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Phan Thanh Trung



Fields of Interest: ubicomp, human behavior, social computing, crowdsourcing, machine learning, computational social media 

CV: Ph.D. 2020, EPFL, Switzerland 


PHAN Thanh-Trung graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Information Technology from the University of Science, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) in 2010. He obtained his Master of Engineering in Multimedia and Communication from Telecom ParisTech, France in 2013. From February 2013 to August 2013, he did his master thesis intern at Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. He has gotten a doctoral degree at EPFL in June 2020. From 2020 to 2021, he was a postdoc at Idiap Research Institute and EPFL.

He has a research background in social network mining, natural language processing, geographic information system, and location-based services. His recent research topic is in the fields of digital cities of interactions between people, locations, and activities. He has authored 12 articles as the first and co-author of prestigious Human-Computer Interaction conferences and journals (IMWUT, CSCW, PervasiveHealth, MUM, etc.). He is interested in using the computational power and modern techniques from computer science to explore traditional topics from social sciences.


  • Computer Science 1 
  • Computational Social Media 

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