Hung Nguyen is a Ph.D. student in Computer & Information Science at UPenn, under the supervision of Prof. Insup
Lee. He received the B.S. degree, summa cum laude, in Electrical Engineering from the Portland State University in 2012. After graduation, Hung joined Intel Corporation in
Vietnam as a Process & Equipment Engineer (2012-2013), where he also served as Technical Supervisor (2013-2014) and Data Analyst (2014-2015). From 2010-2012, he was granted for a
full scholarship to study 2 years at Portland State University from Intel Vietnam Study Abroad program – a $7 million program sponsored by Intel Products Vietnam. During this time,
he also led a team participating in Cornell Cup USA 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Marek
Perkowski & Prof. Mark Faust and won the Grand Prize out of teams from
other universities in US including MIT, UC Berkeley, etc.
Hung’s research interests span a range of topics in Cyber-Physical Systems and Security. His interest together with IVS team led to the design of Prescription Drug Identification, a
device capable of identifying a wide variety of prescription medications and providing timely information about the drug. He also worked with Tektronix engineers in a pre-capstone
project to design a Footswitch control for Tektronix oscilloscopes. His recent project at UPenn has been on medical device security aspects.