The Hanoitimes - The Vietnamese delegation finished third at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair (Intel ISEF), which took place from May 13-19 in Los Angeles, the United States.
The Ministry of Education and Training welcomed the delegates home on May 24 in Hanoi. The Vietnamese team bagged five awards, including third prize for a prosthetics arm project by Pham Huy, an 11th grader from a high school in the central province of Quang Tri.
Third prize winner Pham Huy (left) and Deputy Minister of Education and Training Pham Thi Nghia at the welcoming ceremony on May 24
The others were four fourth prizes in system software, chemistry and embedded software. The Intel ISEF is the biggest international pre-college science competition, attracting some 1,800 high school students around the world every year to compete in 22 categories. Vietnamese students have attended the event since 2012.