General Information

Full Name NGUYEN, Huu Hoang
Date of Birth January 21st, 1990
Languages English, Vietnamese


  • 2017
    Master of Engineering in Computer Science
    HCMC University of Technology - HCMUT, Vietnam
    • Major - Computer Security
    • Thesis - Generating Control-Flow Graph from Android Binary Code
  • 2013
    Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Telecommunications
    HCMC University of Science - HCMUS, Vietnam
    • Major - Computer and Embedded Systems

Working Experience

  • 2020 - Now
    Researcher PhD Candidate
    L3S Research Center, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
    • Applying graph embeddings and deep learning for social network analysis to establish or predict unobserved connections of the entities such as persons, organizations, and locations, to enhance investigation capabilities for large criminal cases
    • Applying graph learning on control-flow graphs, program call graphs, and data dependency for vulnerability detection in blockchain smart contracts
    • Building a database for storing and retrieving blockchain-powered social network data, which is suitable for the analytics of massive-scale social networks and cross-domain user behaviors
  • 2018 - 2019
    Research Collaborator
    HCMC University of Technology - HCMUT, Vietnam
    • Modeling of control flow and data dependency of Ethereum smart contracts
    • Using machine learning techniques to analyze security vulnerabilities in transaction data of Bitcoin and Ethereum networks
    • Analyzing real-time data of warehouse and transportation management systems, which integrate to Ethereum and EOS blockchain
  • 2017 - 2018
    Research Associate
    Singapore Management University, Singapore
    • Generating control-flow graphs and data dependencies of Android platform
    • Analyzing Android apps behaviors based on whole-network graphs
    • Context-aware code localization and recommendation
  • 2016 - 2017
    Research Assistant
    Livelabs, Singapore Management University, Singapore
    • Generating control-flow graph of Android framework
    • Analyzing Android apps behaviors based on whole-system control flow
    • Identifying private data leaks in Android framework APIs
  • 2014 - 2015
    Android Developer
    Fabrica Vietnam Co., Ltd, Vietnam
    • User experience analysis using Material Design
    • QR Code and Image Processing technologies
    • Building apps related to Coupon & Auction, Car Selling, and Overlay Photo
  • 2013 - 2014
    Android Team Leader
    EFSE Co., Ltd, Vietnam
    • Exploring/Designing mobile apps' user-interaction interface for the young
    • Near Field Communication and Call Blocking technologies
    • Analyzing Android native launcher
    • Designing new techniques for floating apps
    • Building apps related to Android Launcher, NFC, Call Blocker, and Location


  • 2018
    • Silver Award $7000 at Blockchain Hackathon, Vietnam Blockchain Hub
  • 2016
    • SMU Internship Scholarship for Excellent Graduate Students, HCMC University of Technology
  • 2015
    • 500,000 app downloads, Google Play Store

Research Interests

  • Graph Mining
    • Machine Learning
    • Graph Learning
    • Multimodal Network Analysis
  • Software Engineering
    • Program Analysis
    • Software Security
    • Blockchain Technology
    • Smart Contracts