Dr. Minh-Quan Nguyen completed his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2011. Before then, he received a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science with an excellent rank at the University of Science of Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City. He is currently working as a tenured senior Lecturer at the International University of Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, which is the first English-medium public university in Vietnam.
Dr. Nguyen’s research interests are in nonlinear waves, soliton and optics, scientific computing, computational finance and statistics. His main research aims to understand the effect of nonlinear processes and randomness on the dynamics of pulses of light in optical waveguide devices. Dr. Nguyen, as the principal investigator, has been received three research grants from the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) since 2013.
Dr. Nguyen has been a visiting professor at a variety of international institutions such as the University of Minnesota, Taiwan National Center for Theoretical Science, National Tsing-Hua University, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, VIASM, RMIT Vietnam. Dr. Nguyen is joining Fulbright as an Adjunct Faculty Member in Mathematics in Fall 2020.