Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University                          2015 – Expected May 2019

Leading to the degree of Doctoral of Philosophy in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences

  • ICTAS Doctoral Scholar
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Second place for best oral presentation awards of SSSA Soil and Environmental Quality Division at ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2016 International Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Nov 6-9
  • Dissertation: Development of better farming practices to minimize negative effects of antibiotics used in livestock industry

Troy University                                                                                                               2013 – May 2015

Master’s in Environmental and Biological Sciences

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Thesis: Effects of crude oil and dispersant on denitrification and organic matter mineralization in a Louisiana salt marsh sediment

VNU University of Science ▪ Vietnam National University | Hanoi                           2007 – 2011

Bachelor’s in Environmental Science

  • Thesis: Preliminary Calculation of the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) for some provinces and cities of Vietnam
  • Certificate of Valedictorian of the Central Committee of Vietnam Student Association for Universities and Colleges, 2011
  • Certificate of Valedictorian of Youth Union of Ho Chi Minh for Universities and Colleges, 2011
  • VNU President Certificate of “Hanoi Outstanding Young Image”, 2010
  • VNU President Certificate for Excellent Students, 2010
  • Toyota Scholarship for Excellent Students, 2009
  • Odon Vallet Scholarship for Excellent Students, 2008
  • VNU University of Science Scholarship for Excellent Students, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011