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Dr. Dao Quoc TUY

Họ và tên: ĐÀO QUỐC TUỲ
Chức danh khoa học: PGS., Tiến sĩ hoá học 
Chức vụ hành chính: Trưởng Bộ môn Công nghệ Hữu cơ – Hoá dầu
Điện thoại: 0438-692-441
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Assoc. Prof. Pham Thanh HUYEN

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Name:Assoc.Prof. Dr. Pham Thanh Huyen
Present position:
- Head, Communication and Branding Office - HUST
- Assoc.Prof. Department of Organic Synthesis and Petrochemical Technology
- Leader of Materials group, Vietnam – Japanese International Institute for Science of Technology
- Managing Editor - Vietnam Journal of Catalysis and Adsorption
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TS. Nguyễn Anh Vũ

Họ và tên: Nguyễn Anh Vũ

Địa chỉ nơi làm việc: Phòng      nhà C4

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Tel: 04 3. 868 3098; Fax: 04 3. 868 3098


Assoc. Prof. Le Van HIEU

le-van-hieuHọ và tên: Lê Văn Hiếu
Chức danh khoa học: PGS.TS
Chức vụ hành chính: Cán bộ mời giảng
Điện thoại: 84.0913344443
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Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Huu TRINH

nguyen-huu-trinhHọ và tên: Nguyễn Hữu Trịnh
Chức danh khoa học: PGS. TS.
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Dr. Nguyen Hong LIEN

nguyen-hong-lienHọ và tên: Nguyễn Hồng  Liên
Chức danh khoa học: Tiến sỹ
Chức vụ hành chính: Phó trưởng Khoa, Giám đốc PTN CN Lọc- Hóa dầu&Vật liệu xúc tác hấp phụ
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Dr. Van Dinh Son THO

van-dinh-son-thoHọ và tên:  Văn Đình Sơn Thọ

Chức danh khoa học:  Tiến sỹ

Chức vụ hành chính:  Giảng viên

Điện thoại: 0973604372

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Le Minh Thang
Assoc. Prof., Doctor of Chemistry

 Position: Lecturer, Chair of University Council

Tel: 3 6230949

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 Teaching: Natural and Petroleum Gas Processing (Undergraduate Program of Petrochemistry), Synthesis of Materials (Advanced Undergraduate Program of Materials Science and Engineering), The direct conversion of light hydrocarbons (Msc Program of Chemical Technology), The homogeneous and heteroneous processes (PhD of Petrochemistry and Catalysis)

 Recent five – year Research directions
 -  Synthesis of oxide catalysts: using sol-gel, spray drying, hydrothermal methods
 -   Selective oxidation of hydrocarbon: propylene/propan to acrolein
 -   Hydroformylation on SILP catalysts
 -   Synthesis of mesoporous mateials: ZrO2, TiO2, MgO ...
 -   Catalysts for the treatment of motor bikes’ exhaust gases
 -   Photocatalysis for the treatment of heavy metal in waste water
 Recent five – year Research Project
 1.   Synergy effect in the bismuth molybdate catalysts for the selective oxidation of propylene into acrolein – Cooperation research project HUT-VLIR (Belgium), 2005-2008
 2.   Synthesis of acrylic acid and the intermediates for the painting production, 2006-2007
 3.   Synthesis and characterization of several mesoporous materials as catalyst and support in petrochemical industry, 2006-2008
 4.   Attractive routes for selective oxidation of hydrocacbon – Cooperation research project HUT – DTU (Denmark), 2007-2010
 5.   Searching for novel catalysts for the treatment of motor bikes’ exhaust gases – Cooperation research project HUT-VLIR (Belgium), 2009-2012
 6.   Synthesis of nano and mesoporous zirconia for petrochemical industry, 2009-2010
 7.   Synthesis technology of multi porous materials from natural minerals, 2014-2016
 Recent ten – year international publications
 1.   The synergy effect between gamma and beta phase of bismuth molybdate catalysts: Is there any relation between conductivity and catalytic activity?, Minh Thang Le, Luong Huu Bac, Isabel Van Driessche, Serge Hoste, Willy J.M. Van Well, Catalysis Today, Volume 131, Issues 1-4, 29 February 2008, Pages 566-571.
 2.   M. Hartmanov, M. T. Le, M. Jergel, V. Smatko, and F. Kundracik, “Structure and Electrical Conductivity of Multicomponent Metal Oxides Having Scheelite Structure”, Russian Journal of Electrochemistry, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 621–629.
 3.   Duc Truong Duc, Hanh Nguyen Ha, Rasmus Fehrmann, Anders Riisager & Minh Thang Le, Selective oxidation of propylene to acrolein by silica-supported bismuth molybdate catalysts, Research on Chemical Intermediates, Vol. 37, Issue 6, July 2011, 605-616
 4.   Baldovino-Medrano, Victor G.; Minh Thang Le; Van Driessche, Isabel; Bruneel, Els; Gaigneaux, Eric M., Influence of Graphite as a Shaping Agent of Bi Molybdate Powders on Their Mechanical, Physicochemical, and Catalytic Properties, INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH  Volume: 50, Issue: 9   Pages: 5467-5477, MAY 4 2011.
 5.   Tien The Nguyen, Thang Minh Le, Duc Duc Truong, Rasmus Fehrmann, Anders Riisager and Isabel Van Driessche, Synergy effects in mixed Bi2O3, MoO3 and V2O5 catalysts for selective oxidation of propylene, Research on Chemical Intermediates: Volume 38, Issue 3 (2012), Page 829-846.
 6.   Characterization and parametrical study of Rh-TPPTS supported ionic liquid phase (SILP) catalysts for ethylene hydroformylation, Hanh Nguyen Thi Ha, Duc Truong Duc, Thang Vu Dao, Minh Thang Le, Anders Riisager, Rasmus Fehrmann, Catalysis Communications 25 (2012) 136–141, 5august 2012
 7.   Deposition of a Cu/Mo/Ce catalyst for diesel soot oxidation on a sintered metal fiber filter with a CeO2 anti corrosion coating, E. Bruneel, J. Van Brabant, M.T. Le, I. Van Driessche, Catalysis Communications, Volume 25, 5 August 2012, Pages 111–117.
 8.   Minh Thang Le, The Tien Nguyen, Phuong Thi Mai Pham, Els Bruneel, Isabel Van Driessche, Activated MnO2-Co3O4-CeO2 catalysts for the treatment of CO at room temperature, Applied Catalysis A: General 480 (2014) 34–41, 20 June 2014.
 9.   Phuong Thi Mai Pham, Minh Thang Le, Tien The Nguyen, Els Bruneel, Isabel Van Driessche, The Influence of Deposition Methods of Support Layer on Cordierite Substrate on the Characteristics of a MnO2–NiO–Co3O4/Ce0.2Zr0.8O2/Cordierite Three Way Catalyst, Materials 2014, 7, 6237-6253.
 10.      Le Minh Thang , Isabel van Driessche, Catalytic Activities of α, β, γ - Bismuth Molybdates for Selective Oxidation of Propylene to Arcrolein, Materials Science Forum  804 (2014) 225-228.
 11.      V.G. Baldovino-Medranoa, M.T. LeI. Van DriesscheE. BruneelC. AlcázardM.T. ColomerdR. MorenodA. FlorencieaB. FarinaE.M. Gaigneauxa, Role of shaping in the preparation of heterogeneous catalysts: Tableting and slipcasting of oxidation catalysts, Catalysis Today, Volume 246, 15 May 2015, Pages 81-91.
 12.      Phuong Thi Mai Pham, Thang Le Minh, Tien The Nguyen and Isabel Van Driessche, CeO2 Based Catalysts for the Treatment of Propylene in Motorcycle’s Exhaust Gases, Materials 2014, 7, 7379-7397
 13.      Tien The NguyenPhuong Thi Mai PhamThang Minh Le, and Isabel Van Driessche, Co3O4 Catalysts on CeO2-ZrO2 Supports and Co3O4-CeO2Catalysts on Al2O3/SiO2 Supports for the Oxidation of Propylene, Journal of Chemistry, Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 912905, 8 pages
 14.      Phuong Pham Thi Mai, Nguyen The Tien, Thang Le Minh, Isabel Van Driessche, The Application of High Surface Area Cordierite Synthesized from Kaolin as a Substrate for Auto Exhaust Catalysts, JOURNAL OF THE CHINESE CHEMICAL SOCIETY, June 2015, 62 (6), 536-546, 2013
 15.      Minh Thang Le, Van Hung Do, Duc Duc Truong, Els Bruneel, Isabel Van Driessche, Anders Riisager, Rasmus Fehrmann, Quang Thang Trinh, Synergy Effects of the Mixture of Bismuth Molybdate Catalysts with SnO2/ZrO2/MgO in Selective Propene Oxidation and the Connection between Conductivity and Catalytic Activity, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry research, 2016, 55 (17), pp 4846–4855 April 12, 2016

Associate Prof. Hong K.D. Nguyen

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Associate Professor, Senior lecturer

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ü  Study of catalyst structure 

ü  Chemistry of Oil and Gas

ü  Clean fuel 

ü  English for Oil and Gas career 

ü  Green fuel

ü  Fuel Upgrading

ü  Specialized subjects for PhD students

ü  Green processes in Petroleum industry

Sucessfully supervised (in the UK, Vietnam, Thailand):

ü  18 masters 

ü  4 PhD

Research Interests

ü   Heterogeneous catalysts, redox catalysts

ü Using high techniques such as insitu XAS, EXAFS, XPS, TGA-MS for the characterization and the studies the effect of diferent synthetic parameters or reaction conditions on the structure and effectivess of as-synthesized catalysts

ü  nano structured materials aluminophosphate, aluminosilicate, mesoporous materials

ü  green fuel, biofuel

ü  Green solvent and green detergent

PI/co-PI of projects for the last 10 years

1: Study on the feedstocks, preparation of zeolite A, and on the design production line for the zeolite-containing material with capacity of 3,000 tons / year, used for aquaculture industry in Vietnam, 2005

2: Study on the structure of Molecular sieve catalysts by X-ray absorption spectroscopy to control the characteristics of the catalyst - Funded by BP

3: Research on the production of detergents for sludge handling in storage and transportation” - funded by Vietnamese Goverment 2006

4: "Research on the synthesis of surfactant to produce environment-friendly detergents for the fabrics treatment in the textile industry" - funded by Vietnamese Goverment 2010

5:  "Study on the synthesis and characterization of hydrotalcite catalysts by Synchrotron radiation techniques for the decarboxylation to obtain green hydrocarbons" - Funded by Vietnam National Foundation for Science and Technology Development 2013

6: Research and improvement of production technology of biodiesel in liquid phase from waste fats and microalgae oil, using advanced heterogeneous catalytic systems Funded by the Vietnam National Oil and Gas group 2014

7: Study on the treatment and conversion of fatty sludge waste to new generation of environmental friendly solvent in the industrial applications of paint blending and removing" - Funded by The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam 2014

8: “Study on the using of waste RFCC catalysts from Dung Quat oil refinery as alternative an additive for cement production” - Funded by Binh Son Refinery - Dung Quat Oil Refinery, 2015

9: “Sustainable green fuel and hydrocarbon production from Vietnamese Oil Seed Crops” funded by Newton Fund - United Kingdom 2016


Selected publications:


* Vietnamese Patent, number 2-2006-00103, issued 23/11/2009. 


     Ta Ngoc Don, Pham Minh Hao, Nguyen Khanh Dieu Hong. Method for the production of zeolite 4A from Vietnam Kaolinite 


* Book authorship:

1.     Co-author:  “Petroleum and Gas Chemistry”, Science and Technology Publishing House, 2010

2.     First author: “Clean fuels”, Science and Technology Publishing House, 2014

3.     First author: Green processes in Petroleum industry. University of Science and Technology Publishing House 2015

* Has been published 2 patents, many papers published in national and international journals. Below are some selected publications:

1.     Hong K.D Nguyen, Richard Catlow and Gopinanthan Sankar, the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London. (2005). EXAFS, an effective technique of characterize and locate the metal sites in the framework of bifunctional molecular sieve catalysts. Book of The 4th Asia-Pacific Chemical reaction Engineering Symposium. June 12-15, 2005, Gyeongju, Korea.

2.     Hong K D Nguyen. Characterization and location of Cobalt sites in the framework of Chabazite molecular sieve catalysts. The Royal Institution of Great Bitain/UK. Book of RSCE Nanyang Technological University, (2006).  P.177- 178

3.     Ngo Quoc Tuan, Nguyen Khanh Dieu Hong, Dinh Thi Ngo  “Preparing detergent for treating petroleum sediment from pine oil and coconut oil”, Book of RSCE Nanyang Technological University, (2006) P.177-178

4.     Hong K.D. Nguyen, G.Sankar and R. Catlow.. Characterisation and location of metal sites in the framework of Chabazite-type molecular sieve catalysts.  British Zeolit Association XXIX Annual Meeting. The Lovat Rees Memorial Meeting. 30th  July – 4th August 2006, P30

5.     Trung L. Chu, Amber Welch, Hong K.D. Nguyen. Synthesis of ferrisilicates by using cogel precursors, applied as a catalyst for the alkylation of benzene with ethanol. PetroVietnam Jounal Vol.10, 2011. ISN 0866-854X. (2011) P 47-55

6.     Don Ta Ngoc, Thanh Huyen Pham, Khanh Dieu Hong Nguyen. Synthesis, characterization and application of nanozeolite NaX from Vietnamese kaolin. Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 4 (2013) 045018 (12pp). doi:10.1088/2043-6262/4/4/045018.

7.     Ta Ngoc Don, Vu Dao Thang, Pham Thanh Huyen, Pham Minh Hao, Nguyen Khanh Dieu Hong. (2005). Y Zeolit from kaolin taken in yen Bai- Viet Nam: Synthesis, characterisation and catalytic activity for the cracking of n-heptane. Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis. Elsevier. Vol. 159, p197-200 (2006).

8.     Hong K.D. Nguyen, Ta Ngoc Don, Gopinathan Sankar, Richard A. Catlow. Study of Fe sites in the framework of large pore FeAlPO-5 synthesized from different templates. Catalysis Communications 25 (2012) 125–129.

9.     Linh T. M. Hoang,  Long H. NgoHa L. Nguyen, Hanh T. H. Nguyen, Chung K. Nguyen, Binh T. NguyenQuang T. Ton, Hong K. D. Nguyen, Kyle E. Cordova and  Thanh Truong. An azobenzene-containing metal–organic framework as an efficient heterogeneous catalyst for direct amidation of benzoic acids: synthesis of bioactive compounds. Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 17132-17135. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05985B

10.  Pham Tri Thong, Nguyen Khanh Dieu Hong and Sunate Surbkar “Physical properties green bean”. Proceedings of the 5 th International Conference on Innovations in Food and Bioprocess technology, 7-9 December 2010. Asian Institute of technology Pathumthani Thailand. A1-2, P1-13. (was rewarded as outstanding paper)

11.  Nguyen Khanh Dieu Hong. Phan Trung Nghia, Nguyen Dang Toan, Nguyen Le To Nga, Nguyen Thi Ha, Vo Duc Anh, Vu Thi Phuong Anh. Biodiesel from Rubber seed oil on Heterogeneous Catalyst: an effective way to use byproducts from rubber processing. Seikei Kakou. Journal of The Japan Society of Polymer Processing (JSPP).  Vol.26. No.4. 2014.

12.  Hong K. D. Nguyen, Don N. Ta and Ha T. Nguyen. Preparation of Cellulose Based Catalyst for Converting Rubber Seed Oil to Biodiesel. Journal of Applicable Chemistry. 2016, 5 (4): 727-737.  ISSN: 2278-1862.

13.  Hong Khanh Dieu Nguyen, Dang Toan Nguyen. Preparation of meso-structured silica–calcium mixed oxide (MSCMO) catalyst for converting Vietnamese rubber seed oil to biodiesel. J Porous Mater 9/2016. DOI 10.1007/s10934-016-0279-8.

 14.  Hong Khanh Dieu Nguyen, Phong Van Pham, Anh Duc Vo. Preparation, characterization and thermal stability improvement of mesoporous sulfated zirconia for converting deodorizer distillate to methyl esters. J Porous Mater 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10934-016-0274-0.

15.  Hong K. D. Nguyen, Gopinathan Sankar, Richard A. Catlow. Reactivities study of titanium sites in titanosilicate frameworks by in situ XANES. J Porous Mater 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10934-016-0275-z.

16. Hong K. D. Nguyen, Ngo T. Dinh, Nga, L. T. Nguyen & Don Ta Ngoc. Study on the synthesis and application of mesoporous nanocrystal HZSM-5 for the catalytic cracking of used cooking vegetable oil in Vietnamese restaurants for green diesel. J Porous Mater, Sept 2016

17.  Hong K. D. Nguyen.  Vuong V. Pham, Hai T. Do. Preparation of Ni/Biochar catalyst for hydrotreating of bio-oil from microalgae biomass. Catalysis Letter. DOI:10.1007/s10562-016-1873-8
Issue No:
Vol. 146, No. 11 (2016)

18.  Hong K. D. Nguyen, Gopinathan Sankar, Richard A. Catlow. Effects of the synthetic condition on the stability, particle size and redox chemistry of nanoporous CoAlPO-34. J Porous Mater. accepted September 2016

19.  Hong K.D.Nguyen, Phuong T. Hoang, Ngo T. Dinh. Study on surface modification of nanosilica aerogel for oil adsorption on surface oil polluted water. Journal of Chemistry, 54(5e1,2): 426-430, 2016

20.  Hong K.D.Nguyen, Hung V. Nguyen. Vietnam Journal of Chemistry, 54(5e1,2): 351-355, 2016

21. Hong Khanh Dieu Nguyen, Toan Dang Nguyen, Dung Ngoc Hoang, Duc Sy Dao, Thao Tien Nguyen, Limphirat Wanwisa, and Lan Linh Hoang. X-ray absorption spectroscopies of Mg-Al-Ni hydrotalcite like compound for explaining the generation of surface acid sites. Korean J. Chem. Eng. DOI: 10.1007/s11814-016-0285-1

22. Hong Khanh Dieu Nguyen, Toan Dang Nguyen, Anh Thi Phuong Vu & Thao Tien Nguyen. Preparation of acid–base bi-functional hydrotalcite based catalyst for converting Vietnamese coconut oil to green hydrocarbons. Chemical Papers. DOI 10.1007/s11696-016-0020-8. Oct 2016



Chức danh khoa học: Tiến sỹ Hóa học

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M.Sc. Vo Hong PHUONG

vo-hong-phuongHọ và tên: Võ Hồng Phương
Chức danh khoa học: ThS.
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M.Sc. Vuong Thanh HUYEN

vuong-thanh-huyenHọ và tên: Vương Thanh Huyền

Chức danh khoa học: Thạc sĩ

Chức vụ hành chính: NCS tại Đức

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Eng. Phan Thi To NGA

phan-to-ngaHọ và tên: Phan Thị Tố Nga

Chức danh khoa học: giảng viên

Chức vụ hành chính: NCS tại Australia

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Eng. Nguyen Phuc HAI

ThS. Nguyễn Tiến Thành


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