Name Dr. Bui Quoc Lap
Current position and field of Teaching

Modeling and Management of Water Quality; Environmental Information Science

Academic carrier Title Institution Time

Engineer in Water Resources Engineering Economics

Water Resources University (Hanoi – Vietnam)

1991 - 1996

Consultant in Water Resources related field Hydraulics Engineering Consultant Corp. 1 (Hanoi – Vietnam) 1996 - 2003

Research Student in Pre-Doctoral Course on Bioproduction Environmental Science

Lab. of Bioproduction Environmental Information Sciences, Dept. of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Kyushu University, JAPAN 2003 - 2004

PhD Student in  Bioproduction Environmental Science

Lab. of Bioproduction Environmental Information Sciences, Dept. of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Kyushu University, JAPAN 2004 - 2007

Post- Doctor in Bioproduction Environmental Science

Lab. of Bioproduction Environmental Information Sciences, Dept. of Bioproduction Environmental Sciences, Kyushu University, JAPAN 2007 - 2009

Lecturer

Faculty of Environment

Water Resources University
2009 - present
Job in Private business

Consultant to Water resources projects

Hydraulics Engineering Consultant Corp. 1 (Hanoi – Vietnam)

2009 - present

Head of projects :
1. Assessment of Capacity for Planning and preparation for clean water and environmental sanitation in response to urgent cases and climate change

2. Planning for comprehensive training courses on management of rural clean water quality

Financial support : Unicef

Management Organization : Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development  
2010 - 2011
Research and Development projects of the last 5 years

1. Effects of Water Hyacinths on Dynamics of Water Quality in Closed Water Bodies supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS); Post-doctoral Researcher (2007 – 2009), Kyushu University, Japan   

2. Development of  model for simulation of hydrodynamics and water quality in closed water bodies, a case study applied to a natural lake in Hanoi supported by Ministry of Science and Technology (Vietnam), (2010-2012), Chief – Researcher.

3. Water Resources Planning for Ba River Basin supported by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Vietnam), 2007, Researcher.

Cooperation with Industry in the last 5 years

- Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

- Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Patents and trademark rights None
Publications

1- Bui Quoc Lap, A numerical model of Hydrodynamics in Closed Water Bodies under Wind Action, Journal of Water Resources & Environmental Engineering, No.32, March 2011, pp. 40 - 46( in Vietnamese)
2- Hamagami, K., B.Q. Lap, K. Mori and Y. Hirai, Impact of luxuriant aquatic plants on thermal convection in a closed water body, Paddy and Water Environment, Vol.7, No 3, September 2009, pp. 187 – 195, ISSN 1611-2490 (Print) 1611-2504 (Online).
3- Lap, B.Q., K. Mori and E. Inoue, A one-dimensional model for water quality simulation in medium- and small-sized rivers, Paddy and Water Environment, Vol. 5, No 1, March 2007, pp. 5 – 13, ISSN 1611-2490 (Print) 1611-2504 (Online).
4- Lap, B.Q and K. Mori, A two-dimensional numerical model of wind-induced flow and water quality in closed water bodies, Paddy and Water Environment, Vol. 5, No 1, March 2007, pp. 29 – 40, ISSN 1611-2490 (Print) 1611-2504 (Online).
5- Lap, B.Q., N.V. Tuan, K. Hamagami, S. Iguchi, K. Mori and Y. Hirai, Formation and Disappearance of Thermal Stratification in a Small Shallow Lake, Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University (Japan), Vol. 54, No 1, February 2009, pp. 251 – 259, ISSN 0023-6152.
6- Lap, B.Q and K. Mori, 2-D simulation of wind-induced flow and water temperature in closed water bodies with water hyacinths, 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. June 29 – July 2, 2008.
7- Lap, BQ., N.V. Tuan, K. Mori and Y. Hirai, Study on wind shear acting on the water surface of closed water bodies, Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University(Japan), Vol. 52, No 1, February 2007, pp. 99 – 105, ISSN 0023-6152.
8- Lap, B.Q., K. Mori and Y. Hirai, Numerical modeling of wind-induced circulation in shallow closed water bodies with floating aquatic plants, Proceeding of 87th Annual Meeting of Kyushu Branch of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Engineering, Vol. 87, October 2006, pp. 212 - 215.
9- Lap, B.Q., K. Mori and Y. Hirai, Some primary characteristics of water quality in a closed water body in Sasaguri, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University(Japan), Vol. 51, No 2, October 2006, pp. 315 – 321, ISSN 0023-6152.
10- Lap, B.Q and K. Mori, A two - dimensional simulation of flow field in lakes under wind acting on the water surface and the impact of aquatic plants on the flow patterns. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University(Japan), Vol. 51, No 1, February 2006, pp. 13 – 18, ISSN 0023-6152.
11- Lap, B.Q and K. Mori, A two - dimensional model for water quality simulation in lakes and its application to Tabiishidani Lake in Sasaguri - Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University(Japan), Vol. 51, No 1, February 2006, pp. 19 – 27, ISSN 0023-6152.
12- Lap, B.Q., K. Mori and E. Inoue, Some primary characteristics of water quality in the Tatara River. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University(Japan), Vol. 50, No 2, October 2005, pp. 313 – 326, ISSN 0023-6152.

13- Lap, B.Q., K. Mori and E. Inoue, Building a mathematical model for simulating river water quality, a case of study applied to the Tatara River in Fukuoka City. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University(Japan), Vol. 50, No 1, February 2005, pp. 175 – 187, ISSN 0023-6152.
Activity in Professional Organizations during the last 5 years Organizations Function Time period

Unicef
Oxfarm

Consultant 2009 - present
Duration of teaching work contact  
Overall teaching workload (teaching hour per week) 8 – 12 hours/week depending on semester
Teaching workload for the master course 4 - 6 hours/week
Involvement in other study program Training programs on clean water and rural environmental sanitation