I‘m Vichith Lamxay, a Lao national with experience as lecturer at Biology department, Faculty of Natural Sciences, National University of Laos. I am plant systematist, Flora and its ecosystem services researcher, facilitator and trainer of Faculty of Natural Sciences. I am the National consultant in many projects and have worked for IUCN, UNDP, GIZ, WCS, WWF, WB, MORE, MOST, MOFA, WMPA, NAFRI, NUOL. I have been a long standing working for National University of Laos as a lecturer and researcher in the field of plant diversity and Biodiversity conservation since 1983. I have expertise in project specialist as a plant taxonomist, Botanical specialist and Vegetation ecological assessment. My relevant work experience includes scientific researcher on diversity of flora and forest ecosystems analysis, NTFP sustainable uses, Plant species classification and identification, and flora publications. I have involved in more than 35 projects and also collaborate with international institutions in the field of plant systematic as the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh, UK (E), The Muséum Natonal d’Histoire Naturelle Paris, France (P), L, UPS, BKF, RPPU, HU and HCMU as well as FFS/NUOL and NAFRI. Also I had been studied on revision of genus Amomum Roxb. Zingiberaceae for the flore du Cambodia, du Laos et du Vietnam. My great honour to get outstanding researcher award in Plant taxonomic from the 20th Anniversary of National University of Laos, in 2016 and outstanding research award in natural Science of FNS in 2020 and of NUOL in 2021 on the 25th Anniversary of NUOL. My publications as scientific papers in national and international journals are more than 50 papers and I have presented my researches at national and international scientific conference more than 20 times.
MSc. In Wood Working Technology (1992, Belarussian Technology Institute (Soviet Union)
PhD. In Wood Science (1998, University Putra Malaysia)
Dean of Faculty of Forest Science, National University of Laos