§ Nov 2009: Ph.D  in computer science

“Parallel computing for intensive comparison of genomic sequences” (Manuscript in French)

IRISA/INRIA-Rennes – Campus de Université de Rennes 1, France

Thesis advisor: Domimique Lavenier

§ Dec 2005: Master in computer science

IFI, Francophone Institute for Computer Science


§ Jul 1998: Engineering diploma in computer science

College of Information Technology

Cantho University,Vietnam

Research Interests

§ Bioinformatics

§ Parallel computing

§ Parallel architecture

Publications (google scholar)

Book chapters

§ Dominique Lavenier and Van-Hoa Nguyen. Seed-based Parallel Protein Sequence Comparison Combining Multithreading, GPU and FPGA Technologies. B. Schmidt  editor, chapter 8, Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2010. (link)


§ V.H. Nguyen and V.D Nguyen, Algorithm of short read error correction, Journal of Science – CanTho University, 2013, special issue, pp: 20-27 (in vietnamese).

§ Thanh-Nghi Do et al, Parallel algorithms of random forest for classifying very large dataset, Journal of Science – DaLat University, 2013, No 6 : 21-31.

§ V.H. Nguyen, D. Lavenier, PLAST: parallel local alignment search tool for database comparison, BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(329). (link)

§ T-N. Do, V-H. Nguyen, F. Poulet. GPU-based parallel SVM algorithm. Journal of Frontiers of Computer Science and Technology, 2009, 3(4):368-377 (link)

§ P. Peterlongo, L. Noé, D. Lavenier, V.H. Nguyen, G. Kucherov, M. Giraud, Optimal neighborhood indexing for protein similarity search, BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(534). (link)


§ L.H. Trong, P. B. Chung, H. V. Nguyen and D. T. Nghi, Parallel algorithm of random forests for classification very large datasets, ICTFIT Conference, Vietnam, 2012 (in vietnamese).

§ V.H. Nguyen, Implementating and evaluation of mpiPLAST, 14th NCICT Conference, Vietnam,  2011 (in vietnamese).

§ V.H. Nguyen, A. Cornu, D. Lavenier, Implementing Protein Seed-Based Comparison Algorithm on the SGI RASC-100 Platform, 16th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop - IPDPS, Rome, Italy, May 2009

§ F. Poulet, T-N. Do, V-H. Nguyen. SVM incrémental et parallèle sur GPU. Actes d'EGC2009, RNTI-E-15, Revue des Nouvelles Technologies de l’Information – Série Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances, Cépaduès Editions, 2009, pp. 103-114

§ Y. Xiaochun, V.H. Nguyen, D. Lavenier, F. Dongruy, Efficient Parallelization of a Protein Sequence Comparison Algorithm on Manycore Architecture, Ninth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2008.

§ Van Hoa Nguyen, D. Lavenier, Speeding up Subset Seed Algorithm for Intensive Protein Sequence Comparison, 6th IEEE International Conference on research, innovation & vision for the future, Ho Chi Minh Ville, Vietnam, 2008.

§ T-N. Do, V-H. Nguyen and F. Poulet. A Novel SVM Algorithm for Massive Classification Tasks. in proc. of ADMA’08, The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Data Mining And Applications, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 5139, Springer-Verlag, China, 2008, pp. 147-157.

§ T-N. Do, V-H. Nguyen and F.Poulet. A Fast Parallel Support Vector Machine Algorithm for Massive Classification Tasks. in proc. of MCO’08, The second international conference on Modelling, Computation and Optimization in Information Systems and Management Sciences, CCIS 14, Springer-Verlag, France, 2008, pp. 425-434

§  T-N. Do and V-H. Nguyen. A Novel Speed-up SVM Aorithm for Massive Classification Tasks. in proc. of RIVF’08, The 6th IEEE International Conference on Computer Sciences: Research & Innovation – Vision for the Future, IEEE Press, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 2008, pp. 215-220

§ Van Hoa Nguyen, D. Lavenier, Comparaison intensive des séquences protéiques : indexation des banques et usage des instructions SIMD des microprocesseurs, JOBIM 2008, Lille, France, 2008.

§ Van Hoa Nguyen, D. Lavenier, Parallélisation de la recherche de similarités entre séquences protéiques sur GPU, RenPar'18 : Rencontres francophones du Parallélisme, Fribourg, Suisse, 2008.

§ Van Hoa Nguyen, D. Lavenier, Recherche dans les banques d'ADN par indexation parallèle, 4th International Conference on research, innovation & vision for the future, Ho Chi Minh Ville, Vietnam, 2006.


§ V.H. Nguyen, D. Lavenier, Fine-grained Parallelization of Similarity Search Between Protein Sequences, INRIA Report, (RR-6513), 2008.