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To Thi Hien

Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City

To Thi Hien is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Environment, University of Science, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM-US). Dr Hien obtained her PhD in Atmospheric Chemistry from Osaka Prefecture University, Japan in 2007. Currently, her research interests focus on sources, fate and behaviour of contaminants in the environment as well as their effects on human health. She is a leader of the Air pollution and human health research group in the Faculty of Environment. She has carried out research projects on indoor and outdoor toxic pollutants such as PAHs, nitro-PAHs, PCDD/Fs and dioxin-like PCBs, bisphenol A, aldehydes, pesticides, radon, VOCs/OVOCs and criteria pollutants (Ozone, CO, Nox, OC/EC and heavy metals in fine and coarse particles). In terms of research cooperation, she has extensive experience in collaborating with both local and overseas universities and organizations. She has been a member of IGAC-MANGO (International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Monsoon Asia and Oceania Networking Group) since 2015. Her research works have played an important role in research and training at her university. Currently, her research group is one of the pioneer groups in the field of Atmospheric Chemistry in Ho Chi Minh City and in the southern areas of Vietnam.