Research Center for Infectious Diseases


On January 21, 2024, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai – Vice Director of RCID – participated in the 2024 PTNK Initiative on Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (PIISE) as a member of the Judge Panel. 

A few words about PIISE

The ” PTNK Initiative on Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering” program is an annual program hosted by the VNUHCM High School for the Gifted (PTNK) with the goal of encouraging students to participate in scientific research, technological innovation and apply interdisciplinary scientific and technical knowledge. industry to solve practical problems in life.

The purpose of PIISE covers
  • Promote creative activities, scientific research and practice interdisciplinary thinking, aiming to solve problems in life

  • Create conditions for students to have an environment to practice knowledge, become familiar with experimental activities and connect with research and training facilities inside and outside the VNUHCM system

  • Promote students’ abilities and strengths, thereby enhancing the role of teachers in career counseling and organizing support activities in the teaching and learning process

  • Select the best topic to represent VNUHCM to participate in the national science and technology competition for high school student


Aside from this initiative, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai also mentors students from PTNK during their visit to the International University-VNUHCM on January 24, 2024, to learn about research experience and research orientation.