Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Ketema Zeleke

Dr Ketema Zeleke

BSc, MSc, PhD

Ketema graduated with a BSc in Irrigation (Arbaminch University, Ethiopia), MSc in Irrigation and Water Management (KU Leuven and UV Brussels, Belgium), and PhD in Soil Hydrology/Geohydrology (University of Orange Free State, South Africa).

Before joining CSU, Dr Zeleke worked at Haramaya University (Ethiopia) as Associate Professor and at TU Freiberg (Germany) as Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow.

He has published extensively in the areas of agricultural water management, crop water productivity modelling, climate variability and change, hydrology, soil physics, soil and water conservation, regulated deficit irrigation of horticultural crops. He is a reviewer of more than twenty journals published by Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, and Water Engineering and Agronomic Societies.

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Teaching Interests

Dr Zeleke lecturers in the following subjects:

  • AGR203 Production Analysis and Optimisation
  • AGS107 Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
  • IRR200 Principles of Irrigation
  • PSC415 Soil Management

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Research Interests

  • Agricultural water management
  • Crop water productivity modelling
  • Soil hydrology
  • Hydrology
  • Climate variability and change

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Professional Memberships

Other Professional Activities

  • Irrigation Research and Extension Committee

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Recent Publications

View Dr Zeleke's publications

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