Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham

A geospatial scientist by training and research, Dr. Vu has over 10-years research and teaching experiences across Eurasia. After obtaining his PhD degree in 2003, he worked as a research scientist at Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Kobe, Japan before joined Chiba University as a postdoctoral researcher in between 2006 and 2007. In both places, he focused in employment of geospatial technologies in disaster management. He then joined GEO Grid team of National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan to further expand his research to high-performance computing platform. In 2008, he went back to university to develop his academic career at Geoinformatics division, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. In early 2011, he joined University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus and assisted the establishment of the School of Geography and new MSc programmes at Malaysia campus. He is now an Associate Professor of the School of Geography and Head of OSGEO research lab, a member of ICA-OSGEO lab network (geoforall.org)

Experience

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    Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham