Scholarships and Awards 
  • NIH Travel Award, MICCAI 2018 conference in Spain, Sep. 2018

  • PhD Scholarship in Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.,  from Sep. 2011 - 2018

  • PhD Scholarship in Concordia University, Canada in 4 years from May 2010 

  • Scholarship of Vietnamese Government for Graduated Students, 2008-2010 .

  • Best paper award, International Symposium on Electronic Commerce and Security, China, 2008.

  • Second Prize of Vietnamese Talents Competition of Dantri Newspaper, 2007.

  • First Prize of Light the Hope of Vietnamese Government for helping disable people 2007. First Prize of Nationwide Student’s Research Competition 2005.

  • First Prize of VIFOTEC (Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technology) 2005.

  • Scholarship of Tuong Minh Company, 2004. 

Work Experience
  • Jul.2018 - Aug.2019: Work with Cylab Biometrics Center, Carnegie Mellon University as Research Associate on projects of Detecting and Classifying Abnormal Pap on the Cervix

  • Sep.2011 - May.2018: Work on machine learning for computer vision projects, particularly face recognition, hand on wheel recognition, grammar-aware based parsing (facial decomposition, driver parsing).

    • CMU Driver Behavioral Situational Awareness System (DB-SAW), sponsored by Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Exploratory Advanced Research Program, (09.2013 - 09.2015).

    • Enhanced Level II Detail Facial Soft Biometrics for an Automatic Forensic- style approach to Facial Matching/Sorting, sponsored by Army Research Lab, $720,000 (from Feb. 2013 to Feb. 2015).

    • Soft Biometric Indexing with Matcher Fusion for Robust Identification, spon- sored by Army Research Lab, $695,000 (from Oct. 2011 to Oct. 2013).

  • May.2010 - Sep.2011: Work with IMDS Company in Document Analysis project.

  • Aug.2009 - May.2010: Being IT executive of PMDC Corp. and have been working on E-

  • Government project (sponsor: the World Bank) and MIS project (sponsor: UNDP).

  • Jan.2009 - May.2010: Being as a Lecturer in Department of Computer Sciences, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Sciences, 227 Nguyen Van Cu St., Dist. 5, HCM City, Vietnam.

  • From Aug..2008 to Jan.2009: Being as a Teaching Assistant in Computer Sciences Department, DaYeh University, Dacun, Chunghua, Taiwan.

  • Jan.2008 - Jan.2009: Being as a Researcher MSN Lab, Feng Chia Unversity, Taichung, Taiwan.

  • Aug.2005 - Jan.2008: Teaching Assistant in Faculty of Information Technology, University of Sciences – 227 Nguyen Van Cu St., Dist. 5, HCM City, Vietnam. 

  • Ngan T.H. Le, Marios Savvides, ”Simultaneously Detecting and Classifying Abnormal Pap on the Cervix”, CMU Invention Disclosure - under review

  • Ngan T.H Le, Marios Savvides, ”Reformulating Level Sets as Deep Recurrent Neural Network Approach to Semantic Segmentation”, CMU Invention Disclosure No. 2018-01

  • Ngan T.H. Le, Marios Savvides, Boyiadzis Michael, Contis Lydia, Methods and Systems for Disease Classification, This application claims the benefit under 35 U.S.C.119 of U.S.Provisional Application Serial No. 61/967,316, filed on March 17, 2014, which is incorporated by reference herein in its entirety.

  • Ngan T.H. Le, K. Luu and M. Savvides, ”SparCLeS: Dynamic L1 sparse Classifiers with Level Sets for Robust Beard/Moustache Detection and Segmentation”, 2013 Grands: DAAD19- 02-1-0389 and W911NF-09-1-027 from the Army Research Office and by cooperative agreement W911NF-10-2-0028 from the Army Research Laboratory

  • K. Luu, S. Venugopalan, Ngan T.H. Le and M. Savvides,” Sparse Class Dependent Feature Analysis”, 2012

  • Ngan T.H. Le, Utsav Prabhu, Marios Savvides, ”Automatic Eyebrow Detection, Segmenta- tion, and Matching System - EDMS”, 2013 Grands: DAAD19-02-1-0389 and W911NF-09-1-027 from the Army Research Office and by cooperative agreement W911NF-10-2-0028 from the Army Research Laboratory

  • Ngan T.H. Le, M. Savvides, ”Facial Aging and Asymmetry Decomposition Based Approaches to Identification of Twins”, 2013Grands: DAAD19-02-1-0389 and W911NF-09-1-027 from the Army Research Office and by cooperative agreement W911NF-10-2-0028 from the Army Research Laboratory 

Patents

Carnegie Mellon University

University of Arkansas

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