr. Nguyễn Huyền Đức receives the Young Persons’ Awards from the United Kingdom’s Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). — VNA/VNS Photo

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