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Curriculum Vitae

Linh H. Doan, Ph.D.​

E-mail: dhlinh@hcmiu.edu.vn

Phone: (+84) 0931107990

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Research Experience

Lecturer, International University - Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (06/2022  - Present)

  • Nanocomposites as antimicrobial agents

  • Nanocomposites as water pollutants removal agents

  • Served as student advisor 

  • Overseeing undergraduate and graduate students 

Research Assistant, Professor Benson, Tracy, Lamar University (01/2017-12/2020)

  • Conducted sample preparation, data collection, statistical analyses using statistical tools (Excel, MATLAB), and interpretation

  • Determined the adsorption rate of doxorubicin hydrochloride on drug-delivery nanoparticles (Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide–PLA-PEG – Graphene Oxide)

  • Characterized, quantified and qualified nanomaterials using UV-Vis, SEM, and FTIR

  • ASPEN Simulation of separating Naphthenic Acids in crude oils that have a high acidity value.

  • Analyzed BTEX composition and separated Ethylene Glycol from BTEX mixture

  • Characterized, quantified BTEX composition using GC (FID)-MS

  • Evaluated thermodynamic properties of H2S scavengers in NaCl solutions using potentiometric method

  • Analyzed experimental data and writing manuscript of Triazabicyclodecene Catalyst in biofuel conversion

  • Implemented design of experiments (DOE) to modify Krichevsky – Ilinskeya Equation for Hydrogen Sulfide in Ionic Liquids

  • Characterized, quantified Hydrogen Sulfide gas in Ionic Liquids using GD-TCD

 

Research Assistant, Professor Wujcik, Evan, Lamar University (08/2015-12/2016)

  • Conducted sample preparation, data collection, statistical analyses using statistical tools (Excel, MATLAB), and interpretation

  • Proposed novel drug-delivery nanoparticles (Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide – SiO2 –PLA-PEG – Graphene Oxide) involving literature review, experimentation, design of the particles

  • Designed and developed novel drug-delivery nanoparticles (Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide – PLA-PEG – Graphene Oxide – BSA)

  • Characterized, quantified and qualified nanomaterials using UV-Vis

  • Studied drug-delivery nanoparticles (Lipid micelles – Graphene Oxide)

  • Experimented IR reflecting nanocomposite polymer film using different types of metal oxides nanoparticles

 

Research Assistant, Professor Stroeve, Pieter, University of California, Davis (06/2013-06/ 2015)

  • Determined protein diffusion in nano-drug-delivery vehicles

  • Experimented IR reflecting nanocomposite polymer film (Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide – UV-curable polymer)

  • Characterized, quantified and qualified nanomaterials using UV-Vis

  • Organized chemicals in the lab. Adherence to chemical safety standards according to UC regulations

  • Constructed and organized of chemical standard operating procedures (SOPs) and material data safety sheets (MSDS)

 

Intern, SHTP Labs - Saigon Hi-Tech Park, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam (07/2014-07/2016)

  • Studied and participated in the project "High performance, all solid state and flexible supercapacitor based on composite electrode and polymer electrolyte"

Languages

Vietnamese

English

Skills

Critical thinking

Adaptability

Research

Work ethic

Literature Review

Project management

Experiment design

Simulation software (ASPEN, HYSYS, ProII)

MATLAB

FTIR

GC-MS / GC-TCD

UV-VIS

SEM

Microsoft Office

Adobe Photoshop 

Website Design

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, International University - Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (06/2022  - Present)

  • Delivered lectures to undergraduate students

  • Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, midterm exams, and final exams. 

  • Maintained regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students

  • Overseeing the work of 7 undergraduate teaching assistants as they assisting in course grading

  • Chemistry Laboratory (06/2022 - Present)

  • Heat Transfer (08/2022 - Present)

  • Chemistry for Engineers (08/2022 - 09/2023)

  • Mass Transfer (09/2023 - Present)

Teaching Assistant, Lamar University (08/2019 – 12/2019)

  • Taught in laboratory for Units Operations lab for 4th-year students

  • Helped students with questions during lab hours for chemical engineering calculation, statistical analysis, thermodynamics, and transport phenomena

  • Supervised undergraduate students

  • Preparing chemicals, and solutions for students

Education​

Lamar University                                                                                 Beaumont, TX

Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering. 

University of California, Davis                                                             Davis, CA

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering.                                             

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