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Ha Q. Nguyen: Biography

Ha Q. Nguyen was born in Hai Phong, Vietnam, in 1983. He received the B.S. degree in Mathematics from the Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2005, the S.M. degree in Electrical Engineering and 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.

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