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Name: Vu Tuong Thuy
Position: Lecturer
Title: Dr.
Office: A1.503
  • BIG geospatial data analytics
  • Open Geospatial Science
  • Remote Sensing and Crowd-Sourced data fusion
  • Geospatial Applications to disaster management and urban environment
  • Docent in Geoinformatics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014
  • DEng, Remote Sensing and GIS, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2003
  • MEng, Remote Sensing and GIS, 2000
  • BEng, Telecommunication, HCMC University of Technology, HoChiMinh city, Vietnam, 1997
  • 2016-present: Lecturer, International Univesity, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam
    2013 - 2016: Associate Professor, University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus
    2015-present: Adjunct Associate Professor, James Cook University, Australia
    2011 - 2012: Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus
    2008 - 2010: Lecturer/Researcher, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    2007 - 2008: Research Scientist, GeoGRID, AIST, Japan
    2006 - 2007: Postdoctoral Fellow, Chiba University, Japan
    2003 - 2006: Research Scientist, Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Kobe, Japan
    1997 - 1999: Head of Spatial Database Group, DITAGIS, HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam


    ISI journal papers
    • Manesh A.B., Wickramasinghe D.C., Ghaffar M.A.A., Vu T.T., Tang Y.H., 2016. An automated progress monitoring system for large repetitive construction using satellite remote sensing. Automation in Construction (68), pp. 114–127.
    • Tuong P.K., Maul T., Vu T.T., 2016. An Empirical Study on Improving the Speed and Generalization of Neural Networks Using a Parallel Circuit Approach. International Journal  of Parallel Programming, 12 May 2016, pp. 1-17. 
    • Sun J., Vu T.T., 2016. Hierarchical segmentation and object-based classification for damage mapping. Geomatics, Natural Hazards, and Risk, 25 April 2016, pp.1-11.
    • Yuchu Q., Vu T.T., Ban Y., and Niu, Z., 2015. Synergic applications of Geometric and Radiometric Attributes of LiDAR data for urban land cover mapping. Optics Express, vol.23(11), pp. 13761-13775.
    • Yuchu Q., Yao W., Vu T.T., Niu Z., and Ban Y, 2015. Characterizing Radiometric Attributes of Point Cloud using a Normalized Reflective Factor Derived from Small Footprint LiDAR waveform. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol. 8(2), pp. 740-749. 
    • Yuchu Q., Vu T.T., Ban Y., and Niu, Z., 2012. Range Determination for Generating Point Clouds from Airborne Small Footprint LiDAR Waveform. Optics Express 20(23), pp. 25935-25947.
    • Yuchu Q., Vu T.T., and Ban Y., 2012. Optimal algorithm for LiDAR waveform decomposition. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 9(3), pp. 482-486. 
    • Wen L., Yamazaki F., and Vu T.T., 2011. Automated vehicle extraction and speed determination from QuickBird satellite images. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol. 4 (1), pp. 75-82.
    • Vu T.T. and Ban Y., 2010. Context-based damage mapping from high-resolution optical satellite images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 31 (13), pp. 3411 – 3425.
    • Vu T.T., Matsuoka M., and Yamazaki F., 2009. Multi-scale solution for building extraction from LiDAR and image data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Vol. 11(4), pp. 281-289.
    • Vu T.T., Matsuoka M., and Yamazaki F., 2007. Dual-scale approach to detect the tsunami-affected areas using optical satellite images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 28, No. 13-14, pp. 2995-3011.
    • Huyck, C.K., Matsuoka M., Takahashi, Y. and Vu T.T., 2006. Reconnaissance technologies used after the 2004 Niigata Ken Chuetsu, Japan earthquake. Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 22, No. S1, pp. S133-S145.
    • Vu T.T., Matsuoka M., and Yamazaki F., 2005. Detection and Animation of Damage Using Very High Resolution Satellite Image Following the 2003 Bam, Iran Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 21, No. S1, pp. S319-S327.
    • Vu T.T. and Tokunaga M., 2004. Filtering airborne laser scanner data: A wavelet-based clustering method. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 70, No. 11, pp. 1267-1274.
    • Vu T.T., Tokunaga M. and Yamazaki F., 2003. Wavelet-based Extraction of Buildings Features from Low-Density Airborne Laser Scanner Data, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 783-791.
    Non-ISI journal papers
    • Ghaffar M.A.A., Vu T.T., Maul T., 2016. An Integrated Cloud-based Framework for Remote Sensing Data Processing. International Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol. 12(2), pp. 40-47.
    • Vu T.T., 2011. Building extraction from high-resolution satellite image for tsunami early damage estimation. Applied Geomatics, Vol. 3(2), pp. 75-81.
    • Vu T.T., Tokunaga M., and Yamazaki F., 2003. Extraction of buildings from airborne laser scanner data and aerial photograph: A wavelet-based approach. Journal of the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 40-47.
    • Vu T.T. and Tokunaga M., 2000. Effect of Coherence on DEMs Derived from SAR Interferometry. Asian Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol.1, No.2, pp.33-39.
    Book chapters
    • Vu T.T., Kamthonkiat D., 2017. Monitoring Long-Term Disaster Recovery – Space and Ground Views. In “Multitemporal Remote Sensing - Methods and Applications”, Ban Y. (Eds.). Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-47037-5, pp.427-445.
    • Khanh N.D., Vu T.T., Ban Y., 2014. Ushahidi and Sahana Eden Open-Source Platforms to assist disaster relief: geospatial components and capabilities. In “Geoinformation for Informed Decisions”, Rahman A.A., Boguslawski P., Francois A., Said M.N., Omar K.M. (Eds.). Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-03644-1, pp. 163-174.
    • Vu T.T. and Matsuoka M. 2010. Towards a quick damage detection system based on grid-computing. In ” Geographic Information and Cartography for Risk and Crisis Management: Towards Better Solutions”, Konecny M., Zlatanova S. and Bandrova T.L. (Eds.). Springer, ISBN 978-3642034411, pp. 155-170.
    Journal editors
    • Vu T.T., Kanniah K.D.., 2016. Research on Remote Sensing and Geoscience in Malaysia. Special Issue of International Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol. 12, No. 2, June 2016, ISSN 1686-6576.
    • Vu T.T. et al. 2015. Special Issue for the International Symposium on Multi-Hazard and Risk 2015 (ISMHR 2015), 23-24 March 2015, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS, Vol. 4, No. 2, ISSN 1511-7049.
    Peer-reviewed conference papers
    • Kanniah K.D., Mohd Najib N.E., Vu T.T., 2016. Forest Cover Mapping in Iskandar Malaysia using satellite data. ISPRS-International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, pp.71-75.
    • Tuong P.K., Maul T., Vu T.T., Lai W.K., 2016. Improving Neural Network Generalization by Combining Parallel Circuits with Dropout. The 23rd International Conference, ICONIP 2016, Kyoto, Japan, October 16–21, pp.572-580.
    • Tuong P.K., Maul T., Vu T.T., 2015. A parallel circuit approach for improving the speed and generalization properties of neural networks. The 11th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC), pp. 1-7.
    • Ghaffar M.A.A., Dai H.C., Wickramasinghe D.C., Vu T.T., 2015. Cloud-2-crowd - remote sensing land cover verification with crowd-sourcing data. FOSS4G 2015, September 2015, Seoul.
    • Ghaffar M.A.A. and Vu T.T., 2015. Cloud Computing Providers for Satellite Image Processing Service: A Comparative Study. Iconspace 2015, 10-12 August 2015, Langkawi.
    • Wickramasinghe D.C., Manesh A.B., Vu T.T., Tang Y.H. 2014. Remote sensing recognition for monitoring large-scale construction. IGNITE 2014, 14-16 Dec., Penang, pp. 67-72.
    • Vu T.T., 2012. Rapid Disaster Damage Estimation. ISPRS congress 2012, 25 August – 1 September Melbourne, Australia.
    • Vu T.T. 2010. Building extraction from high-resolution satellite image for tsunami early damage estimation. Proceeding of Gi4DM 2010 ‘Remote Sensing And Geo-Information For Environmental Emergencies’, 2-4 February 2010, Torino, Italy.
    • Vu T.T. and Matsuoka M. 2009. Towards a quick damage detection system based on grid-computing. Proceeding of Joint Symposium of ICA Working Group on Cartography and Geoinformatics for Early Warning and Emergency Management: Towards Better Solutions, 19-22 January 2009, Prague, Czech, pp.639-645.
    • Vu T.T. 2008. Monitoring the recovery process of the disaster-affected areas – Scaling contextual approach and its implementation on GEO Grid cluster. The XXI ISPRS Congress, 3-11 July 2008, Beijing.
    • Yamazaki F., Wen L., Vu T.T., 2008. Automated extraction of vehicles and their speeds from digital aerial images. IGARSS 2008, 7-10 July 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
    • Vu T.T., Matsuoka M., and Yamazaki F., 2004. LIDAR-based change detection of buildings in dense urban area. Proceeding of IGARSS04, September 2004, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
    • The Japan Survey Technology Award (2005)
    • Tim Kendall Prize, Asian Institute of Technology (2000)
    • Asia Chair (inc. Australia and New Zealand), GeoForAll, 2014-present
    • OSGEO Charter member (elected), 2013-present
    • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, 2014-present
    • Founding member of ASEAN Geoinfo NET, 2015-present
    • IEEE Senior member