Nguyen Vinh Khuong

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School: School of Science, Engineering and Technology
Department: Engineering
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South

Khuong Nguyen is currently a Distanced Doctoral Candidate in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, and is working as an Associate Lecturer teaching Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering at RMIT University Vietnam.

Prior to joining RMIT, Khuong has taught in other schools in Vietnam and in the USA; he has conducted research in some US labs and has worked for several years in the industry as an engineer and a technical head.


  • Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Power Engineering, VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic 
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA 
  • B.Eng, Power Systems, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 


  • Certificate of Competency: Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multiple Data Types, 2019, by: NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute 
  • Certificate of Competency: International Teaching Authorization for Instructional Activities, 2019, by: Oklahoma State University Graduate College 
  • Certificate of Completion: Adaptive Leadership Training Program, 2017, by: Vietnam Education Foundation’s Executive Director 
  • Certificate of Completion: Public Narrative Training Program, 2017, by: Farsakh Training & Consulting LLC’s Principal

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Embedded Systems 
  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Professional Engineering Practice 
  • Digital Fundamentals 
  • Engineering Design 
  • Electronics 
  • Electronic Materials

  • PCB Design and Fabrication 
  • Artificial Intelligence Application in Solar Panel Fabricating Fault Detection 
  • Power Electronics Applications in Renewable Energy: DC-DC Converters, DC-AC Inverters 
  • Energy Harvesting Technologies 
  • Renewable Energy Technologies with System Design and Installation: Wind and Solar Energy

  • S. Rangaraju, O. Isaac, P. L. Vo, K. V. Nguyen, and A. Arjun, "Guaranteed O&M for Solar Plants in Vietnam – A review & Proposal on Guaranteed O&M service to foster sustainable energy generation by maximizing solar energy production and safeguarding investment," International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 24-27, 3 9 2021.
  •  Surender Rangaraju, Phu Le Vo and Khuong Vinh Nguyen, "Harvest the Sun on Water: A Review on Floating Photovoltaic Solution For Vietnam," International Journal of Research Publication and Reviews, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 169-173, 2021. 
  • Khuong Vinh Nguyen and Nam Nguyen-Quang, “Novel Tiny 1.2kV SiC MOSFET Gate Driver,” 2018 IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Asia, Xian, China, 2018. 
  • Khuong Vinh Nguyen and Nam Nguyen-Quang, “Design, Simulate and Build a Photovoltaic-based Energy System for Mobile Device Chargers,” Universal Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 64–70, 2015. 
  • Khuong Vinh Nguyen and Nam Nguyen-Quang, “Design and Simulation of a Photovoltaic-Based Energy System for Mobile Device Chargers at Public Place,” International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 111–118, 2015. 
  • Khuong Vinh Nguyen, Rana Alizadeh, Daniel Schwartz, Jennifer Stabach, and Yue Zhao, “Implementation of Look-up Table MPPT Algorithm in Controlling PMSG Wind Turbine Using MATLAB/Simulink,” Vietnam Education Foundation 13th Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ, USA, 2017.

2016 Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship ($58,500 from 2016 to 2018)


Co-advisor for Ph.D. Dissertation:

  • Student: Surender Rangaraju, class of 2021 
  • School: Lincoln University College, Malaysia 
  • Topic: Study on downstream business opportunity in sustainable energy generation in Vietnam

Co-advisor for Master of Science Thesis:

  • Student: Vo Huynh Quang Nguyen, class of 2020 
  • School: Aalto University, Finland 
  • Topic: Dissertation on Realization and Verification of Deep Learning Models for Fault Detection and Diagnosis of Photovoltaic Modules


Best Research Paper Award (Vietnam Education Foundation 13th Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ, USA, 2017)


  • PCB Design and Fabrication 
  • Solar Energy System Design and Installation 
  • Power Electronics Application in Renewable Energy 
  • AI Application in Solar Panel Fabricating Fault Detection

RMIT University Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Associate Lecturer, Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering (October 2021 – Present)
  • Teaching Assistant: Electrical and Electronic Engineering (October 2020 – September 2021)

SOLARBK, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Head of Technology Solutions Department (September 2019 – September 2020)
  • Artificial Intelligence Solutions Engineer (June 2019 – August 2019)
  • Electrical Research Engineer (October 2014 – May 2016)


  • Graduate Teaching Associate (January 2019 – May 2019)
  • Graduate Research Associate (August 2018 – December 2018)


  • Graduate Research Assistant (August 2016 – May 2018)


  • Teaching Assistant: Electrical Engineering (January 2014 – July 2016)