Huan graduated from Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam with a BSc in Oil Refining and Petrochemical and a MSc in Petrochemical Engineering. Before going to Bath, he had a five-year experience as a teaching assistant in an advanced program collaborated between Hanoi University of Mining and Geology and UC Davis, United State. One of his research interests in Vietnam is in recovering PGM group in a spent reforming catalyst and using the remaining to synthesize a new catalyst for oxidation of monoxide. This made him have an initial concept of sustainability and interested him in pursuing an Integrated PhD in sustainable chemical technologies at University of Bath. Besides studying, he enjoys playing tennis, listening to music and reading IT magazines.
- Synthesis, characterization and applications of novel hierarchical porous materials with Dr Valeska Ting, Dr Asel Sartbaeva and Dr Ulrich Hintermair; Industrial Partners: Johnson Matthey and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) – PhD project
- Using metal-organic frameworks for the targeted delivery of pheromones and pesticides with Dr Andrew Burrows and Professor Tina Duren — 2nd MRes project
- Trapdoor zeolites for intelligent separation of CO2 with Dr Valeska Ting, Professor Mark Weller and Dr Asel Sartbaeva — 1st MRes project