Dr. Thi Sinh Vo | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Thi Sinh Vo, known as Helen Vo, embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science, specializing in Polymer & Composite Materials, from Ho Chi Minh City University of Science, Vietnam National University. During her undergraduate studies, she delved into research on water-soluble chitosan and its application in stabilizing gamma irradiation-assisted silver nanoparticles, showcasing her early interest and expertise in materials science and polymer chemistry.

Professional Endeavors

Her professional journey encompasses a diverse range of experiences, from her roles as a Chemical Engineer at CHING LUH Shoes Co., Ltd., to her tenure as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Sungkyunkwan University's School of Mechanical Engineering. She has contributed significantly to various research labs, including the COME Lab and the Polymer Lab at Sungkyunkwan University, where she has been involved in synthesizing novel materials for applications such as organic dye adsorption and piezoresistive sensing.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout her career, She has made significant contributions to the field of materials science, particularly in the synthesis and characterization of functional composites. Her doctoral dissertation focused on chitosan-based functional composites for organic dye adsorption and piezoresistive sensing, demonstrating her expertise in designing, synthesizing, and characterizing advanced materials. Additionally, her research interests span self-healable materials, composite membranes, wearable sensors, and water/wastewater treatment technologies.

Accolades and Recognition

Her exemplary academic achievements and research contributions have garnered recognition both domestically and internationally. She has received accolades such as the Ph.D. of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering with a remarkable GPA of 3.95/4.5 from Sungkyunkwan University. Furthermore, her research has been published in reputable journals and conferences, solidifying her reputation as a leading researcher in her field.

Impact and Influence

Her research has had a profound impact on the field of materials science, particularly in the development of innovative materials with applications ranging from environmental remediation to wearable sensor technology. Her work holds promise for addressing pressing societal challenges, such as water pollution and healthcare monitoring, and has the potential to shape future advancements in the field.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As She continues her academic and professional journey, her legacy is marked by a dedication to excellence in research and a commitment to addressing real-world problems through innovative materials design. Her future contributions are poised to further advance the field of materials science, with a focus on sustainability, functionality, and societal impact. Through her research, teaching, and collaborative endeavors, She aims to inspire future generations of scientists and engineers and leave a lasting legacy in the field of materials science and engineering.


A total of  388 citations for her publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of her research within the academic community.

  • Citations          388
  • h-index              9
  • i10-index           8

Notable Publications 

Heavy metal removal applications using adsorptive membranes

Recycling performance of graphene oxide-chitosan hybrid hydrogels for removal of cationic and anionic dyes

Enhancement of water absorption capacity and compressibility of hydrogel sponges prepared from gelatin/chitosan matrix with different polyols

Incorporation of hydroxyapatite in crosslinked gelatin/chitosan/poly (vinyl alcohol) hybrids utilizing as reinforced composite sponges, and their water absorption ability

Organic dye removal and recycling performances of graphene oxide-coated biopolymer sponge

Graphene Oxide–Chitosan Network on a Dialysis Cellulose Membrane for Efficient Removal of Organic Dyes

Preparation and Characterization of Bis-Propargyl-Succinate, and its Application in Preliminary Healing Ability of Crosslinked Polyurethane using" Azide-Alkyne" Click.

Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.): Chemical components and their effective clinical applications

Graphene oxide-covered melamine foam utilizing as a hybrid foam toward organic dye removal and recyclability

Fabrication and Characterization of Gelatin/Chitosan Hydrogel Membranes


Thi Sinh Vo | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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