Professor Hung Nguyen

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology)

Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology Professor Hung Nguyen comes to Swinburne with extensive experience and a significant global profile. His international, industry and community outreach and engagement have been pivotal to his success.

Professor Nguyen has been involved with research in the areas of biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, neurosciences and advanced control for more than 25 years, and has developed several biomedical devices and systems for diabetes, disability, cardiovascular diseases and breast cancer.

As a transformational leader Professor Nguyen has focused his leadership on championing diversity and actively recruiting and retaining women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and Medicine (STEMM), both as academics and students. 

Professor Nguyen was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2002 and was a finalist for the 2012 NSW Australian of the Year. He has also won numerous teaching and research awards.