MOU signing ceremony between Vietnam Japan University and FECON corporation
01st February 2018
Vietnam Japan University (VJU) and FECON Corporation (FECON) signed a memorandum of cooperation in a formally-organized ceremony on January 29, 2018, marking a milestone in their working partnership.
Among the attendees were representatives of FECON, namely Mr. Pham Viet Khoa – Chairman, Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh - CEO, Mr. Le Quang Hanh - Deputy General Director and heads of the company’s departments. The ceremony also had the presence of Prof. Dr. Furuta Motoo - VJU Rector, Assoc. Prof., Dr. Vu Anh Dzung - VJU Standing Vice Rector, Dr. Nguyen Hoang Oanh - Vice Rector, and chiefs of the University’s functional departments. Faculty members and students of the Master’s program in Infrastructure Engineering were also present at the ceremony.
Based on their strengths and development strategies, VJU and FECON agreed to cooperate in academic programs, scientific research and technology transfer for the development of higher education, science and technology (S&T) of the country in general and for human resource development and S&T researches of the two parties in particular. Specifically, the two partners will collaborate in: Searching for and deploying research programs and projects in science and technology; Sharing scientific and technological knowledge, experiences and information; Organizing local and international seminars and conferences; Promoting, improving public images and enhancing brand equity; Training and offering internship opportunities for FECON staffs and VJU students.
Prof., Dr. Furuta Motoo - Rector of Vietnam Japan University
Prof. Dr. Furuta Motoo, VJU Rector said: “The agreement would open up opportunities for VJU students to do internships, gain hands-on experience and work for a leading firm in hi-tech infrastructure in Vietnam. Besides, I sincerely hope that FECON could derive benefits in the partnership with Vietnam Japan University. We would be honored to welcome FECON’s managers and experts at Vietnam Japan University to study, share experience, and undertake collaborative research. Strong links with businesses would help shape the University’s curriculum and ensure it is grounded in the real world. I really hope that the partnership with FECON would aid Vietnam Japan University in cementing relationships with other businesses in Vietnam.”
Mr. Pham Viet Khoa - Chairman of FECON Corporation
On behalf of FECON, Chairman Pham Viet Khoa commented: “The partnership with Vietnam Japan University is a major step forward in FECON’s development strategy, especially in terms of investment for high-quality of human resources. Among academic programs offered by VJU, FECON is particularly interested in: Infrastructure Engineering; Climate Change and Development; Global Leadership. These are the fields where FECON is in shortage of manpower. FECON wishes to recruit VJU students from these programs and to send its staffs to pursue such degrees. FECON would like to suggest sharing resources, i.e. faculty members, experts, equipment, and laboratories. This signing ceremony lays a sound foundation for long-term cooperation between FECON and VJU in the future."
Director of the Master’s Program in Infrastructure Engineering, Vietnam Japan University, Prof. PhD. Nguyen Dinh Duc said: “Currently, Japan’s investments to Vietnam are mainly for infrastructure development, which leads to huge demand for manpower in such area. The Master’s program in Infrastructure Engineering of Vietnam Japan University is there to provide high-quality human resources, engineers and experts in this field. This agreement between VJU and FECON represents a significant progress towards quality improvement in learning, research, internships, and employment for both VJU students and FECON staffs. "
Prof., PhD. Nguyen Dinh Duc, Head of Academic Affairs Department, Vietnam National University, Hanoi; Director of Infrastructure Engineering Program, Vietnam Japan University (VJU)
Overview of FECON
FECON was established on June 18, 2004 by a group of highly-qualified engineers and leading experts in foundation engineering and underground construction. With a team of skilled workers, sophisticated systems and modern technologies, FECON is presently one of the leading firms in foundation engineering and underground construction in Vietnam.
FECON’s core activities include:
- Soil Investigation and Foundation Testing
- Research and Development (R&D) and Geotechnical Consultancy
- Design and Manufacture of Pre-stressed Concrete Spun Pile (PC/PHC) and Pilling Works
- Supply of Human Resources
- Supply of Machinery
- Investment in Infrastructure
- Mining & Supply of Building Materials
- Construction of Underground Works
- Construction of Highways and Ports