About me

 

 

 

PHAM VAN SO

Ph.D. candidate

Integrated Optical Microsystems (IOMS) Group

MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology

Faculty of Electrical Engineering Mathematics and Computer Engineering (EEMCS)

University of Twente, the Netherlands

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

PERSONAL PROFILE

 

Name: PHAM VAN SO (SV PHAM)

Address: Calslaan 47-42, 7522 MJ, Enschede, the Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0) 53-489-2816

Email: s.v.pham@ewi.utwente.nl , so.solidity@gmail.com

Date of birth: October 16th , 1981

Place of birth: Long An, VIETNAM

Married status: Single 

 

education

 

·         September, 2007-prensent: University of Twente, the Netherlands

Ph.D. candidate, Integrated Optical Microsystems (IOMS) Group, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Mathematics and Computer Engineering (EEMCS).

Research theme: Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Cantilever-based IO Sensors for the detection of Gases. 

 

·         2005-June, 2007: SungKyunKwan University, South Korea

 

Master Science in Engineering major in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Semiconductor and Thin Film Devices Lab-National Research Laboratory.

Master Thesis: Simulation and fabrication of piezoelectric MEMS inkjet print heads.

 

·         2002-2004: Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam

 

Undergraduate student, Specialized Phase, French-Vietnamese Excellence Engineer Training Program (PFIEV), department of aeronautic techniques. Participated in undergraduate research program resulting in thesis and presentation at International Training Institute for Materials Science (ITIMS).

Bachelor thesis: Design and fabrication of piezoresistive pressure sensor using MEMS technology. Obtained good grade of Bachelor of Engineering major in Mechanical Engineering on July 15th, 2004. 

 

·         1999-2001: Hochiminh City University of Technology, Vietnam

 

Undergraduate student, General phase, French-Vietnamese Excellence Engineer Training Program (PFIEV). 

 

AWARDS 

 

·             Marie Curie funding, summer school on “Highlights in Microtechnology”, Neuchatel-Switzerland and Besancon-France, 16-29 June 2008.

·             Scholarship of PFIEV program and Hanoi University of Technology issued for very good students (2002-2004).

·             Certificate of Participation in Student Olympic Exam in Mathematics–Algebraic (2001).

·             Second prize in Chemistry of Vietnam National Competition for excellence high school pupils (1999).

 

RESEARCH experience

 

·         MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, the Netherlands

 

Advisor: Prof.Dr. Markus Pollnau and Ass.Prof.Dr. H.J.W.M. Hoekstra

MEMSland project: Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Cantilever-based IO Sensors for the detection of Gases.

Simulation tools: OlympIOs-C2V, Intellisuite

Experimental techniques: standard techniques for microelectronics and MEMS.

Characterization tools: optical systems for characterization of waveguide and sensing.

 

·         SKKU Semiconductor and Thin Film Devices Lab, Korea

 

Advisor: Ass.Prof.Dr. Jaichan Lee

Project: Simulation and fabrication of piezoelectric MEMS inkjet print heads: simulation of electro-mechanical-fluid interaction and microdrop generation, and fabrication. 

Simulation tools: FEMLAB, CFD-ACE+, INTELLISUITE.

Experimental techniques: photolithography, sol-gel synthesis of PZT, thin film depositions (sputtering, spin coating, LPCVD, PECVD), wet etching (KOH), dry etching (ICP, RIE), Eutectic bonding (March 2005-present). 

 

·         R&D center, Saigon Hi-Tech Part, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

Advisor: Dr. Khe C.Nguyen

Team-work studying the mechanism of fuel cells (July -December 2004) 

 

·         International Training Institute for Materials Science (ITIMS), Hanoi, Vietnam

 

Advisor: Ass.Prof.Dr. Hung N. Vu  and Prof.Dr. Chien D. Nguyen

    Design and fabrication piezoresistive pressure sensors. Using ANSYS software to simulate the mechanical structure and MEMS techniques such as photolithography, thermal oxidation, thermal diffusion, wet etching, etc.. to fabricate the devices (January-June 2004). 

 

PRESENTATIONS                

 

·             Simulation of Effects on Microdrop Generation in Inkjet Print Head Structures”, Pham Van So, Jangkwen Lee, Sanghun Shin, Jaichan Lee, Korea Ceramic Society Conference, October 20,2006. 

·             Femtogram Detectable Ultrasensitive Piezoelectric Microtransducer Mass Sensor”, Sanghun Shin, Pham Van So, Jang Kwen Lee, Joon-shik Park, Hyo-derk Park, and Jaichan Lee, The 6th Japan-Korea Conference on Ferroelectricity (JKC-FE06), August 2006. 

·             Numerical Simulation of a Piezoelectrically Actuated Inkjet Print Head with Electro-Mechanical-Fluid Interaction”, Pham Van So, Jangkwen-Lee, Sanghun-Shin , DongWon Lee and Jaichan-Lee, Korea Ceramic Society Conference, April 20,2006.

 

PUBLICATIONS 

 

·             Electromechanical Performance of Piezoelectric Actuators in Inkjet Print Head”,  Pham Van So, Jangkwen-Lee, Sanghun-Shin and Jaichan-Lee, Integrated Ferroelectrics, 98: 251–258, 2008.

·             Simulation and experimental studies on Electro-Mechanical-Fluid Interaction in Piezoelectric MEMS Inkjet Print Head ”, Pham Van So, Jangkwen-Lee, Sanghun-Shin, and Jaichan-Lee, in revision.  

·             Simulation of Microdrop Generation in Inkjet Print Head Structure”, PhamVan So, Jangkwen Lee, Shanghun Shin and Jaichan Lee, in revision.

 

other skills                                                                                       

 

·             Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Windows environments.

·             Data analysing with Origin, Microsoft Excel,…

·             Working with simulation software such as CFD-ACE+, FEMLAB, INTELLISUITE.

·             Working in high pressure, international environments.

·             Ability to learn very fast new technology. 

 

HoBBies 

 

·             Meditation and spiritual path.

·             Inline skating, table tennis.

·             Music, movies, art, reading, cooking…