Quang Vinh Nguyen – Western Sydney University,
Dr. Quang Vinh Nguyen is a senior lecturer in visual analytics whose research contributions and interests are in visual analytics and information visualisation. His focus is to find effective visualisations to support the analysis of large and complex datasets, particularly genomic and biomedical data, health data, network data and other application based data. He received his Ph.D. in Computing Sciences at University of Technology, Sydney in 2006 developing space-efficient visualization of large hierarchies. Prior to his current position lecturer and senior lecturer at Western Sydney University, he was a post-doctoral fellow at University of Technology, Sydney from 2006-2008. He also experienced multiple research and professor visiting positions at various institutions and organizations, including University of Texas at Dallas, USA, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation at Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA and Tianjin University, China.
For his academic career, he has authored and co-authored over 90 refereed publications, including edited book, book chapters, journals and conference papers relating to this research field. He has received multiple awards and research funding, such as “Big Data, Big Impact” Stages 1 & 2 Grants at Cancer Institute of NSW, and Oracle Funding Support for big data research. He has been successful supervised as well as is being supervising several research students. Dr. Nguyen has almost 10 years teaching experiences on variety of computing subjects, such as the recent subjects in mobile applications development, computer graphics, visualisation and visual analytics.