Tran Quang Huy


Research Interests

Nanobiomedicine, biomedical engineering, microscopy and microanalysis

Institutional Contact

National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology

Department of Virology

1- Yersin Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi


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 (excellent level) from Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), Vietnam, in 2012. In addition, he has attended and successfully completed some bio-medical training courses in Vietnam, Hong Kong, France, Korea and Italy.

Currently, he is a researcher at the Laboratory of Ultrastructure, Department of Virology, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), Hanoi; responsible for nano-biomedical researches. He is a founding member of the Nano Energy & Nano-Biomedical Research Group (NEB Group, available at; part-time lecturer of several universities in Vietnam; vice-editor in Chief of the Vietnam Journal of Preventive Medicine. In January 2017, he was elected as Chair of the Vietnam Young Academy {}. He has become 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 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals, co-editor of one book, and other 6  book chapters. He also serves as a reviewer for more than 10 international scientific journals.

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