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LIST OF REPRESENTATIVE RESEARCH GROUPS OF INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

No.

Name

Field of research

Contact of group leader

Outstanding scientific and technological results in recent 5 years

(Publication, training, topic, project, technology transfer, domestic and international cooperation)

1. Field of Biotechnology

1

Plant Biotechnology

(1) To study the functions and mechanisms at molecular levels of factors that tolerate un-favored conditions of environments

(2) To select and isolate the gene resources for innovation and creation of new clones by gen technology

(3) To apply gene technology to create new clones with high quality, high yield and over-productions of bioactive compounds

(4) To apply cloning technology for micropropagation with new characteristics

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Phuong Thao

School of Biotechnology, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

npthao@hcmiu.edu.vn

- To carry out the projects funded by national biotechnology program, NAFOSTED, VNU-HCM.

- Research papers were published in the journals with high IF.

2

Laboratory for Cellular reprogramming

(1) To focus on somatic cell reprogramming, embryonic stem (ES) cells, iPS cells, differentiation of embryo during the early development, germ cells, epigenetic reprogramming, genomic reprogramming, transgenic animals,and regenerative biomedicine.

(2) To achieve 20 years of combined 4 key biotechnologies of 21st century such as animal cloning techniques, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cell), Transgenic animals, advanced reproductive technology, and modern breeding applications in medicine and agriculture.

(3) To provide high-level research and education for graduate students in the field of stem cell, cellular reprogramming, assisted reproductive technology, and transgenic animals. We will focus on the most advanced technology in the world and the latest research technologies in animal cloning and the applicability of those technologies in medicine, recombinant human protein applications in pharmaceuticals, and in agriculture.

 

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Van Thuan

School of Biotechnology, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

http://crl.bio.hcmiu.edu.vn/

nvthuan@hcmiu.edu.vn

- Numerous papers were published in the top scientific research journals such as Nature, Cell, PNAS, Current Biology, Development, Developmental Biology, Stem cells, Cell Stem Cell, Biology of Reproduction and Reproduction etc.

- 2009: the first group in the world to produce inbred cloned mice: Van Thuan N, Hong-Thuy Bui, Takafusa Hikichi, Sayaka Wakayama, Satoshi Kishigami, Eiji Mizutani and Teruhiko Wakayama. Histone deacetylase inhibitor scriptaid rescues full-term development in cloned inbred mice by enhancing nascent mRNA production.Reproduction, 138: 309-317, 2009(IF: 3.413).

- 2013: the first time in the world to have 25 generation of cloned mice from 1 somatic cell. This result was published in Cell Stem Cell Journal: Sayaka Wakayama, Takashi Kohda, Haruko Obokata, Mikiko Tokoro, Chong Li, Yukari Terashita, Eiji Mizutani,Van Thuan Nguyen, Satoshi Kishigami, Fumitoshi Ishino, TeruhikoWakayama.Successful serial recloning in the mouse over multiple generations. CELL(Cell Stem Cell),12:293-297, 2013.(IF:27.494)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23472871

- 2014: discovered female germ line stem cells from adult ovary in the pig. Hong-Thuy Bui,Nguyen Van Thuan, Deug-Nam Kwon, Yun-Jung Choi, Min-Hee Kang, Jae-Woong Han, Teoan Kim and Jin-Hoi Kim. Identification and characterization of putative stem cells in the adult pig ovary.Development,141, May, 2014(IF: 7.09).
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24866115

- Conducting national - level project (ĐTĐL.CN-49/16), NAFOSTED project (106-NN.99-2015.90) and VNU-HCM projects.

3

Bio-medical

Focus on research to create new personalized medicine for accurate diagnosis, individualized drug production, reduction of side effects and resistance. This is a new treatment in the world, through the application of modern techniques of molecular biology, biotechnology and medicine.

Main research directions:

(1) Detecting genetic signs (biomarker: genetic, protein)

(2) Molecular mechanisms in the advancement of disease progression

(3) Biologically-derived drugs and their relationship with the host

(4) Proteins involved in cell division

(5) Pathogenic microorganisms at the host

(6) Medicines and Genetics

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoang Khue Tu

School of Biotechnology, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

nhktu@hcmiu.edu.vn

- Successful researches on molecular mechanisms, gene function analysis, protein, RNA, etc.

- Publish nearly 70 scientific papers in prestigious international journals.

- Participation of foreign scientists.

- A collaborative program with the Tallaght Institute of Technology (Ireland) is being developed to develop new generation antibiotic lines.

4

Drug design and simulation

Groups focus on applying modern biology such as genomics, proteomics, pharmacogenetics ... into pharmaceutical design. The group has successfully carried out many research projects for influenza A and type II diabetes.

Main research directions:

(1) Clarify causes of drug resistance and design new drug, vaccine using bioinformatics approach.

(2) Development of new drugs from rich herbal sources in Vietnam.

The novelty in the group's study is the application of a modern pharmaceutical development process, which combines multiple methods at once, like “in silico” (computer simulation) with “in vitro” (in test tubes) and “in vivo” (on animals).

Assoc. Prof. Le Thi Ly

School of Biotechnology, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

ly.le@hcmiu.edu.vn

- Publish over 30 scientific journals in prestigious international journals.

- 01 VNU-HCM project

- 02 NAFOSTED projects

- 02 projects funded by the Global Naval Research Fund

5

Multi-Scale Modeling & Simulation Laboratory

(1) Development of detailed kinetic models for combustion of biologically-derived fuels for process optimization.

(2) Design new materials or catalysts for complex chemical processes.

(3) Investigation of naturally-derived compounds for anti-cancer drug development using multiscale modeling and simulation.

(4) Development of computational algorithms/tools for multiscale modeling and simulation.

Assoc. Prof. Huynh Kim Lam

Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Biotechnology, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

www.lamhuynh.net

lamhuynh.us@gmail.com

0909690039

- No. of done and on-going projects (x-x format): 1-1 NAFOSTED, 2-2 DOST-HCMC, 1-0 VNU and 1-0 AOARD

- No. of published papers at SCI journals in 5 yrs: 22

- No. of scientific software: 4.

- No. of talks: 20+

Notes:

DOST-HCMC: Dept. of Science & Technology of HCMC

AOARD: Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development

6

Food Technology Research Group

Advanced researches and Technological Transfer in Food Technology, Food Nutrition and Functional Food, Food Safety, Post-Harvest Technology and Food Product Development.

Assoc. Prof. Pham Van Hung

Department of Food Technology, School of Biotechnology, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

pvhung@hcmiu.edu.vn

(028)37244270 - 3824

- Over 100 domestic and international journals (50 ISI journals)

- 04 NAFOSTED and 05 VNU-HCM projects

- 02 technology transfer projects

2. Field of Information Technology

1

Large-scale and complex information systems

Many applications today use large-scale and complex information systems such as cloud computing, data centers, mobile networks, smart cities, etc. The research challenge we are focusing include:

(1) Developing autonomous systems for checking reliability, performance, security (detecting, warning, preventing, and managing faults) for large-scale and complex information systems.

(2) Computer vision and image processing.

(3) Evolving intelligent systems for big data.

(4) Resource allocation in the large-scale system. We apply optimization and game theory to design the state-of-the-art algorithms to allocate the resources efficiently in the system.

Assoc. Prof. Tran Manh Ha

School of Computer Science and Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

tmha@hcmiu.edu.vn

(028)3724 4270 - 3410

- 11 ISI and Scopus journals

- 10 non-ISI international journals

- Many international conference papers

- 02 NAFOSTED (finished and on going), 01 VNU-HCM type B projects (on going)

- 02 textbooks

3. Field of Electrical Engineering

1

RF team

The RF team is interested in

(1) Design, simulate and implement RF applications such as antenna, radar, RF transceiver modules,…

(2) Research and design RF devices such as RF dryer, sterilization and disinfection devices for agricultural products;

(3) Simulate wave propagation process to identify objects, apply radar image processing technique to recover images of observation zone…

Dr. Mai Linh

School of Electrical Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

mlinh@hcmiu.edu.vn

 

- 02 technology transfer projects (RF Dryer, Millimeter Band Radar)

2

Wireless sensor network team

The wireless sensor network team is interested in application of WSN in smart-home, environment monitoring, traffic control and smart-grid systems.

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Tuan Duc

School of Electrical Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

ntduc@hcmiu.edu.vn

 

 

- 01 technology transfer project

3

Control and Observation Systems team

The control and observation systems team is interested in

(1) Research on control theory for Electronic and Telecommunication Systems, Physiology.

(2) Apply the estimation algorithm for controlling, monitoring and measuring in industrial systems.

Dr. Vo Tan Phuoc

School of Electrical Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

vtphuoc@hcmiu.edu.vn

0976632035

- 01 technology transfer project

4. Field of Mathematics

1

Group Optimization

Research on fundamental problems in nonsmooth optimization theory, convex optimization; properties and algorithms for variational inequalities and multivariable vector equilibrium problems; fixed-point theory, coincidence point theory and related issues; expansions of Hahn-Banach theorems, Farkas lemma and applications to continuous optimization theory; computational geometry.

Prof. Dr. Phan Quoc Khanh

Department of Mathematics, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

pqkhanh@hcmiu.edu.vn

- 02 regular seminars: Optimal Seminar 1 (led by Prof. Dr. Phan Quoc Khanh) and Optimal Seminar 2 (led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dinh)

- 2009-2014: Received Certificate of Merit from VNU-HCM's Director for "Excellence in Scientific Activities" (Prof. Phan Q. Khanh), "Outstanding Scientific Publication", "Achievement of Scientific Publication" (Prof. Phan Q. Khanh and Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Dinh )

- 58 ISI journals (many articles in leading journals such as Mathematical Programming, SIAM Journal of Optimization). On average, each member of the group has 3.86 ISI articles/ member/ year.

- Works gain international influence with a cumulative total of 1200 citations (according to the Mathematical Review page).

- 04 NAFOSTED, 05 VNU-HCM type C and 01 VNU-HCM type B projects.

- Supervised 06 PhD and over 30 Master theses, 09 graduate students.

2

Groups Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis

Main research directions:

(1) Problems of Stability, strong stability and controlling of dynamic systems (Assoc.Prof. Pham Huu Anh Ngoc)

(2) Numerical Analysis of Balanced Laws (Assoc.Prof. Mai Duc Thanh)

(3) Differential equations with applications in optics (Dr. Nguyen Minh Quan)

Assoc. Prof. Pham Huu Anh Ngoc

Department of Mathematics, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

phangoc@hcmiu.edu.vn

- 2010-2014: published 40 SCI, SCIE journals. Average number of articles per capita, approx. 3.0 ISI articles/ member.

- Members of the group: Assoc.Prof. Pham Huu Anh Ngoc and Assoc.Prof. Mai Duc Thanh received Certificate of Merit from VNU-HCM's Director for Scientific Research Achievement and "Excellent Scientific Publication".

- 05 NAFOSTED and many VNU-HCM projects

- Supervised 03 graduate students

5. Field of Industrial and Systems Engineering

1

Optimization in Operations Management

(1) Optimization in many contemporary issues such as transportation, production management, inventory management, logistics and supply chain, facility layout, etc.

(2) Applications of searching algorithms: Genetic Algorithm, Ant Colony, etc. in many areas of production and service.

Assoc. Prof. Ho Thanh Phong

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

htphong@hcmiu.edu.vn

0903193029

- Application of simulation to improve patient’s waiting time in many HCMC’s hospitals.

- Modeling and software development for gateway assignment – Tan Son Nhat airport.

2

Traffic Simulation & Intelligent Traffic System (ITS)

(1) Simulation in Traffic Improvement for big cities such as Ho Chi Minh City.

(2) Design of ITS by combining cameras, computers, and real time simulation into an integrated system.

Assoc. Prof. Ho Thanh Phong

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

htphong@hcmiu.edu.vn

0903193029

- Solutions for TSN airport outbound transportation, and for Go Vap- Phu Nhuan current (2016) traffic network.

3

Logistics and Supply chain management

Applications of Mixed Integer Programming and heuristics (GA, AC, etc.) in many areas of logistics and supply chain design & management.

Assoc. Prof. Ho Thanh Phong

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

htphong@hcmiu.edu.vn

0903193029

- Supply chain design for Vietnam’s agricultural products such as Ngoc Linh Panax, Vinh Long sweet potatoes, etc.

- THACO logistics improvement.

- Optimal design of logistics network for Can Tho City.

6. Field of Biomedical Engineering

1

Biomedical Instrumentation

The group investigates emerging multidisciplinary fields involving the research of state-of-the-art technologies in Electronics and Communication, Mechanics, Information Technology, and Optics to the creation of methodologies, devices for human welfare and for a better understanding of human biological processes and new research directions in clinical engineering. The focuses of the group are Cyber Medical System, Internet of Thing in medicine, and Telemedicine for healthcare system in developing countries.

Prof. Vo Van Toi

Biomedical Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

vvtoi@hcmiu.edu.vn

 

- 2009-2017: Numerous scientific publications on SCI journals (18 articles), SCI-E (40 articles), non-ISI, domestic journals (17 articles) and international conferences (101 articles)

- Books, journal special features and conference proceedings edited by team members

- Patent registration:

+ Device to measure blood pressure and heart rate for telemedicine

+ Electric wheelchair equipped with stereo camera and accelerometer sensor

+ Polarized light system for diagnosing diseases on tissues, cells

2

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Investigation on Biomaterials and Cell Therapy strategies to improve healthcare such as:

(1) antimicrobial materials,

(2) stop bleeding products,

(3) artificial skin,

(4) bone substitutes,

(5) artificial blood vessels,

(6) periodontal regeneration: new technologies and strategies,

(7) gel and membrane for antiadhesive applications,

(8) methods and devices to culture and harvest cells for treatment, and basic research on

(9) mechanism of common diseases in Vietnam,

(10) control of biological function of ECM protein

Prof. Vo Van Toi

Biomedical Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

vvtoi@hcmiu.edu.vn

 

 

7. Field of Civil Engineering

1

Research group on dynamic analysis and control of structures under wind and seismic loadings.

(1) Research on projects about dynamic analysis and recommending the use of dampers for structures such as Based Isolated Systems, Viscous Fluid Dampers, Friction Dissipators, Tuned Mass Dampers, Tuned Liquid Column Dampers, and Controlled Stiffness Devices.

(2) Research on seismic resistance for current building throughout theory and testing models as to behavior of columns, joints, and shear walls subjected to earthquake loading.

Assoc. Prof. Chu Quoc Thang

Department of Civil Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

cqthang@hcmiu.edu.vn

0913725364

Scientific publication:

1. Pham Nhan Hoa, Chu Quoc Thang: Configuration Optimum for Viscous Fluid Dampers in General Approach. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology 6(3): 96-102 (March 2016).

2. Pham Nhan Hoa, Chu Quoc Thang, Ong Hoang Truc Giang: Dynamic Analysis of buildings equipped with Viscous Fluid Dampers by using General Approach. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology 5(11): 569-578 (November 2015).

3. Pham Nhan Hoa, Chu Quoc Thang, Ong Hoang Truc Giang: OPTIMAL PLACEMENT OF VISCOUS FLUID DAMPERS FOR BUILDING SEISMIC RESISTANCE. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology 5(8): 377-388 (August 2015).

4. Angeli Doliente Cabaltica, Pham Nhan Hoa, Chu Quoc Thang: Structural Control of Benchmark Buildings Equipped with Variable Stiffness Devices and Viscous Fluid Dampers. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology 4(5): 295-304 (May 2014).

5. Pham Nhan Hoa, Chu Quoc Thang, LE MINH THANH: Analysis of dynamic responses of inelastic structures equipped with passive control fluid viscous dampers. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology 4(2): 76-85 (February 2014).

6. Pham Nhan Hoa, Chu Quoc Thang: Hybrid Structural Control of the 20-Story Benchmark Structure. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology (June 2013).VOL. 3, NO. 6, pp.654-661

2

Computational Mechanics

Numerical methods (FEM, SFEM, XFEM, mesh-free), limit state analysis, computational homogenization, structural optimization

Assoc. Prof. Le Van Canh

Department of Civil Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

lvcanh@hcmiu.edu.vn

0908427010

- 20 ISI papers

- 03 NAFOSTED projects

- 03 VNU-HCM projects

- Supervised 04 PhD candidate, 20 MSc students,

- 01 transfer technology project (awarded “Qua Cau Vang”)

3

Research group of construction management and construction project management

(1) Applying System Dynamics to predict demand of real estate market in Ho Chi Minh City

(2) Performance measurement for construction firms using Balanced Score-card (BSC)

(3) Applying Value Engineering (VE) to construction operations in Vietnam

(4) Construction safety management

Assoc. Prof. Luu Truong Van

Department of Civil Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

vanlt@hcmiu.edu.vn

luutruongvan@gmail.com

Scientific publication:

1. Luu Truong Van & Nguyen Thanh Viet (2017). VE – Methodology to improve quality and cut construction costs, Construction Publishing, Ha Noi.

2. Soo-Yong Kim, Kiet Nguyen Tuan, Luu Truong Van: Delay Factor Analysis for Hospital Projects in Vietnam. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering 20(2): 519-529 (March 2016)

3. Soo-Yong Kim, Yeon-San Lee, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Luu Truong Van: Barriers to Applying Value Management in the Vietnamese Construction Industry. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries 21(2): 55-80 (October 2016)

4. BBN (Bayesian Belief Network) model for predicting probability of construction accidents in Ho Chi Minh City (2014). The research sponsored by HCMC Government.

5. Jae-Doo Lee, Soo-Yong Kim, Nguyen Tuan Kiet, Luu Truong Van (2015). Key atttitude indicators (KAIs) to measure attitude of contractors in Vietnam. Paper presented at The 16th International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management Conference. Grand Mirage Resort, Bali, Indonesia: International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management (ISBITM)

6. Tran Dinh Thanh Tung, Veerasak Likhitruangsilp, Luu Truong Van (2017): FINANCIAL RISK ANALYSIS FOR SEA PORT PROJECTS IN VIETNAM.. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Civil and Building Engineering Informatics & 2017 Conference on Computer Applications in Civil and Hydraulic Engineering (ICCBEI & CCACHE). Taipei, Taiwan

4

Innovative solutions for management and mitigation the risk of water related disaster and pollution

To apply technologies (GIS and computational technologies) to develop the systems for monitoring, warning and forecasting water-related disasters and water pollution;

To provide structural and non-structural measures in term of sustainable development approach to management and mitigation the risk of water related disaster and water pollution.

 

Assoc. Prof. Pham Ngoc

Department of Civil Engineering, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

pngoc@hcmiu.edu.vn

phamngoc76@gmail.com

0906699876

Research projects:

- “Mapping the risk of river bank erosion under the impact of climate change " for HCM City

- “Mapping pollutant transport in river system of Hochiminh City”

- “Nghiên cứu đánh giá các tác động tích cực và những tồn tại, đề xuất các giải pháp để nâng cao hiệu quả về kinh tế - xã hội và môi trường của hệ thống công trình kiểm soát lũ vùng Tứ Giác Long Xuyên”

- “Assessment of positive and negative impacts and propose solutions to improve the socio-economic and environmental efficiency of the flood control project system in Long Xuyen quadrangle”

- “Identify reasons , mechanisms and propose feasible technical and economic solutions to mitigate river bank erosion and sedimentation in the Mekong river system"

8. Field of Physics

1

Astrophysics and Space Science

(1) Star formation, proto-planetary disks.

(2) Clusters of galaxies.

(3) Physical properties of the layers of the Earth's atmosphere.

Assoc. Prof. Phan Bao Ngoc

Department of Physics, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

pbngoc@hcmiu.edu.vn

(028)37244270 - 3529

- We have published 10 SCI papers (Q1) and we have carried out 3 NAFOSTED projects.

- 02 PhD students have been working in our group. We successfully established and have run the first 4-year training program Space Engineering in Viet Nam. We have also organized the Vietnam School of Astrophysics annually in Quy Nhon in order to train young scientists. So far, we have organized 5 schools.

- We have collaborated with domestic institutes (e.g., VNSC, STI) and international institutes (e.g., ASIAA in Taiwan, KASI in Korea, NAOJ and ISAS/JAXA in Japan).

9. Interdisciplinary Field in Financial Economics - Applied Mathematics

1

Quantitative Finance, Economics and Management

The team implements methods and tools in applied statistics, econometrics, and applied mathematics, combined with computational software to solve problems in:

- Risk Management in Finance and Banking

- Efficiency and Productivity Analysis

- Portfolio Management

Dr. Nguyen Phuong Anh

Department of Banking and Finance, School of Business, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

 

- Conducting scientific collaboration activities with experts from ETH Zurich, Humboldt University, Toulouse School of Economics and institutions in Vietnam.

- Publishing scientific papers in SCI, SSCI, Scopus journals, conference proceedings and domestic journals.

- Leading and participating in governmental and ministerial level research projects. Continuously build up and implement international research projects.

10. Field of Language

1

Research group on second language acquisition testing (SLA testing)

Building a system of criteria for the evaluation of academic essays by measuring syntactic and semantic elements

 

 

Dr. Pham Huu Duc

Department of English, International University – VNUHCM

Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City

phduc@hcmiu.edu.vn

0918806845

Research Project:

1. VNU – leveled C project (2010-2012): Building and applying electronic English corpus in teaching and learning.

2. VNU-leveled C project (2014-2016): Initial development of computer-based scoring system for TOEFL iBT writing

Scientific Publication:

1. Pham Huu Duc: A Computer-Based Model for Assessing English Writing Skills for Vietnamese EFL Learners. The Asian EFL Journal 95: 4-20 (October 2016).

2. Pham Huu Duc, Nguyen Ngoc Tu: Assessment Model for Language Learners’ Writing Practice (in Preparing for TOEFL iBT) Based on Comparing Structure, Vocabulary, and Identifying Discrepant Essays. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA) 5(7): 148-153 (June 2016).

Supervising:

- Supervising 04 TOEFL graduates, & 02 doctoral candidates on computerized-based natural language processing.


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