NGUYEN Van Dong, PhD

Associate Professor,
Department of Analytical Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 977151763


Scientific Education

  • PhD: Analytical Chemistry, Umea University, Sweden, 2006.
  • MSc: Analytical Chemistry, Hochiminh University of Science, 1998
  • BSc: Analytical Chemistry, University of Science, 1993.

Academic & Research Experience

Academic & Research Experience

  • Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (Atomic Absorption and Emission Spectrometry, Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry), Molecular Spectrophotometry, Chromatography (Liquid Chromatography and Gas Chromatography), Statistics in Analytical Chemistry, Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Analytical Chemistry, Sampling and Sample Preparation in Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Instrumentation.


Research Skills/Interests


- Method amendment and method development in analytical chemistry.

- Elemental analysis by molecular (UV-VIS) and atomic spectrometry (AAS, ICP-OES and ICPMS).

- Speciation analysis of organotin, organomercury, organoselenium in environmental, food and clinical samples.

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Sunil J. Kumar, Solomon Tesfalidet, James P. Snell, Dong Nguyen Van and Wolfgang Frech. A simple method for synthesis of organotin species to investigate extraction procedures in sediments by isotope dilution-gas chromatography-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. J . Anal. At. Spectrom., 2004, 19, 368 – 372
  2. Dong Nguyen Van,Richard Lindberg and Wolfgang Frech. Redistribution reactions of butyl- and phenyltin species during storage in methanol. J . Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005, 20, 266–272.
  3. Dong Nguyen Van, Bernard Radziuk and Wolfgang Frech. A comparison between continuum- and line source AAS for speciation analysis of butyl- and phenyltin compounds. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2006, 21, 708–711.
  4. Dong Nguyen Van, Siva Rama Krishna Muppala, Wolfgang Frech, Solomon Tesfalidet. Preparation, preservation and application of pure isotope enriched phenyltin species. Anal Bioanal Chem, (2006) 386: 1505–1513, DOI 10.1007/s00216-006-0695-8.
  5. Dong Nguyen Van, Thuy Thi Xuan Bui, Solomon Tesfalidet. The transformation of phenyltin species during sample preparation of biological tissues using multi-isotope spike SSID-GC-ICPMS. Anal Bioanal Chem, (2008) 392:737–747, DOI 10.1007/s00216-008-2316-1.
  6. Van-Phuc Dinh, Ngoc-Chung Le, Thi-Phuong-Tu Nguyen Thi-Dong-Thuong Hoang, Van-Dong Nguyen, Ngoc-Tuan Nguyen. Zinc Adsorption Property of Gamma-MnO2 Nanostructure: Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies. Key Engineering Materials, 2016, 708, 3-8.
  7. Thanh-Son Dao, Vu-Nam Le, Ba-Trung Bui, Khuong V. Dinh, Claudia Wiegand, Thanh-Son Nguyen, Cong-Thanh Dao, Van-Dong Nguyen, Thi-Hien To, Ly-Sy-Phu Nguyen, Truong-Giang Vo, Thi-My-Chi Vo. Sensitivity of a tropical micro-crustacean (Daphnia lumholtzi) to trace metals tested in natural water of the Mekong River. Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 574, 1360–1370.
  8. Ngo Xuan Quang, Nguyen Thi My Yen, Nguyen Van Dong, Larisa Prozorova, Nic Smol, Lidia Lins, Ann Vanreusel, Nematode communities in the Sai Gon River harbors in relation to tributyltin concentrations. Marine Biodiversity, DOI 10.1007/s12526-017-0718-z.
  9. Dinh Van-Phuc, Le Ngoc-Chung, Nguyen Van-Dong, Nguyen Ngoc-Tuan, Adsorption of zinc (II) onto MnO2/CS composite:equilibrium and kinetic studies. Desalination and Water Treatment, 2017, 58, 427–434, doi: 10.5004/dwt.2017.11432.
  10. Van-Phuc Dinh, Ngoc-Chung Le, Ngoc-Tuan Nguyen, Quang-Thien Tran, Van-Dong Nguyen, Anh-Tuyen Luu, N. Quang Hung,Tran Duy Tap, Thien-Hoang Ho. Determination of Cobalt in seawater using neutron activation analysis after preconcentration by adsorption onto γ-MnO2 Journal of Chemistry, Volume 2018, Article ID 9126491, 8 pages
  11. Van-Phuc Dinh, Ngoc-Chung Le, L. Anh Tuyen, N. Quang Hung,Van-Dong Nguyen, Ngoc-Tuan Nguyen. Insight into adsorption mechanism of lead(II) from aqueous solution by chitosan loaded MnO2 nanoparticles. Materials Chemistry and Physics 207 (2018) 294e302.