The University of Danang awarded the title of Honorary Professor to Professor of Computer Science of the Republic of France

20/06/2017 10:01

In the morning of June 14th, 2017, the University of Danang (UD) solemnly held a ceremony to confer the title of Honorary Professor to Prof. Marc Daniel - Professor of French Universities, currently working at the University of Science and Technology – UD, Aix-Marseille University (France), for his contributions to the training, research as well as the development of the University of Science and Technology in particular and the UD in general.

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Doan Quang Vinh – Vice President of UD conferred Decision on title of Honorary Professor and flower to Prof. Marc Daniel

In 2001, Prof. Marc Daniel had a meeting with Prof. Dr. Bui Van Ga at College of Technology. This marked a significant milestone in the cooperative relationship between UD and Aix-Marseille University. As a bridge, Prof. Marc Daniel has made important contributions in promoting cooperation between the two parties over the past 15 years. Particularly, for University of Science and Technology - UD, Prof. Marc Daniel has personally received two graduate students since 2003. In 2004, he was a member of the team of building Information Technology major taught in French at the University with the support of AUF. In addition, he is also the founder of Software Engineering program for the PFIEV High Quality Engineer Program. In 2015, he participated in the Erasmus + program to strengthen the link between Computer Science of University of Science & Technology and Aix Marseille University.

On behalf of UD, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Doan Quang Vinh offered souvenir gift to Prof. Marc Daniel

More than 10 Eiffel scholarships for students of University of Science & Technology have been resulted from the great contribution of the Professor (Eiffel Scholarship is ranked in the top scholarships in the world, awarded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France with very high value). He is also known as a direct supervisor for PhD students who are holding important positions in the Faculty of Information Technology (IT) of the University of Science and Technology, UD as well as the other three Vietnamese lecturers.

Assoc.Prof. Doan Quang Vinh

In the solemn and emotional atmosphere, Prof. Marc Daniel shared: “Although the international cooperation situation is currently facing many difficulties, I will continue to devote myself and find way to further develop the cooperation between UD and Aix Marseille University in particular and with French universities in general”. Specially, he proposed to transfer and expand the international cooperation achievements between the two sides, while focusing on cooperation towards exploitation and development of digital heritage, because in his view: Da Nang is strongly developing and is the cradle for IT and Computer Science to be further promoted.

Representatives of AUF, Code Engine Studio Company, Friendship Associations and Department of Science and Technology of Danang City offered flower to congratulate Prof. Marc Daniel

Group photo with delegates