For the development of a country, economic construction is the most important thing, and at the same time scientific development must go in parallel. There are many scientists who dedicate a lot to the development of the country, but their life is not smooth sailing.
Famous engineer Vuong Duc Dan is a typical example. He was rejected by Tsinghua University and Peking University despite almost getting a perfect score in the college entrance exam. Why is that?
In 1955, Vuong Duc Dan took the university exam and got 100 points in math, 95 points in chemistry and 98 points in physics, almost getting a perfect score. After that, Wang Demin enrolled in the Department of Physics of Peking University and the Department of Water Resources of Tsinghua University.
However, life was not as expected, both schools failed because he was a mixed child. At that time, people still did not accept the existence of children with two non-pure bloodlines, even with contempt. After that, Vuong Demin had to accept to Beijing Petroleum Academy.
Vuong Duc Dan was born in Duong Son (Hebei), from a family of high-class intellectuals. His father is a Chinese who went to the US to study and met his mother (American). He was taught English by his mother when he was very young. With two Chinese and American bloodlines, Vuong Duc Dan has a different appearance compared to the native Chinese, so he has been discriminated against by many people and does not want to make friends.
At home, Vuong Duc Dan mainly uses English to communicate with his family, but Chinese is not so good. From a young age, he had a very outstanding appearance and face, and his white skin was different from other Chinese children. If Vuong Duc Dan is placed next to today’s famous stars, he is certainly not inferior.
Vuong Duc Dan started learning Chinese when he was in grade 4, of course the process of absorbing this new language was really difficult for him. And then, all the efforts paid off.
Later, Vuong Demin “enrolled” in Beijing Petroleum Academy and graduated with honors in 1960. With his good performance, many teachers hoped that he would stay at the school to teach. But after considering, Vuong Duc Dan gave up the opportunity to study and teach abroad to focus on research on the oil industry and contribute to the development of the country.
According to Vuong Duc Dan, the oil industry plays a very important role in the development of a country. Therefore, he took the initiative to apply to work at Dai Khanh oil field with the mining job like many other workers. Despite his hardships, he never regretted his decision.
So miserable and busy, Vuong Duc Dan still persisted in scientific research, even taught himself Russian so that he could read and understand documents about oil fields, and finally achieved many achievements in the oil and gas industry. China recognized. Winning but not arrogant, he continued to constantly learn and improve himself. In the 80s, he became a famous engineer holding a key position in the Daqing oil field.
Possessing an outstanding young appearance, Vuong Duc Dan is also praised as “Ngo Ngan To of the intelligentsia”. But he did not care about that social network fame and remained focused on his research journey.
Currently, Vuong Duc Dan is still working with his passion, in addition, he holds the position of doctoral instructor at Northeastern University of Petroleum, continuing to devote himself to the development of the country.
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