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Viet Nguyen


4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-235

Pasadena, CA 91101


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347N - Maritime and Multi-Agent Autonomy

Viet T. Nguyen

Member of Technical Staff


Viet Nguyen is a member of the technical staff in the Robotics Modeling and Simulation group. He is a versatile software engineer who works with simulation, computer graphics, computer vision, hardware/software integration, tooling, visualization, and more.


Studied general engineering at Pasadena City College before transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006. Received B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from UCLA in 2009. Later received a M.S. in Computer Science from UCLA in 2014.

Professional Experience

2014: Teaching Assistant for Management 237G Computational Methods in Finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management
2013-2014: Staff Research Associate in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles
2009-2013: Visualization Software Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2008-2009: Flight System Systems Engineering Support at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2007-2008: Graphics programmer at Pandemic Studios

Research Interests

Computer vision, machine learning, human interfaces, visualization, software engineering