Kieu Ngoc Le
Teaching Assistant Professor
(BENG)-Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Field- and watershed-scale modeling to evaluate the impacts of land use, on-farm management decisions on soil organic carbon sequestration, soil properties, crop productivity and water quality.
Life cycle assessment on the impact of conservation agriculture versus different tillage systems.
Modeling (SWAT, APEX, and EPIC models), programming (Matlab, R), mapping and drawing (ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Sketchup), statistic tools (JMP, SAS, Matlab, R, Data analysis in Excel)
BENG 2643 - Biological Engineering Method I
BENG 3663 - Biological Engineering Method II
BENG 4743 - Food and Bio-product Systems Engineering
BENG 4823 – Senior Biological Engineering II (senior design)
BENG 451VH – Honors Thesis
BENG 5703 - Design and Analysis of Experiments for Engineering
BENG 5923 – Nonpoint source pollution control and modeling
B.S., Education and Foreign Language (English), Can Tho University, 2006
B.S., Hydraulic Engineering, Can Tho University, 2007
M.S., Plant Soil and Environmental Science, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 2011
Ph.D., Energy and Environmental Systems, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, 2017
- Minh, H. V. T., Kurasaki , M., Van Ty, T., Tran, D. Q., Le, K. N., Avtar, R., Rahman, M. M., & Osaki, M., (2019). Effects of Multi-Dike Protection Systems on Surface Water Quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta. Water 11, 1010.
- Le, K. N., Jeong, J., Reyes, M. R., Jha, M. K., Gassman, P. W., Doro, L., Hok, L., & Boulakia, S. (2018). Evaluation of the performance of the EPIC model for yield and biomass simulation under conservation systems in Cambodia. Agricultural Systems, 166, 90-100. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.08.003.
- Le, K. N., Jha, M. K., Jeong, J., Gassman, P. W., Reyes, M. R., Doro, L., Tran, D. Q, & Hok, L. (2018). Evaluation of Long-Term SOC and Crop Productivity within Conservation Systems Using GFDL CM2.1 and EPIC. Sustainability, 10(8), 2665. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su10082665.
- Le, K. N., Jha, M. K., Reyes, M. R., Jeong, J., Doro, L., Gassman, P. W., Hok, L., Boulakia, S., & Sá, J. C. d. M. (2018). Evaluating carbon sequestration for conservation agriculture and tillage systems in Cambodia using the EPIC model. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 251, 37-47. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2017.09.009.
2019 – Present, Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas
2017 – 2019, Instructor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas
2016 – 2017, Teaching Assistant, Chemistry Department, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
2010 – 2017, Research Assistant & Research Scholar, Biological Engineering Department, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
2006 – 2009, Lecturer, Can Tho University
2015 Honorable mentioned P3 for floating island proposal, 4/2015
Wadaran Latamore Kennedy 4.0 GPA scholar, 4/3/2013
Scholarly Accomplishments and Excellence in Academic Performance, 4/2012
Academic Excellence Award by School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, 4/15/2011
Scholarly Accomplishments and Excellence in Academic Performance, 4/27/2011
Graduate scholarships: NCAT ($25,790), 1/2012 – 5/2017, NSF ethics($1,195; 8 – 12/2014), USDA NIFA (SPECA and NCSU) ($40,200; 1/2011 – 5/2014), and Can Tho University ($27,500; 2010)