Prof. Dr. NGUYEN Tuan Khai is the Director General of the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS) and is the National Focal Point for CBRN cooperation activitites in Vietnam. He also plays the role of the Deputy Head of the National CBRN Team headed by a Vice Minister of Science and Technology.
Dr. NGUYEN specilized in nuclear physics and nuclear technology. He graduated from the Hanoi University of Science and Technology in 1987 and got the first master degree in nuclear physics in the Vietnam Academy of Science in 1993. In 1999, he got his second master degree in nuclear technology at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. He completed his PhD. in Nuclear Physics at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN of Japan in 2006. Before taking the role of the VARANS Director General since 15 November 2016, he was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (INST), Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM).