Phenikaa University establishes a relationship in research and training with Thailand
On the morning of August 14, 2020, the Embassy of Thailand visited and discussed with Phenikaa University to establish relationships and set cooperation projects in research and training between the two sides
The two sides exchanged opinions on the cooperation with training institutions, businesses, and organizations in Thailand.
At the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on setting up cooperation with training institutions, businesses, and organizations in Thailand. Accordingly, in the academic year 2020-2021, Phenikaa University will organize student exchange programs with universities in the ASEAN region, including Thailand. In particular, Phenikaa University is also an official member of the Student Exchange Network of Southeast Asian countries (Passage to Asean - P2A), and Rangsit University (Thailand) is the coordinating member. Therefore, this is also a favorable premise for student exchange between the two countries.
Sir. Tanee Sangrat - Thailand Ambassador in Vietnam proposed to assist in bridging communication between Phenikaa University and other organizations in Thailand.
Prof. Pham Thanh Huy - President of Phenikaa University expressed his wish to continue to expand the strategic cooperation relationship with Thailand and proposed to the Ambassador about the main contents of the Form of Cooperation. Accordingly, Phenikaa University wishes to cooperate in the Health Sciences sector with Thai universities and AUN Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN) led by Mahidol University (Thailand); as well as Science and technology sector with Thai universities, including the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).
Besides, the University also wishes to build a channel to exchange information about research cooperation, training, student and staff exchange, to enhance research capacity with Thai universities and businesses.
Dr. Ngo Thi Thuy Huong presented briefly about the project using Vertiver grass technology to treat dioxins pollution in the South of Vietnam.
At the meeting, Dr. Ngo Thi Thuy Huong - Faculty of Biotechnology, Chemistry, and Environmental Engineering, gave a brief presentation on the project using Vertiver grass technology to treat dioxins pollution in the South of Vietnam. The project has been implemented since 2018 and is expected to announce the results in 2021. The Thailand Ambassador made several comments regarding costs and accessibility for the author to continue researching and improving. The Ambassador also offered to support bridging connections with Thailand organizations during the research process of this project and potential projects in the future.