TRAN Van Man, PhD

Associate Professor,

Head, Office of Science and Technology
Director, Center for Scientific and Technical Creativity
Department of Physical Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry
University of Science, VNUHCM
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 287 3089 899

Scientific Education

  • 2018: Associate Professor, University of Science, VNUHCM
  • 2010: Post-doc in Electrochemistry, LEPMI, Grenoble National Institute of Technology, France
  • 2009: Ph. D in Chemical Engineering, Grenoble National Institute of Technology, France
  • 2003: M. Sc in Physical Chemistry, University of Science, VNUHCM
  • 1998: B. Sc in Chemistry, University of Science, VNUHCM

Academic & Research Experience

  • Kinetics of electrochemical reactions, nanotechnology, nanomaterials for power source, fuel cell, supercapacitor

Publication List (selected from 2013-now)

  1. Huu Dat Nguyen, Thi Thanh Thuy Mai, Ngoc Bich Nguyen, Thanh Duy Dang, My Loan Phung Le, Tan Tai Dang, Van Man Tran, A novel method for preparing microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) from bamboo fibers, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 4 (2013) pages 015016.
  2. The An HaPhung My Loan Le,  P. Thoa Nguyen,Van Man Tran, Nanostructured composite electrode based on hydrous manganese oxide and mesoporous carbon for electrochemical supercapacitor: synthesis, morphology and electrochemical characterization, ECS Transaction, 2013, Volume 45, issue 20, pp. 173-182.
  3. Thi Hong Thuy Phan, Phu Duy Tran, Xuan Thanh Tung Pham, Ngoc Thuy Duong Dang, Viet Long Nguyen, Van Man Tran, Truong Giang Bui, Mau Chien Dang, Duy Hien Tong, Glucose biosensor based on platinum nanowires: a clinical study, International Journal of Nanotechnology, 2013, Volume 10, No.3/4, pp. 166 – 177.
  4. Thi Giang Huong Nguyen, Thi Van Anh Pham, Thi Xuan Phuong, Thi Xuan Binh Lam, Van Man Tran, Thi Phuong Thoa Nguyen, Nano-Pt/C electrocatalysts: synthesis and activity for alcohol oxidation, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2013, Volume 4, p. 035008.
  5. The An Ha, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung Le, Nanostructured composite electrode based on manganese dioxide and carbon Vulcan-carbon nanotubes for an electrochemical supercapacitor, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Volume 4, 2013 p. 035004.
  6. Thanh Nhan Tran, Thi Van Anh Pham, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung Le, Thi Phuong Thoa Nguyen, Synthesis of amorphous silica and sulfonic acid functionalized silica used as reinforced phase for polymer electrolyte membrane, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 4, 2013 p. 045007.
  7. Van Man Tran, The An Ha, My Loan Phung Le, Capacitance behavior of nanostructured Ɛ-MnO2/C composite electrode using different matrix, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 5, 2014, issue 2 p. 025005.
  8. Vu Thi Hong Phuong, Tran Van Man, Le My Loan Phung, Nanostructured platinum and carbon supported Pt-Ni catalyst for polymer electrolyte fuel cell, ECS Transactions Volume 64, issue 3, pp. 171-180.
  9. Vo Ke Thanh Ngo, Dang Giang Nguyen, Hoang Phuong Uyen Nguyen, Van Man Tran, Thi Khoa My Nguyen, Trong Phat Huynh, Quang Vinh Lam, Thanh Dat Huynh, Thi Ngoc Lien Truong, Quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) as biosensor for the detecting of Escherichia coli O157:H7, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Volume 5, 2014, p. 045004 (8 pages).
  10. Cao Huu Tien, Tran Van Man, Ha Van Linh, Pham Xuan Thanh Tung, Do Thanh Thuy, Le Van Hieu, Detection of interleukin-8 mRNA using a gold nanowire-based biosensor with a stem-loop probe, International Journal of Nanotechnology, Volume 12 (5/6/7) 2015, pp.347-357.
  11. Nguyen Luong Nhat Phu, Ha The An, Tran Van Man, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thoa, Le Van Thang, Performance characteristics for oxygen reduction reaction of nanostructured Pt100-xCox supported on Vulcan carbon and carbon nanotubes catalysts, International Journal of Nanotechnology, Volume 12 (5/6/7) 2015, pp. 434-446
  12. Thang Van Le, Ha Tran Nguyen, Anh Tuan Luu, Man Van Tran, Phung Loan My Le, LiMn2O4/CNTs and LiNi5Mn1.5O4/CNTs nanocomposites as high performance cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters). Volume 28, Issue 1,2015, pp. 122-128.
  13. Le My Loan Phung, Tran Ngoc Anh, Ngo Hoang Phuong Khanh, Nguyen Truong Giang, Tran Van Man, Liquid electrolyte based on ionic liquids for lithim-ion battery, Journal of Solution Chemistry, Volume 44, issue 12, pp. 2332-2343.
  14. Van Man Tran, Le Thanh Nguyen Huynh, Cam Thanh Duy Ha, Thi My Van Nguyen, My Loan Phung Le, Electrochemical properties of non-stoichiometry Nano-crystalline Li4Mn5O12for hybrid capacitor, IOP-Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 7, issue 1, 2016, p. 015012.
  15. Man Van Tran, Nguyen L.T Huynh, Tuan T. Nguyen, Duy T.C Ha, Phung My Loan Le, Facile solution route to synthesize nanostructure Li4Ti5O12 for high rate li-ion battery, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4261069, 7 pages.
  16. Thi Ngoc Tu Le, Nu Quynh Trang Ton, Van Man Tran, Nguyen Dang Nam, Thi Hanh Thu Vu, TiO2 nanotubes with different Ag loading ton enhance visible-light photocatalytic activity, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 6092195, 7 pages.
  17. Nguyen Thanh Truc, Ho Hieu Minh, Ly Loan Khanh, Vo Minh Thuy, Vo Van Toi, Tran Van Man, Huynh Cong Nhat Nam, Tran Ngoc Quyen, Nguyen Thi Hiep, Modification of type I collagen on TiO2 surface using electrochemical deposition, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 344, 25 June 2018, pp. 664-672
  18. Le Thanh Nguyen Huynh, Thi Thuy Dung Tran, Hoang Hai Au Nguyen, Thi Thu Trang Nguyen, Van Man Tran, Akhil Garg, My Loan Phung Le, Carbon-coated LiFePO4–carbon nanotube electrodes for high-rate Li-ion battery, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Volume 22, issue 217, 1-8 (online) 3/2018.
  19. Van Hoang Nguyen, Le Thanh Nguyen Huynh, Thanh Hai Nguyen, Tan Phat Vu, My Loan Phung Le, Akhil Garg, Van Man Tran, Promising electrode material using Ni-doped layered manganese dioxide for sodium-ion batteries, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Volume 48, issue 7, 2018, pp. 793-800.
  20. Nguyen Si Hoai Vu, Pham Van Hien, Tran Van Man, Vu Thi Hanh Thu, Mai Dinh Tri, Nguyen Dang Nam, A study on corrosion inhibitor of mild steel in ethanol fuel blend, Materials, Volume 11, issue 59, 2018, 12 pages.
  21. Tran Van Man, Huynh Le Thanh Nguyen, Le Pham Phuong Nam, Nguyen Thuy Linh, Phan Ngoc An, Le My Loan Phung, Electrochemical Na-migration into delithiated phase LizNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2: structure and electrochemical properties, Journal of Electrochemical Society, Volume 165, Number 7, 2018, pp. A1558-A1562.
  22. Nguyen To Hoai, Pham Van Hien, Nguyen Si Hoai Vu, Do Lam Son, Tran Van Man, Mai Dinh Tri, Nam Nguyen Dang, An improved corrosion resistance of steel in hydrochloric acid solution using Hibiscus sabdariffa leaf extract, published online 28 November 2018, Chemicals Papers, Springer.
  23. Kieu-Phuong Thi Nguyen, Hai Le Viet, Kim Tien Thi Nguyen, Van-Anh Thi Hoang, Thu Thi Dinh, Bao-Vy Mong Quach, Nguyen Ly La, Hoang Thai Nguyen, Thien Thanh Co, Quan Phung,
  24. Man Van Tran, Xuan-Binh Thi Phung, Mai Trang Tran Do, Chromium-based Metal-organic Frameworks MIL101(Cr) - CdSe quantum dots composites: synthesis, morphology, gas adsorption and photoluminescent properties, Journal of Electronic Materials, Volume 48, issue 1, 2018, pp. 662-668.
  25. Huu Ha Nguyen, Phi Hung Nguyen, Van Hoang Cao, Le Tuan Nguyen, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung Le, Sung Jin Kim, Vien Vo, SnO2 nanosheets/graphite oxide/g-C3N4 composite as enhanced performance anode material for lithium ion batteries, Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 715, Jan 2019, pp. 284-292.
  26. Le Thanh Nguyen Huynh, Hoang Hai Au Nguyen, Thi Dung Thuy Tran, Thi My Anh Nguyen, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung Le, Electrode composite LiFePO4@carbon: structure and electrochemical performances, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2019, Article ID 2464920, 10 pages.
  27. Viet Hai Le, Binh Quang Tran, Huynh-Hoa Thi Nguyen, Tan Hoang Doan - Le, Thien Thanh Co, Hoang Thai Nguyen, Man Van Tran, Selective incorporate of Pd nanoparticles into the pores of an alkyne-containing metal-organic-framework VNU1 for enhanced hydrogen evolution reaction at near neutral pH, Materials Chemistry and Physics, online 16 May 2019, pp.16-20.
  28. Duy Thanh Vo, Hoang Nguyen Do, Thien Trung Nguyen, Thi Tuyet Hanh Nguyen, Van Man Tran, Shigeto Okada, My Loan Phung Le, Sodium ion conducting gel polymer electrolyte using poly(vinylidene fluoride hexafluoropropylene), Materials Science and Engineering B: Solid-State Materials for Advanced Technology, Volume 241, 2019, pp. 27-35.
  29. Ton Nu Quynh Trang, Nguyen Dang Nam, Motilal Mathesh, Le Thi Ngoc Tu, Tran Van Man, Vu Thi Hanh Thu, A high-efficiency photoelectrochemistry of Cu2O/TiO2 nanotubes-based composite for hydrogen evolution under sunlight, Composites part B, Volume 174, October 2019, p.106969.
  30. Ankit Goyal, Xiaodong Niu, Nam Phuong Pham Le, Nguyen Thanh Le Huynh, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung LE, Liang Gao, Akhil Garg, Precision manufacturing of NaNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 cathodes: Study of structure evolution and performance at varied calcination temperatures, Journal of Electronic Material, Volume 48, issue 8, May 2019, pp. 5301-5309.
  31. My Loan Phung Le, Le Thanh Nguyen Huynh, Duy Thanh Cam Ha, Dung Viet Nguyen, Quan Dinh Nguyen, Van Man Tran, Structure and electrochemical properties of Li4Ti5O12 prepared via low temperature precipitation, Journal of Chemistry, Volume 2019, Article ID 1727859, 7 pages.
  32. Wei Li, Akhil Garg, My Loan Phung Le, C. Ruhatiya, Liang Gao, Van Man Tran, Electrochemical performance investigation of LiFePO4/C15-x (x=0.05, 0.1, 0.15 CNTs) electrodes at various calcination temperatures: experimental and intelligent modelling approach, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 330, 135314. 2020
  33. Hoang Van Nguyen, Hanh Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Nguyen Le Thanh Huynh, An Le Bao Phan, Man Van Tran, Phung My Loan, A study of the electrochemical kinetics of sodium intercalation in P2/O1/O3-NaNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, pp. 1-11
  34. C Ruhatiya, Surinder Singh, Ankit Goyal, Xiaodong Niu, Thi Ngoc Hanh Nguyen, Van Hoang Nguyen, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung Le, Akhil Garg, Liang Gao, Electrochemical performance enhancement of sodium-ion batteries fabricated with NaNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 cathodes using support vector regression-simplex algorithm approach, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Volume 17, issue 1, 2/2020, pp. 1-20
  35. Le Huynh Nguyen Thanh, Vu Phat, Nguyen Hoang, Tran Van Man, Phung LE My Loan, Li–insertion into sol–gel Na44MnO2 cathode material for higher structure and electrochemical performance of batteries, accepted for Energy Storage - Manuscript ID EST2-19-0077.R1
  36. Le Thanh Nguyen Huynh, Pham Phuong Nam Le, Viet Dung Trinh, Hong Huy Tran, Van Man Tran, My Loan Phung Le, Structure and electrochemical behavior of minor Mn-doped olivine LiMnxFe1-xPO4, accepted for Journal of Chemistry 2019.