Chantha’s 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. He has mainly worked on the impacts of water infrastructures development on the change in flow and water quality dynamics. He was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley through the Fulbright US-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program as he received his Ph.D in Hydrology, Water Resources and Environment from University of Toulouse, France. He has obtained master in water resources engineering from the University of Liège, Belgium and bachelor of water resources engineering from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia. Dr. Chantha Oeurng joined the Mekong Flows group of the University of Canterbury New Zealand, as a Postdoctoral Fellow in water resources and climate change. 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.