1. Directors: Prof. Dr. Sc. Luu Van Boi and Prof. Dr. Yasuaki Maeda (Co-Directors)

2. Place: 1st floor at Laboratory Building, 19 Le Thanh Tong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam

3. Fields: Petrochemicals

4. Research orientations:

- Application of advanced technologies for development of sustainable raw material resources for the production of biodiesel.

- Development of cascade technology, integrating extraction of medicinal substances (functional foods), plasticizers, heat stabilizers for polymers and rubber from plant seed of oils.

- Development of clean, high-economic-efficient technologies for biodiesel production.

- Production and supply of fuel for diesel-powered vehicles; study of impacts on environmental protection and climate change mitigation.

- Development of technologies for recycling by-products of the biodiesel production process, including hydrogen generation.

- Development of technology of additives for biodiesel crystallization inhibition from by-products of the biodiesel processing.

5. Decision of VNU (in Vietnamese)