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  • Post-doctoral Researcher
  • MIRCen, CEA Paris-Saclay site Fontenay-aux-Roses
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I am expert in Monte Carlo simulation of diffusion-weighted NMR/MRI signal. With 5+ years in an experiment, modeling, and simulation of diffusion MRI signal, my current research work focuses on the develop, implement and accelerate of simulation methods for diffusion-weighted NMR/MRI in complex realistic cellular structures. I am interested in retrieving micro-structural information of the brain via diffusion MRI/MRS technique. Moreover, I also have experience in MRI data acquisition (Bruker system) and implement Compressed Sensing for T1-weighted, T2-weighted and diffusion-weighted sequences in ParaVision platform. Besides, with 2+ years of experience in numerical methods (finite volume & finite difference methods) and GPU programming (via CUDA, OpenACC), I am also interested in implement numerical methods for scientific and industrial problems.

Recent publications

  • SpinDoctor: A MATLAB toolbox for diffusion MRI simulation

    • Li J
    • Nguyen V
    • Tran T
    • et al.
  • The time-dependent diffusivity in the abdominal ganglion of Aplysia californica: experiments and simulations

    • Nguyen K
    • Le Bihan D
    • Ciobanu L
    • et al.

Professional experience

Post-doctoral Researcher

MIRCen, CEA Paris-Saclay site Fontenay-aux-Roses

April 2017 - Present

Ph.D. Student

NeuroSpin, CEA Paris-Saclay

February 2014 - April 2017(3 years)

Master Internship

Centre for Applied Mathematics

April 2013 - July 2013(3 months)

Teaching Assistance

Unicersity of Science, Ho Chi Minh city

October 2011 - September 2012(a year)


Ph.D. in Imaging and Medical Physics

Université Paris 11

February 2014 - February 2017(3 years)

MSc. in Applied Mathematics and Informatics

Université Paris 13

September 2012 - September 2013(a year)

BSc. in Mathematics and Computer Science

Vietnam National University - University of Science

September 2007 - March 2011(4 years)

Co-authors (18)

  • Van-Dang Nguyen