Vu Nguyen Duong is currently Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University – Singapore (NTU), School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, and Director of NTU Air Traffic Management Research Institute. Prior to joining NTU, he had been FoundingDirector of John von Neumann Institute of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City until 2017. Before returning to Asia in 2012, Vu had been Head of Innovative Research and Senior Scientific Advisor at the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL) and also a member of European Commission’s SESAR JU Scientific Committee.
Vu is a recognized leader in Air Traffic Management research. During his service time with EUROCONTROL he had contributed to the advances of air transportation that included research that have led to Airborne Separation Assistance System, Autonomous Aircraft Operations, Super-Sectors and Sector-less Air Traffic Management, Trajectory-based Control, and numerous work on the foundation of Air Traffic Flow Management. He is the founder of International Conferences in Air Transportation Research (ICRAT); EUROCONTROL Innovative Research Workshops (now named SESAR Innovation Day); and had co-chaired the prestigious US/EUROPE Air Traffic Management R&D Seminars. He has published more than 100 articles in peerreviewed journals and conferences, and supervised more than 30 Doctoral Theses in Operations Research, Systems and Computer Science applied to Air Traffic Management. He had been member of the editorial board of Air Traffic Control Quarterly, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, and a Guest Editor of Elsevier Transport Research Part C.
Vu began his higher education at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées of France where he obtained the degree of Master in 1986, and Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence in 1990. In his free time, Vu practices Marathon and Triathlon. He is currently President of Viet Nam Triathlon Club and is an IRONMAN Ambassador
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