Dr. Nguyen joined the CSULB Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management in Fall 2006. He holds a PhD in Architectural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and taught at the Pennsylvania State University at Altoona and North Dakota State University prior to CSULB. Dr. Nguyen is a licensed Professional Engineer and worked professionally in the industry developing construction documents.
Dr. Nguyen's research interest is on using emerging information technologies to improve project design and construction. One research project is using 3D visualization technology to enhance building design and project management. In addition to construction visualization research, Dr. Nguyen is also continuing to expand research efforts in the areas of information technology for learning and teaching enhancement.