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Dr. Trinh Tu Anh

Dr. Trinh Tu Anh


Dr. Tu Anh Trinh is a director of Institute of Smart City and Management (ISCM), University of Economics Ho Chi Minh since May 2020. She has built up the academic career as a lecturer and a dean in faculties of many national countries over 20 years. She is a guest lecturer, supervisor, reviewer for master and Phd students in international universities such as Trieste University, Hasselt University, Thammasat University, Handong Global University, etc. She is also a co-chair of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Development Civil, Urban and Transportation Engineering (CUTE-2016), the 1st Aviation Future: Challenge and Solution 2020 (AFCS2020), and a key organizer and editor of the CUTE-2018. She has worked as a specialist and team leader in local and international research and projects on smart city, urban and transportation planning, road safety, project management, transport economics, public transport, aviation operation, and Social and Environment Impact Assessment (SEIA). She has published scientific papers on her fields in multiple journals and proceedings of academic and press conferences for her academic excellence.



    • New urban Economics and city marketing
    • Smart Urban Design StudioLab
    • Urban Management
    • Smart City
    • Road Safety
    • Land-use and Transportation
    • Aviation Operation


    • Doctor of Engineering, Transportation, Hasselt University, Belgium, 2008 -2013
    • Master of Engineering, Transportation, Asian Institute of Technology, international institution based in Bangkok, Thailand 2001 - 2003
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Transport - Economics Department, University of Transport and Communication, Vietnam 1996 - 2000

Academic Experiences

    • Director, Institute of Smart City and Management, University of Economics HCMC, May 2020 - Present
    • Head, Planning Department, Ton Duc Thang University, September 2014 - May 2020
    • Dean, Aviation Faculty, Vietnam Aviation Academy, 2007 – December 2013
    • Lecturer, University of Transport and Communication, September 2003- 2007
    • Assistant Lecturer, September 2000 – August 2001

Professional Memberships

    • LENS (Learning Network on Sustainability)
    • WiTL (Woman in Transport Leadership Workshop)
    • RTIRN (Road Traffic Injuries Research Network)
    • UEM Network (Urban Environmental Management Network)
    • EASTS (Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies)
    • TSSV (Transportation Studies Society of Vietnam)
    • ISSOT (International Student Network on Transport Research)

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