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Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Dayton

I am Tam Nguyen, an Associate Professor at Department of Computer Science, University of Dayton (UD). I am leading Vision and Mixed Reality Lab (VMR) in UD. I received PhD degree in National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2013.

I have 15+ years of working experience in both research and industrial sectors. My research topics include computer vision, machine learning, multimedia content analysis, and mixed reality. I have authored and co-authored 90+ research papers with 2000+ citations (according to Google Scholar).

I am the recipient of numerous awards including Young Vietnamese of the year 2005, the 2nd prize winner of ICPR 2012 contest on action recognition, the best technical demonstration from ACM Multimedia 2012, the best student paper award at NUS-GSS 2013, Singapore Polytechnic R&D commendation award 2015, and the third prize at CVPR 2017 and CVPR 2019 video object segmentation competition.


  • 2016–2022
    Assistant Professor, University of Dayton
  • 2013–2016
    Research Scientist, ARTIC Center
  • 2014–2016
    Adjunct Lecturer, National University of Singapore


  • 2013 
    National University of Singapore, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    EAGER: Crowd-AI Sensing Based Traffic Analysis for HCMC Planning Simulation
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Science Foundation

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE Senior Member