Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Ketema Zeleke

Dr Ketema Zeleke

BSc Arbaminch, MSc Leuven, PhD Bloemfontein

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).  Dr Zeleke worked as a lecturer and Associate Professor at Haramaya University (Ethiopia) for more than 15 years.  He was a Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at TU Freiberg (Germany) before joining CSU.

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Teaching Interests

Dr Zeleke lecturers in the following subjects:

  • AGR203 Production Analysis and Optimisation
  • AGS107 Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
  • AHT274 Industry Practice
  • IRR200 Principles of Irrigation
  • IRR401 Management of Irrigation Systems
  • PSC415 Soil Management
  • VIT211 Viticultural Science

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Research Interests

  • Onfarm irrigation water management
  • Crop water productivity modelling
  • Soil hydrology
  • Rainfall climate analysis
  • Catchment hydrology and groundwater modelling

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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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