Faculty List

IMG 2168webDr. Michael L. Pham, (2016-2017)

He received Jurisprudence Doctor, San Francisco Law School New College of California Law School, U.S.A. in 1993; Master of Sciences in Taxation, Golden Gate University, U.S.A. in 1988; Master of Arts in Economics, University of San Francisco Lincoln University, U.S.A. in 1973; Bachelor of Arts in Law Economics, University of Saigon, Vietnam in 1970.

Dr. Michael L. Pham has practised law for 45 years. He was the lawyer of Vietnam jurisdiction since 1970. From 1993 to present, he has been licensed the Attorney at Law by the State Bar of California, specializing on International Business Consulting Project Financing. He is also the Founder Owner The Law Offices of Michael L. Pham –San Jose, California, U.S.A; Founder C.E.O. Chairman – International Business Consulting Networks – San Jose, California, U.S.A. from 2007 to present. He was certified Public Tax Consulting Accounting, General Securities License –NASD (U.S.A.from 1980-1993), Practice before U.S.A. Court of Appeal (9th Cir. U.S.A.), Practice before California Superior Court. (U.S.A.), Practice before United Tax Court (U.S.A.), Enroll To Practice Before Internal Revenue Service (U.S.A. since 1980-present ).

He is C.E.O. of American Technology International, Hanoi -Vietnam in 2010. He has visited more than 55 projects in Vietnam from North to South and served more than 10 Vietnamese clients with assets from 10 mil. USD to 1bil. USD. Dr. Michael L. Pham is author of “Smart Money” and “Perfect Entrepreneur – Who are you?” published in Vietnamese; Founder of the training program in Entrepreneurship (IBCN-2014).

 drthai-busDr. Thai Vu Hong Nguyen - Visiting (2014 - 2015)

Ph.D. in Monetary Economics, Banking and Finance (The University of Nottingham), BA Honours in Finance, Accounting and Management (The University of Nottingham).
He used to work as a strategist for an international bank in Vietnam before pursuing his Ph.D. His research interests include monetary policy transmission, banking performance and risk-taking.

drbob-busDr. Bob Baulch - Visting (2012 - 2013)

Ph.D., Agricultural and Development Economics, Food Research Institute, Stanford University (U.S.A.);  M.A. Development Economics, University of Sussex (United Kingdom); B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University (United Kingdom).
Dr. Baulch specializes in agricultural and development economics with a focus on food price analysis, household surveys and poverty dynamics.  He was worked in more than 20 developing countries in Asia and Africa, and was a Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex for thirteen years.  In Vietnam, he has been lead economist for the Prosperity Initiative (2008-2011), and a quantitative poverty specialist for the World Bank Resident Mission in Hanoi (1999-2001). His research and consulting has involved impact assessments of anti-poverty programs in Bangladesh, Lao PDR and Vietnam, statistical and econometric analysis of the Vietnam Living Standards Surveys, training government and local researchers in poverty and policy analysis, poverty mapping, agricultural marketing, and ethnic minority issues. He brings to TTU a strong interest in developing a center for research into climate change adaptation and mitigation.  The center will bring together faculty from the Schools of Business and Economics and Engineering to work on problems related to the consequences of and adaptation to climate change.

drtu anhMs. Tu-Anh Pham - (2013 -  2015)

Master of Accounting (Curtin University); BA in Accounting and Auditing (VietNam National University - Ho Chi Minh City); BA in Control Import, Export Goods and Tax (College of Finance and Custom).
Before becoming a teaching staff in TTU, she worked in Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City and was an accountant for several companies in Vietnam. Her research interests include fair value accounting, accounting information system and auditing. She currently works in several universities in Ho Chi Minh City and is a consultant for some merchandising companies.

drgiap-busDr. Van-Giap Nguyen (2012 - 2013)

Ph.D. in Applied Economics, M.Sc. in Probability and Statistics (Auburn University, USA.); M.A. in Development Studies (Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands); B.Sc. in Aquaculture with a major in economics (Nha Trang University, Vietnam) 
Before joining TTU, Dr. Giap has worked for NGOs, research institutes, universities in Vietnam and in the United States. He is currently doing research on agricultural international trade, seafood demand analysis, market structure and competition, economics of climate change, and food security. Dr. Giap has presented his research in numerous international conferences, and his papers are published or forthcoming on Applied Economics, Marine Resource Economics, Journal of Aquaculture Economics and Management, Journal of American Academy Business, Tropical Agriculture.

drsinha-busDr. Sinha Pritibhushan - Visiting

Dr. Sinha has a distinguished academic record of teaching at some of India’s top graduate schools of business, including several years at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, and publishing research in leading international journals. He has presented his research in India, Thailand, Indonesia, and Germany. He was educated at the renowned Indian Institute of Technology (Karagpur) where he took his B. Tech (Honours) degree in Manufacturing Science and Engineering, followed by his doctorate at the famously selective Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, where he became a Fellow (Ph.D) in Operations Research & Systems Analysis in 1994.
His research interests are in production processes and inventory planning, quality management, maintenance management and control, and more generally in applications-oriented operations management, research methods, and solutions. In addition – as an accomplished “practitioner- scholar” - he has extensive experience in working with and consulting for major companies in several industries, as well as numerous training programs for corporate executives.