IU Applied Math students received PhD/MSc scholarships from US universities

The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that the three following students majoring in Applied Mathematics (Financial Engineering and Risk Management) have received Ph.D. or MSc scholarships from US universities in Fall 2022.

Ms. Kha Kim Bảo Hân has been awarded the Teaching Assistantship for her Ph.D. program in Statistics from  Western Michigan University (WMU), Michigan, US. Ms. Bảo Hân was an undergraduate student in the Applied Mathematics program (Financial Engineering and Risk Management) during 2014-2018. In 7/2018, right before her thesis defense, she received a scholarship for French-Vietnam Master 2 in Applied Mathematics. She completed her MSc thesis entitled “On symmetric random walks on Z perturbed at 0” under the guidance of Prof. Marc Peigné, Université de Tours. Ms. Bảo Hân worked at the Department of Mathematics of IU as a TA and then as a lecturer since 2020.

Mr. Huỳnh Tấn Vũ has been admitted to the Master’s program in Statistics in Fall of 2022 at Stony Brook University, New York, US (the State University of New York at Stony Brook). Mr. Huỳnh Tấn Vũ was an undergraduate in the Applied Mathematics program (FERM) from September 2018. He was a member of the IU Applied Mathematics team that won First Prize in the Olympic Contest of Econometrics and Applications 2021. Mr. Tan Vu has been working at VietQuant since March 2022.

Mr. Nguyễn Kiến Quốc has received a scholarship (Teaching Assistantship) for his Master’s program in Statistics at the University of Toledo, Ohio, US. Mr. Nguyễn Kiến Quốc was an undergraduate in the Applied Mathematics program (FERM) from September 2017. He worked at SHB Finance after his graduation in March 2022.

Since the first graduation in 2017, there are more than 20 Applied Math students at IU that have received graduate scholarships from abroad institutes to pursue a graduate program in Applied Mathematics or related fields such as Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Quantitative Finance, Business Analyst, Finance and Investment, Actuarial analyst, etc.

The Department of Mathematics of IU congratulates all on achieving such a significant milestone.


Kha Kim Bảo Hân

MSc in Applied Maths, Univ. of Tours, France (2019)

Ph.D. student in Statistics 

Western Michigan University, USA


Huỳnh Tấn Vũ

Graduate student in Statistics 

State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA




Nguyễn Kiến Quốc

Graduate student in Statistics 

University of Toledo, Ohio, USA