INSTITUTE OF APPLIED MATERIALS SCIENCE (IAMS)

 
01B TL29 Street, Thanh Loc Ward, Distric 12, Ho Chi Minh City
Director: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Ngoc Quyen
Vice Directors: Dr. Cu Thanh Son  
                         Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dai Hai    
                         Dr. Luu Hong Truong               

Decision No:  2684/QĐ-VHL, dated on 20/06/2008
Signed by:   Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh

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ADDRESS
Address: 1B TL29 Street, Thanh Loc Ward, Distric 12, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel. (+84) 28 389 19992   
Fax: (+84) 28 389 19995
Email: vanthu@iams.vast.vn
Website: https://iams.vast.vn
DIRECTORATE
Director: Asoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Ngoc Quyen
Vice Directors: Dr. Cu Thanh Son  
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dai Hai  
  Dr. Luu Hong Truong 
SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL

- Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Principle researcher. Nguyen Manh Tuan
- Vice-chairman: Dr. Senior researcher. Pham Huu Thien
- Secretary: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Principle research. Nguyen Đai Hai

- Commissioner: Prof. Dr. Principle researcher. Nguyen Cuu Khoa, IAMS; Assoc. Prof. Principle researcher. Dr. Le Tien Dung, IAMS; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Senior researcher. Tran Ngoc Quyen, IAMS; Dr. Senior research. Cu Thanh Son, IAMS; Dr. Senior research. Nguyen Quoc Thiet, IAMS; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Senior research. Nguyen Dinh Thanh, Invited member.

FUNCTIONS AND TASKS

-    Functions:

  • Carry out the fundamental research in the field of material science and technology; Research, develop, implement, and apply new technologies, new materials in the manufacturing production and life; Consulting in the construction of material science and technology, pharmaceutical chemistry.
  • To be the focal point of the postgraduate education in chemistry and material for Graduate University of Sciences and Technology-Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
  • Provide the consulting services and scientific evaluation in the fields of Chemistry- Material- Biopharmacy
  • Investigate, study the biodiversity and tropical biodiversity resources, specific ecosystems in the South, training researchers on ecology, biological resources, and other related fields.

-    Tasks:

  • Perform fundamental research and basic scientific research ranging in these fields: material and nanotechnology, inorganic material, organic material, catalytic material, pharmaceutical material, photochemical material, petrol additive material, fuels, eco-friendly material, material for environmental remediation, advanced material to combat climate change, sea, island, aromatherapy, and bioactive compound.
  • Conduct basic scientific research and manufacturing technology for making the high value production from the natural resources.
  • Implementing the scientific results and apply the new technology in material science and other related fields.
  • Manufacture, do business, transfer technology in the field of chemistry, medicine and pharmacy, eco-friendly material, material for environmental remediation, advanced material to combat climate change, sea, island, and other fields in accordance with legal provisions.
  • Build up international cooperation in the field of applied material science and other related fields.
  • Investigate, study on structures and functions of ecosystems, individual ecology, population ecology and human ecology.
  • Study on fauna, flora, and fungi in Southern provinces; discovery, evaluation and proposal of recovery measures, development of high threatened plants, animals, fungi, and genomic protection.
  • Explore the impacts of climate change on biodiversity, offer the proposal to reduce and to respond to climate change
  • Research, evaluate the terrestrial bio-resources, watershed ecosystems, propone the management and the use of ecosystems and bio-resources in the sustainable strategy.
  • Research and determine the sensitive ecosystems, ecological forecasting, offer the logical using proposal, ecosystem renovation and restoration.
  • Improve education and awareness about biodiversity and sustainable development.
  • Do scientific and technological services in the field of applied material science, ecological science, bio-resources and other related fields (participate in counseling service, counterargument, assessment in scientific and technological scheme and programs related to research fields of Institute, machine tool service designing)
  • Train high quality human resources for science and technology in applied material science, ecological science and other related fields.
  • Build up international cooperation on ecological and bio- resources.
  • Manage and employ officials and employees of the Institute in accordance with the regulations of the Government and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
  • Manage finance and assets of the Institute in accordance with the regulation of the Government.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
ORGANIZATIONS   HUMAN RESOURCES

According to the Official dispatch No. 1103/VHL-TCCB dated 15/06/2021 by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the subsumed project (The Southern Institute of Ecology was subsumed into Institute of Applied Materials and Science).

Sections, Departments:

  • Department of Bio-Pharmaceutical Material
  • Department of Biomedical Materials
  • Department of Nano and Physical Engineering
  • Department of Physical Chemical Analysis and Catalyst
  • Center for New Material Reasearch and Implementation
  • Center for Science and Technology Implementation
  • Center for Biological, Chemical and Physical Analysis Instruments
  • Affiliated units: The Southern Institute of Ecology

Units:  Administration Department

 
The number of staff: 87
- Profesors: 01
- Associate Professors: 6
- Doctors: 25
- Masters: 32
- Bachelors: 08
- Others: 38
ACTIVITIES
  • Study on synthesis of the bioactive compound, of nano material for targeting drug delivery toward biomedical application, and of biomaterial for wound healing application.
  • Study on the application of biological crop protection agent, activate self-protection of plant.
  • Study on nanomaterial for biomedical and environment application
  • Study on the isolation of natural bioactive compound, identify the component, chemical structure, and biological function.
  • Implement health supplement
  • Study on the application of catalytic materials
  • Study, implement about environmental remediation, saltwater treatment, convert brackish water to freshwater for island
  • To train Master and doctor students ranging in these majors: organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, theoretical chemistry and physical chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer and composite, electrical material, photochemical material, photoelectricity and quantum dot, metal science
ACHIEVEMENTS

2010: Certificate of Merit from the Prime Minister
2013: Excellent Labor Collective of VAST
2014: Emulation flag of VAST
2015: Third Class Labor Medal.
2016: Published 12 articles in ISI journals
2017: Published 15 articles in ISI journals
2018: Published 20 articles in ISI journals
2019: Publishing 35 articles in ISI journals
2020: Publishing 37 articles in ISI journals
2021: Publishing 46 articles in ISI journals

OTHER INFORMATION
 
Website: http//:www.iams.vast.vn
 
 
 
 

 

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