Doctor of Science, Martin-Luther University, Germany, 1991.
Principal researcher Vietnam Institute of Science, Hanoi, Vietnam, 1977—1989. Department head Institute Natural Product Chemistry, 1990—1995. Deputy director Institute Chemistry, 1995—2002, director, since 2002, deputy director, 1995—2002, director, since 2002.
Member central community Vietnam Chemical Society, since 2002.
Member Vietnam Communistic Party, Hanoi, 1981. Member of Vietnam Chemical Society (Good Service medal 2006), Vietnam Society Essential Oils and Aroma (associate).
Married Ho Thi Xuyen, January 16, 1979. Children: Tran Thi Phuong Thao, Tran Phuong Hien.