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TRAN Hoang Phuong, PhD

Associate Professor,
Department of Organic Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 903706762

Email:thphuong@hcmus.edu.vn

Scientific Education

2015: PhD in in Organic chemistry, University of Science, VNU-HCM

2010: M.Sc. in Organic chemistry, University of Science, VNU-HCM

2006: B.Sc. in Organic chemistry, University of Science, VNU-HCM

Academic & Research Experience

  • Organic synthesis.

  • Green synthetic method.

  • Electrolyte and dye.

  • Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.

  • Biomass conversion.

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Phuong Hoang Tran, Frizt Duus, Thach Le Ngoc, Friedel–Crafts acylation using bismuth triflate in [BMI][PF6], Tetrahedron Letters, 2012, 53, 222-224.
  2. Phuong Hoang Tran, Ngoc Bich Le Do, Thach Le Ngoc, Improvement of the Friedel–Crafts benzoylation by using bismuth trifluoromethanesulfonate in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium trifluoromethanesulfonate ionic liquid under microwave irradiation. Tetrahedron Letters, 2014, 55 (1), 205-208.
  3. Phuong Hoang Tran, Poul Erik Hansen, Thuy Thanh Pham, Vy Thanh Huynh, Vy Hieu Huynh, Thao Du Thi Tran, Thanh Van Huynh, Thach Ngoc Le, Microwave-assisted facile and rapid Friedel-Crafts benzoylation of arenes catalysed by bismuth trifluoromethanesulfonate. Synthetic Communications, 2014, 44 (20), 2921-2929.
  4. Phuong Hoang Tran, Poul Erik Hansen, Hai Truong Nguyen, Thach Ngoc Le, Erbium trifluoromethanesulfonate-catalyzed Friedel–Crafts acylation using aromatic carboxylic acids as acylating agents under monomode-microwave irradiation, Tetrahedron Letters, 2015, 56 (4), 612-618.
  5. Phuong Hoang Tran, Vy Hieu Huynh, Poul Erik Hansen, Duy-Khiem Nguyen Chau, Thach Ngoc Le, An efficient and green synthesis of 1-indanone and 1-tetralone via intramolecular Friedel-Crafts acylation reaction, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2015, 4 (5), 482-486.
  6. Phuong Hoang Tran, Huy Manh Hoang, Poul Erik Hansen, Duy-Khiem Nguyen Chau, Thach Ngoc Le, Indium triflate in 1-isobutyl-3-methylimidazolium dihydrogenphosphate: an efficient and green catalytic system for Friedel–Crafts acylation, Tetrahedron Letters, 2015, 56(17), 2187-2192
  7. Phuong Hoang Tran, Hai Ngoc Tran, Poul Erik Hansen , Mai Hoang Ngoc Do, Thach Ngoc Le,  A Simple, Effective, Green Method for the Regioselective 3-Acylation of Unprotected Indoles, Molecules, 2015, 20, 19605-19619.
  8. Phuong Hoang Tran; Nguyen, H. T.; Hansen, P. E.; Le, T. N., An efficient and green method for regio- and chemo-selective Friedel–Crafts acylations using a deep eutectic solvent ([CholineCl][ZnCl2]3). RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 37031-37038.
  9. Doan, T. L. H.; Dao, T. Q.; Tran, H. N.; Phuong Hoang Tran; Le, T. N., An efficient combination of Zr-MOF and microwave irradiation in catalytic Lewis acid Friedel-Crafts benzoylation. Dalton Transactions 2016, 45, 7875-7880.
  10. Phuong Hoang Tran; Phung, H. Q.; Hansen, P. E.; Tran, H. N.; Le, T. N., Efficient Friedel–Crafts benzoylation of aniline derivatives with 4-fluorobenzoyl chloride using copper triflate in the synthesis of aminobenzophenones. Synthetic Communications 2016, 46, 893-901.
  11. Nguyen, H. T.; Phuong Hoang Tran, An extremely efficient and green method for the acylation of secondary alcohols, phenols and naphthols with a deep eutectic solvent as the catalyst. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 98365-98368.
  12. Le, H. M.; Bui, V. Q.; Phuong Hoang Tran; Pham-Tran, N.-N.; Kawazoe, Y.; Nguyen-Manh, D., The prospect of sensitizing organic dyes attached to the MoS2 surface: Physical insights from density functional theory investigations. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2017, 667, 290-295.
  13. Phuong Hoang Tran; Nguyen, H. T.; Hansen, P. E.; Le, T. N., Greener Friedel-Crafts Acylation Using Microwave-Enhanced Reactivity of Bismuth Triflate in the Friedel-Crafts Benzoylation of Aromatic Compounds with Benzoic Anhydride. ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 571-575.
  14. Phuong Hoang Tran; Phung, H. Q.; Duong, M. N.; Pham-Tran, N.-N., Efficient microwave-assisted direct C -benzoylation of phenols and naphthols with benzoic acid catalyzed by bismuth triflate under solvent-free or ionic liquid conditions. Tetrahedron Letters 2017, 58, 1558-1563.
  15. Phuong Hoang Tran, Thuy-Duy Thi Nguyen, Tram-Anh Thi Tu, and Thach Ngoc Le, Magnetically recoverable -Fe2O3 nanoparticles as a highly active catalyst for Friedel–Crafts benzoylation reaction under ultrasound irradiation. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2017, accepted. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2017.04.008
  16. Nhat-Hang Thi Nguyen, Phuong-Phong Thi Nguyen, Thuy-Duy Thi Nguyen, Minh-Nguyet Thi Tran, Thanh-Nguyen Thi Huynh, Phuong Hoang Tran, Au Nanorod: An Efficient Catalyst for One-Pot Synthesis of 3,4-Dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones via the Multicomponent Biginelli Reaction. ChemistrySelect 2017, Accepted manuscript, Corected Proof)
  17. Phuong Hoang Tran.; Duy Nguyen, A.-T.; Nguyen, H. T.; Le, T. N., Bronsted acidic ionic liquid-promoted direct C3-acylation of N-unsubstituted indoles with acid anhydrides under microwave irradiation. RSC Adv. 2017, 7, 54399-54406.
  18. Truong Nguyen, H.; Nguyen Chau, D.-K.; Phuong Hoang Tran A green and efficient method for the synthesis of pyrroles using a deep eutectic solvent ([CholineCl][ZnCl2]3) under solvent-free sonication. New Journal of Chemistry 2017, 41, 12481-12489.
  19. Nguyen, P. T.; Nguyen, T. N.; Nguyen, V. S.; Nguyen, H. T.; Thi Ngo, D. K.; Phuong Hoang Tran, 1-Alkenyl-3-methylimidazolium trifluoromethanesulfonate ionic liquids: novel and low-viscosity ionic liquid electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells. RSC Advances 2018, 8, 13142-13147.
  20. Nguyen, Q. T.; Thi Hang, A.-H.; Ho Nguyen, T.-L.; Nguyen Chau, D.-K.; Phuong Hoang Tran, Phosphonium acidic ionic liquid: an efficient and recyclable homogeneous catalyst for the synthesis of 2-arylbenzoxazoles, 2-arylbenzimidazoles, and 2-arylbenzothiazoles. RSC Adv. 2018, 8, 11834-11842.
  21. Phuong Hoang Tran; Nguyen, X.-T. T.; Chau, D.-K. N., A Brønsted-Acidic Ionic Liquid Gel as an Efficient and Recyclable Heterogeneous Catalyst for the Synthesis of Bis(indolyl)methanes under Solvent-Free Sonication. Asian J. Org. Chem. 2018, 7, 232-239.
  22. Phuong Hoang Tran; Thi Hang, A.-H., Deep eutectic solvent-catalyzed arylation of benzoxazoles with aromatic aldehydes. RSC Adv. 2018, 8, 11127-11133.
  23. Nguyen, H. T. D.; Nguyen, T. T.; Nguyen, P. T. K.; Phuong Hoang Tran, A highly active copper-based metal-organic framework catalyst for a Friedel–Crafts alkylation in the synthesis of bis(indolyl)methanes under ultrasound irradiation. Arabian Journal of Chemistry 2017. 10.1016/j.arabjc.2017.11.009
  24. Nguyen, L. H. T.; Nguyen, T. T.; Nguyen, H. L.; Doan, T. L. H.; Phuong Hoang Tran, A new superacid hafnium-based metal–organic framework as a highly active heterogeneous catalyst for the synthesis of benzoxazoles under solvent-free conditions. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2017, 7, 4346-4350.
  25. Nguyen, P. T.; Nguyen, T. N.; Nguyen, V. S.; Nguyen, H. T.; Ngo, D. K. T.; Tran, P. H., 1-Alkenyl-3-methylimidazolium trifluoromethanesulfonate ionic liquids: novel and low-viscosity ionic liquid electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells. RSC Adv. 2018, 8 (24), 13142-13147.
  26. Tran, P. H.; Bui, T. P. T.; Lam, X. Q. B.; Nguyen, X. T. T., Synthesis of benzo 4,5 imidazo 1,2-a pyrimidines and 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4( 1H)- ones under metal- free and solvent- free conditions for minimizing waste generation. RSC Adv. 2018, 8 (63), 36392-36399.
  27. Tran, P. H.; Nguyen, X. T. T.; Chau, D. K. N., A Bronsted-Acidic Ionic Liquid Gel as an Efficient and Recyclable Heterogeneous Catalyst for the Synthesis of Bis(indolyl)methanes under Solvent-Free Sonication. Asian J. Org. Chem. 2018, 7 (1), 232-239.
  28. Nguyen, L. H. T.; Nguyen, T. T. T.; Tran, P. H.; Kawazoe, Y.; Le, H. M.; Doan, T. L. H., Zr and Hf-metal-organic frameworks: Efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalysts for the synthesis of 2-arylbenzoxazole via ring open pathway acylation reaction. J. Catal. 2019, 374, 110-117.
  29. Nguyen, P. T.; Nguyen, T.-D. T.; Nguyen, V. S.; Dang, D. T.-X.; Le, H. M.; Wei, T.-C.; Tran, P. H., Application of deep eutectic solvent from phenol and choline chloride in electrolyte to improve stability performance in dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Mol. Liq. 2019, 277, 157-162.
  30. Nguyen, T. T.; Nguyen, X.-T. T.; Nguyen, T.-L. H.; Tran, P. H., Synthesis of Benzoxazoles, Benzimidazoles, and Benzothiazoles Using a Brønsted Acidic Ionic Liquid Gel as an Efficient Heterogeneous Catalyst under a Solvent-Free Condition. ACS Omega 2019, 4 (1), 368-373.
  31. Tran, P. H.; Tran, P. V., A highly selective and efficient method for the production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from dehydration of fructose using SACS/DES catalytic system. Fuel 2019, 246, 18-23.

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