Ha Q. Nguyen was born in Hai Phong, Vietnam, in 1983. He received the
B.S. degree in Mathematics
from the Hanoi
University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2005, the
S.M. degree in Electrical
Computer Science from the
Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Cambridge, in 2009, and the
Ph.D. degree in Electrical and
Computer Engineering from the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in 2014.
He is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the Biomedical Imaging Group at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland. He was a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the International University, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2009-2011. During the summer 2013, he was a research intern in the MIC group at Microsoft Research in Redmond, Washington. His research interests include image processing, computational imaging, data compression, and sampling theory.
Dr. Nguyen was a fellow of the Vietnam Education Foundation, Cohort 2007. He was a recipent of the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in 2014 for his paper (with Philip A. Chou and Yinpeng Chen) on the compression of human body sequences using graph wavelet filter banks.