Dr. Viet Dung Nguyen

Wissenschaftler
Dr. Viet Dung Nguyen
Haus C 4, Raum 2.32
Telegrafenberg
14473 Potsdam

Funktion und Aufgaben:

Research scientist (Postdoctoral fellow)

Wissenschaftliche Interessen:

Hydraulic (1D, 2D, coupling) modelling
Hydrological modelling
Flood risk analysis
Model optimization
Stochastic weather generator
Statistical analysis

Karriere:

1998-2003: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Position: assistant teacher at the faculty (and also a teacher at the High school for the Gifted)

2003-  : Southern Institute of Water Resources Research SIWRR, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Position: Main researcher. Duties: mathematical and physical modeller, programmer  

2012- : Section 5.4 Hydrology, German Research Center for Geosciences. Position: Research scientist. Duties: large scale flood risk modeller (responsible for several components of the risk model chain including a stochastic weather generator, a hydrological model, a hydraulic model (1D,2D and coupling)  

Werdegang / Ausbildung:

1994-1998: Study of Mathematics and Computer Sciences at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Degree: Bachelor of Science 

1999-2002: Study of advanced Mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Degree: Master of Science in Complex Analysis

2007-2011: Study at Section 5.4 Hydrology, German Research Center for Geosciences and Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, University of Stuttgart. Degree: Dr. Ing.Thesis: Multi-objective automatic calibration of hydrodynamic models – development of the  concept and an application in the Mekong Delta  (supervisors: Prof. Dr. Bruno Merz and Prof. Dr. András Bárdossy)

Projekte:

Finished projects

WISDOM I, II:   Water related information system for the Mekong, Vietnam

REKLIM:    Regionale Klimaänderungen/Regional climate change

CEDIM: Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology

 

Ongoing projects:

ClimExtreme: A Research Network on Climate Change and Extreme Events 

Drought-ADAPT: Adaptation To Dryness And Effects Of El Niño In The CentralHighlands Of Vietnam

KAHR: Klima-Anpassung, Hochwasser und Resilienz

Auszeichnungen:

  • Gold medal in a National Mathematics Competition in Vietnam, 1994.
  • Recipient of the Yamada foundation scholarship. 
  • Holder of PhD scholarship supported by United Nation University, 2007-2010

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