What the fellow says:
"Thanks to the UNESCO/Japan Research Fellowship, I achieved very good results in my PhD studies. It has really changed my life. In future, the knowledge and experience thus acquired will be applied effectively in the field of environmental protection. Furthermore, I shall contribute to the enhancement of friendship between my country and Japan."
Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Viet Nam: MSc. in Environmental Sciences (15 March 2005).
Scholarly work and publications:
Dong Nguyen Thanh, et al. As(V) Removal from Aqueous Media Using α- MnO2 Nanorods-Impregnated Laterite Composite Adsorbents. Materials Research Bulletin (Elsevier), 47, 42-50, 2012.
Dong Nguyen Thanh, et al. Perlite Incorporating α-Fe2O3 and α-MnO2 Nanomaterials Preparation and Evaluation of a New Adsorbent for As(V) Removal. Separation and Purification Technology (Elsevier), 82, 93-101, 2011.
Dong Nguyen Thanh, et al. Synthesis, Characterization and Study of Arsenate Adsorption from Aqueous Solution by [alpha]- and [delta]-Phase Manganese Dioxide Nanoadsorbents. Journal of Solid State Chemistry (Elsevier), 183, 2979-2986, 2010.
1st Prize, Absolute winner, Intelligent Solution for Environment (organized by the Academy of Sciences and Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic).