Dr. Chau H. Le

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Office: CIE 202L
Phone: (701) 231-7194
Email: chau.le@ndsu.edu
Personal Webpage: https://sites.google.com/view/apaplab/home

Education

  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (08/2021)
  • M.Eng., Construction Engineering & Management (First Class), Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam (2013)
  • B.Eng. with Honors, Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam (2011)

Interest Areas

  • Applications of data analytics and artificial intelligence for decision making and project performance evaluation and enhancement
  • Alternative contracting methods
  • Sustainable and resilient infrastructure
  • Emerging technologies and robotics
  • Human safety and health.

Professional Experience

  • 08/2021 – present         Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota
  • 09/2018 – 08/2021        Graduate Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • 06/2017 – 08/2018        Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • 03/2016 – 05/2017        Lecturer, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 06/2015 – 02/2016        Deputy Project Manager, Construction Corporation No. 1, Vietnam
  • 04/2015 – 02/2016        Planning & Contract Manager, Construction Corporation No. 1, Vietnam
  • 12/2013 – 03/2015        Deputy Planning & Contract Manager, Construction Corporation No. 1
  • 09/2011 – 11/2013        Bidding Team Leader, Construction Corporation No. 1, Vietnam
  • 03/2011 – 08/2011        Bidding Engineer, Construction Corporation No. 1, Vietnam

Honors & Awards

2020, Editor’s Choice Paper for May 2020, Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE
2020, Featured in the Engineer’s Toolbox of ASCE News on May 22 & June 26
2020, Graduate Student Research and Presentation Travel Award, Texas A&M University
2018, Editor’s Choice Paper for July 2018, Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE
2015, Prestigious Certificate of Merit from the Vietnam National Union of Building Workers
2014, Prestigious Certificate of Merit from the Construction Minister of Vietnam
2011, Silver Medal Graduate, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology
2010, Student of Merits Title by the University Rector, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology
2010, Kitagawa Scholarship for Excellent Undergraduate Students
2009, Bronze Medal in the Vietnam National Mechanics Olympiad
2008, Best Student Award by the University Rector, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology
2008, JBAH Scholarship for Excellent Undergraduate Students
2007, Ha Tien Scholarship for Excellent Undergraduate Students
2006, National Award in Mathematics, Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training
2006, Silver Medal in the Mathematics Olympiad in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
2005, National Award in Mathematics, Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training

 

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