Dr Thanh Vu

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Thanh Vu is a research fellow at the Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO since Feb 2019, working on applications of machine learning, natural language processing and information retrieval on health text analytics. He currently focuses on developing interpretable deep learning models for health text classification problems (e.g., ICD Coding, Cancer Staging). Previously, he was a text mining specialist working on clinical trial data at the Newcastle University, UK. Before that, he earned his PhD degree in computer science at the Open University, UK where he worked on dynamic user profiling for search personalisation.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2009

    B.Sc in Information System (hons)
    VNU University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam

  • 2013

    M.Sc in Computer Science (hons)
    VNU University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam

  • 2017

    Ph.D in Computer Science
    The Open University, United Kingdom

Current Roles

  • Research Fellow
    The Australian e-Health Research Centre

Professional Experiences

  • 2008-2013

    Research assistant, Teaching assistant
    VNU University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam

  • 2012-2012

    Research intern
    National Institute of Informatics, Japan

  • 2015-2017

    Co-founder, Data scientist
    Tripi.vn, Vietnam

  • 2017-2019

    Text mining specialist
    NIHRIO, Newcastle University, UK

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