Professor Dr. Ho Tu Bao
Professor Dr. Ho Tu Bao is director of the data science lab of the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (VIASM) and scientific director of John von Neumann Institute of Vietnam National University, Saigon.
Ho Tu Bao graduated (1978) from the Faculty of Mathematics-Physics, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Master (1984) and PhD (1987) at University Paris 6, and habilitation (1998) at University Paris 9, all in Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
He has vast experience in doing research, application and teaching in artificial intelligence, machine learning and data mining (DM), and in data science (DS). He worked as professor and head of machine learning and data mining lab at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) during 1993-2018, and has been professor emeritus of JAIST since 2018.
His current main focus is on R&D projects using machine learning in different areas in Vietnam. His advice is much sought after in research, industry and politics.