Anh-Tuan Le, PhD., Assoc. Prof.

Department of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology-DoNST

Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (AIST)

Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)

01 Dai Co Viet Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

Tel: + 84 4 36230435

Fax: + 84 4 36230293








► 1996 - 2001: BSc, Hanoi University of Technology, Major: Non-ferrous and Powder Metallurgy.


►  2001-2003: MSc, International Training Institute of Materials Science (ITIMS), Hanoi University


       of Technology, Major: Materials Science.


►  2003-2007: PhD, Chungnam National University (CNU), Daejeon, South Korea.


     Major: Materials Science & Engineering.





Field of study : Materials Science and Nanotechnology


Topics: Development of Advanced Materials & Instruments for Technological Applications


  Advanced materials:

      -    Biomedical materials

      -    Electronic materials

      -    Magnetic materials

      -    Energy materials                      

  Innovative Instruments:

       -    Water/Air Nano-filters, Bio-Nano Kits

       -    Environmental monitoring nanosensors

       -    GMI-based sensors, High-frequency devices,


       -    High efficient solar cells





Synthesis of silver nanoparticles and development of technology for applications in air filter media and antibacterial films, Funded by Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), 2008-2009, code:  B2008-01-155 , Dr. Tuan (PI, AIST). COMPLETED IN DEC 2009


Novel multilayered magnetic composite materials for making GMI sensor and magnetoelectronic devices: Research and Application, Funded by National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), 2009-2012, code:, Dr. Tuan (PI, AIST). COMPLETED IN OCT 2012


Synthesis of highly antibacterial and antifungal nanosized silver particles for applications in preventive medicine of Vietnam, Funded by National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), 2010-2013, code: 106.99-2010.54, Dr. LT Tam (PI, AIST), and Dr. Tuan (co-PI, AIST). COMPLETED IN JAN 2013


Development of a DNA biosensor for rapid detection of virus pathogens, Funded by Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) 2010-2011, code: B2010-01-145.TD, Dr. PD Tam (PI, AIST), and Dr Tuan (member, AIST). COMPLETED IN DEC 2011


Fabrication and properties of NPs-polymer nanocomposites for dye-sensitized solar cells DSSC, Funded by Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), COMPLETED IN AUGUST 2015


Development of novel hybrid nanostructures based on metal nanoparticles and/or magnetic nanoparticles and carbon nanomaterials for antimicrobial air-filter and biosensing devices, Funded by National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), COMPLETED IN JUNE 2015






Research Citations: h-index: 12  (updated August 6, 2015)





Highlighted articles in 2015


  Pham Thi Lan Huong, Ninh Thi Huyen, Chu Duy Giang, Nguyen Tu, Vu Ngoc Phan, Nguyen Van Quy, Tran Quang Huy, Dang Thi Minh Hue, Huynh Dang Chinh, Anh-Tuan Le*Facile synthesis and excellent adsorption property of graphene oxide/iron oxide nanoparticles magnetic nanohybrids for fast removal of organic dye in water solutionAccepted 


  Thanh-Tung Duong, Yun-Jeong Kim, Ji-Ho Um,Jin-Seok Choi, Anh-Tuan Le, and Soon-Gil Yoon*, Enhancement  of  Solar  Cell  Efficiency  using  Perovskite  Dyes  Deposited  via  a  TwoStep ProcessRSC Advances 5 (2015) 33515-33523. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA03370E  SOLAR CELL


  Le Minh Tung*, Nguyen Xuan Cong, Le Thanh Huy, Nguyen Thi Lan, Vu Ngoc Phan, Nguyen Quang Hoa, Le Khanh Vinh, Nguyen Viet Thinh,  Le Thanh Tai, Duc-The Ngo, Kristian Mølhave, Tran Quang Huy, Anh-Tuan Le*, Synthesis, characterizations of superparamagnetic Fe34-Ag hybrid nanoparticles and their application for highly effective bacteria inactivationJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (In press, 2015). doi :10. 1166/jnn. 2015. 11029

  Ngo Xuan Dinh, Le Anh Tuan, Nguyen Van Quy, Room temperaturvolatile organic compounds sensor based on functional multi-wall carbon nanotubes coated quartz crystal microbalanceSensor Letters, 13 (2015) 449-455. doi:10. 1166/s l. 2015. 3494


  Ngo Xuan Dinh, Nguyen Van Quy, Tran Quang Huy, Anh-Tuan Le*Decoration of silver nanoparticles on multiwalled carbon nanotubes: Antibacterial Mechanism and Ultrastructural AnalysisJournal of NanomaterialsVolume 2015, Article ID 814379, 11 pages
 (Invited paper).


  Ngo Xuan Dinh, Do Thi Chi, Nguyen Thi Lan, Hoang Lan, Hoang Van Tuan, Nguyen Van Quy, Vu Ngoc Phan, Tran Quang Huy, Anh-Tuan Le*Water-dispersible silver nanoparticles-decorated carbon nanomaterials: Synthesis and enhanced antibacterial activity, Applied Physics A 119 (2015) 85-95. doi: 10.1007/s00339-014-8962-6



Highlighted articles in 2014


  Thanh-Tung Duong, Ta Quoc Tuan, Dang Viet Anh Dung, Nguyen Van Quy, Dinh-Lam Vu, Man Hoai Nam, Nguyen Duc Chien, Soon-Gil Yoon, Anh-Tuan Le*, Application of polyaniline nanowires electrodeposited on the FTO glass substrate as a counter electrode for low cost dye-sensitized solar cells, Current Applied Physics 14 (2014) 1607-1611. doi:10.1016/j.cap.2014.09.015  SOLAR CELL


  Nguyen Thi Lan, Do Thi Chi, Ngo Xuan Dinh, Nguyen Duy Hung, Hoang Lan, Pham Anh Tuan, Le Hong Thang, Nguyen Ngoc Trung, Nguyen Quang Hoa, Tran Quang Huy, Nguyen Van Quy, Thanh-Tung Duong, Vu Ngoc Phan, Anh-Tuan Le*, "Photochemical decoration of silver nanoparticles on graphene oxide nanosheets and their optical characterization", Journal of Alloys and Compounds 615 (2014) 843-848. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.07.042 


Thanh-Tung Duong, Jin-Seok Choi, Anh-Tuan Le, Soon-Gil Yoon, Morphology control of Pt counter electrode using a Pt precusor solution with H2PtCl6 x H2O for highly efficient dye-sensitized solar cells, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161 (4) H166-H171 (2014). SOLAR CELL PDF


  A.A. Kudrinskiy, A.Yu. Ivanov, E.V. Kulakovskaya, A.I. Klimov, P.M. Zherebin, D.V. Khodarev, Anh-Tuan Le, Le Thi Tam, G.V. Lisichkin and Yu.A. Krutyakov, The mode of action of silver and silver halides nanoparticles against Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells, Journal of Nanoparticles, Volume 2014, Article ID 568635, 7 pages. ( PDF


  A. Chaturvedi, A. Ruiz, A.T. Le, M.T. Tung, P. Mukherjee, H. Srikanth, and M.H. Phan*, Magneto-impedance effect in electrodeposited Cu-(FeNi/Cu/FeNi)multilayer wires, ScienceJet, 2014, 3, 48 ( PDF


  M.T. Tung, L.T.T. Hang, L.A. Tuan, N.H. Nghi, and M.H. Phan, "Influence of electrodeposition parameters on the magnetic properties and magneto-impedance effect in electrodeposited Cu/CoP wires", Physica B,  442 (2014) 16-20. PDF



Highlighted articles in 2013



  Le Thi Tam*, Vu Ngoc Phan, Hoang Lan, Nguyen Thanh Thuy, Tran Minh Hien Tran Quang Huy, Nguyen Van Quy, Huynh Dang Chinh, Le Minh Tung, Pham Anh Tuan, Vu Dinh Lam, Anh-Tuan Le*, “Characterization and antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles prepared by a thermal decomposition technique”, Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, Vol. 113 (2013) 613-621 PDF


   Vu Anh Minh, Le Anh Tuan, Tran Quang Huy, Vu Ngoc Hung, Nguyen Van Quy*, "Enhanced NH3 gas sensing properties of QCM sensor by increasing the length of vertical oriented ZnO nanorods", Applied Surface Science, Vol. 265 (2013) 458-464.  PDF


  Nguyen Van Quy*, Tran Minh Hung, Trinh Quang Thong, Le Anh Tuan, Tran Quang Huy, Nguyen Duc Hoa*, “Novel synthesis of highly ordered mesoporous Fe2O3/SiO2 nanocomposites for a room temperature VOC sensor”, Current Applied Physics, Vol. 13 (2013) 1581– 1588. PDF


  Quang Huy Tran, Van Quy Nguyen, Anh-Tuan Le*, "Silver nanoparticles: Synthesis, Properties, Toxicology, Applications and Perspectives", Advances in Natural Science: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 4 (2013) 033001 (20pp). PDF REVIEW PAPER, MOST READ PAPER in 2013. 


Thanh Tung Duong, Hyung-Jin Choi, Qi-Jin He, Anh-Tuan Le, Soon-Gil Yoon, "Enhancing the efficiency of dye sensitized solar cells with an SnO2 blocking layer grown by nanocluster deposition", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 561 (2013) 206-210.  PDF SOLAR CELL



Highlighted articles in 2012



Anh-Tuan Le, Thi Tam Le, Van Quy Nguyen, Huy Hoang Tran, Duc Anh Dang, Quang Huy Tran, Dinh Lam Vu, "Powerful colloidal silver nanoparticles for the prevention of gastrointestinal bacterial infections", Advances in Natural Science: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, 045007 (10pp), 2012.  PDF



Highlighted articles in 2011



Anh-Tuan Le, Pham Thanh Huy, Le Thi Tam, Phuong Dinh Tam, Nguyen Van Hieu, Tran Quang Huy, “Novel silver nanoparticles: synthesis, properties and applications”, International Journal of Nanotechnology, Vol. 8, Nos. 3/4/5, pp. 278-290, 2011. PDF



Anh-Tuan Le, Manh-Huong Phan, “Advanced magnetic microwires as sensing elements for LC-resonant-type magnetoimpedance sensors: A comprehensive review”, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, Vol. 25, Number 2, pp. 181-195, 2012. PDF, REVIEW PAPER



Highlighted articles in 2010



Anh-Tuan Le, Le Thi Tam, Phuong Dinh Tam, P.T. Huy, Tran Quang Huy, Nguyen Van Hieu, A.A. Kudrinskiy, Yu A. Krutyakov, “Synthesis of oleic acid-stabilized silver nanoparticles and analysis of their antibacterial activity”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 30, pp. 910-916, 2010.  PDF



Anh-Tuan Le, P.T. Huy, Phuong Dinh Tam, Tran Quang Huy, Phung Dac Cam, A.A. Kudrinskiy, Yu A. Krutyakov, “Green synthesis of finely-dispersed highly bactericidal silver nanoparticles via modified Tollens technique”, Current Applied Physics, Vol. 10, pp. 910-916, 2010. PDF



►   Le Viet Thong, Nguyen Duc Hoa, Dang Thi Thanh Le, Do Thanh Viet, Phuong Dinh Tam, Anh-Tuan Le, Nguyen Van Hieu, “On-chip fabrication of SnO2-nanowire gas sensor: The effect of growth time on sensor performance”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical,Vol. 146, issue 1, pp. 361-367, 2010. PDF



►   Phuong Dinh Tam, Mai Anh Tuan, Tran Quang Huy, Anh-Tuan Le, Nguyen Van Hieu, “Facile preparation of a DNA sensor for rapid herpes virus detection”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 30, pp. 1145-1150, 2010. PDF








Head of Department of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 

Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (AIST)

Office: F Building, 40 Ta Quang Buu street, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi, Vietnam  



Senior researcher

Laboratory of Nano-Optoelectronics (LaNOPEL)

Office: B1 Building, International Education and High-Technology                     

      Research Complex,  10 Ta Quang Buu street, Hanoi, Vietnam.



- Associate Professor at HUST from 2013

- Member of Vietnam Physical Society (VPS) (2008-present)

- Member of Vietnam Materials Science Society (V-MRS) (2008-present)



      Research Coordinator

      Nano Energy & Nano-Biomedical Research Group (NEB Research Group)