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The 20th Anniversary Celebration of Aeronautical Engineering Program

11 December 2016: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) hosted the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Aeronautical Engineering Program (1996 - 2016)

Attending the ceremony were Prof. Nguyen Thien Tong - former Chairman of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering (KTHK); Mr. Pham Van Bon, Former Vice – Rector; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thien Phuc, current Vice Rector and many lecturers, leaderships of the Department over past terms; the alumni and students of the faculty.

Representatives at the Anniversary

Aeronautical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) was born in 1996 with the pioneer Prof. Nguyen Thien Tong. Aeronautical Engineering is dedicated to those students who are passionate about airplanes and flying vehicles. The program consists of core groups of subjects necessary for the foundation of Aeronautical Engineering as aerodynamics, flight mechanics and flight control, air structure, propulsion systems, aircraft design and maintenance. These subjects were developed from the basic courses as fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, strength of materials, automatic control ... Enrolling in Aeronautical Engineering, students are equipped with the capacity to explore research, develop problem-solving skills, teamwork skills, leadership skills and proficiency in technical foreign languages ​​(English, French).

Nguyen Tien Anh, MSc – Head of Aeronautical Engineering Department is giving welcoming speech at the Anniversary

As of 2016, Department of Aeronautical Engineering has trained and provided 31 batches of graduates, including 13 intakes of Vietnamese – French Program of Excellent Engineers (Programme de Formation d'Ingenieurs d ' Excellence au Viet Nam - PFIEV) with approximately 660 engineers in the discipline.

Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thien Tong, Former Chairman of Aeronautical Engineering Department is reviewing sweet memories

According to statistics, about 27% of alumni the Department are working in the field of aviation mining, operation and maintenance in the domestic and international airlines; 16% are working in the field of education and research; 6% are employed in developing technology companies; 19% found jobs in other fields; 22% are studying and settle down in foreign countries.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thien Phuc, Vice-Rector is delivering his congratulatory message at the Anniversary

On behalf of the University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thien Phuc Vice Rector has congratulated the faculty and students of Aeronautical Engineering Department at the same time praised the achievements that the generations of teachers, students have gained in the past years.

Excellent students won the prizes of Model Aircraft Design 2016

The ceremony took place in the solemn and intimate atmosphere, this is the meeting among different generations in the field of Aeronautical Engineering. Also during the ceremony, MSc Ngo Dinh Tri - Chairman of the model aircraft club of HCMUT has been awarded the model aircraft design contest in 2016 to the most outstanding student group.

  • First Prize – 29 (class OTO13)
  • Second Prize: F117 – Nighthawk (class GT15)
  • Third Prize: CARGO Transport Aircraft
  • Consolation Prize: Da Vinci Dream Aircraft (class HK14), Flying Wing A04 (class HK13), Spitfire (class HK14), F – 22 (class GT15)

Excellent students won the prizes of model aircraft design 2016

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