Ms. Duong Thi Thanh Luong has more than 40 years’ experience in renewable energy. She is also one of the leading experts in this field dating back to the ‘70s, ‘80s – when this new energy industry was still an abstract concept in Vietnam. She is now the Chairwoman of SolarBK and Vice-president of IREX.
After 7 years studying abroad and graduated from Belarusian State Technological University, Minsk (Former Soviet Union) with an honours degree in mechanical engineering, she came back to Vietnam and quickly pursued her career in renewable energy. In 1989, she and her partners developed Research Center for Thermal Equipment and Renewable Energy at HCMC University of Technology (RECTERE). Afterwards, to popularize her scientific researches in daily life, she and her partners founded SolarBK and brought the educational culture into enterprise environment, as well as making SolarBK become a leading company with R&D as the core of all developments and innovations.