Nguyen Hong Quan

Nguyen Hong Quan
Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh city (VNU-HCM)

Dr. Nguyen Hong Quan is currently an associate professor at the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh city (VNU-HCM). He is leading a newly established Institute for Circular Economy Development (ICED) and also affiliated with socio-hydrology group at center of Water management and Climate Change (WACC), Institute for Environment and Resources (IER), VNU-HCM. He has a special interest in solving environmental related issues based on inter/trans-disciplinary study and by a strong partnership among academia-industry-government. He has been working in environmental hydrology (e.g. saline intrusion, flood/drought, water pollution) in Southern Vietnam over the past 15 years and expanded his expertise in other disciplines e.g. climate change adaptation/mitigation, nature – based/smart – added solutions, circular economy, decarbonization, socio-ecological system resilience, sustainable urban and agriculture transformation. Dr. Nguyen has been leading and participating in numerous projects (international, national, ministerial, provincial levels) with total funding of about 1,500,000 US Dollars. He has published actively at various (inter-)national journals, conferences/workshops including more than 50 ISI/Scopus indexed articles. He served as guest editors of several Special Issues on Circular Economy and Sustainability (Springer), Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer), Water (MDPI), Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies (Emerald), and he is a member of Editorial board, Frontier – Sustainability, section Circular Economy. Currently, he is undertaking a Master Course on Policy Analysis at Fulbright University Vietnam.  

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