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Assoc. Prof. Mai Thanh Tung

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Position: Head of Department, Vice Director of International Cooperation Department

Add.: Room 111, Block C5. No.1, Dai Co Viet Road, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Engineer in HUST (1995)
  • Master in Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden) (1998)
  • Doctor in Duesseldorf University (Germany) (2003)
  • Short-term research in TU Graz (Austria) (2005), TU Dresden (Germany) (2007)


  • Surface elctrochemistry
    Electrolysis technique
    Electrochemical process and apparatus

Research fields

  1. Electrodeposition of magnetic materials including: nanosized magnetic multilayer Giant magnetoresistance (GMR) effect (FeCoNi/Cu ststems), composite microwires (CuBe/soft magnetic/glass...)
  2. Development of new techniques for electroplating on plastics (POP)
  3. Functional coating materials: amorphous Ni(Me)PB coatings
  4. Electrolysis for production of materials (electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD), Co,Pb doped EMD)

List all the research grants/ projects received/ participated during the last 5 years

  1. "Fabrication of Microwire Cu/(CoP, FeCoNi)/Au(glass) with Giant Magnetoimpedance (GMI) by Electrodeposition Technique and Applications for magnetic Sensors" (Vlir ZEIN2011RIP14)
  2. "Preparation of amorphous alloy FeNiCo(Me)P (Me=Pd, Pt) thin films by electrochemical techniques and applications for magnetic sensors and electrode materials" (Nafosted
  3. "Electrodeposition of Nanosized Magnetic Multilayer Co/Cu with Giant Magentoresistance (GMR) Effect for novel magnetic Sensors" (VLIR-HUT/IUC/PJ10)
  4. "Development of Technology and Equipments for 6 layer Cu-Ni-Cr Plating of Acryloninryl Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Plastics" (B2008-01-163)

List of public researches during last 5 years


  1. T.T. Mai, J. W. Schultze, G. Staikov, Microstructured Metal Electrodeposition on Insulating Substrates, Electrochimica Acta 48(2003)3021.
  2. T. T. Mai, G.  Staikov, J. W. Schultze: Relation between Pretreatment and Metal Deposition in direct galvanic metallization of insulating Substrates, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 34(2003)823.
  3. T. T. Mai, J. W. Schultze, G. Staikov, A.G. Munoz: Electrodeposition Mechanism in Direct Galvanic Metallization ofCoS- activated polymer surfaces, Thin Solid Films 488(2005) 321-328.
  4. M.T.Tung, N.V.Dung, N.H.Nghi, P.M.Huong, X.Peng,"Optimized GMI effect in electrodeposited CoP/Cu composite wires", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 316(2007) 244-247
  5. Mai Thanh Tung, Nguyen Van Dung, Nguyen Hoang Nghi, Manh-Huong Phan, Hua-Xin Peng "Influence of Fe doping and FeNi- layer thickness on the magentic properties and GMI effect of electrodeposited Ni100-xFex/Cu (x=0-95)wires",Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 41(2008)105003-105009.
  6. Mai Thanh Tung, Nguyen Hoang Nghi "Electrodeposition of magnetic Multilayer Co/Cu with Giant Magnetoresistance Effect", Journal of Chemistry, Vol 43(6), P. 764-767, 2005.
  7. Mai Thanh Tung, Nguyen Hoang Nghi, "Electrodeposition of the ultrathin magnetic film NiFe onto acrylon nitrilk butadiene (ABS) insulating substrate", Journal of Chemistry, 44(1) 96-99, 2006.
  8. Mai Thanh Tung, Bïi Kh¸nh Nhung, "Influence of additives on properties of electrodeposited FeCoNi magnetics thin films", Journal of Chemistry, T44(2), Tr. 156-159, 2006.
  9. Mai Thanh Tung, Nguyen Hoang Nghi, "Influence of heat treatment on structure and giant magnetoimpedance effect of electrodeposited permalloy (80Ni20Fe)", Journal of Chemistry, 44(3), 392-395, 2006.
  10. Mai Thanh Tung, Bui Thi Khanh Nhung, "Influence of additives on the structure and magnetic properties of electrodeposited permalloy", Journal of Chemistry, 44(4), 510-513, 2006.
  11. Mai Thanh Tung, Lai Huy Nam, "Effect of bath temperature for Cu Electroless deposition onto acrylon nitryl butadiene (ABS) insulating substrate", Journal of Chemistry, 44(5), 642-647, 2006.
  12. Mai Thanh Tung, Chu Van Thuan, Nguyen Hoang Nghi, "Electrodeposition of Co thin film onto n-Si(111)/Au substrate", Journal of Chemistry, 44(6), 762-765, 2006.
  13. Mai Thanh Tung, Nguyen Hoang Nghi, "Effect of pulse time and external magnetic field on giant magnetoresistance (GMR) effect of electrodepoisited multilayer Co/Cu", Journal of Chemistry, 45(1), 97-101, 2007.
  14. Mai Thanh Tung, Chu Van Thuan, "Preparation of composite wire FeNi/Cu by Electrodeposition technique; Part 1- effect of electrolyte concentration on MI effect", Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 46(3) (2008)374-378.
  15. Mai Thanh Tung,"Electrodeposition of multilayer and bulk nanomaterial CoCu with Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) effect", 46(2A) (2008)476-481


  1. M.T.Tung, N.T.Thuyet, "Electrodeposition of magnetic ultrathin thin film of Ni-Co alloy, Euroasia Conference on Chemical Science (EuAsC2S-8), Hanoi 21-23. Oct. 2003 (Proceeding)
  2. T.T. Mai, J.W. Schultze, G. Staikov, "Direct metallization of insulating polymers using metal sulphide and applications for microstructuring", Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), 6.-11. October 2003, München (Proceeding)
  3. T.T. Mai, J.W. Schultze, G. Staikov, "Direkt Metallisierung isolierender Kunststoffe mittels PLATO-Verfahren und Anwendung zur Mikrostrukturierung", Oberflächentage 2003, 17. - 19. September 2003, Bremen (Tagungsband)
  4. T.T. Mai, G. Staikov, J.W. Schultze, "Direct Metallization of Insulating Polymers by PLATO technique", 53rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), 15.-20. September 2002, Düsseldorf (Proceeding)
  5. T.T.Mai, G. Staikov, J.W. Schultze, "Metallisierung und Mikrostrukturierung insolierender Kunststoffe mittels PLATO-Verfahren, Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), 27.-29. September 2001, Würzburg  (Prize for second best work)
  6. T.T. Mai, G. Staikov, J.W. Schultze, "Application of PLATO-Technique for Microstructured Mettalization of Polymers in Electronics", European Academy of Surface Technology Forum (EAST), 10.-13. October 2001, Chalkidiki (Greece)
  7. T.T. Mai, G. Staikov, J.W. Schultze, "Microstructuring and Metallization of insulating Polymers by PLATO-Technique", Joint Meeting of International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) and The Electrochemical Society (ESC), 1.-9. September 2001, San Francisco (USA)
  8. T.T.Mai, J.W.Schultze, "Composite Phosphate-Conducting Polymers for Corrosion Protection", EMT( Electrochemical Microsystem Technologies) an Interfinish 2000, 11.-13. September 2000, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany)


  • Mai Thanh Tung, "Plating on Plastics: Fundamentals and Techniques", Bach khoa Publisher, 2008.
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