Ken Nguyen, PhD
Assistant Professor

PhD, Computer Science / Bioinformatics, Georgia State University

Research Areas: Databases, Optical and Reconfigurable Networks, and Bioinformatics


Attendance   WebEx Meetings

Previously Taught Courses

I was a CS lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University (GSU) from 2001-2010.


Selected Publications

  1. [Book] Nguyen, K. D. and Yi Pan. "Biological Multiple Sequence Alignment: Scoring Functions, Algorithms, and Evaluations", John Wiley & Sons, Inc (contracted)
  2. Nguyen, K. D.. "On The Edge of Web-based Multiple Sequence Alignment Services", Tsinghua Science and Technology Vol 17, pp: 629-637, 2012
  3. Nguyen, K. D. and Yi Pan. "An Improved Scoring Method for Multiple Sequence Alignment", IEEE- Transaction NanoBioscience Vol 10, No. 4, pp: 275-285, Dec. 2011
  4. Nguyen, K. D. and Yi Pan. "Parallel Progressive Multiple Sequence Alignment on Meshes", BMC Genomics. Vol. 12, Supp. 5, S4, 2011
  5. Nguyen, K. D. and Yi Pan, "Multiple Sequence Alignment Based on Dynamic Weighted Guidance Tree", International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications. Vol. 7, No 2, pp. 168-182, 2011
  6. Nguyen, K. D. and A. G. Bourgeois. "Ant Colony Optimal Algorithm: Fast Ants on the Optical Pipe-lined RMesh", proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP2006), IEEE Computer Society: pp.347- 354, 2006


In the News
Featured in GSU Magazine and appeared on GSU's front page (August, 2011)
Won MBD Best Presentation Award, 2011
Won A Dissertation Award and The Suttles Fellowship - GSU highest graduate honor
Won MBD Best Poster Award, 2010


Office: University Center #334 (UC 334)
Email: KenNguyenatclaytondotedu | Phone: (678) 466-4419

Postal Contact
Department of Information Technology
Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260