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Ban tính toán trong xây dựng (DCC)



Division of Construction Computation (DCC) was formed in April 2014 under the Institute of Computational Science (INCOS) by Ton Duc Thang University.

Mission and vision

Undertakes international research that underpins cutting-edge applied research in structural engineering, and provides novel modeling solutions for engineering practice.

Research Topics

  • Combining of damage localization methods and severity estimation methods
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Inverse problem in mechanics
  • Structural analysis

Current Members

Current Members

Full-time researcher of Division of Construction Computation

H-Index (WoS): 4; Citation (WoS): 44

H-Index (Scopus): 5; Citation (Scopus): 75

Full-time researcher of Division of Construction Computation

H-Index (WoS): 12; Citation (WoS): > 398

H-Index (Scopus): 12; Citation (Scopus): > 426





    1. Linh Van Hong Bui, Chanachai Thongchom, Sayan Sirimontree, Phuoc Trong Nguyen, Thanh-Truong Nguyen, Suraparb Keawsawasvong, Peem Nuaklong, Pitcha Jongvivatsaku, Experimental, numerical, and analytical study of concrete beams reinforced with steel stirrups and embedded with functional plates, Structures, 39: 293-309, 2022 (ISI)


    1. D. Dinh-Cong, T. Nguyen-Thoi, A new efficient two-stage method for damage localization and quantification in shell structures, Applied Soft Computing, 108: 107468, 2021 (ISI)
    2. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Minh-Ngoc Vu, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, A hybrid Laplace-Galerkin method for thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling in fluid saturated porous media: Application for borehole problems, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 45(14): 2102-2112, 2021 (ISI)
    3. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Minh-Ngoc Vu, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Anh-Dung Tran-Le, Minh-Quan Thai, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, Poroelastic response of a functionally graded hollow cylinder under an asymmetric loading condition, Archive of Applied Mechanics, 91: 3171-3189, 2021 (ISI)
    4. Quy-Dong To, Guy Bonnet, Trung Nguyen-Thoi, Fourier transform approach to nonperiodic boundary value problems in porous conductive media, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 122(18): 4864-4885, 2021 (ISI)
    5. Sy-Ngoc Nguyen, Chien Truong-Quoc, Jang-woo Han, Sunyoung Im, Maenghyo Cho, Neural network-based prediction of the long-term time-dependent mechanical behavior of laminated composite plates with arbitrary hygrothermal effects, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 35: 4643-4654, 2021 (ISI)
    6. Minh-Chien Trinh, Sy-Ngoc Nguyen*, Hyungmin Jun, Trung Nguyen-Thoi, Stochastic buckling quantification of laminated composite plates using cell-based smoothed finite elements, Thin-Walled Structures, 163: 107674, 2021 (ISI)
    7. Hoan D. Nguyen, Eunsoo Choi, Sy-Ngoc Nguyen, Thi-Kieu Pham, Performance of self-centering devices containing superelastic SMA bars and their application via finite element analysis, Engineering Structures, 237: 112113, 2021 (ISI)
    8. T. S. Bui, D. T. Pham, M. N. Vu, T. N. Nguyen, T. Nguyen-Sy, V. P. Nguyen, T. Nguyen-Thoi, Modeling of the tension stiffening behavior and the water permeability change of steel bar reinforcing concrete using mesoscopic and macroscopic hydro-mechanical lattice model, Construction and Building Materials, 291: 123266, 2021 (ISI)
    9. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Minh-Ngoc Vu, Anh-Dung Tran-Le, Bao-Viet Tran, Thi-Thu-NgaNguyen, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, Studying petrophysical properties of micritic limestones using machine learning methods, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 184: 104226, 2021 (ISI)
    10. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Quy-Dong To, Minh-Ngoc Vu, The-Duong Nguyen, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, Predicting the electrical conductivity of brine-saturated rocks using machine learning methods, Journal of Applied Geophysics,184: 104238, 2021 (ISI)
    11. T. T. Tran, D. T. Pham, M. N. Vu, V. Q. Truong, X. B. Ho, N. L. Tran, T. Nguyen-Sy, Q. D. To, Relation between water permeability and chloride diffusivity of concrete under compressive stress: Experimental investigation and mesoscale lattice modelling, Construction and Building Materials, 267: 121164, 2021 (ISI)
    12. D. Dinh-Cong, T. Nguyen-Thoi*, Duc T. Nguyen, A two-stage multi-damage detection approach for composite structures using MKECR-Tikhonov regularization iterative method and model updating procedure, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 90: 114-130, 2021 (ISI)


    1. Anh Tuan Nguyen, Vu Dan Thanh Le, The Hung Tran, V. N. Duc, Van Binh Phung, Study of vertically ascending flight of a hawkmoth model, Acta Mechanica Sinica, 36: 1031-1045, 2020 (ISI)
    2. T. Nguyen-Sy, N.-M.Vu, The stress dependence anisotropic elastic properties of shale, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 182: 104158, 2020 (ISI)
    3. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Quy-Dong To, Minh-Ngoc Vu, The-Duong Nguyen, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, Study the elastic properties and the anisotropy of rocks using different machine learning methods, Geophysical Prospecting, 2020 (ISI)
    4. Minh-Quan Thai, Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Jad Wakim, Minh-Ngoc Vu, Quy-Dong To, The-Duong Nguyen, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, A robust homogenization method for ageing and non-ageing viscoelastic behavior of early age and hardened cement pastes, Construction and Building Materials, 264: 120264, 2020 (ISI)
    5. Duy Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, Chris De Gruyter, Oscar Oviedo-Trespalacios, Diep Ngoc Su, Anh Thi Phuong Tran, Turn signal use among motorcyclists and car drivers: The role of environmental characteristics, perceived risk, beliefs and lifestyle behaviours, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 144: 105611, 2020 (ISI)
    6. Duy Q. Nguyen-Phuoc, Oscar Oviedo-Trespalacios, Nhat Dinh Quang Vo, Quang Thanh Le, Diep Ngoc Su, My Xuan Cao, Prevalence and factors associated with turn signal neglect-related crashes among motorcyclists and car drivers in Vietnam, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 73: 38-49, 2020 (ISI)
    7. A. Pouya, M. N. Vu*, D. T. Pham, H. T. Trieu, S. T. Nguyen, Q. D. To, T. Nguyen-Thoi, Some analytical solutions for fluid flow in and around a single fracture in a porous formation based on singular integral equation, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 118: 32-40, 2020 (ISI)
    8. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Jad Wakim, Quy-Dong To, Minh-Ngoc Vu, The-Duong Nguyen, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, Predicting the compressive strength of concrete from its compositions and age using the extreme gradient boosting method, Construction and Building Materials, 260: 119757, 2020 (ISI)
    9. Dai Xuan Lu, Mofreh Saleh, Nhu H. T. Nguyen, Evaluation of Fracture and Fatigue Cracking Characterization Ability of Nonstandardized Semicircular-Bending Test for Asphalt Concrete, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 32(8), 2020 (ISI)
    10. Sy-Ngoc Nguyen, Tam T Truong, Maenghyo Cho, Nguyen-Thoi Trung, A cell-based smoothed finite element formulation for viscoelastic laminated composite plates considering hygrothermal effects, Journal of Composite Materials, 2020 (ISI)
    11. D. Dinh-Cong, T. Nguyen-Thoi*, Duc T. Nguyen, A FE model updating technique based on SAP2000-OAPI and enhanced SOS algorithm for damage assessment of full-scale structures, Applied Soft Computing, 89: 106100, 2020 (ISI)
    12. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Van-Dong Dao, Khuong Le-Nguyen, Ngoc-Minh Vu, Quy-Dong To, The-Duong Nguyen, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, A flexible homogenization method for the effective elastic properties of cement pastes with w/c effect, Cement and Concrete Research, 134: 106106, 2020 (ISI)
    13. Duy Q. Nguyen-Phuoc*, Oscar Oviedo-Trespalacios, Diep Ngoc Su, ChrisDe Gruyter, Teron Nguyen, Mobile phone use among car drivers and motorcycle riders: The effect of problematic mobile phone use, attitudes, beliefs and perceived risk, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 143: 105592, 2020 (ISI)
    14. Duy Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, Chris De Gruyter, Ha Anh Nguyen, Teron Nguyen, Diep Ngoc Su, Risky behaviours associated with traffic crashes among app-based motorcycle taxi drivers in Vietnam, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 70: 249-259, 2020 (ISI)
    15. Sy-Ngoc Nguyen, Jaehun Lee, Jang-Woo Han, Maenghyo Cho, A coupled hygrothermo-mechanical viscoelastic analysis of multilayered composite plates for long-term creep behaviors, Composite Structures, 242: 112030, 2020 (ISI)
    16. Viet-Thanh Toa, Quy-Dong To, Guy Bonnet, Ba-Anh Le, Thoi-Trung Nguyen, Effective permeability of anisotropic porous materials containing periodically or randomly distributed cracks, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 80: 103902, 2020 (ISI)
    17. Huu-Tai Thai, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Seunghye Lee, Vipulkumar Ishvarbhai Patel, Thuc P. Vo, Review of Nonlinear Analysis and Modeling of Steel and Composite Structures, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 20(4): 2030003, 2020 (ISI)
    18. Duy Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, Diep Ngoc Su, Phuong Thi Kim Tran, Diem-Trinh Thi Le, Lester W. Johnsone, Factors influencing customer's loyalty towards ride-hailing taxi services - A case study of Vietnam, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 134: 96-112, 2020 (ISI)
    19. Duy Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, OscarOviedo-Trespalacios, Teron Nguyen, Diep Ngoc Su, The effects of unhealthy lifestyle behaviours on risky riding behaviours - A study on app-based motorcycle taxi riders in Vietnam, Journal of Transport and Health, 16: 100666, 2020 (ISI)
    20. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, The-Duong Nguyen, On the effective properties of composites made of viscoelastic constituents, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 2020 (ISI)
    21. Liang Luo, Hoang Nguyen, Hisham Alabduljabbar, Abdulaziz Alaskar, Fahed Alrshoudi, Rayed Alyousef, Viet-Duc Nguyen, Hoang-Minh Dang*, Depiction of concrete structures with seismic separation under faraway fault earthquakes, Advances in Concrete Construction, 9(1): 71-82, 2020 (ISI)
    22. Enqiang Zhu, Rabi Muyad Najem, Du Dinh-Cong*, Zehui Shao, Karzan Wakil, Lanh Si Ho, Rayed Alyousef, Hisham Alabduljabbar, Abdulaziz Alaskar, Fahed Alrshoudi, Abdeliazim Mustafa Mohamed, Optimizing reinforced concrete beams under different load cases and material mechanical properties using genetic algorithms, Steel and Composite Structures, 34(4): 467-485, 2020 (ISI)


    1. Pham, Duc-Tho, Vu, Minh-Ngoc, Trieu, Hung Truong, Bui, Truong Son, Nguyen-Thoi, Trung, A thermo-mechanical meso-scale lattice model to describe the transient thermal strain and to predict the attenuation of thermo-mechanical properties at elevated temperature up to 800 °C of concrete, Fire safety journal, 2020(114): 103011, 2019 (ISI)
    2. Van Binh Phung, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Hoang Minh Dang, Thanh-Phong Dao, V. N. Duc, Flexural-Torsional Vibration of Thin-Walled Beams Subjected to Combined Initial Axial Load and End Bending Moment: Application to the Design of Saw Tooth Blades, Shock and Vibration, 2019: 4509630, 2019 (ISI)
    3. Nam T.P. Le, Thoai N. Tran, Minh H. Dang, Second-order slip condition considering Langmuir isothermal adsorption for rarefied gas microflows, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 20(4), 2019 (ISI)
    4. Binglin Lai, J.Y. Richard Liew, An Le Hoang, Mingxiang Xiong, A unified approach to evaluate axial force-moment interaction curves of concrete encased steel composite columns, Engineering Structures, 201: 109841, 2019 (ISI)
    5. Du Dinh-Cong, Mohammad. H Keykhosravi, Rayed Alyousef, Musab N A Salih, Hoang Nguyen, Hisham Alabduljabbar, Abdulaziz Alaskar, Fahed Alrshoudi, Shek Poi-Ngian, The effect of wollastonite powder with pozzolan micro silica in conventional concrete containing recycled aggregate, Smart Structures and Systems, 24(4): 541-552, 2019 (ISI)
    6. Binglin Lai, J.Y. Richard Liew, An Le Hoang, Behavior of high strength concrete encased steel composite stub columns with C130 concrete and S690 steel, Engineering Structures, 200: 109743, 2019 (ISI)
    7. Diep Ngoc Su, Duy Quy Nguyen‑Phuoc*, Lester W. Johnson, Effects of perceived safety, involvement and perceived service quality on loyalty intention among ride‑sourcing passengers, Transportation, 1-25, 2019 (ISI)
    8. Tuan Nguyen-Sy, Anh-Minh Tang, Quy-Dong To, Minh-Ngoc Vu, A model to predict the elastic properties of gas hydrate-bearing sediments, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 169: 154-164, 2019 (ISI)
    9. Tuan Nguyen-Sy*, Minh-Ngoc Vu, Quy-Dong To, Minh-Quan Thai, Trung Nguyen-Thoi, On the effective viscoelastic properties of a fractured rock mass, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 169: 125-133, 2019 (ISI)
    10. Mohammad Hossein Jalaei, Huu-Tai Thai*, Dynamic stability of viscoelastic porous FG nanoplate under longitudinal magnetic field via a nonlocal strain gradient quasi-3D theory, Composites Part B: Engineering, 175: 107164, 2019 (ISI)
    11. Duy Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, Ha Anh Nguyen, Chris De Gruyter, Diep Ngoc Sue, Vinh Hoang Nguyen, Exploring the prevalence and factors associated with self-reported traffic crashes among app-based motorcycle taxis in Vietnam, Transport Policy, 81: 68-74, 2019 (ISI)
    12. Phung Van Binh, Nguyen Viet Duc, Prokopov Vladimir Sergeevich, Dang Hoang Minh, Improved Generalized Procedure for Determining Critical State of a Thin-Walled Beam Under Combined Symmetric Loads, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 19(08): 1950098, 2019 (ISI)
    13. D. Dinh-Cong, T. Nguyen-Thoi, M. Vinyas, D.T. Nguyen, Two-Stage Structural Damage Assessment by Combining Modal Kinetic Energy Change with Symbiotic Organisms Search, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 19(10): 1950120, 2019 (ISI)
    14. D. Dinh-Cong, N. Van Hoa, T. Nguyen-Thoi, An effective optimization-based parameterized interval analysis approach for static structural response with multiple uncertain parameters, Engineering with Computers, pp. 1-14, 2019 (ISI)
    15. Chau V. Nguyen, An H. Le, Duc-Kien Thai, Numerical simulation and analytical assessment of STCC columns filled with UHPC and UHPFRC, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 70(1): 13-31, 2019 (ISI)
    16. Duy Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, Anh Thi Phuong Tran, Chris De Gruyter, Inhi Kim, Diep Ngoc Su, Turn signal use among car drivers and motorcyclists at intersections: a case study of Da Nang, Vietnam, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 128: 25-31, 2019 (ISI)
    17. An Le Hoang, Ekkehard Fehling, Binglin Lai, Duc-Kien Thai, Nguyen Van Chau, Experimental study on structural performance of UHPC and UHPFRC columns confined with steel tube, Engineering Structures, 187: 457-477, 2019 (ISI)
    18. Dai Xuan Lu, Mofreh Saleh, Nhu H.T. Nguyen, Effect of rejuvenator and mixing methods on behaviour of warm mix asphalt containing high RAP content, Construction and Building Materials, 197: 792-802, 2019 (ISI)
    19. Ngoc-Tri Ngo*, Early predicting cooling loads for energy-efficient design in office buildings by machine learning, Energy & Buildings 182: 264-273, 2019 (ISI)
    20. An Le Hoang, Ekkehard Fehling, Duc-Kien Thai, Chau Van Nguyen, Evaluation of axial strength in circular STCC columns using UHPC and UHPFRC, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 153: 533-549, 2019 (ISI)
    21. Dang Hoang Minh, Phung Van Binh, Bui Van Phuong, Duc VN*, Multi-Criteria Design of Mechanical System by using Visual Interactive Analysis Tool, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 14(3): 1187-1199, 2019 (Scopus)


    1. D. Dinh-Cong, V. Ho-Huu, T. Vo-Duy, H.Q. Ngo-Thi, T. Nguyen-Thoi, Efficiency of Jaya algorithm for solving the optimization-based structural damage identification problem based on a hybrid objective function, Engineering Optimization, pages 1233-1251, 2017 (ISI)
    2. T. Nguyen-Sy, A.D. Tran-Le, T. Nguyen-Thoi & T. Langlet, A multi-scale homogenization approach for the effective thermal conductivity of dry lime–hemp concrete, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, pp. 179-189, 2017 (ISI)
    3. Son Thai, Huu-Tai Thai*, Thuc P. Vo, H. Nguyen-Xuan, Nonlinear static and transient isogeometric analysis of functionally graded microplates based on the modified strain gradient theory, Engineering Structures, 153: 598-612, 2017 (ISI)
    4. An Le Hoang*, Ekkehard Fehling, Influence of steel fiber content and aspect ratio on the uniaxial tensile and compressive behavior of ultra high performance concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 153: 790-806, 2017 (ISI)
    5. Huu-Tai Thai, Thuc P. Vo, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Cao Hung Pham, Explicit simulation of bolted endplate composite beam-to-CFST column connections, Thin-Walled Structures, 119: 749-759, 2017 (ISI)
    6. Thuc P. Vo, Huu-Tai Thai*, Metin Aydogdu, Free vibration of axially loaded composite beams using a four-unknown shear and normal deformation theory, Composite Structures, 178: 406-141, 2017 (ISI)
    7. Huu-Tai Thai, Thuc P. Vo, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Seung-Eock Kim, A review of continuum mechanics models for size-dependent analysis of beams and plates, Composite Structures, 177: 196-219, 2017 (ISI)
    8. Phung Van Binh, Dang Hoang Minh, Gavriushin Sergei Sergeevich, Nguyen Viet Duc*, Boundary of stability region of a thin-walled beam under complex loading condition, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 122: 355-361, 2017 (ISI)
    9. Quy-Dong To*, Minh-Tan Nguyen, Guy Bonnet, Vincent Monchiet, Viet-Thanh To, Overall elastic properties of composites from optimal strong contrast expansion, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 120: 245-256, 2017 (ISI)
    10. An Le Hoang*, Ekkehard Fehling, Assessment of stress-strain model for UHPC confined by steel tube stub columns, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 63(3): 371-384, 2017 (ISI)
    11. An Le Hoang*, Ekkehard Fehling, Numerical study of circular steel tube confined concrete (STCC) stub columns , Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 136: 238-255, 2017 (ISI)


    1. Son Thai, Huu-Tai Thai*, Thuc P. Vo, Seunghye Lee, Postbuckling analysis of functionally graded nanoplates based on nonlocal theory and isogeometric analysis, Composite Structures, 201: 13-20, 2018 (ISI)
    2. Luan C. Trinh, Thuc P. Vo, Huu-Tai Thai*, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Poologanathan Keerthan, State-space Levy solution for size-dependent static, free vibration and buckling behaviours of functionally graded sandwich plates, Composites Part B: Engineering, 149: 144-164, 2018 (ISI)
    3. Du DINH-CONG, Sang PHAM-DUY, Trung NGUYEN-THOI, Damage Detection of 2D Frame Structures using Incomplete Measurements by Optimization Procedure and Model Reduction, Journal of Advanced Engineering and Computation, 2(3): 164-173, 2018 (Scopus)
    4. An H. Le, Fehling Ekkehard, Duc-Kien Thai and Chau V. Nguyen, Simplified stress-strain model or circular steel tube confined UHPC and UHPFRC columns, Steel and Composite Structures, 29(1): 125-138, 2018 (ISI)
    5. D. Dinh-Cong, H. Dang-Trung, T. Nguyen-Thoi*, An efficient approach for optimal sensor placement and damage identification in laminated composite structures, Advances in Engineering Software, 119: 48-59, 2018 (ISI)
    6. D. Dinh-Cong, T. Vo-Duy, V. Ho-Huu, T. Nguyen-Thoi*, Damage assessment in plate-like structures using a two-stage method based on modal strain energy change and Jaya algorithm, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, 2018 (ISI)
    7. Luan C. Trinh, Thuc P. Vo, Huu-Tai Thai*, Trung-Kien Nguyen, Size-dependent vibration of bi-directional functionally graded microbeams with arbitrary boundary conditions, Composites Part B, 134: 225-245, 2018 (ISI)
    8. Hoang-Long Nguyen, Quy-Dong To*, Conductivity of composites with multiple polygonal aggregates, theoretical estimates and numerical solutions from polarization series, International Journal of Engineering Science, 123: 109-116, 2018 (ISI)