News

2022

  • "The International Workshop on Software Vulnerability Management" (SVM 2023) organized by me with Prof. M. Ali Babar & Prof. Awais Rashid has been accepted to be co-located with ICSE 2023. Please consider submitting your work to the workshop.

  • The project under my supervision on "Security question evaluator" won the "Innovative Software Engineering Award" at Ingenuity 2022.

  • 10/2022: Invited to be a PC member of the technical track of MSR 2023. Please consider submitting your paper to this track.

  • 9/2022: Gave an invited talk about "Data-driven Support for Software Vulnerability Assessment and Prioritization", which is based on my PhD research.

  • 9/2022: Attended my PhD graduation ceremony

  • 9/2022: Started my post-PhD journey as a Research Associate at CREST (UofA)

  • 8/2022: My PhD was conferred. I finally graduated and became a Dr.!

  • 6/2022: My PhD thesis on "Towards an Improved Understanding of Software Vulnerability Assessment Using Data-Driven Approaches" was accepted with no revision required. My PhD was completed!

  • 6/2022: Invited to be a PC member of the technical track of SANER 2023. Please consider submitting your work to this track.

  • 5/2022: Invited to be a Program Committee member of the MSR4P&S workshop co-located with FSE 2022. Please consider submitting your work to the workshop.

  • 5/2022: Received the Distinguished Reviewer Award at MSR 2022

  • 4/2022: Received the ACM SIGSOFT CAPS Support to present the MSR 2022 paper

  • 3/2022: First-authored paper "A Survey on Data-driven Software Vulnerability Assessment and Prioritization" with Huaming Chen and M. Ali Babar accepted for publication in ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) 2022 (CORE A*). Pre-print

  • 3/2022: First-authored paper "On the Use of Fine-grained Vulnerable Code Statements for Software Vulnerability Assessment Models" with M. Ali Babar accepted for publication in the International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR) 2022 (CORE A) as a full technical paper. Acceptance rate: 34%. Pre-print

  • 2/2022: Invited to be a Program Committee member of MSR 2022 Data/Tool Shadow Track. Please consider submitting your software dataset/tools to this track.

2021

  • 11/2021: Invited to be a PC Mentor of MSR 2022 Shadow PC Track

  • 9/2021: Collaborative paper "Automated Security Assessment for the Internet of Things" with Xuanyu Duan, Mengmeng Ge, Faheem Ullah, Shang Gao, Xuequan Lu and M. Ali Babar accepted for publication in the 26th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing (PRDC) 2021 as a full technical paper.

  • 9/2021: Received the ACM SIGAI Student Travel Support Grant to present the first-authored paper "DeepCVA: Automated Commit-level Vulnerability Assessment with Deep Multi-task Learning" at ASE 2021 (CORE A*).

  • 8/2021: First-authored paper "DeepCVA: Automated Commit-level Vulnerability Assessment with Deep Multi-task Learning" with David Hin, Roland Croft and Prof. Ali Babar accepted for publication in the International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE) 2021 (CORE A*) as a full technical paper. Acceptance rate: 19%. Pre-print.

  • 7/2021: Preprint of the first Survey on Data-driven Software Vulnerability Assessment and Prioritization is now available on Arxiv. The survey covers various data sources and the state-of-the-art ML/DL techniques used for vulnerability assessment and prioritization. We also identify the open challenges and future directions in this emerging area.

  • 7/2021: Reached 100 citations on Google Scholar

  • 7/2021: Invited to be a Program Committee member of MSR 2022 Technical Track. Please consider submitting your work to this track.

  • 4/2021: First-authored technical paper "A Large-scale Study of Security Vulnerability Support on Developer Q&A Websites" with Roland Croft, David Hin and Prof. Ali Babar accepted for publication in the International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE) 2021 (CORE A) as a full paper. Acceptance rate: 27%. Pre-print

2020

  • 10/2020: Invited to be a Program Committee member of MSR 2021 Technical Track. Please consider submitting your work to this track.

  • 5/2020: Received the ECMS HDR Travelling Scholarship to present the first-authored paper "PUMiner: Mining Security Posts from Developer Question and Answer Websites with PU Learning" at ICSE/MSR 2020 (CORE A).

  • 3/2020: First-authored technical paper "PUMiner: Mining security posts from developer question and answer websites with PU learning" with David Hin, Roland Croft and Prof. Ali Babar accepted for publication in Mining Software Repositories (MSR) 2020 (CORE A) as a full paper. Acceptance rate: 25.7%. Pre-print

  • 2/2020: First-authored review paper "Deep learning for source code modeling and generation: models, applications and challenges" with Hao Chen and Prof. Ali Babar accepted for publication in ACM Computing Surveys (CORE A*). Pre-print

2019

  • 12/2019: Invited to be a Program Committee member of EASE 2020 Artefacts Track

  • 8/2019: Passed the 1-year Major Review milestone of PhD

  • 3/2019: First PhD technical paper "Automated software vulnerability assessment with concept drift" with Bushra Sabir and Prof. Ali Babar was accepted for publication in Mining Software Repositories (MSR) 2019 (CORE A) as a full paper. Acceptance rate: 25%. Pre-print.

2018

  • 11/2018: Won the third-prize in the poster competition at ALCSI 2018 organized by CREST @ UofA

  • 8/2018: Started my PhD journey at the University of Adelaide under the supervision of Prof. Ali Babar

  • 4/2018: Join Dam's Laboratory at JAIST as a research intern (4/2018 - 7/2018)

  • 3/2018: Won the Honda Y-E-S Plus Award for a fully-funded research internship in Japan

  • 3/2018: Received the best oral/poster presentation awards for the work "MSMC-GUI: An interactive tool for thermodynamic and kinetic data mining for complex chemical systems" at The 1st Taiwan-Thailand-Vietnam Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

  • 2/2018: Received the best paper presentation for the paper "Linear support vector machine to classify the vibrational modes for complex chemical systems" at ICMLSC 2018

  • 1/2018: First-authored paper "Linear support vector machine to classify the vibrational modes for complex chemical systems" with Dr. Tung Thanh Tran and Prof. Lam K. Huynh was accepted for publication in International Conference on Machine Learning and Soft Computing (ICMLSC) 2018.

2017

  • 12/2017: Received the National/HCMC 5-good student award (2 years in a row)

  • 12/2017: Received the VNU-HCM/HCMIU 5-good student award (4 years in a row)

  • 12/2017: Received the Third prize of VNU Research Excellence Award 2017

  • 12/2017: Received the Ho Chi Minh City ICT Awards 2017

  • 11/2017: Received the prestigious Honda Y-E-S Award 2017

  • 11/2017: First-authored paper "Identification of hindered internal rotational mode for complex chemical species: A data mining approach with multivariate logistic regression model" with Dr. Tung Thanh Tran and Prof. Lam K. Huynh was accepted for publication in Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems journal (SCI indexed, Impact factor: 2.786).

  • 10/2017: Received the POSCO Asia Fellowship 2017 (2 years in a row)

  • 7/2017: Received the best poster presentation award for the paper "A data mining approach to determine the hindered internal rotational frequency for chemical species" at The 21st International Annual Symposium on Computational Science and Engineering

  • 7/2017: Graduated from the International University - VNU-HCM as the valedictorian with the highest GPA in the university's history of 95.6/100

  • 3/2017: Selected and fully-funded to attend and present a poster at the first Research School on Advanced Technologies for IoT Applications organized by VNU University of Engineering and Technology & University of Technology Sydney

2016

  • 12/2016: First-authored paper "Algorithm for auto-generation of hindered internal rotation parameters for complex chemical systems" with Son Thai Do and Prof. Lam K. Huynh was accepted for publication in Computational and Theoretical Chemistry journal (SCI-indexed, Impact factor: 1.344).

  • 12/2016: Received the National/HCMC 5-good student award

  • 12/2016: Received the VNU-HCM/HCMIU 5-good student award (3 years in a row)

  • 12/2016: Received the first-ever Student of the Year of HCMIU

  • 12/2016: Received the AmCham Scholarship 2016

  • 10/2016: Received the POSCO Asia Fellowship 2016

  • 8/2016: Selected and fully-funded to be one of the 30 young researchers in Vietnam to attend the second Research Summer School organized by the Duy Tan University, the Newton Fund and British Council

  • 6/2016: Started the 3-month internship at the Institute of Computational Science and Technology (ICST), Ho Chi Minh City

  • 4/2016: Selected as an HCMIU representative at the first International Students Science FOrum organized by HCMC Students Association and VNU-HCM.

2015

  • 10/2015: Received the VNU/HCMIU 5-good student award (2 years in a row)

  • 8/2015: Started a 1-year HCMIU Student Research Project as a principal investigator

  • 5/2015: Received the Third prize of HCMIU Top Coder 2015

2014

  • 10/2014: Received the VNU/HCMIU 5-good student award

2013

  • 12/2013: Became the Champion of the HCMIU Spelling Bee 2013

  • 9/2013: Received the Full Scholarship at International University - Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMIU)

  • 6/2013: Passed the high-school graduation examination with an excellent grade of 55.5/60