Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hien T. Nguyen

Founder and Director, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (AI Lab), Faculty of Information Technology, Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU).
AI Director, DPS (Vietnam).
Chief Scientist, Reesoft (Vietnam).
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Viet Nam.
  • 2011: Ph.D. in Computer Science
  • 2005: M.Sc in Computer Science
  • 2002: B.S. in Computer Engineering
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Awards & Honors

  • Best papers Awards: EMAPRO’2010
  • TDTU Excellent Researcher of the Year (2012 & 2016): This is an annual title that TDTU awards to outstanding researchers of the whole year.
  • Visiting Researcher at Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (2012)

Professional Activities

Research Interests

    Current direction: Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing and Data Science

    Past direction:
  • Information Extraction: Named entity recognition, Named entity disambiguation (Entity Linking), etc.
  • Networks Analysis: Social Networks, Complex Networks
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Invited Talks

    Invited Speaker:

  • Deep learning for Entity Recognition. The Fourth Asian Conference on Defense Technology (ACDT 2017), Nov. 30, 2017, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Invited Talks:

  • Deep learning for Natural Language Processing. School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Dec. 04, 2018, Kanazawa, Japan, hosted by Professor HUYNH Van-Nam.
  • Recent Advances in Machine Learning. Global CyberSoft, Oct. 18, 2017, HCM City, Vietnam
  • JVN-TDT Entity Linking Systems at TAC-KBP2012. Text Analysis Conference TAC (2012), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Nov. 5, 2012, Maryland, USA.

  • Selected oral representation at conferences:

  • CSoNet2015 (Beijing, China), ASWC2008 (Bangkok, Thailand)


  • 3/2012-2017: Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, TDTU
  • 7/2011-2/2012: Head, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Information Technology and Applied Mathematics, TDTU
  • 2008-6/2011: Vice Director, Center for Computing and Information Services, TDTU, in charge of building the Data Center and Network Infrastructure of the main campus located in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City
  • 2005-2007: Head, Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology, Ho Chi Minh City University of Industry, Vietnam

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hien T. Nguyen, Faculty of Information Technology, Ton Duc Thang University,
    No.19, Nguyen Huu Tho St., Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Email: [hiennguyenthanh at gmail dot com] or [hien at tdt dot edu dot vn]
  • Tel: +84 8 37755046