~  Welcome to my webpage! ~





                        LAI THI KIM PHUNG

Ph.D student

Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering

Oregon State University, OR, USA




Room 2040 Kelley Engineering Center, OSU, Corvallis, OR, 97330
E-mail: laith{at}

Research Interest

Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Graphical Model, and Biomedical Signal Processing.

Currently, I’m focusing on Deep Learning and Graphical Model in the TCGA-GBM-MIML project.


Ph.D Student (Sept 2015 - now)

EECS, Oregon State University, OR, U.S.A
    BEng of Electronics and Telecommunications (Aug 2013)

Top 2, E&T, Danang University of Science and Technology

Work Experimence


Teaching AssistantOregon State University

TA for Introduction to Algorithm (CS325 – Fall2015)

TA for Discrete Structures in CS (CS225 – Winter2016& Spring2016)

Teaching AssistantCenter of Excellent, DUT, VN (March 2014 – Jun 2015)

TA for Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (CSE446)

TA & LA for Machine Learning (ECE455)

TA for Control Systems Sensors and Actuators (EE448)
Researcher School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Jun 2013 – Jun 2014)

Project: “Process Development and Numerical Simulation for 3D IC”

Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Tan Chuan Seng, NTU, Singapore

Database and Machine Learning DeveloperFaculty Electronics and Telecommunications, DUT, Vietnam (2012)

National level Project: Study and Development Smart System for Medical Care and Surveillance based on Video Analysis

Other Project: A Wireless ECG Intelligent Monitor System

Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Tuan Pham, DUT, Vietnam       

Publications (selected)

Nguyen Tam, Raviv Raich, and Phung Lai, Jeffreys prior regularization for logistic regression. In Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), 2016 IEEE. IEEE, 2016.

Phung Lai, Khue Tra, and Tuan Pham, An Ultra-Low Power Consumption Wireless ECG Monitoring System. Actes du Colloque International RUNSUD 2013sur Recherche Et Developpement Du Systeme E-sante, 2013. pdf

Phung Lai, Y Ngo, and Tuan Pham, A single camera fall detection using neural network. UnitedKingdom Vietnam Advance Surveillance Systems workshop 2012, Danang, Vietnam, 2012. pdf

Honors & Awards (selected)

 EEE Research Attachment Program Scholarship (ERAP), EEE, NTU, Singapore, 2014

 The Japan Business Association in Vietnam (“JBAV”) and Japan Business Federation Scholarship, 2012

 3rd prize (National Final Contest) & 2nd prize (Central Region Contest) at the 2012 Vietnam University TI MCU Design Contest, Science and Technology, 2012

 Takemoto Denki and Ikeshita Company, Japan Scholarship



Professional in MATLAB, PYTHON, LATEX

Familiar with C, C++, Verilog, Assembly, Java