Nguyen Danh THAO is an Associate Professor at the Department of Port and Coastal Engineering and a Vice President, HCMC University of Technology (HCMUT), concurrently. His research interests include Port and coastal zone management; Natural disasters and climate change and Change of coastal areas due to human’s activities.
Thao has achieved his expertise through different academic, research and practical activities. He has engaged in a number of research conducted in Vietnam, Asia and Africa in field of climate change, sea level rise and natural disasters. He also cooperated with businesses to research on local issues, significantly contributed to the improvement of living conditions in coastal areas. He was key member who organized and chaired many conferences/seminars in local and regional areas. Particularly, he bridged the academia with businesses, government and community, especially in the central land and southern part of Vietnam.