Senior Geotechnical Advisor, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Norway
Energy and Marine Network Director, AVSE Global

Dat Khoa Vu Huynh, Ph.D.

Dat Khoa Vu Huynh is currently a Senior Geotechnical Adviser at the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), Norway. He holds a Ph.D. in Geomechanics from Institut polytechnique de Grenoble, France, where he focused on analysing and predicting the instability and bifurcation phenomena in soils.

Khoa’s background includes nearly 20 years of consulting and research experience with expertise in the area of geotechnical engineering; foundation design, both offshore, nearshore and onshore; natural processes (landslide hazard, subsidence and erosion); and slope stability, embankments.

Khoa has wide management experience, both as a project manager and research scientist at NGI. He has also been coordinator/member of several European projects including LESSLOSS (Risk Mitigation for Earthquakes and Landslides), GEO-INSTALL (Modelling installation effects in geotechnical engineering), SafeLand (Living with landslide risk in Europe: Assessment, effects of global change, and risk management strategies).