DEPARTMENT OF INSECT SYSTEMATICS

Functions and tasks:

            To study on the taxonomy of insects, and to collect and preserve insect specimens for scientific purposes.

To investigate the insect fauna of Vietnam, and to take part in the compilation of the fauna of Vietnam.

To study the insect diversity and it’s conservation in Vietnam.

Scientific activities:

The unit has been operated as the Insect study group in Department of Zoology since 1975. After that, it joined the Department of Insect Ecology belonging to the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources. It has been separated into the independent research department of Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources since 2000.

The researchers have taken part in various projects as following:

§         2011-2014: The evaluation on the Ecosystem Dipterocarp forest and Ecosystem evergreen broadleaf forest in Tay Nguyen and propose conservation measures. TN3/T07.

§         2012-2014: Taxonomy leading to better understanding and conservation of the cicadas biodiversity of (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) northern Vietnam, funded by the International Foundation for Science (IFS), Sweden.

The results of these scientific activities are represented as following:

International co-operation:

Department of Insect Systematics has collaborates with some international professional institutions such as:  Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels (Belgium); Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France); Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt (Germany); Tokyo University of Agriculture (Japan); National Science Museum Tokyo (Japan), Tokyo Medical and Dental University (Japan), Obihiro University of Agriculture (Japan); Veterinary Medicine, National Institute of Infectious Diseases (Japan); National Institute of Biological Resources, Seoul (Korea); Michigan State University (USA); National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia); University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia); The Netherlands Centre of Biodiversity (The Netherlands); Nizhniy Novgorod State University (Russia); State Pedagogical University of Uljanovsk (Russia); Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm (Sweden); National Chung-Hsing University (Taiwan); Tunghai University (Taiwan); National Museum of Natural Science (Taiwan); National Museum of Natural History/Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (USA); North Carolina Museum of Natural Science (USA).

Staffs:

 

Name

Position

Title

Specialty

Work phone

Mobile

Email

 

PHAM, Thi Nhi

Researcher, Head of department

PhD

Entomology

+84-4-37565901

+84-983551875

ptnhi2@yahoo.com

 

CAO, Quynh Nga

Researcher

MSc.

Entomology

+84-4-37565901

+84-904411976

cqnga119@yahoo.com

 

HOANG, Vu Tru

Researcher

BSc.

Entomology

+84-4-37565901

+84-976813772

truhv@yahoo.com.vn

 

LE, My Hanh

Researcher

BSc.

Entomology

+84-4-37565901

+84-983767990

lehanh5664@gmail.com

 

PHAM, Van Phu

Researcher

BSc.

Entomology

+84-4-37565901