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1. MA IU Fintech club founded by Applied Mathematics students in 2021

IU Fintech is an academic department of the MA Youth Union founded by enthusiastic students of the Mathematics department. IU Fintech regularly hosts study groups, training sessions, and talk shows sharing knowledge about Finance, Quant, Data Science, AI, and all related fields of Financial Technology.

Homepage: https://www.facebook.com/iufintechclub

Founders: Nguyễn Hưng Quang Khải, Nguyễn Ngọc Phụng, Huỳnh Tấn Vũ (FERM class of 2018-2022).
Members: Nguyễn Gia An, Phan Thị Khánh Nguyên, Hoàng Ngọc Uyên Nhi, Hồ Ngọc Phương Trinh (FERM class of 2021-2025).

A seminar on Financial Mathematics in 2021


2. Active academic teams and activities

Inspired by the research activities of the Math department’s lecturers, the applied math students are also very active in research activities. They have published several papers in international journals including 1 ISI paper by Vuong Thi Minh Thao, 1 Scopus, and 1 proceedings paper, and presented their research results at some local and international conferences. 

The applied math students won many prestigious prizes including 02 first price in the Vietnam National Student Olympiad in Mathematics and 04 first prizes at the research competitions such as National Olympic Econometrics and Applications, and the IU student research conference.

IU Applied Math team presents their research at the National Olympic Econometrics and Applications


IU Mathematics team at the National Student Olympiad in Mathematics 2016


Mr. Đào Trần Trí who won the First Prize on the National Student Olympiad in Mathematics and the lecturers of the Department of Mathematics


Ms. Vu My Linh, member of CFA team, won the runner-up prize in the Final Local Round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017-2018.