Van Hien NGO



Name:                                         NGO VAN HIEN
Title:                                            Assoc. Prof., Dr.
Date of birth:                               1971
Position:                                      Senior Lecturer
Tel.:                                            +84 2438 692 501
Email:                                         hien.ngovan@hust.edu.vn

  1. Lectures
  • TE4850 – Real-Time Systems.
  • TE5620 – Stability and Control for Water Vehicles.
  • TE3601 – Fluid Mechanics.
  • Others: Participated in EMJMD – Marine and Maritime Intelligent Robotics: Erasmus Mundus joint Master’s Degree, http://www.master-mir.eu/).
  1. Research interests
  • Dynamics and control of autonomous vehicles (AUV- Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, ASV – Autonomous Surface Vessels, UAS – Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ALV – Autonomous Land Vehicles).
    • i) Vehicle dynamics for control: from modeling to simulation.
    • ii) Nonlinear control with the integration of GNSS/INS for autonomous vehicles.
    • iii) Distributed adaptive neural network control for autonomous vehicles in the team-based operations.
    • iv) Integration of object-oriented control for intelligent autonomous vehicles.
    • v) Cooperative control of autonomous vehicles.
  • Object-oriented systems engineering approaches for control of fluid mechatronic systems.
  • Modeling languages and methodologies for developing real-time and embedded control systems: UML, Real-Time UML, MARTE, SysML, SyM, BPMN, MDA, MBSE, OOSEM, ARCADIA, AADL, SOA and RUP; URLs: http://www.omg.orghttps://www.incose.org/https://www.sae.org/https://www.eclipse.org/capella/
  1. Education
Degree Year of graduation Field and university
Engineer 1992 Fluid Machines & Automation/HUST, Vietnam
Master 1996 Fluid Machines & Automation/HUST, Vietnam
Master 1998 Automation Production/ENS Cachan & Supmeca Paris, France
Doctor 2001 IT & Cybernetics/University of Marseille III & Supmeca Paris-Toulon, France
Post-Doc 06/2003 – 03/2004 IT & Cybernetics/HUST, IFI Hanoi, Vietnam and Supmeca Paris-Toulon, France
  1. Employment record
  • 05/1995 – 1996: Master student, HUST, Vietnam.
  • 1997 – 1998: Master student, ENS Cachan & Supmeca Paris, France.
  • 1998 – 2001: Ph.D. student, University of Marseille III & Supmeca Paris-Toulon, France.
  • 09/2003 – 06/2004: Post-doctoral trainee (Mobility scholarship program of AUF), HUST, IFI and SUPMECA Paris – Toulon, France.
  • 05/1995 – Up to date: Lecturer, HUST.
  1. Remarkable scientific projects
  • Team leader: Research on, design and manufacture control systems with the integration of object-oriented technology (MDA & Real-Time UML) and navigation units (INS/GPS) for autonomous underwater vehicles, Potential Scientific Research Project, Funded by the State, Vietnam, code: KC03.TN05/11-15, Completed, 2012.
  • Team leader:A Method of Model – Driven Architecture to develop industrial Hybrid Dynamic Systems – Application to the Automatic Ship Steering System based on determined programming, Funded by Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, code: B2010-01-354, Completed, 2011.
  1. Published Books
  • Ngô Văn Hệ, Ngô Văn Hiền, Sử dụng Autoship trong thiết kế tàu thủy (phần 1), Mã số: 1003-2010/CXB/20-210/BKHN, Nhà xuất bản Bách Khoa – Hà Nội, 2011.
  • Ngô Văn Hệ, Ngô Văn Hiền, Sử dụng Auto-Ship trong thiết kế tàu thủy (Phần 2) – Chuyên sâu kết nối ứng dụng mô phỏng số thủy động lực học, ISBN 978-604-95-0428-0, Nhà xuất bản Bách Khoa – Hà Nội, 2018.
  1. Selected Papers

(Selected publications in the recent 5 years: 2016-2021)

Title of the article Journal’s Name, Vol., Pages Year
International journals
Effects of a Bulbous Bow Shape on Added Resistance Acting on the Hull of a Ship in Regular Head Wave Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, ISSN 2077-1312, SCIE Q2, Vol. 9, No. 6, 16 pages.
IF = 2.458 (2020).
May 2021
A MBSE Application to Controllers of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Based on Model-Driven Architecture Concepts Applied Sciences, ISSN 2076-3417, SCIE Q1, Vol. 10, No. 22, Special Issue “Model-Based Systems Engineering: Rigorous Foundations for Digital Transformations in Science and Engineering”, 20 pages,

IF = 2.474.

November 2020
Interaction Effect between Hull and Accommodation on Wind Drag Acting on a Container Ship Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, ISSN 2077-1312, SCIE Q2, Vol. 8, pp. 1-18.

IF = 2.033.

November 2020
A Model-Driven Realization of AUV Controllers Based on the MDA/MBSE Approach Journal of Advanced Transportation, ISSN 0197-6729, SCIE Q1, Vol. 2020, 14 pages.

IF = 1.670.

October 2020
A Practical Specialization of MDA/MBSE Approach to Develop AUV Controllers Journal of Marine Science and Application, ISSN 1671-9433, ESCI Q2, Vol. 2020, 15 pages.

IF = 0.880.

September 2020
An Object-Oriented Systems Engineering Point of View to Develop Controllers of Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ISSN 1687-5966, SCIE Q2, Vol. 2020, 17 pages.

IF = 1.230.

August 2020
A Numerical Simulation-Based Analysis of Heat Transfer Performance for Underground U-Type Heat Exchanger in the Scope of KC05.21/16-20 Project IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, (Included in Scopus), ISSN 1755-1307, 8 Pages. July 2020
A Hybrid Model-Based Realization to Deploy the Controller for a Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, (Included in Scopus), ISSN 2227-2771, Vol. 20, No 2, 11 pages.

SNIP = 0.739.

April 2020
Distributed Adaptive Neural Network Control Applied to a Formation Tracking of a Group of Low-Cost Underwater Drones in Hazardous Environments Applied Sciences, MDPI (Included in SCIE Thomson Reuters), ISSN 2076-3417, Vol. 10, 17 pages.


March 2020
A Hybrid Control Model to Realize Cooperative Operations of an ASV/AUVs Team International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, (Included in Scopus), ISSN 2227-2771, Vol. 20, No 1, pp. 88-97.

SNIP = 0.739.

February 2020
Heat Transfer Performance of Underground U-Type Heat Exchanger: a CFD Model-Based Analysis Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments, (Included in Scopus), ISSN 1024-1752, Vol. 43, pp. 171-179.

SNIP = 0.246.

Jan 2020
A Specialization of Model-Driven Architecture to Implement AUV Controllers International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, (Included in Scopus), ISSN 2227-2771, Vol. 19, No 4, pp. 65-74.

SNIP = 0.739.

October 2019
A Control Implementation of Quadrotor UAVs Based on Systems Engineering Concepts International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, (Included in Scopus) ISSN 2227-2771, Vol. 19, No 3, pp. 58-68.

SNIP = 0.739.

August 2019
A Model-Based Control Design of Industrial Hybrid Dynamic Systems in the scope of KC05.21/16-20 project. Part I: Theoretical Foundations International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, (Included in Scopus) ISSN 2227-2771, Vol. 19, No 4, pp. 88-95.

SNIP = 0.739.

June 2019
A model-driven implementation to realize controllers for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Applied Ocean Research, Elsevier, ISSN 0141-1187, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2018.06.020, No 78, pp. 307-319. (Included in SCIE Thomson Reuters),

IF: 2.436; 5-Year IF: 2.695.

September 2018
An object-unified approach to develop controllers for autonomous underwater vehicles. Mechatronics – The Science of Intelligent Machines, Elsevier, ISSN 0957-4158, doi:10.1016/j.mechatronics.2015.12.011, Vol. 35, pp. 54–70.

(Included in SCI Thomson Reuters),

IF: 2.978; 5-Year IF: 3.258.

National journals
A Hybrid Implementation Model to Develop Cooperative Controllers for Team-Based Operations of UAV/AUS-MAUVs Group Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN 2354-1083, No 125, pp. 1-6. 2018
A Real-Time Capsule-Based Design Model to Realize AUV Controllers Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN 2354-1083, No 122, pp. 56-62. 2017
International conferences
Mechatronics Iterative Design for Robots Multi-agent Integration Mechatronics 4.0 – Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME), Springer, pp. 57-66. 2020
Applying AADL to realize embedded control systems for coordination of multiple low-cost underwater drones Proc. of IEEE-OCEANS 2019, ISBN 978-1-7281-1450-7, Marseille, France. Pp. 1-7.

(Included in Scopus)

A Rapid Object-Oriented Process to Develop Controllers for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Proc. of The First International Conference on Fluid Machinery and Automation Systems 2018 (ICFMAS2018), ISBN 978-604-95-0609-3, Hanoi, Vietnam. pp. 139-146. 2018
A Hierarchical Implementation Model to Realize Cooperative Controllers of AUS-MAUVs Proc. of The First International Conference on Fluid Machinery and Automation Systems 2018 (ICFMAS2018), ISBN 978-604-95-0609-3, Hanoi, Vietnam. pp. 147-152. 2018
Analysis of coordination modes for multi-UUV based on Model Driven Architecture Proc. of IEEE – 12th France-Japan and 10th Europe-Asia Congress on Mechatronics, ISBN: 978-1-5386-2981-9, pp. 183-188.

(Included in Scopus)

Integrated scenarios of formation tracking and collision avoidance of multi-vehicles IEEE-13th System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE), ISBN 978-1-5386-4875-9, Sorbonne Université Campus Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. 6 Pages.

(Included in Scopus)



  1. PhD Candidates

+ 06 PhD Graduates:

1) Ly Thanh Ha, “Research on automatic open/close hydraulic valve system using the unified modeling language and hybrid model for irrigation/hydropower projects in Vietnam”, August 15, 2013. (Co-supervisor).

2) Nguyen Dong, “Analysis of hydrodynamics for autonomous underwater vehicles, and design of integrated control system based on object-oriented technology”, June 14, 2016. (Co-supervisor)”.

3) Nguyen Hoai Nam, “Research on the Object-Oriented method for Analyzing and Designing AUV/ASV controllers with SysML/Modelica and Hybrid Automata”, October 15, 2017. (Main Supervisor).

4) Pham Gia Diem, “An Object-Oriented Design Method for Controllers of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)”, May 11, 2017. (Main Supervisor).

5) Khuong Minh Tuan, “Study on the Model-Driven Architecture combined with RealTime UML/MARTE for Designing Controllers of Autonomous Surface Vehicles”, December 13, 2017. (Main Supervisor).

6) PHAM Hoang Anh, “Coordination de systèmes sous-marins autonomes basée sur une méthodologie intégrée dans un environnement Open-source”, 23.03.2021. (Co-Encadrant).


Updated: August 2021.