Nguyen is from Da Nang, Vietnam. She obtained her bachelor degree in Imperial College London. Her final year research project was on “Ullmann Intramolecular C-S Coupling Reaction”, supervised by Dr. Rob Davies. After graduating, she briefly joined Singapore Agency of Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) for one year before returning for her PhD. With the support of A*STAR National Science Scholarship, she is now part of Nitscheke's research team, embarking on her PhD journey. Besides Chemistry, she also has a strong passion in travelling and exploring regional cuisines. She often tastes new dishes and tries new recipes as a way of immersing in different cultures and customs.