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Contact Information


Position: lecturer

Office: Division of Structural Designs, Faculty of Civil Engineering (FCE),

Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HCMUT),

Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh city (VNU HCMC), VIETNAM.
Home: District 8,
Ho Chi Minh city, VIETNAM.

Official email:

Daily email:,


Personal Information


Family name: TRAN Middle name: TIEN First name: DAC Nickname: DANIEL
Date of Birth: 16 March 1977 Citizenship: Vietnamese

Sex: Male Marital Status: Married




PhD student in Civil Engineering 2008 – 2011 (?)

Specialized in Structural Engineering

Department of Construction Engineering, NTUST, Taiwan R.O.C.

Advisor: Assoc.Prof.Dr.Rwey-Hua Cherng


Masters degree in Civil Engineering 2003 - 2005

Specialized in Structural Engineering

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Thesis title: Sizing Optimization of Nonlinear Planar Steel Trusses Using Genetic Algorithm (abstract)

Thesis Advisor: Assist.Prof.Dr.Thanyawat Pothisiri


Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering 1995 - 2000

Professional training in areas of Industrial and Civil Engineering

Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology, Vietnam.

Thesis title: Saigon Metropolitan Tower The Exsaps program (Silver Medal of Graduation) (abstract)

Thesis Advisor: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bui Cong Thanh





Apr 2000 Aug 2002 Teaching Assistant, Division of Structural Designs (FCE, HCMUT, Vietnam).

Sep 2002 May 2003 Lecturer, Division of Structural Designs (FCE, HCMUT, Vietnam).

Jun 2003 Jun 2005 Graduate Student, Dept.of Civil Engineering, Falculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Jul 2005 Aug 2008 Lecturer, Division of Structural Designs (FCE, HCMUT, Vietnam).

Sep 2005 Dec 2007 Assistant in Graduate Academic Affairs, Structural Engineering field (FCE, HCMUT, Vietnam)

Aug 2006 Aug 2008 FCE Deans Assistant in International Relations (HCMUT, Vietnam).

Mar 2008 Aug 2008 FCEs Website Administrator (HCMUT, Vietnam).






English TOEIC 725 (link) Aug 2008

English CU-TEP 66 (TOEFL equivalent: 523) (link) July 2003






Giving lectures and guidance in

  • Steel & Wood Structures, Steel Structures II, Project on Steel Structures.
  • Building Design Procedures, Introductory of Civil Engineering, Project on Reinforced Concrete, Graduation Thesis.



Honors and Awards



Taiwan Scholarship Program for Postgraduate study in NTUST 2008

JICA AUN/SEED-net full scholarship for Graduate study in Chulalongkorn University 2003

Symbol of The Knight in IT 2003

Medal of Creative Youth 2001

First prize of Technological Creativity Vifotec award 2001

First prize of Students With Scientific Researches award 2001

Third prize of EUREKA award 2000

Encouragingly prize of Loa Thanh (Forbidden wall) award 2000

Silver Medal of Bachelor Graduation 2000


Updated Wednesday 18 October 2008 by Daniel CHEN