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Assist. Prof. Nguyen Truong Khang

Nguyen-Truong-Khang

Head of Division of Computational Physics

Full-time researcher

H-Index (Scopus): 10; Citation (Scopus): > 385


 

1. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Bachelor of Science, Physics, University of Science –Vietnam National University – HCMC, 2005
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ajou University, Korea, 2013

2. WORKING HISTORY

  • From 3/2013 to 12/2014: Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Energy Systems research, Ajou University, Korea
  • From 2/2015 to now: Full-time researcher, Head of Division of Computational Physics, Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam

3. RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Antennas for Wireless and Communication; 
  • Terahertz Science and Technology;
  • Plasmonic Nanostructures and Metamaterials.

4. EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

[1]. Recent Patents on Material Science, Publisher: Bentham Science, Associate Editor (since May 2018)

[2]. Journal on Electronics and Communications, Publisher: The Radio and Electronics Association of Vietnam (REV), Associate Editor (since March 2017)

[3]. Journal of Advanced Engineering and Computation, Publisher: Ton Duc Thang University, Managing Editor (since June 2017)

5. AWARDS

[1]. VNU-HCMC’s Honor Student, University of Science HCM City (VNU-HCM), 2001.

[2]. Brain Korea 21 (BK21) scholarship, BK21 Program by the Korean Government, 2011.

[3]. Award for Vietnamese Student in Korea with excellent research achievement, Vietnamese Embassy in Korea, 2011.

[4]. Award for Vietnamese Student in Korea with excellent achievement in research, and high contribution to Vietnamese Students' Association in Korea, Central Committee of the Vietnamese Student Association, 2012.

[5]. Brain Korea (BK21) Postdoctoral Research Scholarship, Ajou University, 2013.

[6]. International Conference Travel Award, NAFOSTED, 2016.

6. RESEARCH PROJECTS

[6]. Wideband and High-gain Circularly Polarized Fabry-Perot Antenna (Principal Investigator, No. 103.05-2016.37), National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), from 2017 to 2019 (Ongoing)

[5]. Ultra-thin metamaterial for enhanced THz generation in photoconductive antenna based photomixer ((Principal Investigator, 16-184 RG_PHYS_AS_I), The World Academy of Science (TWAS), from 2016 to 2018 (Ongoing)

[4]. Advanced metamaterials for enhanced THz generation in photomixers (Principal Investigator, No. FOSTECT.2015.BR.13), Foundation for Science and Technology Development of Ton Duc Thang University (FOSTECT), from 2015 to 2016 (Completed)

[3]. Enhancement of Emission Efficiency for a Photoconductive Antenna in a Terahertz Pulsed System (Principal Investigator, No. 103.05-2013.75), National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), from 2014 to 2016 (Completed)

[2]. Center for THz-Bio Application Systems (Assistant Research, No. 2009-0083512, National Research Foundation of Korea Grant funded by the Korean Government (NRF), from 2009 to 2016 (Completed)

[1]. MEMS/Nanophotonics-based sensors and biomedical applications (Assistant Research, No. C6A1713), Ministry of Education under the BK21 Program by the Korean Government (BK21), from 2006 to 2013 (Completed)

7. PUBLICATIONS

  • Book chapter:

[1]. T. K. Nguyen and I. Park, Resonant antennas on semi-infinite and lens substrates at terahertz frequency, in Convergence of Terahertz Sciences in Biomedical Systems, Springer, 2012

  • Journals: 

[40]. T. T. Pham, N. L Le, N. H. Nguyen, K. T. Luong Thi, N. T. Pham, L. H. Nguyen, T. K. Nguyen, Encapsulating gold nanoparticles in zeolitic imidazolate framework crystal for novel optical response, Polyhedron, 148: 171-177, (2018) (SCI)

[39]. A. Heydari, O. A. Akbari, M. R. Safaei, M. Derakhshani, Abdullah A. A. A. Alrashed, R. Mashayekhi, G. A. S. Shabani, M. Zarringhalam, T. K. Nguyen, The effect of attack angle of triangular ribs on heat transfer of nanofluids in a microchannel, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 131(3): 2893-2912, (2018) (SCI)

[38]. M. Y. A. Jamalabadi, M. Daqiqshirazi, H. Nasiri, M. R. Safaei, T. K. Nguyen, Modeling and analysis of biomagnetic blood Carreau fluid flow through a stenosis artery with magnetic heat transfer: A transient study, PLOS One, 13(2): 1-32, (2018) (SCIE)

[37]. S. X. Ta, M. D. Nguyen, T. H.-Y. Nguyen, T. K. Nguyen *, K. K. Nguyen, and N. C. Dao, A low-profile ±45º dual-polarized antenna based on metasurface and its arrays for base station applications, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 1-20, (2018) (SCIE)

[36]. T. T. Hoang, Q. M. Ngo, D. L. Vu, Khai Q. Le, T. K. Nguyen, Hieu P. T. Nguyen, Induced high-order resonance linewidth shrinking with multiple coupled resonators in silicon-organic hybrid slotted two-dimensional photonic crystals for reduced optical switching power in bistable devices, Journal of Nanophotonics, 12(1): 016014, (2018) (SCIE)

[35]. H. Nasiri, M. Y. A. Jamalabadi, R. Sadeghi, M. R. Safaei, T. K. Nguyen, and M.S. Shadloo, A smoothed particle hydrodynamics approach for numerical simulation of nano-fluid flows, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 1-9, (2018) (SCI)

[34]. P. T. Dang, T. T. Pham, K. Q. Le, and T. K. Nguyen*, Epsilon-near-zero enhanced plasmonic Brewster transmission through subwavelength tapered metallic gratings, Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 72(1): 38-44, (2018) (SCI)

[33]. T. K.  Nguyen*, H. H. Tran, and Nghia N.-T., A wideband dual-cavity-backed circularly polarized crossed dipole antenna, IEEE Antenna and Wireless Propagation Letter, 16: 3135-3138, (2017) (SCIE)

[32]. M. Y. A. Jamalabadi, M. R. Safaei, A. A. A. A. Alrashed, T. K. Nguyen*, and E. P. B. Filho, Entropy generation in thermal radiative loading of structures with distinct heaters, Entropy, 19(10): 506, (2017) (SCIE)

[31]. S. M. Hosseini, M. R. Safaei, M. Goodarzi, A.A.A.A. Alrashed, and T. K. Nguyen, New temperature, interfacial shell dependent dimensionless model for thermal conductivity of nanofluids, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 114, 207-210, (2017) (SCI)

[30]. A. A. A. Arani, O. A. Akbari, M. R. Safaei, A. Marzban, A. A.A.A. Alrashed, G. R. Ahmadi, and T. K. Nguyen, Heat transfer improvement of water/single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) nanofluid in a novel design of a truncated double-layered microchannel heat sink, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 113: 780-795, (2017) (SCI)

[29]. S. X. Ta and T. K.  Nguyen*, Axial-ratio bandwidth and gain enhancements of patch antenna using single dielectric superstrate, Electronics Letters, 53(15): 1015-1017, (2017) (SCI)

[28]. D. D. Vo, A. G. Lipnitskii, T. K. Nguyen* and T. T. Nguyen, Nitrogen trapping ability of hydrogen-induced vacancy and the effect on the formation of AlN in aluminum, Coatings, 7(6): 79, (2017) (SCIE)

[27]. T. T. K. Nguyen, Q. M. Ngo, and T. K. Nguyen*, Design, modeling, and numerical characteristics of the plasmonic dipole nano-antennas for maximum field enhancement, Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 32(7): 634-641, (2017) (SCIE)

[26]. T. K. Nguyen, T. D. Le, P. T. Dang, and Khai Q. Le, Asymmetrically engineered nanodisk clusters for plasmonic Fano resonance generation, Journal of Optical Society of America B, 34(3): 668-672, (2017) (SCI)

[25]. H. H. Tran and T. K. Nguyen*, K-band planar and low-profile Fabry-Perot cavity antenna with a coupled strip-slitline feed structure, Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 32(6): 542-547, (2017) (SCIE)

[24]. H. H. Tran, I. Park, and T. K. Nguyen*, Circularly polarized bandwidth-enhanced crossed dipole antenna with a simple parasitic element, IEEE Antenna and Wireless Propagation Letter, 16(1): 1776-1779, (2017) (SCIE)

[23]. T. K. Nguyen, P. T. Dang, I. Park and Khai Q. Le, Broadband THz radiation through tapered semiconductor grating on high-index substrate, Journal of Optical Society of America B, 34(3): 583-589, (2017) (SCI)

[22]. Khai Q. Le, Q. M. Ngo, and T. K. Nguyen, Nanostructured metal-insulator-metal metamaterials for refractive index biosensing applications: Design, fabrication, and characterization, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 23(2): 388-393, (2017) (SCI)

[21]. T. K. Nguyen*, W. T. Kim, B. J. Kang, H. S. Bark, K. Kim, J. Lee, I. Park, T.-I. Jeon, and F. Rotermund, Photoconductive Dipole Antennas for Efficient Terahertz Receiver, Optics Communications, 383: 50-56, (2017) (SCI)

[20]. T. K. Nguyen, Phuc Toan Dang and Khai Q. Le, Numerical design of thin perovskite solar cell with fiber array-based anti-reflection front electrode for light-trapping enhancement, Journal of Optics, 18(12): 125901, (2016) (SCI)

[19]. P. T. Dang, T. K. Nguyen, and Khai Q. Le, Revisited design optimization of metallic gratings for plasmonic light-trapping enhancement in thin organic solar cells, Optics Communications, 38: 241-245, (2017) (SCI)

[18]. N. Hussain, T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, and I. Park, Minimum Lens Size Supporting the Leaky-Wave Nature of Slit Dipole Antenna at Terahertz Frequency International, Journal of Antennas and Propagation, ID: 5826957, (2016) (SCIE)

[17]. T. K. Nguyen, Khai Q. Le, A. Canimoglu, and N. Can, Broadband luminescence of Cu nanoparticles fabricated in SiO 2 by ion implantation, Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 115: 109-112, (2016) (SCI)

[16]. T. K. Nguyen and I. Park, Design of a substrate-integrated Fabry-Perot cavity antenna for K-band applications, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, ID: 373801, (2015) (SCIE)

[15]. T. K. Nguyen, B. Q. Ta, and I. Park, Design of a planar, high-gain, substrate-integrated Fabry–Perot cavity antenna at terahertz frequency, Current Applied Physics, 15: 1047-1053, (2015) (SCI)

[14]. T. K. Nguyen and I. Park, Design of a low-profile, high-gain Fabry-Perot cavity antenna for Ku-band applications, Journal of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science, 14(3): 306-313, (2014) (Scopus)

[13]. T. K. Nguyen, F. Rotermund, and I. Park, A traveling-wave stripline dipole antenna on a substrate lens at terahertz frequency, Current Applied Physics, 14(3): 998-100, (2014) (SCI)

[12]. T. K. Nguyen, S. Kim, F. Rotermund, and I. Park, Design of a wideband continuous-wave photomixer antenna for terahertz wireless communication systems, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 28(8): 976-988, (2014) (SCIE)

[11]. T. K. Nguyen, S. Kim, and I. Park, Impact of varying DC bias stripline connection angle on terahertz coplanar stripline dipole antenna characteristics, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 27(14): 1725-1734, (2013) (SCIE)

[10]. T. K. Nguyen and I. Park, Effects of antenna design parameters on the characteristics of a terahertz photoconductive dipole antenna, Progress in Electromagnetics Research M, 28: 129-143, (2013) (Scopus)

[9]. T. K. Nguyen, T. A. Ho, H. Han, and I. Park, Full-wavelength dipole antenna on a GaAs membrane covered by a frequency selective surface for a terahertz photomixer, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 131: 441-455, (2012) (SCIE)

[8]. T. K. Nguyen, T. A. Ho, H. Han, and I. Park, Numerical study of self-complementary antenna characteristics on substrate lenses at terahertz frequency, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, 33(11): 1123-1137, (2012) (SCI)

[7]. T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, and I. Park, Full-wavelength dipole antenna on a hybrid GaAs membrane and Si lens for a terahertz photomixer, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, 33(3): 333-347, (2011) (SCI)

[6]. T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, I. Park, Numerical study of a full-wavelength dipole antenna on a GaAs membrane structure at terahertz frequency, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, 32(5): 763-777, (2011) (SCI)

[5]. I. Woo, T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, H. Lim, and I. Park, Four-leaf-clover-shaped antenna for a THz photomixer, Optics Express, 18(18): 18532-18542, (2010) (SCI)

[4]. K. Han, T. K. Nguyen, I. Park and H. Han, Terahertz Yagi-Uda antenna for high input resistance, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, 31(4): 441-454, (2010) (SCI)

[3]. T. K. Nguyen, B. Kim, H. Choo, I. Park, Multiband dual spiral stripline-loaded monopole antenna, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 8: 57-59, (2009) (SCIE)

[2]. T. K. Nguyen, K. Lee, H. Choo, and I. Park, A compact spiral stripline loaded monopole antenna with a vertical ground plane, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 50(14): 250-252, (2008) (SCIE)

[1]. M. Kim, T. K. Nguyen, I. Woo, H. Choo, and I. Park, Small broadband disk-loaded monopole antenna with a vertical ground plane, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 49(6): 1401-1405, (2007) (SCIE)

  • Selected international conference papers:

[12]. H. H. Tran and T. K. Nguyen, Wideband High Gain Circularly Polarized Fabry-Perot Resonator Antenna with Asymmetric Superstrates, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, USA, 2017.

[11]. T. K. Nguyen, K. Q. Quang Le, and I. Park, Broadband terahertz radiation through a one-dimensional grating with a tapered slit on a high-index substrate, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, USA, 2016.

[10]. T. K. Nguyen, L. K. Dang, and I. Park, Planar, High-gain, Substrate-integrated cavity antenna in the Terahertz frequency range, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Canada, 2015.

[9]. T. K. Nguyen and I. Park, Comparative study of stripline dipole antenna on semi-infinite and lens substrates at terahertz frequency, European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Netherland, 2014. (Invited)

[8]. T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, and I. Park, Frequency selective surface for directivity enhancement of a terahertz photomixer antenna, IEEE Int. Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small Antennas, Novel Structures and Innovative Metamaterials, Germany, 2013.

[7]. T. K. Nguyen and I. Park, Optimum design of terahertz photoconductive antenna, Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference, Korea, 2013. (Invited)

[6]. T. K. Nguyen, T. A. Ho, H. Han, and I. Park, Full-wavelength dipole antenna on a membrane covered with a lens for a high gain terahertz photomixer, Global Symposium on Millimeter Waves, China, 2012.

[5]. T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, and I. Park, Effects of finite substrate size of membrane structure on antenna performance at terahertz frequency, Global Symposium on Millimeter Waves, Finland, 2011.

[4]. T. K. Nguyen, I. Woo, H. Han, I. Park, and H. Lim, Four-leaf clover-shaped antenna on an extended hemispherical lens for a high-output-power THz photomixer, Int. Conf. on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, Italy, 2010.

[3]. K. Han, T. K. Nguyen, H. Han, and I. Park, Yagi-Uda antenna with U-shaped dipole for a THz photomixer, Int. Conf. on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, Korea, 2009.

[2]. T. K. Nguyen, H. Choo, I. Park, A dual-spiral line loaded monopole antenna for quadband applications, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, USA, 2008.

[1]. T. K. Nguyen, I.  Woo, H. Choo, and I. Park, A compact dual spiral line loaded monopole antenna, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, USA, 2007.