Dr. Phạm Thái Sơn

Dr. Phạm Thái Sơn (Pham Thai Son)
Senior Lecturer in Urban Economics at Vietnamese-German University
Academic Coordinator of Sustainable Urban Development (SUD) master study program
Email: son.pt@vgu.edu.vn
 
Dr. Pham Thai Son earned his Ph.D in Cities and Societies (2010) at National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA Lyon), France. After three years of working in international firms providing consulting services in real estate and engineering industries like Savills and Egis, he joined Vietnamese-German University in 2014 as Senior Lecturer in Urban Economics cum Academic Coordinator of Sustainable Urban Development master study program, a program established in close partnership with Technical University of Darmstatd.
His research interests lie on Urban Economics, Urban Planning, Urban Morphology, Livable City, Transit-Oriented Development, Real Estate Market, Housing and Public Space. He was the Team Leader for the Consulting Project of Real Estate Market Development Plan of Ho Chi Minh City for 2016-2025 period with a vision towards 2030 (project funded by People Committee of Ho Chi Minh City) and currently acts as the Principal Investigator for two research projects on Livable City in Binh Duong province (funded by Department of Science and Technologies) and Urban Density in Ho Chi Minh City (funded by a grant of World Bank for VGU lecturers). Since July 2017, as the local principal investigator, he has been coordinating the Southeast Asia Neighborhoods Network (SEANNET) project in Vietnam. He is also an urban development consultant for World Bank and UNDP in Vietnam. He speaks English and French fluently. 

Affiliation: 
Vietnamese-German University