Head, Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer,
International University, VNU - Ho Chi Minh City

After getting a Ph.D. degree from the Michigan State University (USA) under VEF scholarship in 2018, Dr. Tran Thi Ngoc Diep returned to work at the International University (IU) – VNU-HCM and was appointed Head of the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Dr. Diep is also the key coordinator of the United Nations University’s Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development in Southern Vietnam (RCE Southern Vietnam). Dr. Diep has actively supported of IU students and lecturers’ activities on technology transfer, innovation, and education for sustainable development. Dr. Diep has participated as a judge and mentor in domestic and international startup competitions, such as Social Business Creation in 2021, 2022, and 2023.