Dr Tran Tung

Dr Tran Tung
 Position Research Staff
 Org Unit School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
 Email tran.tung@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 1265
 Location Floor/Room 2 04 ,  Engineering Annex ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr. Tung Tran is currently a research fellow in Prof. Dusan Losic’s Group at School of Chemical Engineering, the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree at Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam, in 2001 and 2005 respectively, and Ph.D. at Korea University (KU), South Korea in 2010, all in Materials Science and Engineering. He was a postdoc at KU (2011), LIMATB at University of South Brittany (UBS, 2011-2013) and ICPEES at CNRS-Strasbourg University (2013-2014), France. Since 2015 he has been working at the Uinversity of Adelaide. His research interests include carbon nanomaterials, conducting polymers and nanocomposites for sensors and electronic applications.


  • Qualifications

    Feb. 2010        Ph.D. of Material Science and Engineering, Korea University (KU), South Korea

    Feb. 2006        Master of Material Science and Technology, Hanoi University of Technology (HUT), Vietnam

    Jun. 2001        Bachelor of Material Science and Engineering, HUT


  • Awards & Achievements

    • Invited researcher at Christiaan Huygens Research Centre, University of Southern Brittany (UBS), France (2014)
    • The European Union, Freecats postdoc funding, CNRS-Strasbourg, France
    • Bretagne region (France) industrial postdoc funding
    • BK21 postdoc funding, South Korea
    • Korea University PhD scholarship (4 years)
    • Hanoi University of Technology graduated scholarship (2 years)

  • Teaching Interests

    ·         Materials Science and Engineering

    ·         Methodology for characterizing advanced nanoscale materials

    ·         Practical research projects (Honour and Master by coursework student)

  • Research Interests

    • Carbon nanomaterial/polymer composites for chemical sensor applications

    • Composite materials for piezoresistive strain/pressure sensor applications

    • Novel nanostructured materials for electrodes and fabrication of electronic devices

    • Porous nanostructured materials for havesting energy


  • Publications

    Dr. Tran is a productive scientist with extensive international research experience, having more than 60 refereed publications mainly in high impact international journals. He is also author of 6 book chapters, 2 patents and have presented at more than 15 international conferences. These publications attracted more than 1550 citations (h-index of 25). Please refer to his research profile


    https://scholar.google.com/citations/Tran Thanh Tung




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