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Current Team

Below are the members of the current VEFFA Executive Team 2017 (ExT):


ANH TUAN TRAN- Executive Director

ANH TUAN TRAN is an MSc/PhD student in Civil Engineering at University of Arkansas. He considers himself as an open-minded, nice and ambitious guy. His vision for VEFFA is to connect current and future Vietnamese scientists to build a strong academic community toward the development of Vietnam.




HUONG THU PHAM is a PhD student at University of Arkansas, majors in Civil Engineering. She is the treasurer of VEFFA this year.



Y HA MY HOANG is a PhD student at the Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Department, Michigan State University. She holds a BSc degree in Microbiology from the College of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. Y thinks VEFFA is a community where she can meet many talented people and learn a lot from them.



CUONG HUU NGUYEN is a PhD student at University of California, Davis. His major is Food Science and Technology.




NGUYEN NGUYEN, VEF Fellow 2016, is a PhD student at the University of California, Davis. His research is RF/Analog Integrated Circuit design. He received his bachelor degree at the Vietnamese-German University, Hochiminh City. He loves playing the piano during his free time. What he wants the most from the VEFFA is to connect people and strengthen the network that encourage Vietnamese students to really push themselves to the limit.




KHUONG VINH NGUYEN is currently a master student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Arkansas, USA, working under Dr. Yue Zhao’s supervision. Prior to that, Mr. NGUYEN received his B.Eng. degree in the Advanced Program of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam in 2014. His research interests are Power Electronics and Motor Drives; Control and Optimization for Power Grids; Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grids.




TUNG THANH PHAM is currently pursuing the Master of Public Health degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His favorite quote is from Dr. Jonas Salk:

“…And, I believe that this is all linked to my original ambition, or desire, which was to be of some help to humankind, so to speak, in a larger sense than just on a one-to-one basis”





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