Nguyen, Manh Van

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Computer Science

Phone: 352-588-8615



  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA, 2010
  • M.S. Computer Science, McNeese State University, LA, 2004
  • B.Sc. Computer Science, Western Sydney University, Australia, 2000


Van Nguyen is an assistant professor of Computer Science at Saint Leo University, Florida. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Center for Advanced Computer Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he participated in a multi-million dollar project (UCoMS) funded by the Department of Energy. He also specializes in computer security and computer management. His vision of a future computer world is that there would be one massive computer consisting of all the computing devices in the world to collaboratively solve any problem presented to it.

Community Affiliation:

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Teaching & Professional Interests:

His teaching interests would fall in the areas of cyber security and computer networking. He teaches the following courses: Computer Systems, Algorithms and Data Structures, Network Theory and Design, Operating Systems, Management of Information Security, and System Security Management. His research areas are in Cyber Security, Data Mining, Computer Networking, Wireless Networking, Protocol Design, Performance Evaluation, and the Internet of Things.


[1] Nguyen V, Audrey Gendreau,. “A Vision of A future IoT Architecture Supporting Messaging, Storage, and Computation”. International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, Vol. 3, No. 6, Dec 2014.

[2] Van Nguyen, Dmitri Perkins, and Morrison Obeng, A Cooperative Diversity-based Opportunistic Virtual MISO Protocol for Multi-hop Wireless Networks, Bentham International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communications and Control, 2011.

[3] Van Nguyen and Dmitri Perkins, An Opportunistic Virtual MISO (OVM) Protocol for Multi-hop Wireless Networks, IEEE International Symposium onWireless Pervasive Computing, Modena, Italy May, 2010.

[4] Van Nguyen and Dmitri Perkins, CDMR: Cooperative Diversity-based Multi-Copy Relaying in Mesh Networks,the Proceedings of IEEE WOWMOM, Kos Island, Greece, pp. 1-8, June 2009.

[5] Yan He, Ikhlas Ajbar, Van Nguyen, and Dmitri Perkins, Investigating the Performance Impact of Shared Host Capacity in Ad Hoc Networks, the Proceedings of the 51th IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), New Orleans, LA, November 2008.

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