The 40th Anniversary of the Faculty of Geology and Petroleum Engineering (1978 - 2018) took place in the morning of 17 November 2018 at Meeting hall A5 in Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT).
Attended the ceremony were Deputy Head of Office in Viet Nam National university – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dinh Tu, Rector and Vice Rector of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Thanh Phong and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thien Phuc, Dean and Vice Deans of Faculty of Geology and Petroleum Engineering Dr. Ta Quoc Dung and Dr. Bui Trong Vinh, Dr. Tran Anh Tu respectively, and representatives of faculties, offices and centers.
As part of the ceremony, Dean of the Faculty of Geology and Petroleum Engineering Dr. Ta Quoc Dung gave his speech, briefing the history of establishment and development of the faculty with many hardships got through over 40 years. Overtime, the faculty has developed itself over a wide range of aspects, such as in organizational structures, curriculum, research and development, infrastructures and facilities, external relations with domestic and international partner universities, organizations and industry. Also, the Dean stressed the importance of the fields of geology and petroleum to the national development, assuming that the further development to manage changes in the demand of highly qualified human resources is necessary. Despite the foreseen difficulties, the faculty given the solidarity and effort made was believed to accomplish the mission entrusted, said Dr. Ta Quoc Dung.
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