Skip to main content

About Tam Nguyen

Tam Nguyen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science. Prior to coming to the University of Dayton, he was a research scientist and principal investigator at ARTIC Research Center in Singapore. He was also an adjunct lecturer at the National University of Singapore.

Nguyen received his Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore under the guidance of Shuicheng Yan in 2013. Prior to joining NUS, he obtained his B.Sc. degree from HCMUS in 2005, and M. Eng degree from Chonnam National University, Korea, in 2009. He graduated with first ranking in terms of GPA in both bachelor's and master's studies.

He has 10+ years of working experience in both research and industrial sectors. His research topics include computer vision, applied machine learning, and multimedia content analysis. He has authored and co-authored 30+ research papers with 400+ Google Scholar citations. He is the recipient of awards including Young Vietnamese of the year 2005, the second prize winner of ICPR 2012 contest on action recognition, the best technical demonstration from ACM Multimedia 2012, the best student paper award at NUS-GSS 2013, and Singapore Polytechnic R&D commendation award 2015.


2016 Present Assistant Professor, University of Dayton Department of Computer Science

Curriculum Vitae


2013 PhD, National University of Singapore ‐ Computer Engineering
2009 MS, Chonnam National University ‐ Computer Engineering
2005 BS, Vietnam University of Science ‐ Computer Science

Articles (9)

Book chapters (1)

Conference papers (15)