Van Duc Long Nguyen

Van Duc Long Nguyen

School of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Nguyen Van Duc Long currently holds positions at the University of Adelaide (Australia) and the University of Warwick (UK). He earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Yeungnam University in 2012. Following this, he joined Samsung Cheil Industries as a Senior Process Engineer. Long has contributed to numerous long-term industrial projects, collaborating closely with manufacturers and engineering companies. His innovative solutions have been successfully implemented and operated in various industrial settings. Long has held various positions of responsibility in equipment and process design, operational efficiency improvement, technology transfer, and scale-up within the Chemical Industry. He has authored over 70 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, 2 book chapters, and presented over 40 papers at international conferences. Additionally, Long has authored a distillation book titled "Advances in Distillation Retrofit," published by Springer.
His current research encompasses a broad spectrum, including process systems engineering, renewable hydrogen, ammonia, and fertilizer production processes, development of plasma reactors, reaction engineering and plasma technology, carbon capture and storage, CO2 utilization, CO2 emission reduction, rotating packed bed systems, bioenergy science and engineering including biofuel, biochemicals, and biorefineries. Recently, he also focuses on digital twin technology, machine learning, as well as smart farming and space farming initiatives.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Hessel, V., Tran, N. N., Asrami, M. R., Tran, Q. D., Nguyen, V. D. L., Gelonch, M. E., . . . Sundmacher, K. (2022). Sustainability of Green Solvents – Review and Perspective. Green Chemistry, 24(2), 410-437.
    DOI Scopus121 WoS63
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Co-Supervisor Cosmic Ray and Microgravity-Stable Liquid Nanoformulations Doctor of Philosophy under a Jointly-awarded Degree Agreement with Doctorate Full Time Mrs Modupe Nofisat Adebowale
    2023 Co-Supervisor Nanofertiliser intensified plant growth for space biophilic design Doctor of Philosophy under a Jointly-awarded Degree Agreement with Doctorate Full Time Mr John Longo Masengo
    2023 Co-Supervisor Implementation of core-shell beads as a flow-free solution for conducting consecutive reactions Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Sampurna Mukherjee

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