Professor Phuong Nguyen-Tri is a regular professor at the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Quebec, Canada. He is the founder of the Laboratory of Advanced Materials for Energy and Environment (Nguyen-Tri Lab) at UQTR and holds the UQTR Research Chair of Advanced materials for Health and Security at work. He obtained his M.Sc. degree from École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse, France and a Ph.D. degree in Material Sciences from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, France in 2009. He worked for two years (2009-2011) as a non-tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Polymers (now Laboratoire Procédés et Ingénierie en Mécanique et Matériaux, Paris) at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris. During 2011-2015, he worked at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montréal, Canada as a researcher for the Research Chair in Protective Materials and Equipment for Occupational Health and Safety. From 2015 to 2019, professor Nguyen-Tri worked as a Research Officer in the Department of Chemistry at the Université de Montréal (UdeM), Canada before accepting a professorship position at UQTR. His main research interests are nanomaterials, hybrid nanoparticles, smart coatings, polymer crystallization, polymer aging and polymer blends and composites. He is also visiting Professor at UdeM and associate Professor at ETS of Montréal, regular member of I2E3, CQMF and CREPEC of Quebec.