Teaching faculty

  • Senior Lecturer cum Academic Coordinator for CS Duc Nguyen Tuan
    Academic Career:

    • Engineer Degree (2004, University of Technology HCMC, Vietnam - PFIEV, Telecom Bretagne, France), Master of Science (2005, Telecom ParisTech, France) and PhD in Computer and Telecommunication Network (2009, Rennes 1 University, France). Post-doctoral (2009, IRISA Research Center, France)

    • 2010-2020: Lecturer of International University, VNU-HCMC (From 2016: Associate Professor of International University)

    • 2017-2019: Head of Graduate Academic Affair, International University, Vietnam National University of HCMC

    • 2019-2020: Head of Smart City Research Laboratory, International University, Vietnam National University of HCMC

    • From 2020-now: Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator, Computer Science Program, Vietnamese German University
    Teaching: Computer Network, Internet of Things, Mobile network and application, Introduction to Computer Science, Data Science, Signal and System…

    Research interests: Computer and Communications network, Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Network, Smart City Application, Intelligent Transportation System, Artificial Intelligent.

    Industry and Government Consulting Experience:

    • 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018: Senior Consultant of Viettel Technology and Viettel Smart Device, HCMC

    • 2016-2020: Member of VNU-HCMC R&D Council: Information Technology - Electronic - Telecommunications

    • From 2011: Commitee member of Department of Science and Technology, HCMC

    • From 2015: Senior Consultant for Smart-City and E-Gov Strategies for Hochiminh city.

    • From 2018: Council member of Artificial Intelligent Program of Department Information and Communication HCMC.
    Field expertise:
    • Application of ICT in Smart-City
    • Cooperative communication, MIMO and diversity techniques
    • Wireless sensor networks, low power wireless networks and IoT
    • Power consumption optimization for wireless network
    • Application of wireless sensor network and IoT for Environment Minotoring, Intelligient Transporttation System, Agriculture and Smart-city.
    Taught courses:
    • Computer Networks
    • Statistic
    • Data Structure and Algorithm
    • IoT and Smart Devices
    • Compulsory Elective
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Kappes
    Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
    02/05 – present Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Professor for Computer Networks and Operating Systems.
    Head of System and Network Security Research Group. R&D collaborations with industry and public sec-tor. Head of Computer Science program (Studiengangsleitung) 09/06 -08/08,
    Deputy Man-aging Director Institute for Professional Computer Applications (Institut für professionelle Informatikanwendungen) since 11/07,
    Deputy Head of Computer Science program (Studi-engangsleitung) since 09/08,
    IT Security Officer since 09/08,
    Director Center for Logistics,Mobility and Sustainability (Zentrum für Logistik, Mobilität und Nachhaltigkeit) since 05/10.
    Dean of Studies for Department for Computer Science and Engineering Faculty 03/11-02/14.
    Head of joint Computer Science program with Vietnamese-German University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Studiengangsleitung) since 09/13.

    05/04 - 02/05 DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe, Munich, Germany. Senior Researcher in
    Future Networking Laboratory. Research on Next Generation Networks.

    01/01 - 05/04 Avaya Labs, Avaya Inc., Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA. Research Scientist in Network
    Software Research Department, Avaya Labs, Strategy and Technology Division, Enterprise Communications Group.
    Field expertise:
    - Information Security
    - Network Security
    - Organisation of security
    - Processes and management
    - Reliability of complex systems
    Taught courses:
    - IT-Security
    - Operating Systems
    - Computer Networks
    - Formal Languages
    - Lab Projects.Computer Science Project
  • Dr. Anh Truong Tuan
    Academic Career:
    MSc in Computer Science, HCMC University of Technology (2010); PhD in Computer Science, University of Trento (2015); Researcher, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Italy, 2011-2015; Visiting Researcher, King's College London, UK; Lecturer, HCMC University of Technology (2008-now); Lecturer, Vietnamese German University (2015-now)

    Field expertise:
    - Computer Security
    Taught courses:
    - English 2
    - Artificial Intelligence
    - Databases
    - Many Security Courses for master and bachelor level
    - Data Structures and Algorithms
    - Programming Techniques
  • Dr. Chan Thai Truyen Dai
    . 2017-present: Vietnamese-German University (VGU), Vietnam
    . 2014-2017: Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore
    . 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher at The French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Spatial Planning, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR), France
    . 2009-2012: PhD in Wireless Communications at Aalborg University, Denmark
    . 2003-2006: EVN Telecom, Vietnam
    . 1998-2003: Electronics-Telecommunications Engineer, Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology, Vietnam
    Field expertise:
    . Physical layer security in wireless communications
    . Cooperative/relaying communications
    . Vehicle-to-vehicle communications
    . Communication for high-speed vehicles.
    Taught courses:
    . Fundamentals of Telecommunications
    . Communications Engineering
    . Digital Systems
    . Digital Circuit Design
    . Digital Routing
    . Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Cuong Pham Quoc
    Cuong Pham-Quoc has been a lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam, since 2007. He received his BEng degree in Computer Science and Engineering and MEng degree in Computer Science form the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In 2015, he got his PhD degree in Computer Engineering from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Field expertise:
    Multi-/many-core architectures, high performance computing, heterogeneous hardware accelerators, on-chip interconnect, and hardware/software co-design.
    Taught courses:
    - Elective course
    - Real-time systems
    - Computer architectures and Digital design with the Verilog-HDL
  • Dr. Prof Filip Werner
    Dipl.Math. (1974), TH Darmstadt
    Dr. rer. nat. in Computer Science (1986), TH Darmstadt
    Prof. at FH Gelsenkirchen/Bocholt 1999 – 2001
    Prof. at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences 2001 – 2013
    Field expertise:
    Computer Networks
    Operating Systems
    Network Security
    Systems and Network Management
    Taught courses:
    Computer Networks
    Operating Systems
    IT Security
    Systems and Network Management
    Theoretical Computer Science
    Current Topics in Computer Science
  • Dr. Harald Baier
    Academic Career:
    - PhD from Technical University Darmstadt
    - Professorships at University of Applied Sciences in Bingen and Darmstadt
    Field expertise:
    - Digital forensics
    - Internet security
    - Security protocols
    - Cryptography
    Taught courses:
    - Mathematics: Analysis, Algebra, Advanced topics in mathematics,
    numerical mathematics
    - Computer science: Introduction to IT security, digital forensics,
    selected topics in IT security, security infrastructures, cryptography
  • Senior Lecturer Hieu Huynh Trung
    PhD, Chonnam National University (Korea), 2009 Field expertise:
    Artificial Intelligence
    Medical data analysis
    Taught courses:
    Introduction to Computer Science
    Computer Architectures
    Object. Oriented Programming in C++
  • Hung PhamQuoc
    Academic Career: Vice Dean at UEH, HCM city (now); PhD at East Anglia University (England, 2009), MSc. at Macquarie university, Australia (2002). Field expertise:
    Attitude and behavior of staff in the organization; and The role of monetary policy in economic development.
    Taught courses:
    - Human resources management
    - Organizing behavior
    - Financial Monetary Theory
    - Monetary Policy.
  • Dr. Huong Tran Thi Thu
    Field expertise:
    • Combinatorial Enumerations
    • Discrete Dynamical Systems
    • Chip Firing Games Sandpile Models
    • Efficient Generating Algorithms for Combinatorial Objects
    Taught courses:
    • Algebra
    • Calculus
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Data Structure Algorithms
    • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kira Kastell
    Professor in the FRA-UAS Department of Computer Science and Engineering

    Vice President for Academic Affairs, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (2013 until present)
    Professor for Communications Engineering, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (2009 until present)
    Professor for Mobile Communication, Technische Fachhochschule Berlin (2007 - 2009)
    Doctor of Engineering (2007)
    Research Assistant, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institute for Microwave Engineering and Photonics and Coordinator for all International Study Programs of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (2005 - 2007)
    Scholarship in DFG Research Training Group System Integration for Ubiquitous Computing in Information Technology” at Technische Universität Darmstadt (2002-2005)
    Project Engineer, Mannesmann Arcor AG & Co. KG, Eschborn (1998 - 2002)
    Diploma in Economics (Diplom Volkswirtin), FernUniversität in Hagen (2004)
    Diploma in Business Administration (Diplom Kauffrau), FernUniversität in Hagen (2004)
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Diplom Ingenieurin), FernUniversität in Hagen, 2002
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Diplom Ingenieurin (FH)), Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main, 1998
    Taught courses:
    Communications Engineering, Project
  • Prof. Dr. Manuel Clavel
    Academic Career: Manuel Clavel received his Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the Universidad de Navarra in 1992, and his Ph.D. from the same university in 1998. Currently, he is Deputy Director and Associate Research Professor at the IMDEA Software Institute, as well as Associate Professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. During his doctoral studies, he was an International Fellow at the Computer Science Laboratory of SRI International (1994 - 1997) and a Visiting Scholar at the Computer Science Department of Stanford University (1995 - 1997). His Ph.D. dissertation was published by the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University. Field expertise:
    Rigorous, tool-supported model-driven software development, including: modeling languages, model quality assurance, and code-generation. Related interests include specification languages, automated deduction, and theorem proving.
    Taught courses:
    Software Engineering
  • Dr. Ngoc Tran Hong
    Ngoc is currently a lecturer in Computer Science and Mathematics at the Faculty of Engineering at the Vietnamese-German University, Vietnam. She obtained a Bachelor degree in Information Technology (2004) and a Master degree in Computer Science (2008) from the University of Science, Vietnamese National University - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (VNU-HCM). She received a Ph.D. diploma in Computer Science (2016) from the University of Insubria, Italy.

    She had been an assistant lecturer (2004 - 2008) and a lecturer (2008 – 2016) at the University of Science, VNU-HCM before being a lecturer at the Vietnamese-German University (2016 – present).

    Her research interests include
    • Big data mining in healthcare, smart cities, anomaly detection.
    • Blockchain-based models.
    • Privacy-preserving and applied cryptography in a variety of applications as reputation systems, social networks, mobile networks, data mining, healthcare, and smart cities.

    [Research Experience]
    • Researcher, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland (2018-2021)
    - Project: Big data of Obesity (BigO) in Childhood in Europe (https://bigoprogram.eu/), H2020, funded by the European Commission.
    - BigO collects and analyses anonymous data on children's behavioral patterns and their living environment. With advanced analytics, BigO extracts data-driven evidence on which local factors are involved, and how these factors influence childhood obesity in Europe. With this information, BigO will be able to advise clinics and public health authorities on how to develop and plan effective programs and policies in an attempt to reduce childhood obesity.
    - She also collaborated with the research team at the University of Oulu, Finland, and supervised a Ph.D. student intern from this university.

    • Visiting Researcher, CorpLab, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore (March – April 2017)
    - Project: Professorship Start-up Grant funded by Vietnamese-German University, Vietnam.
    - Topic: “Privacy-preserving data mining”.
    - We worked on a new privacy-preserving lightweight model fitting the features of the data mining process.

    • Doctoral Researcher, STRICT SociaLab, University of Insubria, Italy (2013 – 2016)
    - Project: Security-aware execution of collaborative processes
    - The work investigates a variety of secure multi-party collaborations in mobile networks, MANET, social networks (used Twitter and Epinions SNAP datasets), and web service compositions. The models are either distributed or centralized or hybrid. The work also supports multiple parties not to reveal their personal data to the other sides.

    • Researcher, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France (2012)
    - Project: Amore funded by Toulouse City.
    - Working on human behavior detection in a close area (using UbiSense equipment for retrieving real-time data from sensors), database privacy, and a survey on vehicle network privacy (esp., a dataset of Yellow Cab network in New York, USA).

    • Researcher, National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan (2009)
    - Project: Facts quantification from collected social network data.
    - Quantifying the sensitive information accidentally leaked from posts that users write on their social network sites.
    - Used statistical data on population in five-year age groups and prefectures (2005) in Japan provided by the Statistical Survey Department, Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan.

    • Exchange scholar, Portland State University (PSU), Portland City, Oregon State, USA (Fall term 2010 – 2011)

    [Other professional activities]
    • She was the female role model in research at the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin, Ireland in 2020.
    • Organizing an international conference in Ho Chi Minh City in 2017. The invited speaker was Prof. Shamir, the inventor of the RSA public key scheme (http://www.wikicfp.com/cfp/servlet/event.showcfp?eventid=60862).
    • She has been chair of several international conferences, workshops. Some latest organizations include:
    - Track chair of 18th annual Industrial Simulation Conference (ISC), UCD, Ireland, 2020.
    - Track chair of iSAI-NLP, Thailand, 2020.
    - Publicity co-chair of Cyber Science, DCU, Ireland, 2020.
    - International advisory committee member, 8th International Conference on Recent Challenges in Engineering and Technology (ICRCET), Singapore, 2020.
    - Women in Big Data, Zurich, Switzerland.
    - ……
    • and has been a reviewer of several international conferences and journals.
    Field expertise:
    • Big data mining in healthcare, smart cities, anomaly detection.
    • Blockchain-based model.
    • Privacy-preserving and applied cryptography in a variety of applications as reputation systems, social networks, mobile networks, data mining, healthcare, and smart cities.
    Taught courses:
    • Data mining
    • Object-Oriented Programming with Java
    • Operating System
    • Theoretical Computer Science

    • Computer Network
    • IT Security
    • Computer Architecture
    • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • Prof. Rich Christian
    Diploma in Computer Science Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 1989. Scientific assistant at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zürich), Switzerland and University of Ulm, Germany. PhD (Dr. rer. nat) in the field of databases and information systems (1994). Professor for Computer Science at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (since 2003). Professor and CIM integrated expert at Namibia University of Science and Technology (2004-2008). Professor for Computer Science at Vietnamese-German University since 2015. Field expertise:
    Next generation Databases and Information Systems
    Taught courses:
    Database Systems
    Architecture and Implementation of DBMS
    Database Systems Administration (Oracle OCA & OCP course)
    Geodatabase Systems
    Advanced Database Systems
    Application development with databases
    Data Warehousing
    Software Engineering
  • Senior lecturer in Applied IT Said Zahedani
    . Senior Lecturer for Applied IT
    . Ph.D. in Computer Science, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
    . Career at multinational companies (over 27 years at Microsoft, IBM, HP) in executive positions in Europe and APAC
    . Leading Edge Products in Cloud, Mobility and Middleware
    . Member of associations like Muenchner Kreis, Cloud Expert team
    . Experience of running multicultural/multi-country operations in Europe and APAC with diverse cultures
    Field expertise:
    . Digital Transformation
    . New technologies like "AI/ML/Cloud for Information Systems", “Leadership in IT” and “Entrepreneurship”
  • Prof. Sascha Alda
    - Professor for Software Engineering, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, since 2010
    - Consultant, Accenture, 09-2007 - 11-2009
    - Research Associate, University of Bonn, 06-2001 - 08-2007
    - Software Developer, IBM, 10-2000 - 06-2001
    - PhD in Computer Science, University of Bonn, 2006.
    - Study of Computer Science University (Diplom), Koblenz Landau, 1994-2000
    Field expertise:
    Software Architecture, Agile Software Development Methods (Scrum), Software Engineering, modern Database systems (NoSQL).
    Taught courses:
    Introduction in Software Engineering 1 and 2 (Bachelor of Computer Science, 2nd and 3rd semester); Introduction in Databases (Bachelor of Computer Science, 3rd semester); Service-Oriented Architectures (Master of Computer Science, 1st year); Object-Oriented and component-based Architectures (Master of Computer Science, 2nd year); Effective Software Testing (Intensive Summer School in cooperation with FA. Capgemini, Bachelor of Computer Science, mainly 3rd year)
  • Dr. Prof. Susanne Koch
    Doctorate (Dr. rer. Pol) at the University of Bremen, Germany (2004-2007); Professor for Economics and Logistics at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (2008- now) Field expertise:
    Sustainable spare parts logistics; Analysis of the situation of female lecturers at Hessian universities.
    Taught courses:
    - Economics
    - Logistics
    - Process and project management
    - Service Learning
  • Vinh Dinh Quang
    PhD, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, 2016 Field expertise:
    Machine Learning
    Taught courses:
    Introduction to Programming (C),
    Introduction to Programming (C++),
    Object-Oriented Programming (Java)
    Distributed System
    Compulsory Elective
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