Welcome to Cuong Pham's personal web

I am an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Machine Learning & Applications lab. and the Departmental Head of Information Systems at Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology (PTIT). Previously, I was a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Philips Research, High-Tech campus Eindhoven, the Netherlands; a Researcher at Open Lab, Newcastle University, UK; a Research Assistant at Jornada Experimental Range, the United State Department of Agriculture, USA; and a Teaching Assistant at PTIT. My research interests include Ubiquitous Computing, Sensing Technologies, Human Activity Recognition, Machine Learning, and their applications to Pervasive Healthcare.

Email: cuongpham.ptit AT gmail.com


2012. PhD in Computer Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK [thesis "Human Activity Recognition for Pervasive Interaction", supervised by Prof. Patrick Olivier and Prof. Thomas Ploetz (Georgia Institute of Technology)]

2005. M.S. in Computer Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA [thesis "Extending Graphplan to Handle Resources", advised by Professor Tran Cao Son]

1998. B.S. in Computer Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Research Projects

1. Principal Investigator, Automated Monitoring Respiratory Symptoms Using AI and the Internet of Things, national research project grant no. DTDLCN-16/18, funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology 2018-2021

2. Co-Principal Investigator, Controllable Silicon-Photonic Network-on-Chip via AI, grant no. VinIF.2019.DA12, funded by the Vingroup Innovation Foundation (VinIF) 2019-2021

3. Principal Investigator, Real-Time Fall Detection Using Heterogeneous Sensors, grant no. DT.021/18, funded by the Ministry of Information and Communication, 2018

4. Principal Investigator, Smart Shoes for Unobtrusive Human Activity Recognition, grant no. DT.023/17, funded by the Ministry of Information and Communication, 2017

5. Research member, Balance@Home [I led the Fiber Chopping board sub-project], funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7)

6. Research member, The Ambient Kitchen, funded by CELS , UK


My papers are available on Google scholar

Invited Talks

I was invited to give talks at Philips Research , University of Palermo ( as a Visiting Professor), Microsoft Research, Samsung Research, Hanoi University of Science & Technology (HUST), Vietnam National University (VNU), Viettel High-Tech corporation, VNPT Technology etc.


Advanced Embedded Systems (for PhD students), Computer Vision (for graduates), Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, Algorithms, Database, Embedded Systems, Selected Topics on Information Systems (for undergrads)



Vu Hoai Nam, PhD Student (sponsored by VinIF), 2019- present, co-supervise with Dr. David Lee, MIT, USA & KAIST, Korea,

Nguyen Tuan Linh, PhD Student, 2015- present, co-supervise with Dr. VU Van Thoa, PTIT,

Bui Thai Duy, MS student, 2019-2020,

Phan Huu Thang, MS student, 2018-2019


Nguyen Ngoc Diep, PhD, co-supervised with Prof. Tu Minh Phuong, PTIT, now lecturer at PTIT,

Pham Anh Tuan, MS, now at PTIT,

Ha Quang Tan, MS, now technical director at ELCOM,

Nguyen Ngoc Tien, MS, now at Samsung R&D,

Ha Thi Mai Trang, MS, now at Police Academy,

Luong Thi Thanh Huyen, MS, now at VNPT Software,

Nguyen Viet Tiep, MS, now lecturer at Vietnam Forest University,

Vu Van Huy, MS, now tech lead at VNPT Technology,

Nguyen Thi Hanh, MS, now at VNPT Technology,

Tran Duc Vu, BS, now PhD student at JAIST, Japan,

Lai Dac Viet, BS, now PhD student at University of Oregon, USA,

Luong Tien Manh, MS at Sunmoon University, Korea, now at VinAI Research

Le Thu Trang, MS at Paris 7, now at Microsoft Paris, France

Nguyen Thai Son, BS, now at AI Tokyo Lab.,

Dam Ba Quyen, BS, now at Zalo AI Lab.,

Le Tuan Anh, BS, now MS student at Angle Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK