Applied Mathematics student achieved an honor award from VNU-HCM

The Department of Mathematics is very pleased to announce that Miss Nguyễn Ngọc Phụng, an excellent undergraduate student of the Applied Mathematics program (specialized in Financial Engineering and Risk Management), is one of the seven outstanding students of Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh city (VNU-HCM) received the honor award and the medal from the President of VNU-HCM, Prof. Vũ Hải Quân, and from the President of Vietnam, President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, on October 13, 2022.

             Photo by Ngoc Duong, Thanh Nien News.

Miss Nguyễn Ngọc Phụng has been an undergraduate in the Applied Mathematics program (FERM) since September 2018. Under the mentor of Dr. Tạ Quốc Bảo, she was a member of the IU Applied Mathematics team that won the First Prize in the Olympic Contest of Econometrics and Applications 2021. She was also a member of the team that won the Third Prize at the IU Scientific Conference for Students in 2021. In August 2022, she successfully completed her thesis entitled “Stochastic Calculus on Option Valuation, Option Greeks and Applications in Hedging Strategies” under the supervision of Dr. Nguyễn Minh Quân. Miss Ngọc Phụng has achieved the Valedictorian prize with the highest GPA of 92.6/100 in the IU graduation Batch 2018-2022. This is also the highest GPA in the Applied Mathematics program since 2013. 

The Department of Mathematics congratulates Miss Nguyễn Ngọc Phụng on achieving such a significant milestone in her career path.