I was born in Dong Thap, Vietnam, and finished my Ph.D. degree at Ecole Polytechnique in September 2012. My Ph.D. advisor is professor Denis GREBENKOV.
I am currently Head of Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, the University of Science, Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Besides the school, during 2017-2021, I was the Vice President of Data Science at Inspectorio Inc. (USA), where I led and built the research and development team for Data Science and IoT projects with 15 senior members. Currently, I am managing the Data Science team in ELSA Inc. with nine members to deliver key projects and features for the company.
Also, I am the managing director of the AISIA Research Lab for creating the best research environments for students and training excellent new generations in Machine Learning and Data Science in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I have been organizing a research group on theoretical machine learning with Dinh Cao Duy Thien Vu (Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware, USA), Lam Si Tung Ho (Assistant Professor, Department of Statistic, University of Dalhousie, Canada) and Nguyen Viet Cuong (Applied Scientist, Amazon Inc., USA).
Up to now, I have had about 15 students winning the Ph.D. fellowships in the top universities in Asia, Europe, and the United States of America.