Faculty

Hien Nguyen
Dr. Hien Nguyen Van
Assistant Professor
Office Location: W308 Engineering Building 2
Phone: 713-743-8615 | Fax: 713-743-4444
Email: hvnguy35 [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
B.S., Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Professional Experience: 

Senior Scientist, Uber Advanced Technologies Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2015-2016)
Research Scientist, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ (2013-2015)
Research Intern, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Cambridge, MA (2010-2011)
Research Intern, U.S Army Research Labs, Adelphi, MD (2011-2012)
Research Engineer, Infocom Laboratory, National University of Singapore, (2007-2008)

Selected Publications: 

R. Vemulapalli, H. V. Nguyen, and S. K. Zhou. Unsupervised Cross-Modal Synthesis of Subject-Specific Scans. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), December 2015

H. V. Nguyen, K. S. Zhou, and R. Vemulapalli. Cross-Domain Synthesis of Medical Images Using Efficient Location-Sensitive Deep Network. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Springer International Publishing 2015

Y. Zheng, D. Liu, B. Georgescu, H. V. Nguyen, and D. Comaniciu. 3D Deep Learning for Efficient and Robust Landmark Detection in Volumetric Data. In Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Springer International Publishing, 2015

V. M. Patel, H. V. Nguyen, R. Vidal, Latent Space Sparse Subspace Clustering, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), December 2013

S. Shekhar, V. M. Patel, H. V. Nguyen, R. Chellappa, Generalized Domain-Adaptive Dictionaries, in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2013

H. V. Nguyen, Patel, V.M.; Nasrabadi, N.M.; Chellappa, R., Kernel Dictionary Learning, in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 2012

H. V. Nguyen, T. H. Ho, V. M. Patel, R. Chellappa, DASH-N: Joint Hierarchical Domain Adaptation and Feature Learning, in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), December 2015

S. Shekhar, V. M. Patel, H. V. Nguyen; R. Chellappa, Coupled Projections for Adaptation of Dictionaries, in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), October 2015

V. M. Patel, H. V. Nguyen, R. Vidal, Latent Space Sparse and Low-Rank Subspace Clustering, in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, June 2015

H. V. Nguyen, V. M. Patel, N. M. Nasrabadi, R. Chellappa, Design of Non-Linear Kernel Dictionaries for Object Recognition, in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), December 2013

H. V. Nguyen; F. Porikli, Support Vector Shape: A Classifier-Based Shape Representation, in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), April 2013

H. V. Nguyen, V. Patel, N. Nasrabadi, R. Chellappa, Sparse Embedding: A Framework for Sparsity Promoting Dimensionality Reduction, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), October 2012.

Articles/Book Chapters: 

H. V. Nguyen, A. Banerjee, P. Burlina, J. Broadwater, and R. Chellappa. Tracking and Identification via Object Reflectance Using a Hyperspectral Video Camera.. In: G. Fan (Ed.) Machine Vision Beyond Visible Spectrum, pp. 201-219. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011

Patent/Patent Applications: 

F. Porikli, H. V. Nguyen. Method for Representing Objects with Concentric Ring Signature Descriptors for Detecting 3D Objects in Range Images. US Patent 8,274,508, Issued September 2012.
F. Porikli, H. V. Nguyen. Representing Object Shapes Using Radial Basis Function Support Vector Machine Classification. US Patent 8,718,380, Issued June 2014
P. Sharma, A. Kamen, B. Georgescu, F. Sauer, D. Comaniciu, Y. Zheng, H. V. Nguyen, V. K. Singh, Method and System for Machine Learning Based Assessment of Fractional Flow Reserve, Publication number WO2015058044 A1, Filed October 2014
B. Georgescu, Y. Zheng, H. V. Nguyen, V. K Singh, D. Comaniciu, D. Liu, Method and system for anatomical object detection using marginal space deep neural networks, Publication number 20150238148, Filed May 12, 2015
H. V. Nguyen, S. K. Zhou, Method and System for Cross-Domain Synthesis of Medical Images Using Contextual Deep Network, Publication number 20160210749, Filed January 21, 2016.
R. Vemulapalli, H. V. Nguyen, S. K. Zhou, Method and System for Unsupervised Cross-Modal Medical Image Synthesis, Publication number 20160133037, Filed September 30, 2015.
D. Comaniciu, B. Georgescu, H. V. Nguyen, V. Singh, Y. Zheng, K. Zhou, Multi-layer aggregation for object detection, Application number 2014P12305 US, Filing date 08/12/2014.
H. V. Nguyen, K. Zhou, Method and System for Medical Image Synthesis Across Image Domain or Modality Using Iterative Sparse Representation Propagation, US Application number 14/696,780 US, Filing date 04/27/2015.
D. Comaniciu, B. Georgescu, J. Kretschmer, N. Lay, D. Liu, H. V. Nguyen, K. Vivek Singh, Y. Zheng, K. Zhou, Method and System for Approximating Deep Neural Networks for Anatomical Object Detection, Application number 14/706,108 US, Filing date 05/07/2015.

Presentations: 

H. V. Nguyen, Deep Learning for Medical Imaging In: International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions, October 5, 2015.
H. V. Nguyen, Non-Linearly Sparse Representation and Its Applications. In: Energy and Information Systems Seminar Series, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. May 30, 2013.
H. V. Nguyen, Kernel Dictionary Learning and Sparse Coding. In: NSF-Funded Doctoral Consortium, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 16, 2012.