Scientist of UEB with impressive international publications in the academic year 2020 - 2021

During the academic year 2020-2021, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen An Thinh - Dean of the Faculty of Development Economics, VNU University of Economics and Business (VNU-UEB) is the lead author of 8 articles published in international journals in the ISI list (three articles in Q1 and five articles in Q2); Editor-in-Chief of 5 monograph books in which two published by Springer Publishing House - a traditional and reputable publisher.

The articles are the products of State-level scientific research project and international cooperation with scholars from universities and major research organizations in the world, including:

1 ) Pham, H.T.T., Nguyen, A.T., Nguyen, T.T.H. et al. Stakeholder Delphi-perception analysis on acid rain impacts and responses on agricultural ecosystems in the Vietnamese upland. Environ Dev Sustain 22, 4467–4493 (2020). (SCIE, Q2, lead author).

2) Nguyen, A.T., Hens, L. Diversified responses to contemporary pressures on sloping agricultural land: Thai farmer's perception of mountainous landscapes in northern Vietnam. Environ Dev Sustain 23, 5411–5429 (2021). (SCIE, Q2, lead author).

3) Nguyen, Huu X., An T. Nguyen, Anh T. Ngo, Van T. Phan, Trong D. Nguyen, Van T. Do, Dinh C. Dao, Dinh T. Dang, Anh T. Nguyen, The K. Nguyen, and Luc Hens. 2020. "A Hybrid Approach Using GIS-Based Fuzzy AHP–TOPSIS Assessing Flood Hazards along the South-Central Coast of Vietnam. Applied Sciences 10, No.20: 7142. (SCIE, Q1, lead author)

4) Nguyen, C.H., Nguyen, A.T., Truong, Q.H. et al. Natural resource use conflicts and priorities in small islands of Vietnam. Environ Dev Sustain (2021). (SCIE, Q2, lead author).

5) Nguyen, A.T., Turner, S. & Kalacska, M. Challenging slopes: ethnic minority livelihoods, state visions, and land-use land cover change in Vietnam's northern mountainous borderlands. Environ Dev Sustain (2021) (SC, Q2, lead author)

6) Nguyen, T.A., Nguyen, B.T., Van Ta, H. et al. Livelihood vulnerability to climate change in the mountains of Northern Vietnam: comparing the Hmong and the Dzao ethnic minority populations. Environ Dev Sustain (2021). ( SCIE, Q2, lead author).

7) Pham, Ha T.T., An T. Nguyen, Anh T.N. Do, and Luc Hens. 2021. "Impacts of Simulated Acid Rain on the Growth and the Yield of Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) in the Mountains of Northern Vietnam".  Sustainability 13, No.9: 4980. (SCIE/SSCI, Q1, lead author).

8) Tran, Duyen N.L., Tien D. Nguyen, Thuy T. Pham, Roberto F. Rañola Jr., and Thinh A. Nguyen 2021. "Improving Irrigation Water Use Efficiency of Robusta Coffee (Coffea canephora) Production in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam. Sustainability 13, No. 12: 6603. (SCIE/SSCI, Q1, lead author).

The content of international articles by Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen An Thinh includes economic and development issues in regions in Vietnam. Based on the research outcomes of these articles , policy makers can propose policies on sustainable development, environmental protection, and climate change response were proposed for specific regions of Vietnam: propose policies for sustainable economic development and livelihoods adapting to climate change in the Northern mountainous region; propose policies on disaster reduction and green growth in the South of Central Coast; propose policies for agricultural development in the Central Highlands.

When asked about the motivation to "produce" such a large number of international articles and publish them in Q1 and Q2 ranked journals of the ISI system, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen An Thinh shared: "Scientific researches create my core values. With that realization, although I am very busy with other academic tasks such as management, teaching, family, and social work duties, I always dedicate a large proportion of my time to professional exchange, scientific research, newspaper writing, and book writing. To me, scientific research activities is  a daily habit. Furthermore, I have always been actively supported and cooperated by my experts, colleagues, and partners during the researches. That is why I have been able to accomplish such a large amount of work in the academic year 2020-2021".

According to statistics from the Department of Scientific Research and Development Cooperation, in the academic year 2020-2021, the VNU University of Economics and Business have published 93 international articles, of which 75 are in journals in the ISI and SCOPUS. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen An Thinh is the lecturer who has the most articles published in the international journals of the VNU University of Economics and Business in the academic year 2020-2021.


Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen An Thinh - Researcher and lecturer on Economics and Management of Natural Resources and Environment. He is aslo the Dean of the Faculty of Development Economics, VNU University of Economics and Business, and holds the position of Vice President of the International Association of Landscape Ecology in Vietnam (VN-IALE).

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen An Thinh focuses on using the hybrid approach in analyzing, evaluating, and proposing policies for sustainable development, climate change response, and disaster reduction in regions in the territory of Vietnam.

He has written 19 books published at domestic and overseas; published more than 100 domestic articles and more than 30 international articles for journals in the list of ISI/SCOPUS; led and implemented more than 50 scientific research projects at all levels.

He is one of 26 outstanding scientists on international publication honored in the 2020 Annual Report of Vietnam National University, Hanoi.


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