Tran Minh Hai


I’m Dr. Minh Hai Tran, the founder and CEO of Miha Biotech. I hold a Ph.D. in Applied Physics, which laid the groundwork for my career in both research and entrepreneurship. My academic background includes extensive work in materials science and electrochemistry with proven record of 18 publications in high reputation journals and that also that have fueled my interest in developing practical, impactful technologies.

I am particularly passionate about starting new ventures and thrive on transforming innovative ideas into real products. Over the years, I have cultivated strong skills in project management and hands-on experiments, which have been crucial in my role as a leader in research and development. 

At Miha Biotech, we’re dedicated to creating sustainable solutions that address real-world problems. My goal is to continue advancing technology in ways that benefit our environment and society. I am committed to guiding my team toward new discoveries and successes, aiming to make a positive impact on the world through our work.


  • Renewable energy storage, electrochemistry
  • Graphene-based composites, sustainable materials.


Postdoctoral entrepreneur intern
Program: Scientific Venture Program / Affiliated with: V1studio and District 3
▪ Project title: “Develop a novel of bandage for burn from biomaterials” Montreal, QC

MAY.2022 – MAY.2023

Ph.D. and M.S. in Applied Physics
Sponsor: National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) Gyeongsan, South Korea

FEB.2012 – FEB.2017
▪ Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Functionalization and Manipulation Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide for Energy
Storage” (GPA 4.0/4.0) – Exemplary Graduate Student Award
▪ M.S. Thesis Title: “Influence of Parent Graphite Size on the Synthesis and Reduction of Graphene Oxide by Chemical
Method” (GPA 4.0/4.0)

B.S. in Material Science

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
SEPT.2007 – NOV.2011
▪ B.S. Thesis Title: “Synthesis of Self-Sterilizing Film based on Titanium Dioxide by DC Magnetron Sputtering” (GPA


1. M.H. Tran, I. Booth, B. Fonseca, P. Berrang, J. Wulff and A. Brolo, Synthesis of Graphene and Graphene Films with
Minimal Structural Defects, ACS Omega 8 (43) (2023) 40387-40395.
2. M.H. Tran, I. Booth, B. Fonseca, P. Berrang, J. Wulff and A. Brolo, An Economical and Scalable Method to Synthesize
Graphitic-like Films, ACS Omega 7 (48) (2022) 43548-43558.
3. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Modification of titanium dioxide by solution plasma, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
121 (2018) 292-297.
4. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Improved dispersion of graphite derivatives by solution plasma, Journal of Materials
Science 53 (5) (2018) 3388 -3397.
5. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Ternary carbon composite films for supercapacitor applications, Chemical Physics Letters 684
(2017) 1-7.
6. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Comparison of ruthenium composites with thermally reduced graphene and activated carbon
for supercapacitor applications, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronic (2017) 1-7.
7. M.H. Tran, C.S. Yang, H.K. Jeong, Fast and economical reduction of poly (sodium 4-styrene sulfonate) graphite oxide
film by plasma, Electrochimica Acta 196 (2016) 769-774.
8. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Economical Thermal Reduction of Graphite Oxide for Supercapacitor Applications, New
Physics: Sae Mulli 67(3) (2016) 333-337.
9. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, One-pot synthesis of graphene/glucose/nickel oxide composite for the supercapacitor
application, Electrochimica Acta 180 (2015) 679-686.
10. M.H. Tran, J. Han, B.J. Min, C.W. Lee, S.H. Jang, H.K. Jeong, Effect of amino acid immobilization on the impedance of
graphite oxide, Chemical Physics Letters 627 (2015) 130-133 (Editor’s Choice)
11. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles doped reduced graphene oxide,
Chemical Physics Letters 630 (2015) 80-85.
12. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Effective reduction of graphene oxide for energy storage devices, New Physics: Sae Mulli 65
(2015) 240-244.
13. M.H. Tran, C.Y. Yang, S. Yang, I.J. Kim, H.K. Jeong, Size-dependent electrochemical properties of reduced graphite
oxide, Chemical Physics Letters 608 (2014) 207-212.
14. M.H. Tran, C.S. Yang, S. Yang, I.J. Kim, H.K. Jeong, Influence of graphite size on the synthesis and reduction of
graphite oxides, Current Applied Physics 14 (2014) S74-S79.
15. E.J. Ra, M.H. Tran, S. Yang, T.H. Kim, C.S. Yang, Y.J. Chung, Y.K. Lee, I.J. Kim, H.K. Jeong, Synthesis of nitrogen doped
graphite oxide and its electrochemical properties, Current Applied Physics 14 (2014) 82-86.
16. H. Lee, M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, J. Han, S.H. Jang, C.W. Lee. Nonspecific cleavage of proteins using graphene oxide,
Analytical Biochemistry 451 (2014) 31-34.
17. M.H. Tran, C.S. Yang, H.K. Jeong, Enhanced electric double layer capacitance of new PSS intercalated graphene oxide
sheets, Chemical Physics Letters 578 (2013) 106-109.
18. M.H. Tran, H.K. Jeong, Influence of grain size of precursor graphite on the synthesis of graphite oxide, New Physics:
Sae Mulli 63 (2013) 206-209.