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Nam-Trung Nguyen

Professor and Director of Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre, Griffith University

Nam-Trung Nguyen received his Dip-Ing, Dr Ing and Dr Ing Habil degrees from Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany, in 1993, 1997 and 2004, respectively. The habilitation degree (Dr Ing Habil ) is the qualification for a full professorship in Germany. In 1998, he was a postdoctoral research engineer in the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center (University of California at Berkeley, USA). Prof Nguyen is the First Runner Up of Inaugural ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Awards in Sustainable Development in 2009 and the Runner Up of ASAIHL-Scopus Young Scientist Awards in 2008. He is a Fellow of ASME and a Senior Member of IEEE. Nguyen’s research is focused on microfluidics, nanofluidics, micro/nanomachining technologies, micro/nanoscale science, and instrumentation for biomedical applications. He published over 400 journal papers and filed 8 patents, of which 3 were granted. Among the books he has written, the first and second editions of the bestseller “Fundamentals and Applications of Microfluidics” were published in 2002 and 2006, respectively. His latest book “Nanofluidics” was published in 2009. The second edition of the bestselling book “Micromixer” was acquired and published by Elsevier in 2011.


  • –present
    Researcher, Griffith University


Fellow of ASME