March in Hanoi, Sunshine and summer interns have arrived at CleanED. Three second year master students in Renewable Energy at University of Science and Technology of Hanoi started their six-months internship in our Hanoi lab before going to France 'really soon now'.

  • Truong An Ha is researching the feasibility and sustainability of biomass co-firing in coal thermal power plant in Vietnam under the supervision of Professor Minh Ha-Duong and Mr. Nguyen Trinh Hoang Anh. She will be going to CIRED, Nogent sur Marne.
  • Truong Vu Trung is studing the technology and economics of agricultural products dryers in Vietnam. Professor Helene Desmorieux and Professor Minh Ha-Duong are his tutors. He will be going to the LAGEP in Lyon.
  • Le Nguyen Tri will be working on biomass pyrolysis and gasification with Laurent Van Den Steene at BioWooEB in Montpellier

Our departement is currently advertising nine PhD subjects in renewable energy for Vietnamese students. These are 911 program grants, the laureate will work for USTH upon returning to Vietnam after completing the PhD. Please spread the word, applications are open, not limited to USTH students. CleanED and the ER department will be an even more exciting place to work in 4 years !

We have the pleasure to announce that CleanED's first paper, by Nguyen Trinh Hoang Anh and Minh Ha-Duong, has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. Here is the preprint: Perspective of CO2 capture & storage (CCS) development in Vietnam: Results from expert interviews.