Van-Duong Dao, phD

  • Group leader

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  • Tel.: 0978346461

  • Research interests:

Synthesis of nanohybrid materials and their application on next-generation energy devices, energy storages, solar to steam and photocatalysis.

Synthesis of ionic liquid-based materials using plasma polymerization and their application on fuel cells.

Fabrication of thin films with highly ordered honeycomb, and sponge-like porous structures and supper-amphiphilicity as a template for photovoltaic applications.

Development of phase change materials for vaccine shipping.

Professional Experiences

2018-present: Dean of Faculty of Chemical Engineering Phenikaa University, Vietnam

2016- 2018: Research Professor Chungnam National University, Korea

2015-2020: Korea Research Fellowship Chungnam National University, Korea

2015-2017: Postdoc, declined University of Hyogo, Japan

2014-2015: NRF Postdoc Fellowship Chungnam National University, Korea

2013-2014: Invited Scientist Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

2013-2014: Postdoc Chungnam National University, Korea

Honors & Awards

2015-2020 Advanced International Grant for research and development of highly efficient next-generation solar cells. Grant is funded by the National Research Foundation, Ministry of Science, Republic of Korea.

2014-2015 Research Fellowship Grant for the development of a strategy for synthesis graphene-based hybrid materials and their applications in next-generation solar cells. Grant is funded by the National Research Foundation, Ministry of Science, Republic of Korea.

2018~present: Associate Editor of Peer Review Journal of Solar & Photo energy Systems (PRSP)

2019 Top 1% of Peer Reviewers in Cross-Field (2018-2019) on Publons global reviewer database

2022~present: Assistant Editor of Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

2022~present: Editor Board of Energy Materials

Outstanding contribution in Reviewing of Journal Alloy and Compounds, Journal of Power Sources, Solar Energy, Journal of Catalysis, Optical Materials, Organic Electronics, Carbon and Applied Surface Science, Materials Chemistry and Physics

2017 Outstanding KRF Fellow of National Research Foundation

Professional service reviewer of journals: over 60 (Nano Letters, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Applied Energy, Joule, ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, Advances Science, Chemical Engineering Journal, ChemSusChem, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Nanoscale, Journal of Catalysis, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Journal of Power Sources, Carbon, Nanotechnology, Scientific Report, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Solar Energy, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, etc.)