NAM-KY NGUYEN


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A seasoned statistician with over 20 years of diversified experience in tertiary-level teaching, consulting and research at various universities and research organizations in Australia, USA, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Nigeria and Ivory Coast. Accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia (AStat) in 1998. Author of around 50 publications in applied statistics/computing and collaborative research. Author of the Gendex DOE toolkit. This toolkit is currently in use at nearly 100 universities and research organizations worldwide. Research interest includes design of experiments, statistical computing and statistical modeling.

Education

Professional Experience

Professional Activities

Publications in Applied Statistics/Computing

  1. (1989) Computer-aided construction of D-optimal 2m fractional factorial designs of resolution V, with A. Dey Austral. J. Statistics 31, 111-117.
  2. (1990) Computer-aided construction of small (M,S)-optimal incomplete block designs, with A. Dey , Austral. J. Statistics 32, 339-410.
  3. (1992) A review of exchange algorithms for constructing discrete D-optimal designs, with A.J. Miller. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 14, 489-498. pdf
  4. (1993) An algorithm for constructing optimal resolvable incomplete block designs. Communications in Statistics, Simulation & Computation 22, 911-923.
  5. (1993) An algorithm for constructing optimal resolvable row-column designs, with E. R. Williams. Austral. J. of Statistics 35, 363-370.
  6. (1994) Construction of optimal block design by computer. Technometrics 36, 300-307. pdf
  7. (1994) A Fedorov exchange algorithm for D-optimal design, with A.J. Miller. Applied Statistics 43, 669-678.
  8. (1996) An algorithmic approach to constructing supersaturated designs. Technometrics 38, 69-73. pdf
  9. (1996) A note on constructing near-orthogonal arrays with economic run size. Technometrics 38, 279-283. pdf
  10. (1997) Construction of optimal row-column designs by computer. Computing Science & Statistics 28, 471-475.
  11. (1997) 2m fractional factorial designs of resolution V with high A-efficiency, 7≤m≤10, with A.J. Miller. J. of Statistical Planning & Inference 59, 379-384. pdf
  12. (2001) Cutting experimental designs into blocks. Austral. & New Zealand J. of Statistics 43, 367-374. pdf
  13. (2002) Incomplete block designs, with W.T. Federer. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics 2, 1039-1042. Edited by El-Shaarawi & W.W. Piegorsch. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. pdf
  14. (2002) A modified cyclic-coordinate exchange algorithm as illustrated by the construction of minimum-point second-order designs. Advances in Statistics, Combinatorics and Related Areas. Edited by C. Gulati, Y-X Lin, S. Mishra, J. Rayner. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 205-210. pdf
  15. (2005) Computer-generated experimental designs for irregular-shaped regions, with G.F. Piepel. Quality Technology & Quantitative Management 2, 147-160.pdf
  16. (2006) Experimental Designs for 2-colour cDNA Microarray Experiments, with E.R. Williams. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry 22, 631-638.pdf
  17. (2008) New 3-level response surface designs constructed from incomplete block designs, with J. J. Borkowski. J. of Statistical Planning & Inference 138, 294-305.pdf
  18. (2008) New E(s2)-optimal supersaturated designs constructed from from incomplete block designs, with C-S Cheng. Technometrics 50, 26-31.pdf
  19. (2008) Orthogonal and near-orthogonal arrays constructed from incomplete block designs, with M. Q. Liu. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 52, 5269-5276.pdf
  20. (2008) A New class of orthogonal Latin hypercubes. Statistics & Applications, Special Volume in Honour of Professor Aloke Dey. Statistics & Applications 6, 119-123.pdf
  21. (2011) Incomplete block designs, with K.L. Blagoeva. International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, Edited by L. Miodrag. Springer, 653-655.
  22. (2011) A note on small composite designs for sequential experimentation, with D.J.K. Lin. Journal of Statistics Theory & Practice 5, 109-117.pdf
  23. (2012) A Note on near-Orthogonal Latin Hypercubes with good space filling properties, with D.J.K. Lin. Journal of Statistics Theory & Practice 6, 492-500.pdf
  24. (2013) Constructing Definitive Screening Designs Using Cyclic Generators, with Stella Stylianou, Journal of Statistics Theory & Practice 7, 713-724.pdf
  25. (2014) Small Box-Behnken Designs With Orthogonal Blocks, with Tung Pham, Statistics & Probability Letters, 85, 84-90.
  26. (2014) Making Experimental Designs Robust Against Time Trend Statistics & Applications, 11, 79-86.pdf
  27. (2014) A Catalog of Orthogonally Blocked 3-Level Second-Order Designs with Run Sizes ≤100, with Aloke Dey, Journal of Statistics Theory & Practice, Published online: 22 Aug 2014.pdf
  28. (2015) Searching for D-efficient Equivalent-Estimation Second-Order Split-Plot Designs, with Tung Pham, Journal of Quality Technology, 47, 54-65.pdf
  29. (2016) Small Mixed-Level Screening Designs with Orthogonal Quadratic Effects, with Tung Pham, Journal of Quality Technology, 48, 405-414.pdf
  30. (2017) Constructing 3-level Saturated and Supersaturated Designs Using Cyclic Generators, with Tung Pham, Chemometrics & Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 164, 1-7.pdf
  31. (2017) Experimental Learning: Generate high information quality by comparing alternative experimental designs, with Kenett, R. S. Quality Progress, October 2017, 40-47.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. (1985) The use of Genstat for the analysis of designed experiments at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. Genstat Newsletter 16, 24-28. (Invited paper for the 4th Genstat Conference 1985 at York, UK).
  2. (1987) Teaching statistical software to non-statisticians. STATCOM 87 Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne.
  3. (1992) Construction of optimal row-column designs by computer, with E. R. Williams. 16th International Biometric Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  4. (1992) Srivastava-Chopra optimal balanced 2m fractional factorial designs of resolution V and alternatives, 7≤m≤10 with A. J. Miller. 16th International Biometric Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  5. (1993) Cyclic designs without tears. Proc. of Statistics 93, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.
  6. (1993) Gendex: An algorithmic toolkit for generating designs of experiments. Statistics 93, University of Wollongong, Wollongong.
  7. (1997) Design for experiment or experiment for the design. Australian Conference on Industrial Statistics 97, Wantirna.
  8. (1997) A new approach to designing experiments. Biometrics 97, Wirrina Cove Paradise Resort.
  9. (1998) An algorithmic approach to constructing-trend free designs. 14th Australian Statistical Conference, Gold Coast.
  10. (1998) Computer-generated designs and their use (Invited paper). 6th International Applied Statistics in Industry Conference, RMIT, Melbourne.
  11. (1999) When computer-generated designs beat standard designs. Biometrics 99, Hobart, Tasmania.
  12. (2002) Design of experiment when experimental resources are scarce. 16thAustralian Statistical Conference, Canberra.
  13. (2004) A fast algorithm for constructing row-column designs. 17thAustralian Statistical Conference, Cairns.
  14. (2005) Experimental Designs for 2-colour cDNA Microarray Experiments (Invited paper). with E.R. Williams. 4thInternational Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics, Palm Cove Resort, Tropical North Queensland.
  15. (2005) New 3-level response surface designs constructed from incomplete block designs (Invited paper). International Conference on Design of Experiments: Theory & Applications, The University of Memphis, Memphis, USA.
  16. (2006) An algorithmic approach to constructing mixed-level orthogonal and near-orthogonal arrays (Invited paper). International Conference on Design of Experiments and Its Applications, Tianjin, China.
  17. (2008) Latin square-based orthogonal Latin hypercubes (Invited paper). International Conference on Applied Probability & Statistics, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  18. (2010) An algorithm for constructing second-order designs (Invited paper). The 8th ICSA International Conference, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China.
  19. (2013) Recent Development of Response Surface Designs (Keynote paper). The International Conference Statistics and its Interactions with Other Disciplines 2013, Ton Duc Thang University, Saigon, Vietnam.

Collaborative Research Publications

  1. (1987) Maize-cowpea inter-cropping as affected by nitrogen fertilization, with H.C. Ezumah & P. Walker. Agronomy Journal 79, 275-280.
  2. (1991) An in-ground natural durability field test of Australian timbers and exotic reference species, VI. Results after approximately 21 years exposure, with J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson. Material & Organismen 26, 145-155.
  3. (1992) An in-ground natural durability field test of Australian timbers and exotic reference species, VIII. Association of white and soft rots with the condition of hardwood specimens after 15, 19 and 21 years exposure, with J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson. Material & Organismen 27, 79-88.
  4. (1992) An Australian test for decay in painted timbers exposed to the weather for a total of nine years, with J.W. Creffield, G.C. Johnson, J.D. Thornton & N. Chew. Forest Product J. 42, 35-39.
  5. (1993) An accelerated field simulator study of the natural durability of heartwood from mature and regrowth trees, with J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson. Proc. of the 24th Forest Product Research Conference, Melbourne, 9pp.
  6. (1993) Conditions of natural durability specimens from the CSIRO in-ground field-test after 23 years of exposure, with J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson. Proc. of the 24th Forest Product Research Conference, Melbourne, 9pp.
  7. (1993) Analysis of Black Wattle (ACACIA MEARSII) Tannin relationships among the Hide-Powder, the Stiasny and the Ultra-Violet (UV) methods, with Y. Yazaki, R. Gu, Y. Lin & W. Chen. Holzforschung 47, 57-61.
  8. (1994) Specimen life statistics and mean rates of biodeterioration for untreated heartwood timbers exposed in-ground for 23 years, with J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson, Proc. of the Pacific Timber Engineering Conference (PTEC 94), Gold Cost, 10 pp.
  9. (1994) An in-ground natural durability field test of Australian timbers and exotic reference species IX. Termites and decay on hardwoods at the Walpeup site between 18 and 23 years after installation, with J.W. Creffield, J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson. Material & Organismen 28, 209-235.
  10. (1994) An in-ground natural durability field test of Australian timbers and exotic reference species X. Association of termite species with hardwood deterioration at the Walpeup site between 18 and 23 years after installation, with J.W. Creffield, J.D. Thornton and G.C. Johnson. Material & Organismen 28, 237-242.
  11. (1995) Specimen life statistics of untreated heartwood of 35 timbers species after five years exposure in the accelerated field simulator, with J.D. Thornton & G.C. Johnson. Material & Organismen 29, 81-92.
  12. (1996) Assessing timber durability using an accelerated field simulator. II. Specimen life statistics from decay and subterranean termite studies, with J.D. Thornton, G.C. Johnson & J.W. Crefield. Material & Organismen 29, 273-288.
  13. (1996) An in-ground natural durability field test of Australian timbers and exotic reference species XI. Results after more than 25 years exposure, with J.D. Thornton and G.C. Johnson. Material & Organismen 30, 219-230.
  14. (1997) Revised natural durability ratings for the outer hardwood of mature timbers in ground contact. Proc. of the 25th Forest Product Research Conference, Melbourne, 12pp.
  15. (1997) Revised CSIRO natural durability classification in-ground durability ratings for mature outer heartwood, with J.D. Thornton and G.C. Johnson. Leaflet 1xA3.
  16. (2000) A field test of pigment emulsified creosote (PEC): 11 years data, with J.W. Creffield, H. Greaves & N. Chew. Forest Products J. 50, 77-82.
  17. (2001) Curative treatments trialed on young grapevines infected with Phaeomoniella chlamydospora, with N. Laukart, J. Edwards & I.G. Pascoe. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 40: Supplement, S459-S463.

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