• The University of Western Australia (M002), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Du Huynh obtained her Bachelors Degree with honours in Computer Science and her PhD both from UWA. After lecturing at Murdoch University for five years, she returned to UWA as a Senior Lecturer. She is currently with the Department of CSSE in the School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing. Her research interests include Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Object Detection, Visual Tracking, Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition.

Research and funding overview

Du Huynh has worked on various projects, including: automated on-line analysis in mineral ore processing, video surveillance over constrained networks, 3D human pose recognition from videos, multiple object tracking in videos, pedestrian trajectory prediction, video analytics in intelligent transportation systems, detection and classification of surgical instruments, bone cells, and other small objects from images.

Du Huynh has received 3 best paper awards for her research (ICPR2014, Kenneth Clarke Journal Award 2019, and AusDM2022). She is the finalist of the Excellence in Research and Development Award 2020 for her research in automated traffic video analytics and the finalist of the 21st WaiTTA Award for the Innovation category in 2012.

Her research has attracted over $1.2M research funding from the Australian Research Council (1 DP and 2 LPs), local government, and local companies.

Other research activities include:

  • Executive Guest Editor of a Special Issue in the Computer Vision and Image Understanding journal 2023.
  • Academic Editor of the PLOS One journal since 2018.
  • Program Chair for the Digital Imaging Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA) conference 2022.
  • Area Chair for the 5th Chinese Conference on Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision (PRCV) 2022.
  • Serving on the Technical Program Committee for many international conferences. Some recent ones include: WACV 2021-2023, ICCPR 2022, VISAPP 2023, IEISC 2023, MLIS 2021&2022.
  • Organizing Committee Chair for DICTA 2012.

Teaching overview

Passionate about her teaching, Du Huynh has taken the lead to develop and teach a few medium to large units including Computer Vision,  Machine Learning, Graphics and Animation, Software Engineering, Computer Analysis And Visualisation, and Java Programming.

Admins overview

Du Huynh is on a 0.8 FTE appointment (since 2010) in UWA. From 2013 onward, she has been the Graduate Research Coordinator (GRC) of the Department of CSSE since 2013. Through her role, she has mentored many HDR students. She is a Level 3 (most senior) Supervisor and is the Viva Voce Chair for a PhD thesis in 2022.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Research expertise keywords

  • 3D reconstruction
  • Computer vision
  • Image and signal processing
  • Motion capture
  • Pattern recognition
  • Shape from motion
  • Video image analysis
  • Visual tracking


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