Tri-Hai Nguyen

He was born in 1993 / come from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / lives in Seoul, Republic of Korea (ROK) / Email: /




Tri-Hai Nguyen is a research assistant/Ph.D. student at Advanced Network Design & Analysis (ANDA) Lab under the supervision of Prof. Myungsik Yoo. He received the B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Computer Science from University of Information Technology, HCMC, Vietnam, in 2015. He received his M.Eng degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) from Soongsil University, Republic of Korea, in 2017. He has been pursuing a doctoral degree in ICT at Soongsil University since Fall 2017. His current research interests are in the field of Network Function Virtualization, Software-Defined Networking, and Cloud Computing.


Ph.D. (Sept. 2017 – present): Information and Communication Technology, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea

  • Project: Virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) development in the MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) Environment
  • Advisor: Prof. Myungsik Yoo
  • Launchpad Profile / OpenStack Code Review Profile

M.Eng. (Sept. 2015 – Aug. 2017): Information and Communication Technology, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea

  • GPA: 3.89/4.50 (91.10/100.0)
  • Advisor: Prof. Myungsik Yoo
  • Thesis: Vulnerability Analysis of Controller in Software-Defined Networking [Abstract][Full]

B.Sc. (Honors) (Sept. 2011 – Aug. 2015): Computer Science, University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM, Vietnam

  • GPA: 8.97/10 (Valedictorian, Rank: 1/120).
  • Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Vu Thanh Nguyen
  • Thesis (Score: 9.4/10): Multiclass Text Classification with Support Vector Machine [Link]

Experience/Scholarly Activities

  • Reviewer for 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Fall, 27–30 Aug. 2018, Chicago, USA.
  • Organizing committee for the 5th Annual Conference of Vietnamese Young Scientist Conference: ACVYS 2018, 20 May 2018, Sejong University, Seoul, ROK.
  • Student Member (Sept. 2015 – present): the Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS).
  • Research Assistant (Sept. 2015 – present): Advanced Network Design & Analysis Lab / Smart Services Security For You Research Center (S4URC) / Internet Infra System Technology Research Center (IISTRC), Soongsil University.
  • Research Internship (Feb. 2015 – Apr. 2015): Buzzmetrics Vietnam – Consumer Insight from Social Listening.


Journal Papers

  • [2017][SCIE] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “A hybrid prevention method for eavesdropping attack by link spoofing in software-defined Internet of Things controllers ,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), Nov. 2017, Volume 13, Issue 11 [2016 Impact Factor: 1.239] (DOI: 10.1177/1550147717739157).
  • [2017][SCIE] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Analysis of attacks on device manager in software-defined Internet of Things,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), Aug. 2017, Volume 13, Issue 8 [2016 Impact Factor: 1.239] (DOI: 10.1177/1550147717728681).
  • [2017][SCIE] Duy-Linh Nguyen, Tri-Hai Nguyen, Trong-Hop Do, Myungsik Yoo, “Probability-based Multi-hop Diffusion Method for Influence Maximization in Social Networks,” Wireless Personal Communications (WPC), Volume 93, Issue 4, pp 903–916 [2016 Impact Factor: 0.951] (DOI: 10.1007/s11277-016-3939-8) [Link]
  • [2016][Dom.] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Diffusion-Based Influence Maximization Method for Social Network,” The Journal of Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (J-KICS), 16-10 Vol.41 No.10, 2016, pp 1244-1246. (DOI: 10.7840/kics.2016.41.10.1244) [Link]


  • [2018][Dom.] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “A Comprehensive NFV vCPE System with VyOS-based VNF”,  2018 KICS Summer Joint Conference, 20-22 June 2018, Jeju-do, ROK. [Link]
  • [2018][Dom.] Trinh Nguyen, Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Developing the VNFs for the vCPE system using OpenWrt”, The 28th Joint Conference on Communications and Information (JCCI 2018), 2-4 May 2018, Hidden Bay Hotel, Jeonnam, ROK. [Link]
  • [2018][Intl.] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Trinh Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Analysis of Deployment Approaches for Virtual Customer Premises Equipment,” In 32st International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN 2018), 10-12 Jan. 2018, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (DOI: 10.1109/ICOIN.2018.8343127) [Link]
  • [2017][Intl.] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “A Behavior-based Mobile Malware Detection Model in Software-Defined Networking,” In International Conference on Information Science and Communications Technologies 2017 (ICISCT 2017), IEEE, 2-4 Nov. 2017, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. (DOI: 10.1109/ICISCT.2017.8188590) [Link]
  • [2017][Intl.] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Analysis of Link Discovery Service Attacks in SDN Controller,” In 31st International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN 2017), IEEE, 11-13 Jan. 2017, Da Nang, Vietnam. (DOI: 10.1109/ICOIN.2017.7899515) [Link] (Invited Paper)
  • [2016][Intl.] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Attacks on Host Tracker in SDN Controller: Investigation and Prevention,” In International Conference on ICT Convergence 2016 (ICTC 2016), IEEE, 19-21 Oct. 2016, Ramada Plaza Hotel, Jeju Island, ROK. (DOI: 10.1109/ICTC.2016.7763545) [Link]
  • [2015][Intl.] Vu Thanh Nguyen, Nguyen Tri Hai, Nguyen Hoang Nghia, Tuan Dinh Le, “A Term Weighting Scheme Approach for Vietnamese Text Classification,” In 2nd International Conference on Future Data and Security Engineering (FDSE 2015), Springer International Publishing, 23-25 Nov. 2015, HCMC, Vietnam. (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26135-5_4) [Link]
  • [2015][Intl.] Nguyen Tri Hai, Nguyen Hoang Nghia, Tuan Dinh Le, Vu Thanh Nguyen, “A Hybrid Feature Selection Method for Vietnamese Text Classification,” In 7th International Conference on Knowledge and Systems Engineering (KSE 2015), IEEE, 8-10 Oct. 2015, HCMC, Vietnam. (DOI: 10.1109/KSE.2015.25) [Link]

Workshop/Summit/Exchange Programs

  • [2017] OpenStack Summit, 6-8 Nov. 2017 – Sydney, New South Wales,  Australia.
  • [2017] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Trinh Nguyen, Jinseok Choi, Myungsik Yoo, “vCPE Development and Deployment“, Internet Infra System Technology Research Center (IISTRC) Workshop, 21-22 Sept. 2017, Mayfield Hotel, Seoul, ROK.
  • [2016] Tri-Hai Nguyen, Myungsik Yoo, “Vulnerability of SDN Controller”, Smart Services Security For You Research Center (S4URC) Workshop, 22-23 Aug. 2016, Konjiam Resort, Gyeonggi-do, ROK.
  • [2014] JENESYS 2.0 – A youth exchange project between Japan and ASEAN Member States, 14-23 Sept. 2014, Japan.

Selected Awards

  • [Scholarship] Special Scholarship for Ph.D. Student, Soongsil University, Seoul, ROK (2017 – 2019).
  • [Scholarship] Graduate Scholarship, Soongsil University, Seoul, ROK, 2015 – 2017.
  • [Scholarship] POSCO Scholarship, POSCO TJ Park Foundation Scholarship, ROK, 2015.
  • [Scholarship] PonyChung Scholarship, PonyChung Foundation Scholarship, ROK, 2013.
  • [Scholarship] “Tiếp sức ước mơ” Scholarship, Sponsored by TuoitreOnline and Vietcombank, Vietnam, 2013 [Link].
  • [Award] The best graduating student of the course 2011 – 2015, Department of Computer Science, University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM, Vietnam.
  • [Award] “Student with five good merits” Awards, 4 years in a row, 2011 – 2015 (good moral, good studying, good physical training, good volunteer, good integration).
  • [Award] National “January Star” Awards (active in social activity and hard study), 2015.
  • [Award] National “Student with five good merits” Awards, 2014.
  • [Award] “Ho Chi Minh City Information Communications Technology (HCMC ICT)” Awards, HCM City People’s Committee, Vietnam, 2014.
  • [Certification] IELTS 5.5 (Jun. 2017); Microsoft Office Specialist Word 2010 (Mar. 2013), PowerPoint 2010 (Mar. 2014), Excel 2010 (Apr. 2015); TOEIC 795/990 (Nov. 2014); IELTS 5.5 (Jun. 2017)


  • Prof. Myungsik Yoo, Email:, Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Soongsil University, ROK.
  • Dr. Trong-Hop Do, Email:, Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Electrical Engineering, Soongsil University, ROK.
  • Assoc. Prof. Vu Thanh Nguyen, Email:, Dean of Faculty of Software Engineering, University of Information Technology, Vietnam.


  • [Social Activity] Member of the Executive Committee, Vietnamese Student Association in Korea – VSAK, April 2018 – present.
  • [Social Activity] Deputy Secretary, the “North Seoul” Party Cell of Communist Party of Vietnam in South Korea, Mar. 2017 – present.
  • [Social Activity] President, the Association of Vietnamese Students in Soongsil University, Mar. 2016 – Sept. 2016.
  • [Social Activity] Member of the Secretariat/Member of the Executive Committee, the Vietnam National Union of Students of the University of Information Technology, Vietnam, Nov. 2012 – Sept. 2015.
  • [Skills] Coding (Python, C++, C#, Java), Full-Stack Developer, Computer Networks, Cloud Computing (OpenStack), Software-Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization.
  • [Interests] Reading (e.g.,, Photograph, and Coffee.