CIGOS 2019 International conference “Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructures”

November 16,2019

From 31/10 – 01/11/2019, The fifth Congrès International de Géotechnique – Ouvrages – Structures (CIGOS) was organized at Grand Plaza Hanoi Hotel with the topic “Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure”. The event is a joint effort between University of Transportation Technology (UTT) and Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) under the support of Ministry of Transportation and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris-Saclay. Participants included senior representatives of Vietnam’s administration, heads of universities, institutions as well as enterprises from Vietnam and all over the world.

“This is a very valuable opportunity for over 200 scientists from 27 countries around the world to report on the results of research, academic exchanges and sharing of experience in geotechnical fields. structure and construction to contribute to a sustainable development infrastructure, including Vietnam.”
– Đào Văn Đông, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Headmaster of UTT about CIGOS 2019) –

Implementing of the Government’s policy on attracting Vietnamese individuals abroad and foreign experts to participate in scientific and technological activities in Vietnam. In recent years, the University of Transport Technology has invited dozens of Vietnamese experts and scientists from abroad and foreign experts to collaborate and collaborate with the University in teaching and training activities. creating, fostering teams, conducting scientific research, and transferring technology. In recognition of the contributions of the scientists, the University of Transport Technology has decided to award an honorary Doctorate to one of the outstanding scientists in the field of infrastructure construction Professor Hojjat Adeli – Ohio State University, USA. Professor Hojjat Adeli was born on June 3, 1950 in Iran. He is the author of more than 570 international publications, including more than 345 articles published in 107 prestigious international journals. He is the author of 16 books and the chief editor, deputy chief editor and editor of 141 international magazines. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of two prestigious international magazines on the application of computer science in infrastructure construction techniques. Prof. Hojjat Adeli is the chair, co-chair and honorary chair of 45 international conferences and is a member of the scientific committee of more than 350 conferences in 65 countries around the world.

Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Transportation Nguyễn Văn Công sincerely inquired individuals and organizations, especially AVSE Global to continue working closely with UTT to effectively apply scientific researches and technology suitable for the conditions of Vietnam.