LE Van Hieu, PhD

Department of Magnetic and Biomedical Materials
Laboratory of Multifunctional Materials
Faculty of Materials Science and Technology

University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 28-38350831

Scientific Education

  • 1976 – 1981: Undergraduated Student, University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Speciality:  Optics and Spectroscopy

  • 1981: Bachelor in Physics.
  • 1989 – 1993: PhD. Student, Saint Petersburg National University, Russia.

Speciality: Optics - Plasma Chemistry and Physics.

  • 1993: PhD. in Physics and Mathematics

Academic & Research Experience

Research Areas

  • Hybrid Materials.
  • Electronics and Photonics
  • Biomedical Materials.
  • Photocatalyst and antibacterial materials.

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Huu Tien Cao, Xuan Thanh Tung Pham, Van Linh Ha and Van Hieu Le, Effectiveness of hairpin probe in increasing the limit of detection for gold nanowire based-biosensor, Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 5 ,2014, 045017 (2014)
  2. Tran Hoang Cao Son, Le Khac Top, Nguyen Thi Dong Tri, Ha Thuc Chi Nhan, Lam Quang Vinh, Bach Thang Phan, Sang Sub Kim, and Le Van Hieu,  Control of morphology and orientation of electrochemically grown ZnO nanorods by changing deposition current density, Metals and Materials International. Met. Mater. Int. 20, 2, 337 (2014).
  3. Tran T. T. Van, S. Turrell, B. Capoen, Le Van Hieu, M. FerrariDavor Ristic, L. Boussekey, C. Kinowski, Environment segregation of Er3+ emission in bulk sol-gel-derived SiO2-SnO2 glass ceramics, J.of Materials Science, DOI.1007/s10853-014-8531-6 (8pp), (2014).
  1. Nguyen Viet Long, Pham Van Viet, Le Van Hieu, Cao Minh Thi, Yang Yong, and Masayuki Nogami The controlled hydrothermal synthesis and photocatalytic characterization of TiO2 nanorods, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, Vol.6, pp 1-7, (2014).
  2. Pham Van Viet, Bach Thang Phan, Le Van Hieu, Cao Minh Thi, The effect of Acid Treatment and Reactive Temperature on the Formation of TiO2 Nanotubes, J. of. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol.15, 1-5, (2014).
  3. Cao Huu Tien; Tran Van Man; Ha Van Linh; Pham Xuan Thanh Tung; Do Thi Thanh Thuy; Le Van Hieu, Detection of interleukin-8 mRNA by using gold nanowire based-biosensor with a stem-loop probe, Int.J. Nanotechnol., Vol.12,Nos.5/6/7, pp 347-356, (2015).
  4. Kim Ngoc Pham, Minsu Choi, Cao Vinh Tran, Trung Do Nguyen, Van Hieu Le, Taekjib Choi, Jaichain Lee, and Bach Thang Phan Study of the Resistive Switching Effect in Chromium Oxide Thin Films by Use of Conductive Atomic Force Microscopy, J. of Electronics Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-015-3889-z, (2015).
  5. 8. Cao Thi My Dung, Nhu Hoa Tran Thi, Kieu Hanh Thi Ta , Vinh Cao Tran , Bao Thu Le Nguyen , Van Hieu Le , Phuong Anh Do , Anh Tuan Dang , Heongkyu Ju , and Bach Thang Phan, Relaxor behaviour in 0.5BaTiO3 – 0.5CoFe2O4 composite materials, Journal of Magnetics, 20(4), 353 (2015).
  6. Cao Huu Tien; Ha Van Linh; Pham Xuan Thanh Tung; Le Van Hieu, Improving gold nanowire based-biosensor sensitivity by changing probe design, Int.J. Nanotechnol., Accepted (2016).
  7. Pham Van Viet, Bach Thang Phan, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Controlled formation of Silver nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotubes by photoreduction method, J. of. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol.16, 1-7, (2016).
  8. Huu Phuc DangQuang Ho LucTran Le, andVan Hieu Le, The Optimum Fabrication Condition of p-Type Antimony Tin Oxide Thin Films Prepared by DC Magnetron Sputtering, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2016, Article ID 7825456, 11 pages (accepted) (2016).
  9. Thi Kieu Hanh Ta, Minh-Thuong Trinh, Nguyen Viet Long, Thi ong, Thi Thanh My Nguyen, Thi Lien Thuong Nguyen, Linh Thuoc Tran, Bach Thang Phan, Derrick Mott, Shinya Maenosono, Hieu Tran-Van and Van Hieu Le, Synthesis and surface functionalization of Fe3O4-SiO2 core-shell nanoparticles with 3-glycidoxypropyltrimethoxysilane and 1,1′-carbonyldiimidazole for bio-applications, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 504 ,1–8, (2016)
  10. Pham Van Viet, Le Van Hieu and Cao Minh Thi, The directed preparation of TiO2 nanotubes film on FTO substrate via hydrothermal method for gas sensing application, AIMS Materials Science, 3(2):460-469, (2016).
  11. 14. Huu Phuc Dang, Quang Ho Luc, Van Hieu Le, Tran Le, The influence of deposition temperature and annealing temperature on Ga-doped SnO2 films prepared by direct current magnetron sputtering, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 687 ,1012-1020, (2016).
  12. Pham Van Viet , Nguyen Thi Hai 2, Cao Minh Thi and Le Van Hieu, Fusarium antifungal activities of Copper nanoparticles synthesized by a Chemical reduction method, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2016, Article ID 1957612, 7pages(2016).
  13. Vu Hoang Nam, Pham Van Viet, Le Van Hieu, Cao Minh Thi, First-principles calculations for hydrogenation of acceptor defects in Li-doped SnO2 , Materials Research Express, 3105901 (2016)
  14. Phuc Dang Huu, Le Van Hieu, Le Tran, Determination of the optimum annealing temperature and time for indium-doped SnO2 films to achieve the best p-type conductive property, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 696, 1314–1322 (2017)
  15. Viet Van Pham, Nguyen Chanh Trung, Pham Minh Nhut, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, The fabrication of the antibacterial paste based on TiO2 nanotubes and Ag nanoparticles loaded TiO2 nanotubes powders, Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, DOI:10.1080/17458080.2017.1301685 (2017).
  1. Pham Kim Ngoc, Kieu Hanh Thi Ta, Cao Vinh Tran, Le Van Hieu, Phan Bach Thang, Effect of Post-annealing temperature Process on Filamentary-Based Resistive Switching Mechanism of Chromium Oxide Thin Films, Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-016-5263-1 (2017).
  2. Tran T. T. Van, Cao T. M. Dung, Vinh Quang Lam, Le Van Hieu, Emission of Eu3+ in SiO2-ZnO glass and SiO2-SnO2 glass ceramic: Correlation between structure and optical properties of Eu3+ ions, Journal of Non Crystalline Solids, Vol 459:57-62 (2017).
  3. Tran Le, Phuc Dang Huu, Quang Ho Luc, Le Van Hieu, A study of structural, electrical and optical properties of p-type Zn doped SnO2 films versus deposition and annealing temperature, Journal of Physics D Applied Physics, Vol 50 (14LT01-145204): 145102 (2017).
  4. Pham Van Viet, Tran Hong Huy, Nguyen Xuan Sang, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, One-step hydrothermal synthesis and characterisation of SnO2 nanoparticle-loaded TiO2 nanotubes with high photocatalytic performance under sunlight; Journal of Materials Science (Online 2-11-2017, DOI 10.1007/s10853-017-1762-6), (2017).
  5. Pham Van Viet, Bach  Thang  Phan, Derrick  Mott, Shinya  Maenosono, Truong Tan sang,  Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Silver nanoparticle loaded TiO2 nanotubes with high photocatalytic and  antibacterial activity synthesized by photoreduction method; Journal  of  Photochemistry  and  Photobiology  A:  Chemistry  352, 106–112, (2018).
  6. Pham Van Viet, Tran Hong Huy, Sheng-Jie You, Le Van Hieu, Cao Minh Thi, Hydrothermal synthesis, characterization, and photocatalytic activity of silicon doped TiO2 nanotubes, Superlattices and Microstructures, 123 447-455, (2018).
  7. Pham Van Viet, Truong Tan Sang, Nguyen Quoc Hien, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Synthesis of a silver/TiO2 nanotube nanacomposite by gamma irradiation for enhanced photocatalytic activity under sunlight, Nuclear Inst. And Methods in Physics Research B, 429 14-18, (2018).
  8. Cao T.M. Dung, Le Van Hieu, Lam Quang Vinh, Tran T.T. Van, Remarkable enhancement of Er3+ emission at 1.54 um in Er/Yb co-doped SiO2-SnO2 glass-ceramics, Journal of Alloys and Compounds,757, 489-495, (2018).
  9. Van Viet Pham, Dai Phat Bui,Hong Huy Tran, Minh Thi Cao, Tri Khoa Nguyen, Yong Soo Kim and Van Hieu Le , Photoreduction route for Cu2O/TiO2nanotubes junction for enhanced photocatalytic activity, RSC Advances 2046-2069, (2018).
  10. 28. Cao Huu Tien, Ha Van Linh, Pham Xuan Thanh Tung, Le Van Hieu, Improving gold nanowire-based biosensor sensitivity by changing probe design, J. of Nanotechnology, 1475-7435, (2018).
  11. 29. Pham Van Viet, Tran Hong Huy, Sheng-Jie You, Le Van Hieu, and Cao Minh Thi, Hydrothermal synthesis, characterization, and photocatalytic activity of Silicon doped TiO2 nanotubes, Superlattices and Microstructures 123, 447-455 (2018).
  12. 30. Nguyen Truong Tho, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Viet Van Pham,Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalysis For Methylene Blue Degradation and Hydrogen Evolution Reaction: A case of Black TiO2 Nanotube Arrays. of the Australia Ceramic Society, DOI: 10.1007/s41779-019-00405-8 (2019).
  13. Nguyen Truong Tho, Cao Minh Thi, Le Van Hieu, Viet Van Pham Investigation of Some Characterizations of Black TiO2 Nanotubes Via Spectroscopic Methods, Communications in Physics, 29 (2),DOI: 10.15625/0868-3166/29/2/13762 (2019).
  14. Thao Kim Truong, Doan Van Thuan, Hong Huy Tran, Hai Nguyen Tran, Vinh Quang Lam, Le Van Hieu, Cao Minh Thi, Viet Van Pham, Effect of Cr Doping on Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Activity of ZnO Nanoparticles, Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-019-07566-z (2019).
  15. An Vu Nang , Tran T. T. Van, C. N. Ha Thuc and Le Van Hieu, Investigating methylene blue adsorption and photocatalytic activity of ZnO/CNC nanohybrids, Journal of nanomaterials, DOI: 10.1155/2020/6185976, (2020)

  16. Vu Nang An, Ha Thuc Chi Nhan, Tran Duy Tap, Than Thi Thanh Van, Pham Van   Viet and Le Van Hieu, Extraction of High Crystalline Nanocellulose from Biorenewable Sources of Vietnamese Agricultural Wastes, Journal of Polymers and the Environment, DOI: 10.1007/s10924-020-01695-x (2020). 

  17. Nam Hoang Vu, Hieu Van Le, Thang Bach Phan, Toan The Nguyen, Nam Thoai and Thi Minh Cao, Effect of Surface States and Breakdown of the Schottky–Mott Limit of Graphene/Silicon van der Waals Heterostructure, J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 16, 8958-8970, (2020).