HA Thuc Chi Nhan, PhD

Associate Professor,
Fundamental Materials Science Laboratory
Faculty of Materials Science & Technology
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 906 628 356

Scientific Education

  • 2004: B.S. In Physical Chemistry, University of Science – National University of HoChiMinh City, Vietnam
  • 2005: M.S. in Physico-chemistry of Polymer Materials - University of Maine, Le Mans City, France, 2005
  • 2008: Ph.D. in Polymer and Composite Materials, University of Savoie, Chambéry City, France

Academic & Research Experience

Research Skills/Interests:
  • Extraction/Purification and synthesis of nanomaterials from waste natural renewable source,
  • Elaboration of high performant engineering polymer composites and nanocomposites reinforced by 1D, 2D and 3D nano-materials,
  • Synthesis/Elaboration of biodegradable/compatible polymer blends based on starch and cellulose – Application in eco-friendly and biomedical plastic materials,
  • Study on elaboration of biocompatible polymer composite/nanocomposite based on BioSource polymers for biomedical applications (wound healing dressing, artificial skin, artificial bone and scaffold)
  • Study on the antibacterial of functional polymer composite/nanocomposites – Application of agricultural preservative packaging materials, household plastics, antibacterial fabrics, food packaging, medical supplies, coating paint
  • Elaboration of polymer composite or polymer nanocomposite based on biowaste agricultural source and recycled plastic - Application for engineering materials in construction field
  • Synthesis of nanostructured materials from agricultural / industrial waste products - Applied as absorbent materials for heavy metals and organic impurities in polluted water environment
  • Synthesis of nanomaterials for environmental treatment, agricultural or cosmetic materials
  • Study on the polymer masterbatch for plastic additives field

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Thuong Thi Nguyen, Uyen To Thi Dao, Quynh Phuong Thi Bui, Giang Long Bach,
    N. Ha Thuc, Huy Ha Thuc; Enhanced antimicrobial activities and physiochemical properties of ediblefilm based on chitosan incorporated with Sonneratia caseolaris (L.) Engl. Leaf extract; Progress in Organic Coatings 140 (2020) 105487
  2. Dang Mao Nguyen, Thi Mai Loan nguyen, Julien Colin, Patrick Perré, Trinh Duy nguyen, Huy Ha Thuc, Chi Nhan Ha Thuc; Polyethylene glycol functionalized graphene oxide and its influences on properties of Poly(lactic acid) biohybrid materials; Composites Part B: Engineering; Volume 161, 2019, 651-658
  3. Monoglyceride as an effective and friendly modification agent for nano-layered structure of Montmorillonite; Dang Mao Nguyen, Thi Mai Loan nguyen, Julien Colin, Patrick Perré, Trinh Duy nguyen, Huy Ha Thuc, Chi Nhan Ha Thuc; Applied Clay Science, 2019, Applied Clay Science 179 (2019) 105100
  4. Nguyen Dang Mao, Hun Jeong, Thi Kim Ngan Nguyen, Thi Mai Loan Nguyen, Thi Vi
    Vi Do, Chi Nhan Ha Thuc, Patrick Perré, Sang Cheol Ko, Hong Gun Kim, Duy Thanh
    Tran; Composites Part B (2019)
  5. Author of Patent number B071-2013-02346 SC; Mechanical and Chemical process of Purification/Extraction of Bentonite clay from Vietnamese natural Sources – Application in reinforcement nanofiller for polymer nanocomposite elaboration.
  6. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Chapter: Hygrothermal properties of bio-insulation building materials based on bamboo fibers and bio-glues; Nguyen Dang Mao, Anne-Cécile Grillet, Chi Nhan Ha-Thuc, Vi Vi Do Thi, Monika Woloszyn; eBook ISBN 978-981-10-6713-6, Volume 8, Chapter No: 50, Book ID: 440612_1_En; Springer Nature brand, Springer.
  7. Nguyen Dang Mao, Anne-Cécile Grillet, Thi My Hanh Diep, Chi Nhan Ha-Thuc, Monika Woloszyn; Construction and Building Materials, 155:852-866 (2017).
  8. Dang Mao Nguyen, Thi Vi Vi Do, Anne-Cecile Grillet, Huy Ha Thuc,
    Chi Nhan Ha Thuc; International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, volume 115, 257-265 (2016).
  9. N. Ha Thuc, Huu Tien Cao, Mao Dang Nguyen, Mai Anh Tran, Laurent Duclaux, Anne-Cecile Grillet, and H. Ha Thuc; Journal of Nanomaterials Volume 2014, Article ID 302735, 11 pages.
  10. Van Hai Le, Chi Nhan Ha Thuc and Huy Ha Thuc; Nanoscale Research Letters, 8:58 (2013).
  11. D.T. Tran, D.M. Nguyen, C.N. Ha Thuc and T.T. Dang Composite Interfaces, Volume 20, Issue 5, 2013, pages 343-353.