Organizational Structure

 

 The university has an immense range of academic resources and facilities in support students.

 Every year, the university has the entrance examination on July. Before this event, our NLU give career direction to high school students and their parents. In three day entrance examination, the university has several groups of students to help new comers in seeking lodging, direction….

 


The university has 350 room dormitories for students, with full healthy and sport facilities (stadium for multiple sports and healthy exercises), health clinic.

 

Hình ký túc xá và sân vận động

 

The language center offers training in English for academic purposes, and run wide range of short specialist courses, while the information systems services provide comprehensive computing facilities and support to all members of the university. All students are registered automatically on data center and email system of the university to access to more specialized services (time table, records, information notice, etc.) Free wifi is available in the campus and dormitories.

 

Students graduated from NLU have good record of entry into employment and higher education. The Youth Union and Student Support Office is particularly well places to help students to find successful training and transition from study to employments. Students receive several workshops and training in teamworking, leadership, communication, etc. to promote career in the future. These units also help students in planning their career, searching for job, producing targetted CVs and developing confidence at interviews.

 



LIBRARY

 

University Library is based on an independent building of 4.800m2 with three floors. The Library has collected about 10,500 books (in Vietnamese and foreign languages), 800 dissertations, 12,000 BSc. thesis and other bibliographical materials.

 

Library also provides wide range of journals, magazines and CD-ROM to students and staffs to promote their education and assist their research. The digital system has provided users inside and outside the campus via the worldwide web as http://www.lib.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

On the other hand, smaller libraries in faculties also have small but further collections of books and research papers.

 

 

Contact address:

Rang Dong Building, Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Tel: 84 8 -38963351 - 38963337

Email: lib@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website : http://elib.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

Hình thư viện chính và các thư viện khoa.

 

 


FACULTY OF AGRONOMY

 

The Faculty of Agronomy is one of the founding faculties of the University. The precursors of the faculty are respectively the Department of Agriculture at the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry, the former name of Nong Lam University. In 1990, the faculty was renamed into the Faculty of Agronomy. It has 7 departments: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Protection, Soil-Agro Chemistry, Water Management, Industrial Crops, and Food – Vegetable – Flower and Fruit Crops. The faculty has an area of around 12 hectares for research, experiments, and practising. 

 

 

Academic Programs

Undergraduate programs (4 years)

-          Agronomy

-          Plant Protection

-          Soil Science

-          Horticulture and Marketing

Master of Science and PhD programs

-          Crop Science

-          Plant Protection

-          Soil Science

 

Research Areas

Our on-going and productive research programs focus on improving of crop production and supporting the agricultural and environmental sustainability with the main areas as below:

-         Selection and introduction of new plant varieties

-         Water – soil resources management

-         Cropping systems in the Mekong Delta, East Southern areas and the highlands

-         Agricultural chemical residues

-         Heavy metals and nitrate in agricultural products and environment

-         Microorganism contamination in agricultural products

-         Safe and organic vegetable production

-         Irrigation and drainage systems

-         Plant nutrition and soil fertility

-         Pest management

 

 

Contact Address:     

Faculty of Agronomy
Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Vietnam

Tel: (84 8) 37220726; Fax: (84 8) 38960713

Email: knh@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://fa.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 

FACULTY OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND VETERINARY MEDICINE

 

The Faculty of Animal Science and  Veterinary Medicine, established in 1955, is one of the biggest faculties of University of Agriculture and Forestry (UAF). It has 8 departments: Animal Physiology and Biochemistry, Animal Nutrition, Genetics and Animal Breeding, Animal Production, Anatomy and Surgery, Pharmacology and Veterinary Medicine, Pathology & Parasitology Diseases, Microbiology and  Infected Disease. The faculty has one Veterinary Hospital, Practice Farms and 10 laboratories in campus. It has strong relationship to companies, manufactures and farms in animal production and veterinary.

 

Academic Programs:

Undergraduate Programs

-          Animal Science (4 years)

-          Veterinary Medicine (5 years)

-          Pharmacology in Veterinary Science (5 years)

-          Veterinary Medicine (advanced program with Queensland University, Australia) (5 years)

-          Feed Production Technology (4 years)

Master of Science and PhD programs

-          Animal Science

-          Veterinary Medicine

 

Research Areas:

-         Improvement the indigenous livestock species, and adaptability breeds of swine, poultry and dairy cattle.

-         New technology on the animal production  (swine, poultry, cattle, goat and high economic value animals).

-         The use of animal waste in fuel production; study and apply the biotechnology in intensifying livestock.

-         Common diseases of cattle, swine & poultry, etc ...

-         Residues of chemicals, drug, antibiotics substances in animal-origined products (meat, milk, eggs, etc).

-         Toxic-veterinary medicine; food safety, the veterinarian law;

-         Nutrient requirements and optimal feed formulation.

 

 

Contact address:

Faculty of Animal Science  and Veterinary Medicine

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Vietnam

Tel: (848) 38961711;

Email: cnty@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://vet.hcmuaf.edu.vn/


FACULTY OF ECONOMICS

 

The Faculty of Economics was established in 1978 as Faculty of Agricultural Economics. In 1993, the faculty name was changed into its current name in order to educate and train students at high interests in the comprehensive fields of economics, business management, accounting and finance. It has 6 departments: Agricultural Economics, Economics of Environment and Resources, Finance and Accounting, Rural Development, Business Administration, and Economics.

 

Academic Programs:

Undergraduate programs (4 years)

-          Agricultural Economics

-          Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

-          Rural Development and Agricultural Extension

-          Commercial Business Administration

-          Accounting

-          Agricultural Business

Master of Science (2 years)

-          Agricultural Economics

 

Research Areas

-          Farm and cooperative economics and business models

-          Farming systems

-          Agricultural development and rural extension

-          Develop investment projects in rural business and development

-          Business models in farming systems

-          Models of management, accounting and audit;

-          Financial and accounting system

-          Environmental and natural resource economics and management.

 

 

Contact Address:     

Faculty of Economic
Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Vietnam

Tel: (84 8) 38961708 

Email: ecofaculty@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://eco.hcmuaf.edu.vn/

 

 

 


FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

 

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology was established in 1963 on the foundation of the Department of Agricultural Engineering. In 1976, Department of Agricultural Engineering was changed into the Faculty of Engineering. In 1993, Faculty of Engineering was renamed into Faculty of Engineering and Technology in order to accord with its developments in research and teaching activities. Currently, the Faculty comprises of 7 Departments: Basic Engineering, Heat and Refrigeration Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Automation, Agricultural Engineering, Mechatronics, and Post-harvest and Food Processing Machinery. There are 5 workshops and 4 practical laboratories in the Faculty. The Faculty has been making significant contributions to the industrialization and modernization of agriculture in Viet Nam.

 

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs (4 years)

-          Mechanics for Processing and Preservation of Agricultural Products

-          Agricultural Engineering

-          Heat and Refrigeration Engineering

-          Automation

-          Mechatronics

-          Automotive Engineering

 

Master of Science and PhD. Programs

-          Agricultural Engineering

 

Research Areas

-          Soil preparation for rice, maize, sugar cane and pineapple production;

-          Automobile, mechatronics, and chemical technologies;

-          Harvesters, threshers, grain dryers, etc.;

-          Animal feed processing machines;

-          Machines and devices for Post-harvest Technology and Food Processing and Preservation.

 

 

Contact Address

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Viet Nam

Tel: (84 8) 38960721 – 37240020

Fax: (84 8) 37240020

Email: kck @hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://fme.hcmuaf.edu.vn/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

The Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources is established on December 2008 in combination of Faculty of Environmental Engineering (2001), Department of Landscaping and Environmental Horticulture (2002)  and Department of Applied Geomatics (2006). It comprises of 6 departments: Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Natural Resources and Ecotourism, Landscaping and Environmental Horticulture, Applied Geomatics. Although it is one of the youngest faculties of University of Agriculture and Forestry (UAF) or Nong Lam University, born to meet social demands on the environmental protection, the faculty has many well- equipped laboratories.

 

Academic programs

Undergraduate program (4 years)

-          Environmental Engineering

-          Environmental Management

-          Environmental Management and Ecotourism

-          Geographic Information System (GIS)

-          Environmental Information System

-          Landscaping and Environmental Horticulture

-          Landscape Design

 

Research areas

-          Environmental issues in industrial, agriculture, forestry, and fisheries

-          Protective measures and evaluation of environmental impacts

-          Measures to control environmental pollution areas

-          Applying Information Technology in GIS and Remote Sensing.

-          Utilizing GIS and RS techniques for fundamental and applied research in:

o   Land use/land cover change analysis;

o   Natural resources and environmental monitoring;

o   Natural disasters (Flooding, Drought, Landslide);

o   Urban - Rural administration and planning/management;

o   Management of Coastal areas;

o   Climate change

-          Planning, designing greenery and parks in urban areas

-          Selecting indigenous plants suitable for  wide ranges of landscape

-          Domesticating imported plants to make it suitable for our natural conditions

-          Establishing production process of valuable trees, flowers in other to serve social needs

 

 

Contact Address:

Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc, Ho Chi Minh City

Viet Nam

Tel: +848-37220291, +848-37220723

Email:   kmt @hcmuaf.edu.vn
Website: http://env.hcmuaf.edu.vn/


FACULTY OF FISHERIES

 

Faculty of Fisheries, Nong Lam University was officially established in 1974. Its predecessor was Fisheries Division of Animal Science Faculty, National Academy of Agriculture (initial and former name of Nong Lam University). In 1975, after the national reunification, its name was changed into the Faculty of Fisheries. The faculty comprises of 5 departments: Fish Biology and Aquatic Resources, Aquaculture Technology, Aquatic Products Processing Technology, Fish Pathology, and Fisheries Management and Development. It operates 4 laboratories, 2 experimental farms and the Novus-NLU Aquaculture Research Center.

 

Academic Programs

Undergraduate programs (4 years)

-          Aquaculture

-          Aquatic Animal Pathology

-          Aquatic Product Processing

-          Aquaculture Economics and Management

Master of Science program (2 years)

-          Aquaculture

 

Research Areas

-          Enhancing aquaculture production systems;

-          Water management for aquaculture development;

-          Ornamental fish – Database, culture, trading issues, disease, seed production;

-          Improving seed quality of indigenous and common aquatic animal species;

-          Aquatic animal nutrition and feedings;

-          Aquatic animal health management.

-          Aquatic product preservation and processing;

-          Utilization of by-products from fish processing factories

-          Aquaculture development;

-          Management and conservation of aquatic resources;

-          Socio-economics and trade issues in aquaculture and fisheries.

 

 

Contact Address       

Faculty of Fisheries
Nong Lam University
(UAF)Ho Chi Minh City

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Vietnam

Tel: (84 8) 38963343 - 37220733

Email: kts @hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://fof.hcmuaf.edu.vn/

 

 

 


FACULTY OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

The Faculty of Food Science and Technology was organized on December of 2000 upon the move and expansion of the old department, the Department of Agro-products Preservation and Processing found in 1995. It has 6 departments: Postharvest Technology, Human Nutrition, Food Biochemistry, Food Engineering, Food Processing & Product Development, and Food Microbiology. The faculty has one Meat and seafood processing workshop and six laboratories.

 

Academic programs

Undergraduate programs (4 years)

-          Food Science and Technology

-          Agricultural & Food Products Preservation and Processing

-          Agricultural & Food Products Processing and Human Nutrition

-          Agricultural & Food Products Processing and Food Microbiology

-          Food Technology (advanced program taught in English) associated with the University of California - UCDavis, USA

 

Master of Science (2 years)

-          Food and Beverage Technology

 

Research areas

 

-          Food quality control and Food quality assurance

-          Food nutrition

-          Engineering properties and applications

-          Postharvest technology

-          Novel methods on food preservation and processing

-          New product development

 

Contact Address:

Faculty of Food Technology 

Nong Lam University  

Cam Tu House - Linh Trung Ward - Thu Duc - Ho Chi Minh city

Viet Nam

Phone: (848) 3896 0871

Fax: (848) 3724 0077

Email: kcntp @hcmuaf.edu.vn 

Website: http://fst.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 


FACULTY OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES

 

The Faculty of Foreign Languages was founded on April 9, 2001 and currently comprises 8 Departments: Language Practice, Foreign Culture and Literature, Translation and Interpretation, TESOL Methodology, English for Management, Linguistics, Non-major English and French. For purpose of teaching and learning foreign languages, the  Faculty is equipped with one 40-console computer lab, one 48-console language lab, one reading room with more than ten thousand books, and other audio-visual equipments such as LCD projectors, TVs, VCRs, DVD players.

 

Academic Programs

 

-          Undergraduate programs (4 years)

o   English language (with 3 optional concentrations in English Teaching, English for Management and Translation and Interpretation). Graduates are conferred with Bachelor’s degree in English Language.

o   Bilingual French and English.

 

 

Research Activities

 

In recent years, the Faculty has focused researches in the field of teaching English, especial English for specific purposes (ESP). Two areas of high interest are:

 

  1. Solutions for improving quality of teaching ESP
  2. Application of new teaching approaches in teaching General English and ESP

 

Contact Address:     

 

Faculty of Foreign Languages

Nong Lam UniversityHo Chi Minh City

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Vietnam

Tel: (848) 37220727 –(848) 38967808 (ext. 21)

Fax: (848) 38963349
Email:     @hcmuaf.edu.vn             

Website : http://ffl.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


FACULTY OF FORESTRY

 

The Faculty of Forestry, established in 1955, is united from faculty of Forestry of University of Agriculture No. 4 (former name of UAF), Faculty of Silviculture and Faculty of Forest Technology belonging to Dong Nai College of Forestry. It has 5 departments: Silviculture, Forest Product Processing, Forest Resources Management, Agroforestry and Social Forestry, Pulp and Paper Technology.

 

Academic Programs

 

Undergraduate programs (4 years)

-          Forestry

-          Forest Products Processing Technology

-          Pulp and Paper Technology

-          Information Technology in Forestry

 

Master of Science and PhD programs

-          Forestry

 

Research Areas and Technology Transfer:

-          Forest planting on hill, high land or wetland.

-          Forests’ resources management; study and transfer technology on agro-forestry; urban forestry (planning, design, development of green trees system,...).

-          Social forestry approach in South Vietnam, development of forestry projects, forestry extension, applications of GIS (geographic information system in forestry and planning).

-          Forestry products processing and preservation.

-          Chemicals technology in the production of paper and pulp.

 

 

Contact Address:     

Faculty of Forestry
Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Vietnam

Tel: (848) 3897 5453 - 3897 4606

Email: vpkhoalam©hcmuaf.edu.vn 

Web site: http://ff.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 

 

 

 


FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

The faculty is the newly-established faculty of Nong Lam University since the University become comprehensive oriented in 2000. It comprises 4 departments: Networking, Information system, Geomatics, Sofware Engineering. The faculty has 8 computer labs.

 

Academic program

 

Undergraduate program (4 years)

-          Information Technology

 

This program is built on the basis of the training program of MIT Institute and international certification CCNA, CCNP, MCSA, MCSE, SCJP, Programmers Aptech.


Research
Areas

-          Information service system for education and training.

-          Design and improve the information management system.

-          Design and develop medical information system.

-          Genetic algorithm for timetabling problem.

 

 

Contact Address:

Faculty of Information Technology

Nong Lam University
Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37242623

Email:

Website: http://fit.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 

 

 

 

 


FACULTY OF LAND AND REAL ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

 

In 1993, the Department of Land Management was founded under the control of Faculty of Agronomy. In 2001, it was changed into the Department of Land Management, Environment and Resources under the direct management of the Board of Rectors. In 2003, it became the Faculty of Land and Real Estate Management. The Faculty comprises 4 Departments: Law and Policy, Cadastral Technology, Land and Real Estate Economics and Planning. Its facilities include one computer lab (30 PCs), one GPS Station and many geodetic measuring devices: Pentax, Leica, 3T5K, 4T30 and Theo 010B, Dalhta 010B...

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate programs (4 years)

-          Cadastral Technology

-          Land Administration

-          Real Estate Administration

Master of Science program (2 years)

-          Land administration

 

Research Areas

-          Establishing soil maps, cadastral maps, current land use maps and land use planning maps

-          Establishing land use planning and -plans, planning and developing rural and urban areas; evaluating and classifying land

-          Implementing economic & technical solutions to the land measurement; applying GIS on data analysis and information management; researching and applying RS and GIS in establishing digital maps; using GIS & LIS in property management.

-          Registering land use rights, compiling and managing cadastral records; carrying out land statistics and inventories

-          Researching land and real estate economics

-          Researching land and real estate law

 

 

Contact Address:     

Faculty of Land and Real Estate Administration

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37220261 - 38974749

Email:

Website: http://lrem.hcmuaf.edu.vn/

 

 

 


FACULTY OF SCIENCES

 

The Faculty of Sciences was established in 1975 (formely Faculty of Basic Sciences) with the initial missions of teaching Basic Sciences for students from various training programs in the University. Since then, the Faculty has been improving and developing itself.

The Faculty is responsible for giving lectures on Basic Sciences (theory and practice) for more than 2000 students / year in the University (including undergraduate university, college and in – service training). Besides teaching, the Faculty has done scientific researches, especially in Chemistry and Biology.

Oganization

The Faculty of Sciences has 5 departments which conduct education and research in variety fields of natural sciences. The Faculty also has a central administrative office which is responsible for the Faculty operational management.

·         Department of Mathematics

·         Department of Physics

·         Department of Chemistry

·         Department of Biology       

·         Department of Informatics

·         Administrative Office

 

Contact Address:     

Faculty of Sciences

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37220262

Email:fs@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://fs.hcmuaf.edu.vn/


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

 

The Agricultural Technology of Education Department  of Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City – directly under Board of managers, was set up according to Decision No 35/Ministry of University  on 17/07/1985 and Decision No 2722/Decision of Ministry of Education and Training – Organization Official on 27/06/2002 from Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training. An Educational Multimedia Lab has been established for staff, students, and other clients to develop multimedia – learning resources. The current facilities in the Multimedia Lab include 26 PCs connect with internet line, Projector and Video digital camera.

 

Academic Program

Undergraduate program (4 years)

-          Agricultural Technology of Education

 

Research Areas

-          The advanced-training higher education programs,

-          Information technology in training.

-          Evaluation system on training.

 

 

Contact Address:     

Department of Agricultural Technology Education

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Phone: (848) 38897119

Email:

Web site: http://fit.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 

 


DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

Department of Biotechnology at Nong Lam University was established in 2001 as a priority education for human resource in the field of advanced technology based on biology.

 

Academic programs

 

Undergraduate programs  (4 years)

-          Biotechnology

-          Environmental Biotechnology

-          Biotechnology: Articulation program between Nong Lam University and Newcaslte University (Australia) with the completion of 3 academic years  at Nong Lam University in Vietnam,  and 1.5 years at Newcastle University in Australia, during which 240 credits according to Bachelor of Biotechnology Program of Newcastle University must be obtained.

-          Biotechnology: The twinning program between Nong Lam Univeristy (Vietnam) and Newcastle University (Australia) with the completion of 2.5 years  at Nong Lam University and 1.5 years at Newcastle,  during which 240 credits of Bachelor of Biotechnology Program of Newcastle University must be obtained.

 

Master of Science program (2 years)

-          Biotechnology

 

Training courses (3 months)

-          Plant tissue culture

 

Research Areas  

-          Application of molecular genetics for plant and animal breeding,

-          Application and development of useful microorganisms into agriculture, forestry and aquaculture

-          Application of biological engineering for waste disposal and pollution control; preservation of valuable gene resource; diagnosis of diseases in plant, livestock and aquaculture organisms

-          Application of plant secondary compounds in medicine

-          Initialization of radiation in the production of novel biomaterials

-          Collection and production of rice varieties adapting with climate changing

 

 

Contact address:

Department of Biotechnology

Nong Lam University  

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc district, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam.
Phone:
(848) 37220295                       Fax: (848) 38960713
Email: biotech@hcmuaf.edu.vn; 

Website: http://biotech.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 


DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND PROCESSING

 

Department of Chemical Engineering and Processing was established in 2004 in oder to train students in high knowledge capacity on chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries develop environmental –friendly chemical products.

 

Academic program

Undergraduate program (4 years)

-          Chemical Engineering

 

Research Areas

-          Biochemical and agricultural technology

-          Food engineering and biological systems

-          Food materials, bio-materials and polymer

-          Biofuel

 

Contact Address:     

Department of Chemical Engineering and Processing (ChEPro)

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37242527 ;    Fax: (848) 37245030

Email:

Web site:  http://cnhh.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 

 

 


DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL THEORY

 

 

Functions:
-
Teaching and studying of science Marxist – Leninism - Ho Chi Minh Ideology.

- Teaching the government policies and laws; and Party policies

- Advise the Board of  Communist Party Committee on the situation awareness of political thought student, proposing solutions for the education and political ideology of students.

 


Contact address:

Department of  Political Theory

Phuong Vy House, Room 115, Nong Lam Univeristy

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 38963342

Email: @hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://bmllct.hcmuaf.edu.vn




RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT

 

Research Institute for Biotechnology and Environment (RIBE) was established in 2006 based on the reunification of Research center for Environmental Technology and Natural Resource Management (founded in 1995), Chemical and Biological Analysis and Experiment Center (founded in 1997) and Biotechnology Center (formed in 2000). The organization framework includes three centers, five departments, and one experimental site. Currently, RIBE is administrated with ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards. It was equipped with several modern and sophisticated equipments such as High Performance Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (LC/MS/MS 4000Q Trap), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS), atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS), sequencer (ABI 3100), real-time PCR and PCR and other analyzing equipments for air, soil, food and medicinal plants.

 

Research areas

-          Genetic engineering

-          Application of molecular genetics for plant and animal breeding.

-          Plant and animal tissue culture

-          Microbial biotechnology

-          Biotechnological application for plant protection.

-          Environmental problems of agriculture, fishery, forestry, ect. such as poisoned chemical, pesticide and heavy metal accumulation in agricultural products, food, soil, water, air, ect.

-          Environmental protection and impact assessment methods. Developing anti-pollution techniques and anti-degradation of environment

-          Organic waste recycling of industry, agriculture and domestic to improve agriculture, forestry and fishery production

-          Study on using of natural organic products to fertilize degrading tillage.

 

Mission

-          Research and development in gene technology to restore and conserve breeds, animal biotechnology, plant biotechnology, biotechnology of microorganisms, environmental biotechnology, other related fields.

-          Transfer and application of new scientific and technological achievements to production and commercialization.

-          Training high quality human resource and organize research degree studies at both the postgraduate and undergraduate levels. 

-          The research center for international students and researchers.

 

 

Contact Address:

Research Institute for Biotechnology and Environment,

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc district, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (84 8) 3722 0294  Fax: (848) 38972262

Email;

Website: http://ribe.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 

 


CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL ENERGY AND MACHINERY

 

 

Research areas and Services:

-          Energy in agriculture, with focus on renewable energy.

-          Agricultural machinery for field and farmstead production

-          Agricultural products and food processing machines.

-          Engineering research serving for new areas such as bio-technology, environmental technology, automation…

-          Transfer technology including supply of equipment and training on their uses.

 

 

Contact Address:

Center for Agricultural Energy and Machinery,

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel/Fax: (848) 37220725, 38963805

Email: caem@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: www.caem.hcmuaf.edu.vn 

 

 


CENTER FOR APPLIED INFORMATICS

 

 

Activities and Services

-          Train and issue A, B and technician national certificate on informatics. Train and issue international certificate on network (MCSA, MCSP, CCNA …)

-          Undertake the services, informatics technology projects applied in the areas: agriculture, education, social economics …

-          Frequently open special training courses:

o   Office informatics: Windows, WinWord, Excel, Access, Power Point

o   Web design, computer network, Internet …

o   Communicative graphics: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Corel Draw, 3D Studio …

o   Program from basic to proficient levels: Pascal, C/C++, Visual Basic/ Visual Basic.net, C#.Net, Java …

o   Geographic Informatics science: Mapinfo, ArcView, ArcGIS …

o   Open source code: Linux, Open Office …

-          Consult, support and undertake informatics technology projects: Internet, database, applied software and network software…

-          Repair network personal computers or problems.    

-          Maintain computer network system, games space, personal computer.

-          Create applied software on administration, accountancy, Web and Information.

-          Consult, design, build and develop websites for establishments with demands.

-          Consult, design, build and develop geographic database systems serving for synthetic or specific management business.

 

Contact Address:

Center for Applied Informatics

Nong Lam University- Ho Chi Minh City

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 38961713;                           Fax: (848) 38974561

Email: ttth©hcmuaf.edu.vn;              

Website: http://aic.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 


CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CIE-NLU)

 

Due to Nong Lam University passionate devotion to the fulfillment of internationalization of its training and research programs in response to the ever–increasing demand of a well-trained human resource for regional and national modernization and industrialization, the Center for International Education (CIE-NLU) was established in 2009. CIE-NLU is the public training and service organization. In order to propel NLU’s internationalization efforts, CIE-NLU has set numerous internationalization goals. These include: increasing the quantity of English-taught programs and joint international training programs in NLU by collaborating with foreign renowned universities, creating an internationalized learning environment for students, enhancing faculty and student exchange opportunities, recruiting international scholars and students, providing public services related to international education and research cooperation and expanding NLU’s international cooperation and exchange. In addition, CIE-NLU is collaborating with foreign universities in offering short training courses in fields of common interest.

Mission

In the era of modernization, industrialization, and global economic integration, CIE-NLU is committed to creating an excellent international learning environment so that it can nurture future outstanding citizens with:

-          Social responsibility

-          Creativity and innovation

-          Critical thinking

-          Problem solving skills and leadership qualities

Academic Programs

CIE-NLU is closely collaborating with NLU’s faculties and foreign universities to develop a wide number of international joint training programs ranging from short-training to postgraduate levels. It is also planning to provide students the pre-university courses.

 

Contact Address

Center for International Education

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (84-8) 37246042  -  Fax: (84-8) 37246042

Email: cie-nlu@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://cie-nlu.hcmuaf.edu.vn/

 


CENTER FOR FOREIGN STUDIES

 

 

Functions: The Center’s major functions include teaching foreign languages, mainly English, to adult and young learners, administering language proficiency tests, organizing faculty and student exchange, promoting opportunities for cultural and linguistic exchange and teaching, developing international education programs, and conducting research on distance education, development education and language teaching and learning.

 

Training activities:

-          Train human resources in the field of foreign languages aiming at contributing to national development as well as regional and worldwide cooperation, partnership and exchange in education.

-          Offer training programs, including General English, Academic English, TOEFL Preparation, TOEIC Preparation, Business English, Communicative English and English for Children.

 

Contact address:

Center for Foreign Studies

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc district, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel:  (848) 38960109, 38967808                     Fax: (848) 38963349

Email:

Web site:


CENTER FOR HEAT-REFRIGERATION ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENTS

 

 

Research Areas and Services:

-          Applied research in the field of heat-refrigeration technology for agricultural and industrial production.

-          Supporting research and training in the field of heat-refrigeration technology.

-          Technology transfer in the heat-refrigeration field into the real production.

-          Consulting, specialized training and improving specialist kill in heat-refrigeration field.

-          Executing state-level, ministry-level, municipal level and provincial projects.

-          Experimental center in heat-refrigeration fields for student and post-graduates student of Nong Lam university and other universities.

-          Technological design, manufacture, repair, and installation of equipment related to heat-refrigeration technology.

-          Conducting production contracts in the field of heat-refrigeration.

 

Contact Address:

Center for Heat-refrigeration and Equipments

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37242523                Fax: (848) 37240020

Email:

Web site: http://chte.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 


FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PROCESSING RESEARCH CENTER

 

 

The Fruit and Vegetable Reseach Center was established according to the decision No. 132/QD-TCHC on 16 February 2000 in order to meet the needs for development of postharvest technology especially in the Southern provinces.

 

Functions and Activities

-          Research and transfer advanced technology on storage and processing of fruits and vegetables.

-          Coordinate with the  Faculty of Food Technology and other faculties in Nong Lam University in training and guiding scientific research  for students.

-          Coordinate with internal and international organizations to carry out technical training courses on post-harvest treatments, fruit and vegetable storage and processing.

-          Undertake scientific and technology transfer services, consult and train for organizations and individuals. 

-          Research and apply storage techniques such as coating, MA ...

-          Develop new products derived from fruits and vegetables:  canned products, fruit juices, jam and jelly, dried products, fermented and pickle  products… from laboratory scale to pilot scale production.

 

 

Contact Address:

Fruit and Vegetable Research Center,

Nong Lam University 

Linh Trung ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37220260

Email: ttrq@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://rcfv.hcmuaf.edu.vn

 


RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CENTER

 

 

Being one of the first established center at Nong Lam University, the Research and Technology Transfer Center has three Departments: General planning, Agriculture and extension and Husbandry. The Center has three farms for cow, swine, goat and sheep raising.

 

Activities and Services:

-          Research and transfer advanced technology on agriculture, forestry and fishery, environment and natural resources

-          Organizing technical training courses for students, technicians and extension staff

-          Cooperating with other organization to carry out demonstration project on applied technology on probiotics, fertilizer, plant and livestock seed, pesticides, etc.

-          Scientific and technology services: information, consultancy, technology transfer

 

 

Contact address:

Research and Technology Transfer Centre

Nong Lam University- Ho Chi Minh City

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 38966056, 38967347,                     Fax: (848) 38960713.

Email:

Website: http://rttc.hcmuaf.edu.vn.

 


CENTER FOR CADASTRAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH SCIENCE

AND APPLICATIONS

 

 

Center for Cadastral Technology Research and Applications was established in 2000 and renamed in 2008. Since April 2008, it has operated as an independent scientific and technology research organization. The center has staff’s working offices and one meeting hall. The center’s facilities have been continuously improved and modernized to meet its demand in research, technology extension and services.

 

Research areas and Services

            Research, extension and services of the center are focusing on:

 

-          Soil inventories and categorization, land classification and land evaluation

-          Land and real estate appraisal

-          Land and real estate markets

-          Land, real estate, resource and environment finance and taxes

-          Land survey and mapping

-          Atlas design

-          Land statistics and inventories, updating land use change

-          Master planning, land use planning, urban and rural development planning, land development planning, and farm development planning.

-          Remote sensing and GPS in management of land, real estate, natural resources and environment

-          Natural resource management and conservation for sustainable development and poverty alleviation

-          Economics of land, real estate, natural resource an environment

-          Development projection and project management

-          Provides services related to conference, workshop, symposium assistance and logistics, short courses of professional training in cadastral technology and management of land, real estate, natural resources and environment.

 

 

Contact Address

Center for Cadastral Technology Research and Applications

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37345422 - 37245411 - 37245694; Fax: (848)  37245422

Email : ttdiachinh@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Website: http://cadas.hcmuaf.edu.vn


RESEARCH CENTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE (RCCC)

 

Research Center for Climate Change (RCCC) was established in 2009 and its activities base on experiences gained from previous research projects conducted at Nong Lam University since 1980s, such as: Research on sustainable farming systems using  locally renewable natural resources; Research on community-based management applying in socio-forestry; Research on adaptation to environmental changes.

 

The establishment of RCCC is a response to the need for carrying-out studies on climate changes and relevant issues such as adaptation to the changes and mitigation of adverse impacts. The advantage of the center is its strong human resources from researchers and lecturers of different disciplines in agronomy, rural development, environmental sciences, social sciences, aquaculture and fisheries, economics, forestry, etc.

  

 

Research interests

 

-          Vulnerability Assessment

-          Social Impact Assessment

-          Coastal and Wetland Management

-          Carbon Sequestration

-          Clean Energy

-          Ecosystem Services

-          Alternative Adaptation to Climate Changes

 

Contact Address

Research Center for Climate Change

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel: (848) 37242522 - 37242521; Fax: (848) 38966946

Website: http://rccc.hcmuaf.edu.vn/

 


RESEARCH CENTER FOR WOOD AND PAPER TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Research Areas and Services:

-          Research on wood, wood-based and fiber materials;

-          Research for advanced technology and new research results application in field of forest products, pulp and paper;

-          Study on new technology solutions on wood and paper technology;

-          Offer the practice lessons to both graduate and undergraduate students;

-          Provide social information of related fields and transfer technology;

-          Offer the short course training on wood machining, wood finishing, wood drying, interior design and wood production management;

-          Verify kind of wood, test wood and paper characteristics;

-          Evaluate the qualities of forest and paper products;

-          Organize the workshops and seminars on above fields;

-          Wood drying (to do outwork) for companies and enterprises.

 

Facilities

 

Some typical equipments are INSTRON machine using for testing mechanical properties of wood and wood-based panels, peeler, laboratory rotating digester, pulp disintegrator, valley beater, PFI beater, fiber classifier, sheet former, tensile tester, stiffness tester, folding endurance of paper tester and etc. Besides, there are also 10 drying kiln to drying wood for companies and enterprises according to their requests.

 

Contact Address:

 

Research Center for Wood and Paper Technology

Nong Lam University

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Hochiminh City, Viet Nam

Tel/ Fax: (848) 37220729

Email: ttncgo_giay@hcmuaf.edu.vn

Web site: http://ff.hcmuaf.edu.vn 

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