California State Polytechnic University Pomona


Dr. Ha Thu Le

Assistant Professor, ECE Department, Cal Poly Pomona



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Address:        3801 West Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768, USA

Office:            9-413

Phone:           (909) 869-2523




Dr. Ha Thu Le earned her BSEE from Odessa College (Ukraine, 1994), MEEE from the University of Queensland (Australia, 2003), MS and PhD degree from the University of Texas at Austin (Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2008 and 2010). Presently, she is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona. Prior to joining CPP, she has over 12-year work experience with several industrial, research, and academic institutions. She was a Project and Technical Executive with EAN Vietnam for 7 years and an Engineering Manager with Nata JSC (Vietnam) for over 2 years. Her US-based employment included appointments at the University of Texas at Austin, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and Virginia Tech. Her research topics and interests include wind and solar power, smart grid, energy storage, power system stability, demand response, energy conservation, distributed generation, optimization, power quality, and grid protection. Her work has been published in peer-review international journals and presented at IEEE conferences. Dr. Le participated in developing and implementing many training and research projects in Vietnam and in the U.S. Between 2007 and 2011, she was a developer and/or Co-Principal Investigator of three US-based research projects, which were funded by the National Science Foundation with the total funding of US$1.05 million. She reviews the work of other researchers in the field of power engineering for many international journals. Dr. Le teaches courses in electrical engineering at Cal Poly Pomona. She serves as Chair of ECE Scholarship Committee, Member of CPP Senate Standing Committees and an advisor for the university Power and Energy Society Student Club.







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