An Nguyen

PhD student, Vietnam field coordinator

Department of Ecological Dynamics


Short curriculum vitae

  • 2019-present: Doctroal candidate ‘Technische Universität Berlin TUB‘ & Leibniz-IZW
  • 2014-present: Field coordinator Vietnam, Biodiversity Dynamics team, Dep. Ecological Dynamics, Leibniz-IZW
  • 2017-present: Associated scientist, Global Wildlife Conservation GWC, US
  • 2016-2018: MSc Ecology, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City – University of Science, Vietnam
  • 2011-2014: Field Researcher Carnivore and Conservation Programme, Vietnam
  • 2007- 2011: BSc Biology, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City – University of Science, Vietnam
Research interests
  • Annamites endemic species
  • Species distribution modeling
  • Transferring scientific results to on-the-ground conservation activities
Selected publications

Nguyen TV, Tilker A, Nguyen A, Hörig L, Axtner J, Schmidt A, Le M, Nguyen AHQ, Rawson BM, Wilting A, Fickel J (im Druck). Using terrestrial leeches to assess the genetic diversity of an elusive species: The Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi. EDNA. doi:10.1002/edn3.182

Tilker A, Abrams JF, Nguyen A, Hörig L, Axtner J, Louvrier J, Rawson BM, Nguyen HAQ, Guegan F, Nguyen TV, Le M, Sollmann R, Wilting A (2020): Identifying conservation priorities in a defaunated tropical biodiversity hotspot. DIVERS DISTRIB 26, 426–440. doi:10.1111/ddi.13029

Tilker A, Nguyen A, Abrams JF, Bhagwat T, Le M, Nguyen TV, Nguyen AT, Niedballa J, Sollmann R, Wilting A (2020): A little-known endemic caught in the South-east Asian extinction crisis: the Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi. ORYX 54, 178–187. doi:10.1017/S0030605318000534

Tilker A, Nguyen A, Timmins RJ, Gray TNE (2020): No longer data deficient: recategorizing the Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi as endangered. ORYX 54, 151–153. doi:10.1017/S0030605319001078

Nguyen A, Tran VB, Huang MD, Nguyen TAM, Nguyen DT, Tran VT, Long B, Meijaard E, Holland J, Wilting A, Tilker A (2019): Camera-trap evidence that the silver-backed chevrotain Tragulus versicolor remains in the wild in Vietnam. NAT ECOL EVOL 3, 1650–1654. doi:10.1038/s41559-019-1027-7

Abrams JF*, Vashishtha A*, Wong ST, Nguyen A, Mohamed A, Wieser S, Kuijper A, Wilting A**, Mukhopadhyay A** (2019): Habitat-Net: Segmentation of habitat images using deep learning. ECOL INFORM 51, 121–128. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2019.01.009

Abrams JF, et al. (2018): Studying terrestrial mammals in tropical rainforests. A user’s guide for camera-trapping and environmental DNA. Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin. ISBN:978-3-9815637-6-4