DR Xuan Nguyen

DR Xuan Nguyen


  • Data mining, machine learning, bioinformatics (Information theory)



  • Dr. Vinh Nguyen is a scientist in the domains of data science, data mining and machine learning.  He has primarily devoted his research career to inter-disciplinary research, in particular, the development and application of novel data mining and machine learning techniques across diverse problems in medical research, bioinformatics, computational biology, transportation and social networks. His research has resulted in innovative methodologies and techniques that have attracted increasing attention. He has published in total 10 journal papers and 30 conference papers, many of which at top-tier venues in data mining and machine learning (ACM SIGKDD, AAAI, ICML, ICDM, ECML). His work has attracted more than 500 citations in total since 2010. Currently, his research focuses on big data analytics and deep learning.

    Dr. Vinh Nguyen obtained a PhD degree in 2011 from UNSW. Prior to joining Melbourne University in June 2013, he spent 3 years at Monash University as a Research Fellow.   


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • UniMelb ECR Grant (2015)
    Amazon Education Grant (2015)   


Education and training

  • PHD, University of New South Wales 2011
  • BIT, Hanoi University of Technology 2005

Awards and honors

  • Best Paper Award, Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, 2013



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Students with interest in data mining/bioinformatics research are welcome to contact me for possible opportunities.