RWTH Fachgruppe Geowissenschaften und Geographie
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M.Sc. Anh Thu Vu

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PhD student



Micropaleontology of tsunamigenic deposits in the Mediterranean

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experiences

2014-10 to present: PhD student at Neotectonics and Natural Hazards Group, RWTH Aachen University

2004 to 2014: Lecturer and Research Assistant (since 2011) at the Department of Geology, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam

2006 to 2008: Participant in the Tonkin-Vietnam Project, research and analysis of Foraminifera


2011: Master of Science in Natural Resources Management, School of Crawford, Australian National University, Australia

2004: University Degree in Geology, Hanoi University of Mining & Geology, Vietnam

Awards and Achievements

Full 4-year scholarship for a doctoral programme at RWTH Aachen University, Germany by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam (2014-2018)

India Centre for Science & Technology of the Non-Aligned and other Developing Countries full 6-month Research Training Fellowship for studies at Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleobotany (BSIP), India (2014)

Australian Development Scholarship for studying at Maseter degree level at Australian Natural University (2009-2011)

Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training scholarship for studies at Hanoi University for Mining and Geology (1999-2004)


Ma, V. L. & Vu, A. T. 2009. Ecological and evolvutional differentiation of Foraminifera in Tonkin, Vietnam Journal of Geology, Vol. 2, I.31., pp. 139-147.

Dang, V.B. & Vu, A.T. 2008. The characteristic of stratum, petrography and environmental accumulation of Miocene sediment in Nam Con Son Basin, Vietnam, Petrovietnam Journal, Vol 5., pp. 88-95.

Dang, V. B., Hoang, V.L. & Vu, A.T. 2007. Applying the remote sensing method to research oceangraphy in West-South of South China Sea, Geology Journal, Series A, Vol. 22, pp.136-148.

Ma, V. L. & Vu, A.T. 2007. Research large Foraminifera (Ord. Nummulitida) in Kainozoic Sediment in Vietnam, Geology Journal, Series A, Vol. 229/3-4, pp.3-9.

Conferences & Workshops

Vu, A.T. 2014. Benefit analysis of bauxite exploration in the Tay Nguyen area, Vietnam: Lessons for industrial mining in developing countries? 3rd International Workshop on Mineral Processing and Benefication, Zimbabwe.

Vu, A.T. 2013. Preventing and mitigation of geological hazards in Vietnam. 2013 International Workshop for Earth Sciences, National Science and Technology Centre for Disaster Reduction.

Nguyen, V.L. & Vu, A.T. 2013. Promoting the strategies to reduce waste solid in The Central and Mid-coastal zone, Vietnam, Sustainable Development of Central Conference, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam.

Ma, V. L. & Vu, A.T. 2006. The characteristic of typical Foraminifera of Holocene Sediment in Vietnam. The 17th Science Conference - Hanoi Unicersity of Mining & Geology, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Dang, V.B. & Vu, A.T. 2005. Environmental impact assessment on solid mineral exploitation in Vietnam, presented at the National Environmental Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam

Ma, V. L. & Vu, A.T. 2005. Sorting of some of Miliolida (Foraminifera) in offshore and coastal zone (Kainozoic of age) in Vietnam, Mining-Geology Sciences Journal, Vol.11, I.7, pp.35-47.