The Annual Report for 2018


The VINATOM Annual Report for 2018 has been prepared as an account of works carried out at VINATOM for the period 2018. Many results presented in the report have been obtained in collaboration with scientists from national and overseas universities and research institutions.



The research and development (R&D) activities of Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM) during the period from the 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2018 are presented in this publication. Our report mainly focuses on the following subject categories:

1. Nuclear Physics, Reactor Physics
2. Research Reactor, Nuclear Power Technology, Nuclear Safety, Nuclear Power Economy
3. Instrumentation, Nuclear Electronics
4. Industrial Applications
5. Applications in Ecology, Environment and Geology
6. Applications in Biology, Agriculture and Medicine
7. Radiation Safety and Radioactive Waste Management
8. Radiation Technology
9. Radiochemistry and Materials Science

By the 31st December 2018, the total number of personnel working at VINATOM is 745, including 570 permanent employees and 175 contract staff members. Regarding to the finance, our Institute was funded 179,670,000,000 VND by the government for FY 2018. The international support of about ….USD was committed to the VINATOM’s operating projects related to equipment, human resources training, and expert services. In terms of doctoral training at VINATOM, 4 PhDs candidates fulfilled the dissertations and were awarded their full doctorate degrees.

We sincerely thank those making great contribution and giving concern to the publication. The report is expected to offer all readers an insight into VINATOM’s accomplishments in R&D activities of 2018. We highly appreciate your continued trust, cooperation and support.