Dr. Le Anh Tuan has been working at Can Tho University since 1982 and currently holds the position of Senior Lecturer at the College of Environment and Natural Resources. He also is the Vice Director of the Research Institute for Climate Change – Can Tho University, Vietnam.
Tuan completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Water Management and Land Improvement at Can tho University, Vietnam in 1982 and Master of Engineering in Water Resources Engineering at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand in 1990. He finished PhD. in Applied BioSciences and Engineering, specialized in Environmental Hydrology at Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. In 2012, Dr. Tuan was official recognized as an Associate Professor in Earth Sciences of Can Tho University.
Dr. Tuan has many years in teaching and research in the fields of Water Resources Planning and Management, Environmental Hydrology and Engineering, Climate change Adaptation and Mitigation. During 1993 – 1999, he came to the South of Lao and worked as an engineering expert for implementation many irrigation systems and water supply stations in a rural development project. In the Mekong River Delta and the Central of Vietnam, he joined many Water Management, Environmental Education and Rural Development programs. During 2012 – 2014, he was a member of National Working Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature in Vietnam. Recently, he has participated in research projects involved Climate Change Adaptation in the Mekong River Delta. Dr. Tuan is currently a coordinator of the Mekong River Delta Network for Environmental Protection and Climate Change Adaptation (MekongNet). He is also a member of the Executive Board of Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN).
Up to present, Dr. Tuan has 70 publications, including international and national journal articles, conferences and workshop proceedings, books, book chapters.