An editor of Springer visited Ton Duc Thang University

Accepted the invitation of Professor Le Vinh Danh, the president of Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU), Dr. Ramesh Nath Premnath, an associate editor for applied sciences of the famous publisher Springer (Germany), visited and discussed about cooperation with TDTU, from June 04-06, 2013.

Professor Le Vinh Danh warmly welcomed Dr. Premnath and sincerely thanked him for his contributions to the foundation of Asia-Pacific Journal on Computational Engineering (APJCEN),, an international peer-reviewed journal founded at TDTU and published by Springer.

Its editor-in-chief isProfessor Nguyen Dang Hung, Senior Academic Advisor to the president of TDTU, and the deputy editor-in-chief is Associate Professor Nguyen Xuan Hung, Head of Division of Computational Mechanics of TDTU– a highly successful research group comparable to centers of excellence in research in many countries in Europe and America regarding international peer-reviewed publications.

Professor Le Vinh Danh (right) and Dr. Ramesh Nath Premnath (left)


During the visit, Dr. Premnath gave the important talk “Publishing with Springer” highly appreciated by faculty members of TDTU. He introduced many details about Springer, publications of Springer, strategies to get a manuscript accepted by Springer, policies of Springer for developing countries and so on. Dr. Premnath answered many questions of researchers and lecturers of TDTU. It would necessary be to emphasize that many details in his talk cannot easily be found in the website of Springer,, or in the internet.

Dr. Premnath friendly discussed with faculty members of TDTU

After the talk, the executive board of APJCEN at TDTU and Dr. Premnath frankly discussed about specific strategies to launch this journal faster and to make it indexed by prestigious journal ranking systems in the world as soon as possible. Dr. Premnath believes that the executive board at TDTU with experienced members in running peer-reviewed journals will make APJCEN successful.

On the occasion of the international conference Statistics and Its Interactions with Other Disciplines (SIOD 2013) taken place at TDTU during June 04-07, 2013, Dr. Premnath attended the opening ceremony. Thanks to this chance, he has understood more about internationally scientific activities of TDTU.

Additionally, with help of international volunteers of TDTU Dr. Premnath visited the main campus Tan Phong. He appreciated modern facilities with international standards here; he was impressed by the sport center, especially the football stadium with two-star standard of FIFA.

The visit of Dr. Premnath was successfully ended and has opened new collaboration between TDTU and Springer in the future, rather than APJCEN