Dr. Chantha Oeurng has received a Ph.D in Hydrology, Hydrochemistry soil and Environment from the University of Toulouse, France. He has obtained master in water resources engineering from the University of Liège, Belgium and bachelor of Rural Infrastructure and Water Resources Engineering from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia. He has also received a bachelor of Education in English from the Institute of Foreign Language, Royal University of Phnom Penh.
Dr. Chantha Oeurng has spent one year at the University of Canterbury New Zealand, as a Postdoctoral Fellow in water resources and climate change. He is also a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California Berkeley through the Fulbright US-ASEAN Fellowship Program. Currently, he works at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia as a Vice Dean/Senior Researcher at the Faculty of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering.
His main research focuses on environmental changes from water infrastructure development, land use change, and climate change on water resources of the Mekong’s Tonle Sap Lake basin.