BiographyDr. Tuong-Thuy Vu is currently the Vice President of Hoa Sen University and the Asia Chair of GeoforAll network. He received his MEng and DEng in Geoinformatics in 2000 and 2003, respectively. In 2003-2006, he worked as a research scientist at Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Kobe, Japan before joined Chiba University as a postdoctoral researcher in between 2006 and 2007. In both places, he focused on the employment of geospatial technologies in disaster mitigation and management. He then joined GEO Grid team of National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan to further expand the research onto high-performance computing platform. In 2008-2010, he was with Geoinformatics division, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden as a lecturer. In 2011, he joined University of Nottingham and worked as an Associate Professor of the School of Geography and Head of OSGEO research lab until 2017. He is the Senior IEEE member and served as the Vice-Chair of IEEE Geoscience and Remote sensing, Malaysia chapter. He received his Docent title in Geoinformatics from KTH in 2014. His research interest includes big geodata analytics, urban remote sensing, location-based crowd-sourcing, and disaster management.