[May 22nd] Vietnamese students win second prize at int’l science fair, their best result ever

Vietnamese students won the second prize in the Systems Software category at the 2024 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), according to the Ministry of Education and Training.

They are Nguyen Le Quoc Bao and Le Tuan Hy from Ho Chi Minh City’s Le Hong Phong High School for the Gifted, with the project “Integration of Deep Learning into Automatic Volumetric Cardiovascular Dissection and Reconstruction in Simulated 3D Space for Medical Practice.”

The achievement marks Vietnam’s best performance in this international competition since the country first joined the event in 2012.

This project also secured the 4th place award from the Association for Computing Machinery.

ISEF is the largest annual international science and engineering competition for high school students. This year’s competition, held in Los Angeles, the U.S., from May 11-17, attracted nearly 1,353 projects by 1,699 students from 67 countries.

The Vietnamese delegation had nine projects, one individual and eight collective ones, in nine aspects.

Source: VN Express