Information of Staff – Lecturers

Nguyễn Thảo Nguyên

MSc. Nguyen Thao Nguyen


Department of Environmental Technology

Contact: Room C34, 227 Nguyen Van Cu St., Dist. 5, HCMC
Teaching areas
  • ENE10017: Fieldtrip
  • ENE10153: Labwork on waste air and solid waste treatment pilot systems
  • ENE10154: Internship
  • ENE10156: ENV10018 Environmental impact assessment
  • ENE10130: ENV10130 Analysis of environmental data
  • ENV10016: Environmental toxicology
Research interests
  • Environmental monitoring (air, water and microplastic pollution) and assessment

Name of project or research focus

Body funding

Role/ Period

A Two City study of Air Quality in Vietnam


Participant 11/2017 – 10/2020

Microplastics and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons affiliated with microplastics in surface water and beach sand in Ho Chi Minh City

VNUHCM (type B)

Participant 01/2020-01/2023

Characterizations of atmospheric PM10-bound mercury at an urban site in Ho Chi Minh City

VNUHCM (type C)

Participant 03/2022-03/2024

Characterizations of atmospheric mercury (air and PM) in some sampling site in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Department of Science and Technology, Vietnam

Participant 2021-2023

Key publications
  1. Nhon NTT, Nguyen NT, Hai HTN, Hien TT. Distribution of Microplastics in Beach Sand on the Can Gio Coast, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Water. 2022; 14(18):2779.
  2. Nguyen, N.T.; Nhon, N.T.T.; Hai, H.T.N.; Chi, N.D.T.; Hien, T.T. Characteristics of Microplastics and Their Affiliated PAHs in Surface Water in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Polymers 2022, 14, 2450. 
  3. Hai, H. T. N., Vy, N. T., Nguyen, N. T., & Hien, T. T.,2020, Removal of Microplastics In the Industrial Wastewater Via the Fe-Based Coagulation Process. Science and Technology Development Journal-Natural Sciences, 4(1)
  4. Thi Thuy Quyen, D., Hoang Minh, T., Thi My Xuyen, P., & Thao Nguyen, N. (2020). Practice regarding disposal of expired and unused medicines among students of University of Science, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City. Science and Technology Development Journal – Natural Sciences, 4(SI), SI32-SI40.
  5. To Thi Hien, Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhon, Vo Thi Minh Thu, Do Thi Thuy Quyen, Nguyen Thao Nguyen, 2020, The Distribution of Microplastics in Beach Sand in Tien Giang Province and Vung Tau City, Vietnam, J. Eng. Technol. Sci., Vol. 52, No. 2, p208-221, 
  6. To Thi Hien, Nguyen Doan Thien Chi, Nguyen Thao Nguyen, Le Xuan Vinh, Norimichi Takenaka, Duong Huu Huy, 2019, Current status of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in Vietnam’s most populous city, Ho Chi Minh City. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Vol 19, pages 2239-2251.