Tran Quang Huy

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Phenikaa University

Phenikaa University Nano Institute

Yen Nghia Ward, Ha Dong District, Hanoi, Vietnam


Tran Quang Huy obtained his BSc. in Physics from the Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University (VNU) – Hanoi in 2000; MSc. in Nanomaterials and Nanodevices from the College of Technology, VNU in 2007, and Ph.D. in Materials Science from Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), Vietnam, in 2012. In addition, he has attended and successfully completed some biomedical training courses held in Vietnam, Hong Kong, France, Korea and Italy.

He had been working at the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), Hanoi as a researcher from 2001-2019 (senior researcher from 2017-2019); responsible for nano-biomedical researches. From August 2018, he moved to work at Phenikaa University, take the role as vice director of the Phenikaa University Nano Institute (PHENA). He was also a founding member of the Nano Energy & Nano-Biomedical Research Group (NEB Group); part-time lecturers of several universities in Vietnam; vice-editor in Chief of the Vietnam Journal of Preventive Medicine (2016-2019). He was elected as Chair of the Vietnam Young Academy {} for the term of 2017. He has been selected as a member of the Global Young Academy (GYA) since 2017, then joint the GYA Young Scientist Ambassador Program (YSAP) and Science Education for the Youth.

He has been as the principal investigator and coordinator of more than 10 national and international research projects, published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 4 books and book chapters.

By the biophysical background, his research has focused on the ultra-small world of nanotechnology applied for the biomedical field, such as the development of innovative biosensors/biochips, and nanomaterials applied for rapid detection of infectious pathogens, drug delivery, disinfection and environmental monitoring.