Three HUTECH researchers are ranked among the world's most influential scientists in 2020
On November 8, 2020, the US-based Journal of PLoS Biology announced a list of the world’s top 100,000 most influential scientists. In particular, there are 2 Vietnamese scientists, namely Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hung - Director of CIRTech Institute (Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology - HUTECH) and Prof. Nguyen Dinh Duc (Vietnam National University - Hanoi), who have made the top ranking by lifetime achievement.
 
In addition, HUTECH also has Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoang Anh Tuan - Vice President of the University is named among the Top 100,000 most influential scientists in the world based on single-year citation impact in 2020.
 
3 outstanding researchers from Vietnam enter the ranking of the world's most influential scientists in 2020
 
This publication is based on the research conducted by the Metrics group of Jeroen Baas and colleagues analyzing Scopus's database from 1960 to 2019 of 7 million scientists and selected the Top 100,000 most influential researchers. The study is built on the database of 100,000 most-cited scientists (from Scopus's source) and ranked based on six indexes of citations: total number of citations; Hirsch h-index; Schreiber hm-index; the number of citations from single-authored articles; citation count for articles as sole/first-author and citation count for articles as sole/first/last author.
 

According to the 2020’s publication, there are 22 Vietnamese scientists residing and working in the country in the Top 100,000 most influential scientists in the world. Besides Prof. Nguyen Dinh Duc, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hung, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoang Anh Tuan also has other scientists from Duy Tan University, Ton Duc Thang University, University of Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics, Phenikaa University, International University - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, University of Science and Technology Hanoi and Bach Khoa University.
 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoang Anh Tuan - Vice President of HUTECH
 
According to this year's ranking, HUTECH also has Dr. Phung Van Phuc - Lecturer of the Faculty of Civil Engineering was ranked 107,150 on the list based on single-year citation impact in 2020.

 
 
Dr. Phung Van Phuc - Lecturer of the Faculty of Civil Engineering
 
These proud accomplishments further affirm HUTECH’s position as a leading university in terms of academic excellence, training and research quality within the national and regional education system. This is also a meaningful gift for HUTECH's 25th Anniversary (April 26, 1995 - April 26, 2020).
 
These results are a true testament to the growth and position of Vietnamese researchers recognized in the international scientific community, but also HUTECH's proud accomplishments further affirming its position as a leading university in terms of academic excellence, training and research quality within the national and regional education system. This is also a meaningful gift for HUTECH's 25th Anniversary (April 26, 1995 - April 26, 2020).
 
The article references data from the study: "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators" by Jeroen Baas et al. published in the journal PLOS Biology (https://doi.org/10.17632/btchxktzyw.1)

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