TRAN Thien Thanh, PhD

Associate Professor 
Department of  Nuclear Physics-Nuclear Engineering,
Faculty of Physics & Engineering Physics, 
VNU-HCM University of Science,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel. Number: (+84) 028 38 354 266

Scientific Education

Scientific Education

2018. Associate Professor at VNUHCM-University of Science

2013. Ph.D in Nuclear Physics: VNUHCM-University of Science

2007. Master of Nuclear Physics, VNUHCM-University of Science

2003. Bachelor of Physics, University of Education HCM City

Scientific Research

Scientific Research

- 7 projects of scientific research

Research Skills/Interests

- Calculating and simulating interactions of radiation with materials

- Applied nuclear physics to industry and environment

Publication List (selected)

  1. Thanh, T.T., Ferreux, L., Lépy, M.C., Tao, C.V., Sylvie Pierre, S., 2013. Characterization of a cosmic suppression spectrometer, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 114-118.
  2. Ferreux, L., Pierre, S., Thanh, T.T., Lépy, M.C., 2013. Validation of efficiency transfer for Marinelli geometries, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 67-70.
  3. Tam, H.D., Chuong, H.D., Thanh, T.T., Nguyen, V.H., Trang, H.T.K., Tao, C.V., 2015. Advanced gamma spectrum processing technique applied to the analysis of scattering spectra for determining material thickness, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303(1), 693-699.
  4. Thanh, T.T, Nguyen, V.H., Chuong, H.D., Tran, L.B., Tam, HD., Binh, N.T., Tao, C.V., 2015. Verification of Compton scattering spectrum of a 662-keV photon beam scattered on a cylindrical steel target using MCNP5 code, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 294-298.
  5. Thanh, T.T., Trang, H.T.K., Chuong, H.D., Nguyen, V.H., Tran, L.B., Tam, H.D., Tao, C.V., 2016. A prototype of radioactive waste drum monitor by non-destructive assays using gamma spectrometry, Applied Radiation and Isotopes 544-546.
  6. Tran, N.H., Karamitros, M., Ivanchenko, V.N., Guatelli, S., McKinnon, S., Murakami, K., Sasaki, T., Okada, S., Bordage, M.C., Francis, Z., El Bitar, Z., Bernal, M.A., Shinm, J.I., Lee, S.B., Barberet, Ph., Thanh, T.T., Brown, J.M.C., Hao, T.V.N., Incerti, S., 2016. Geant4 Monte Carlo simulation of absorbed dose and radiolysis yields enhancement from a gold nanoparticle under MeV proton irradiation, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 373, 126–139.
  7. Nguyen, V.H., Tam, H.D., Tran, L.B., Thanh, T.T., Le, H.T., Quan, L.D.M., Chuong, H.D., Ngan, T.N.T., Tao, C.V., 2016. A semi-empirical method for measuring thickness of pipe-wall using gamma scattering technique, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 308, 1011-1016.
  8. Tam, H.D., Chuong, H.D., Thanh, T.T., Tao, C.V., 2016. A study of the effect of Al2O3 reflector on response function of NaI(Tl) detector, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 88-93.
  9. Hung, N.Q., Chuong, H.D., Vuong, L.Q., Thanh, T.T., Tao, C.V., 2016. Intercomparison NaI(Tl) and HPGe spectrometry to studies of natural radioactivity on geological samples, Journal of Environmental radioactivity, 164, 197-201.
  10. Chuong, H.D., Thanh, T.T., Trang, L.T.N., Nguyen, V.H., Tao, C.V., 2016. Estimating thickness of the  inner dead- layer of n-type HPGe detector, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 116, 174-177.
  11. Vuong, L.Q., Chuong, H.D., Nguyen, V.H., Hung, N.Q., Thanh, T.T., Tao, C.V., 2017. Revision of nuclear data of 235U - 226Ra to the 186 keV peak for the determination of activity for environmental samples, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 314, 1273-1277.
  12. Tam, H.D., Yen, N.T.H., Tran, L.B., Chuong, H.D., Thanh, T.T., 2017. Optimization of the Monte Carlo simulation model of NaI(Tl) detector by Geant4 code. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 130, 75-79.
  13. Nguyen, V.H., Chuong, H.D., Thanh, T.T., Tao, C.V., 2018. New method for processing gamma backscattering spectra to estimate saturation depth and to determine thickness of aluminum and steel materials, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 315(2), 293-298.
  14. Thanh, T.T., Vuong, L.Q., Ho, P.L., Chuong, H.D., Nguyen, V.H., Tao, C.V., 2018. Validation of an advanced analytical procedure applied to the measurement of environmental radioactivity, Journal of Environmental radioactivity, 184-185, 109-113.
  15. Ho, P.L., Hung, L.D., Minh, V.T., Chinh, D.V., Thanh, T.T., Tao, C.V., 2018. Natural and artificial radionuclides in tea samples determined with gamma spectrometry, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 316(2), 703-707.
  16. Chuong, H.D., Hung, N.Q., Le, N.T.M., Nguyen, V.H., Thanh, T.T., 2019. Validation of gamma scanning method for optimizing NaI(Tl) detector model in Monte Carlo simulation, Applied Radiation and Isotopes , 149, 1-8.
  17. Ho., P.L., Minh, V.T., Hung, L.D., Trung, D.Q., Chinh, D.V., Thanh, T.T., Tao, C.V., 2019. Assessment of annual effective dose from radium isotopes in groundwater samples in households along the lower Mekong River, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 322(2), 503-511.
  18. Lépy, M.C., Thiam, C., Anagnostakis, M., Galea, R., Gurau, D., Hurtado, S., Karfopoulos, K., Liang, J., Liu, H., Luca, A., Mitsios, I., Potiriadis,C., Savva, M.I., Thanh, TT., Thomas, V., Townson, R.W., Vasilopoulou, T., Zhang, M., 2019, A benchmark for Monte Carlo simulation in gamma-ray spectrometry, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 154, 108850.
  19. Chuong, H.D., Linh, N.T.T., Trang, L.T.N., Nguyen, V.H., Minh, L.H., Tai, C.T., Thanh, T.T., 2020. A simple approach for developing model of Si(Li) detector in Monte Carlo simulation, Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 166, 108459.
  20. Sima, O., De Vismes Ott, A., Dias, M.S. Dryak, P., Ferreux,L., Gurau, D., Hurtado, S., Jodlowski, P., Karfopoulos, K., Koskinas, M.F., Laubenstein, M., Lee, Y.K., Lépy, M.C., Luca, A., Menezes, M.O., Moreira, D.S., Nikolič, J., Peyres, V., Saganowski, P., Savva, M.I., Semmler, R., Solc, J., Thanh, T.T., Tyminska, K., Tyminski, Z., Vidmar, T., Vukanac, I., Yucels, H., 2020. Consistency test of coincidence-summing calculation methods for extended sources, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 155, 108921.