M.Sc. Duong Vu Hoang Thai

Dr.-Ing. Hoang Thai Duong Vu

  • KIT Campus Süd

    Institut für Wasser und Umwelt

    Fachbereich Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft

    Geb. 10.88

    Ernst-Gaber-Straße 4

    D-76131 Karlsruhe

Working focus

  • Numerical modelling
  • Flood management
  • GIS and remote sensing
  • Coastal engineering


Teaching activities

  • River engineering
  • Water distribution systems

Selected publications

Le, X.T.; Vu, H.T.D.; Oberle, P.; Dang, T.D.; Tran, H. B.; Le, M.H. (2024): Hydrodynamics and Wave Transmission Through a Hollow Triangle Breakwater. In Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.

Zemann, M., Trinh Cong, D., Vu, H. T.D., Nguyen, N. M., Seidel, F., Oberle, P., Nestmann, F. (2023): Modelling ocean wave conditions at a shallow coast under scarce data availability – A case study at the western coast of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1447.

Vu, H.T.D.; Zemann, M.; Oberle, P.; Seidel, F.; Nestmann, F. (2022): Investigating Wave transmission through curtain wall breakwaters under variable conditions. In Journal of Coastal and Hydraulic Structures, 2. https://doi.org/10.48438/jchs.2022.0019.

Vu, H.T.D.; Vu, H.L.; Schenk, A.; Oberle, P.; Nguyen, C.P.; Tran, D.D. (2022): Datasets of land use change and flood dynamics in the vietnamese mekong delta. In Data in Brief 22, 108268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2022.108268.

Vu, H.T.D.; Tran, D. D.; Schenk, A.; Nguyen, C.P, Vu, H.L.; Oberle, P.; Van, T. C.; Nestmann, F. (2022): Land use change in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta: New evidence from remote sensing. In The Science of the total environment, p. 151918. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151918.

Duy, D.V.; Ty, T.V.; Thanh, T.N.; Vu, H.T.D.; Dan, T.C.; Viet, N.T.; Tanaka, H. (2022): Sand Spit Morphology at an Inlet on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. Water, 15, 1941. https://doi.org/10.3390/w15101941

Le, X. T.; Le, M. H.; Tran, B. H.; V.D. Do; Vu, H.T.D.; Wright, D. (2022): Wave energy dissipation through a hollow triangle breakwater on the coastal Mekong Delta. In Ocean Engineering 245, p. 110419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2021.110419.

Vu, H.T.D.; Tran, D. D.; Van, T. C.; Oberle, P.; Hinz, S.; Nestmann, F. (2021): Evaluating the Impacts of Rice-Based Protection Dykes on Floodwater Dynamics in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta Using Geographical Impact Factor (GIF). In Water 13 (9), p. 1144. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13091144.

Minh, N. N.; Nestmann, F.; Zemann, M.; Vu, H.T.D.; Dan, T. C., (2020): Evaluating the effectiveness of existing coastal protection measures in Mekong Delta,  pp. 1419–1429, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0291-0_192.

Walter, D.; Trautwein, K.; Vu, H.T.D.; Oberle, P.; Nestmann, F. (2020): Fair distribution of limited water resources in developing and emerging countries. In Wasserwirtschaft 110(10):16-23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s35147-020-0445-4

Vu, H.T.D.; Nestmann, F.; Van, T.C.; Hinz, S., Oberle, P., (2018): Introduction about the Flood Level Estimation Method (FLEM) for prediction water level along the Mekong Rivers. 10th Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference International Water Associate – Young Water Professinals (WA-YWP), Zagreb, Croatia, May 2016.

Vu, H.T.D.; Nestmann, F.; Trinh, C.V.; Oberle, P.; Hinz, S.; Geiger, H. (2016): Geographical impact of dyke measurement for land use on flood water in the Mekong Delta. Available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/303370408.

Vu, H.T.D.; Trinh, C.V.; Nestmann, F.; Oberle, P.; Nam, N. T. (2014): Land use based flood hazard analysis for the Mekong Delta. In Proceedings of the 19th IAHR-APD Congress 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam. https://doi.org/10.13140/2.1.5153.9842.



2003 - 2008 Bachelor, Water Resources University, Vietnam

2010 – 2012

Master, University of Liege, Belgium and Water Resources University, Vietnam

2013 – 2018

PhD student at the Institute of Water and River Basin Management (IWG), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

since 2016

Research Associate at the IWG - KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany