Principal Investigator

Assoc. Prof. Van Dinh Son Tho
Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), Vietnam

ASEAN Co-Investigator


Japanese Co-Investigator

Prof. Dr. Kunio YOSHIKAWA
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Awarded year



Collaborative Research Program with Industry (CRI)


Energy Engineering


“Recruited 1 Master student for carry out the research activities during 2015-2016,2 under-graduate students participated for research activities for their bachelor thesis every year and support Japanese master student in Vietnam from Oct-Dec. 2015. Collaboration between Industry and University: Support 6 times travel of Japanese professor to Vietnam. During two year, the research group had opportunity to visit more than 27 companies and organization. Open discussion for science research activities and technology was mentioned and new collaboration between University and Industry was established. Two MOU were signed (i) The first MOU was signed between Vietnamese partners (Tiennong Fertilizer company and HUST) with Japanese partner (Sastifactory and TIT). (ii) The second MOU was signed between HUST with local company (Lilama Eme). The Japanese technology (Shinko Technos) will be transfer to Lilama Eme. HUST are now doing the consultancy for Licenses to Vietnam and support technical transfer in 2016. Disseminate activities: The research group participated 3 workshops and introduced about the research activities of CRI project during 2 years. With the purpose to introduce the technology and meeting with more potential customers, the research group participate two exhibitions during 2 years project period. (i) Participation of œThe International Exhibition on Environment and Energy Technology – ENTECH HANOI on April 2014, Hanoi and (ii) participation of the ˜ International Techmart Exhibition on October 2015, Hanoi. Organization on seminar :Biomass and Waste to Energy œwith the participants of 45 researchers in March 2016.”

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