Applied Math student received PhD scholarship from the University of Manchester

Mr. Nguyen Hung Quang Khai, an alumnus of Applied Mathematics (Financial Engineering and Risk Management) graduating in November 2022, has just received a full scholarship for a 3.5-year PhD program in Financial Mathematics of The University of Manchester, UK. It is one of the top universities in the world, ranked 28th in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2023.

Born in 2000, Khai is one of the dynamic and talented students of Applied Mathematics program (FERM), International University – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City of Batch 2018-2022. During his studies at IU, Khai won many awards and completed academic projects, including the project that won the first prize at the Vietnam National Econometrics Olympiad in 2021, a silver medal at the National Student Math Olympiad in 2019. In addition, Khai is also an excellent graduate of Applied Mathematics with a GPA of 90.5/100. Before joining Applied Mathematics at IU, Khai studied at Luong Van Chanh high school for the Gifted (Phu Yen).

                                               Mr. Quang Khai in an Applied Mathematics seminar.

Khai firmly believes that he has learned a lot of important knowledge and skills during his study and research activities at International University – Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City. The foundations of the bachelor’s program in Applied Mathematics (Financial Engineering and Risk Management) at IU would be a strong background on his road ahead. With a PhD scholarship in Applied Mathematics, Khai expects to study in-depth the research and apply modern mathematical models to Finance.