Dr Nguyen Van Huy

Dr Huy has nearly 15 years of researching and teaching experiences. His research focuses on environmental management in Aquaculture systems. Currently, he is a lecturer at the Faculty of Fisheries, University of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University, Vietnam. He has worked as an advisor and consultant for many projects in Vietnam such as a FAO community project based coastal resources management in Central Vietnam namely Integrated Management of Lagoon Activities in Thua Thien Hue province, and worked as a member of the Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad- Institutional University Cooperation network in Can Tho University for bioscience on food, aquaculture, livestock, and crop production.

As an ASEAN S&T Fellow, Dr Huy is conducting research on developing aquaculture models in order to adapt to climate change through environmental management in the Tam Giang lagoon (the largest lagoon in the Southeast Asia area). Additionally, Dr Huy and his staff are now in the first stage of evaluating water management regulations in aquaculture in Thua Thien Hue province in order to develop additional rules or policies for improving established cooperation between stakeholders in the community, especially in sustainable aquaculture management. He is also a volunteer for Fisheries Communities in coastal area which aims to develop sustainable aquaculture through treating waste water from intensive shrimp farming. Under the fellowship programme, Dr Huy will be working with Viet Nam Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation under the Viet Nam  Ministry of Science and Technology.

Dr Huy has a B.Sc. in Aquaculture (2004) from Hue University, Vietnam and M.Sc. (2012) and Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Okayama University, Japan (2016).