Thanh Truong was born in 1984 in Dong Nai, Vietnam. He received his B.Eng with First Class Honors in Chemical Engineering from the HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam. After graduation, he worked as a teaching and research assistant in the Organic Synthesis Group at the same university. In 2009, he joined Dr. Daugulis research group at University of Houston and graduated with a PhD degree in 2013. He is currently an Associate Professor at HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam.