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Thu Huong TRAN

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Full name:            TRAN THU Huong
Title:                     Dr.
Date of birth:        1978
Position.:             Lecturer, Department of  Internal Combustion Engine .
Tel.:                    +84.38680097
E-mail:               huong.tranthithu@.hust.edu.vn, thuhuong.trant@gmail.com

 

 1. Courses taught:

  • Internal Combustion Engine Fundamental
  • Engine Design and Calculation
  • Engine Dynamics and Vibration
  • Engine design project
  • Dedicate heat engine
  • Renewable fuel

2. Fields of interest:

  • Simulation tools for internal combustion engine processes
  • Experimental research on Biofuel and fuel additive for internal combustion engine.
  • Reducing Exhaust Emissions of Motorcycle Engine with the Addition of Hydrogen-rich Gas Produced by Onboard Gasoline Steam Reforming
  • Improving Performance and Reducing Pollution Emissions of a Carburetor Gasoline Engine by Adding HHO Gas into the Intake Manifold
  • Study on the Performance and Emissions of a Syngas/Diesel Dual-Fuel Engine

3. Education:

Degree Year of graduation Field and university
Doctor 2011 Kanazawa University, Japan
Master 2003 Internal Combustion Engine, HUST
Engineer/Bachelor 2002 Internal Combustion  Engine, HUST
Engineer/Bachelor 2000 Mechatronics, HUST

4. Brief research background and working experiences:

2000 – 2008 Lecturer, Department of Internal Combustion Engine, Hanoi University of  Science and Technology

2008 – 2011 Ph.D student at Kanazawa University, Japan.

2011 – Now Lecturer, Department of Internal Combustion Engine, Hanoi University of  Science and Technology.

5. Remarkable scientific projects:

[1] Tran Thi Thu Huong, Le Anh Tuan, Tran Quang Vinh,Tran Dang Quoc, Nguyen Duy Tien: Study on the temperature distribution and soot formation in combustion chamber using visioscope and Indicating unit, The University lever project, code: T2007-121, 2007.

[2] Scientific secretary of the ‘Potential Project of Science and Technology’: “Research on reduce fuel consumption and emissions of gasoline engine by adding enriched hydrogen gas”, code: KC.05.TN05/11-15, 2011-2012.

6. Remarkable Published Papers :

[1]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Pham Minh Tuan, Nguyen The Truc, Nguyen Viet Thu: Study on the effects of Biofuel on exhaust emissions of a diesel engine, The 14th Scientific Conference of Le Quy Don University, 2006.

[2]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Pham HuuTuyen, ĐinhThi Ngo, Nguyen Van Thanh: Study the effects of Biodiesel fraction on performance of a diesel engine, The 20th Scientific Conference of Hanoi University of Technology, 2006.

[3]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hiroshi Enomoto, Motoki Kushita, Takashi Iida, “Spray characteristics of Ethanol fuel using Local-contact Microwave-heating Injector”, APAC-15. 2009.

[4]Le Anh Tuan, Pham Minh Tuan, Tran Thi Thu Huong, Nguyen The Truc, Vu Khac Thien, Vu Thi Thu Ha, “Experimental Findings of Biodiesel Fuels on Engines and on Transport Vehicles: A Case Study in Vietnam”, the 15th Asia Pacific Automotive Engineering Conference, 2009.

[5]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hiroshi Enomoto, Motoki Kushita, TakaakiSakitsu, “Effect of Fuel Temperature on Spray Properties using Local-contact Microwave-heating Injector”, FISITA2010-SC-0-16, 2010.

[6]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hiroshi Enomoto, Motoki Kushita, TakaakiSakitsu, KosukeNishioka, “Effects of Ethanol Ratio and Temperature on Gasoline Atomizing using Local-contact Microwave-heating Injector”, SETC-2011, JSAE 20119582 / SAE 2011-32-0582, DOI: 10.4271/2011-32-0582.

[7]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hiroshi Enomoto, Kenichi Shimizu, KosukeNishioka, “Feed-back control of ignition timing using peak cylinder pressure angle with rough timing table”, SETC-2011, JSAE 20119578 / SAE 2011-32-0578, DOI: 10.4271/2011-32-0578..

[8]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hiroshi Enomoto, Kenichi Simizu, KosukeNishioka, “Development of Small Gasoline Engine with Electronic Variable Valve Timing Unit”, SETC-2011, JSAE 20119579 / SAE 2011-32-0579, DOI: 10.4271/2011-32-0579.

[9]Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hiroshi Enomoto, “Effects of Bio-fuel Components and Fuel Temperature on Spray Angle and Sauter Mean Diameter in Local-contact Microwave-heating Injector”, Journal of JSDE, Vol.47,No.1, January, 2012.

[10] Nguyen Tuan Nghia, Vu Khac Thien, Tran Thi Thu Huong, Le Anh Tuan, “Effects of injection timing on performance and emissions of a common-rail diesel engine fuelled with waste cooking oil blend”, Proc. of the 5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on New and Renewable Energy, Hanoi, 2012.

[11] Tran Thi Thu Huong, Nguyen DucKhanh, Pham Hoang Luong, Le Anh Tuan, “Prediction of combustion and emission characteristics in a single cylinder common-rail diesel engine enriched by syngas”, Proc. of the 5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on New and Renewable Energy, Hanoi, 2012.

[12] Tran Thi Thu Huong, Nguyen DucKhanh, Pham Hoang Luong, Le Anh Tuan, “A Computational Study of the Effects of Injection Strategies on Performance and Emissions of a Syngas/Diesel Dual-Fuel Engine”, Proc. of the 5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Global Environment, Bandung, 2012.

[13] Tran Thi Thu Huong, Pham Ngoc Anh, Hoang Dinh Long, Le Anh Tuan, “Reducing Exhaust Emissions of Motorcycle Engine with the Addition of Hydrogen-rich Gas Produced by Onboard Gasoline Steam Reforming”, Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Automotive Technology, Engine and Alternative Fuels, Ho Chi Minh, 2012, ISBN: 978-604-73-1496-6.

[14] Tuan Le Anh, Khanh Nguyen Duc, Huong Tran Thi Thu, Tai Cao Van, “Improving Performance and Reducing Pollution Emissions of a Carburetor Gasoline Engine by Adding HHO Gas into the Intake Manifold”, APAC-2013, SAE 2013-01-0104.

[15] Khuong Thi Ha, Tran Thi Thu Huong, Hoang Dinh Long, Le Anh Tuan, “Recent Trends in Research on Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engines”, Proc. of the 3nd National Science and Technology Conference on Mechanics, Hanoi, 2013.

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