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Dr Thien Truong

Research Fellow
AFHEA
PhD
+61 2 6125 1250

Dr Thien Truong is currently a research fellow in the School of Engineering. He is working on the applications of advanced characterization techniques for photovoltaic materials and devices, and the fabrication of silicon solar cells with the novel passivating-contact technology. Thien is also serving as a Student Activities Coordinator (2022 and 2023 Terms) for the IEEE ACT Section, Student Activities Chair for the 2023 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP), and Academic Representative for the 2022 CECS WHS Committee.

Thien received his Degree of Engineer in Machinery Manufacturing Technology from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Vietnam, in 2015, a Master of Science degree in Intelligent Micro Nano Systems from Konkuk University, South Korea, in 2018, and recently a PhD in Engineering (photovoltaics) from ANU in July 2022.

Personal website: www.thientruong.net  

Thien is currently a Guest Lecturer for the following courses in School of Engineering:

ENGN4000 series courses
Code Title Year 20.. Semester

ENGN4524

ENGN3516

Photovoltaic Technologies

Energy Resources and Renewable Technologies

 20-23

 20

S1

S2

ENGN6000 series courses
Code  Title  Year 20..  Semester 

ENGN6524

ENGN6516

Photovoltaic Technologies

Energy Resources and Renewable Technologies

   20-23

   20

S1

S2 

 

Some research topics of interest:

  • Silicon Solar Cells

  • Novel characterisation techniques for photovoltaics

  • Energy and Functional Materials

Selected peer-reviewed publications

Conference presentations

  • T. N. Truong, et al., Proceedings of the 2022 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC), Newcastle, Australia (2022), Oral presentation.
  • T. N. Truonget al., Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (IEEE PVSC), Philadelphia, USA (2022), Oral presentation.
  • T. N. Truonget al., Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (IEEE PVSC), Online, (2021), Oral presentation.
  • T. N. Truonget al., Proceedings of the 2020 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC), Online, (2020), Oral presentation.
  • T. N. Truonget al., Proceedings of the 2020 European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EUPVSEC), Online, (2020), DOI:10.4229/EUPVSEC20202020-2AO.4.5Oral presentation. (Student Award Finalists, selected for journal publication).
  • T. N. Truonget al., Proceedings of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC), Canberra, Australia (2019), Oral presentation.
  • T. N. Truonget al., Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (IEEE PVSC, Chicago, USA (2019), DOI: 10.1109/PVSC40753.2019.8980647, Poster presentation.

Some selected awards

Thien is currently an active reviewer for:

Journals

  • Nature Scientific Reports
  • Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells
  • Physica Status Solidi (RRL) – Rapid Research Letters
  • Solar RRL
  • Physica Status Solidi A: Applications and Materials Science
  • IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics
  • Solar Energy

Conferences

  • 2022 IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Philadelphia, US.
  • 2022 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC), Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
  • 2023 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP), UNSW Canberra, Australia.

Selected news featuring

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