Vietnam Summer School of Science

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Dr. Dang Van Son






DANG VAN SON (1981) holds a PhD, supported from Marie Curie FP6 program, from the University of Birmingham (UK) since 2011. He was an honour researcher at the University of Birmingham (6 months) and consultant at Coated Conductor Cylinders Ltd (Malvern, UK). He is currently FP7 Marie Curie research fellow (Experienced Researcher-ER, Postdoc) in Inorganic Chemistry department, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Dr Dang research interests include high temperature superconductor (HTS) applications for long-length coated conductor, flux pinning centres for HTS and modelling of flux pinning centres. Current project includes high K dielectric ultra-thin films for next generation of electronic devices involving chemistry precursor and thin film deposition by Atomic layer deposition (ALD) and Metal-organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD).


Dr. Pham Bao Yen







Dr. Pham Bao Yen graduated with a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2004 and received her PhD degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/ Enzymology from the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009. She finished her postdoctoral training in 2011 at the same institution working on molecular evolution of the tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase. Since September 2011, she has been working at the Key Laboratory of Enzyme and Protein Techlology (KLEPT) of the College of Science, VNU Hanoi. Dr. Pham worked on various research projects including one involving nanomaterials used in biomedical field. Her most recent grants focus on the detection of genetic mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) patients and the production of several recombinant enzymes essential for Helicobater pylori survival and colonization for screening of novel antibacterial drugs.

Dr. Tran Hai Duc

Dr. Tran Hai Duc

Tran Hai Duc (1984) graduated from Vietnam National University, Hanoi with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physics in 2006. He then received his Master and PhD in Physics from Chungbuk National University (Republic of Korea) in 2009 and 2014, respectively. He currently worked as a lecturer at Faculty of Physics, College of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. His research interests focus on vortex dynamics in superconductors, fabrications of nanosized artificial pinning centers, oxide and superconducting films, especially the superconducting cables for power-related applications.

Dr. Pham Thai Son

Dr. Pham Thai Son

Pham Thai Son (1982) owned his Bachelor of Engineering (Franco-Vietnamese excellent program) from Hanoi University of Civil Engineering in 2006, and his Master and PhD degrees from National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (France) in 2007 and 2010, respectively. He has worked as a project coordinator and a lecturer (2004-2006) at Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, a researcher at National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (France, 2010-2011), an invited speaker at Harvard University (US, 2010), a senior consultant at Savills Corporation (2011-2012), a business executive at Egis International (2012-2014) and an expert at Consultancy Company of Civil Engineering (2012-2014). He is coordinating and lecturing atVietnamese-German University (2014-now). His expertise is urban planning and civil engineering.

Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Huy

Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Huy

Nguyen Ngoc Huy (1979) received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Hue University in 2001 and 2004, respectively; and his PhD from Kyoto University (Japan) in 2010. He worked as a lecturer Hue University of Agricultural and Forestry (2002-2006) and a researcher at Kyoto University (Japan, 2010-2012), before joining as a technical specialist at the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (2012-now). He consulted for several international organizations, including World Wide Fund Indochina (2003), Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (2009), United Nation Strategy of Disaster Reduction (2009), United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (2010), Asian Disaster Reduction Center (2010), International Fund for Agriculture (2011), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO, 2011). His major is climate change and biology.

Dr. Nguyen Duc Dzung


Nguyen Duc Dzung (1979) graduated from Vietnam National University, Hanoi with the Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degrees in 2001, respectively. He was then awarded PhD degree in physics from the Osaka University (Japan) in 2009. He worked as a lecturer at Vietnam National University Hanoi (2001-2005), research associate at Osaka University (2009-2010), research scientist at Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality (2010-2011) prior to joining Hanoi University of Science and Technology as a lecturer. His research interests involve transmission electron microscopy and nanoananlysis applied to nanomaterials, and technology transferring.

Dr. Dinh Hong Hai


Dinh Hong Hai (1970) got double bachelor degrees from Hanoi University of Industrial Fine Arts in 1996 and Vietnam National University Hanoi in 1998. He gained his Master of Philosophy program from University of Delhi (India) in 2006. He has studied at Harvard University (USA, 2008-2010) and defended his PhD dissertation at the Graduate School of Social Sciences in 2011. He also worked as a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (China, 2006-2007). He is now a researcher at Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (since 2001) and a lecturer at Vietnam National University Hanoi. His research fields are arts, humanity, anthropology and related social sciences.

Dr. Nguyen To Lan


Nguyen To Lan (1981) obtained her Bachelor and Master degrees in Linguistics and Literature from College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University Hanoi in 2003 and 2006 respectively, and graduated from another Bachelor program in Chinese Linguistics from College of Languages and International Studies at the same university in 2007. She then received the Ph.D. in Linguistics and Literature from the Graduate Academy of Social Sciences in 2012. She has been working as a researcher at the Institute of Sino-Nom Studies, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences since 2004. In 2010, she received an ASIA Fellows Award to carry out a comparative study of Vietnamese traditional performance and Cantonese Opera in China. She was also a visiting scholar at Harvard-Yenching Institute (2013–2014). She has given various lectures at universities in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and the USA on theatre literature, folk performance, traditional customs, and the interactive relationship between Vietnam, China, Japan and Korea from transculturation studies perspective.

Dr. Luu Quang Hung

Dr. Luu Quang Hung

Luu Quang Hung (1982) completed his Bachelor of Science (honors program) from Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2004 and PhD from Kyoto University (Japan) in 2012. His experiences include a lecturer position at Vietnam National University, Hanoi (2004-2008), a doctoral fellow at University of Queensland (Australia, 2005) and a project researcher at Kyoto University (Japan, 2011-2012). He is working as a research fellow at National University of Singapore (Singapore, 2012-now). His areas of interest involve physical oceanography and fluid mechanics. He is a founder of Sakura Scholarship Foundation (2010) and Orchid Scholarship Foundation (2012) to encourage poor, talented and passionate high-school students in Vietnam.

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