

Contact
Department of Civil Engineering
International University, Vietnam National University HCMC
Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Qualifications
 PhD in Computational Mechanics, University of Sheffield  UK, 2010.
 MSc in Mechanics of Construction, University of Liege  HCMC University of Technology, 2004.
 BEng, Industrial and Civil Engineering, Hanoi Architectural University, 2001
Research interests:
 Multiscale modelling, macromicro computational homogenization
 Computational Mechanics, Computational Plasticity (Limit and Shakedown Analysis)
 Numerical Methods: meshfree methods, finite elements, SFEM, XFEM
 Error estimation and adaptivity
 Optimization algorithms: linear, nonlinear and secondorder cone programming
 Structural optimization, Discontinuity Layout Optimization (DLO)
Activities
 Reviewer for journals:
 Member of Association of Computational Mechanics – UK (ACMEUK)
 Project reviewer (proposal and finished project) for NAFOSTED, Vietnam National University HCMC, HCMC Open University
 Examiner for MSc degree in Engineering Mechanics at HCMC University of Technical Education and HCMC Institute of Applied Mechanics and Information (IAMI), MSc degree in Geotechnical Engineering at HCMC University of Technology, MSc in Applied Mathematics at HCMC University of Science.
 Examiner for PhD degree in Applied Mathematics at HCMC University of Science, PhD in Engineering Mechanics at HCMC University of Technical Education.
Research projects
 “Development of a DLO based prototype slab analysis software application” funded by University of Sheffield (Proof of Concept Fund), 2007. Role: Senior researcher.
 “Computational homogenization multiscale modelling technique for dynamic problems” funded by University of Sheffield, 2010. Role: Senior researcher.
 "Limit analysis of reinforced concrete slabs based on Nielsen yield criterion" funded by Vietnam National University HCMC, 2012  2013. Principal Investigator: Dr Canh V. Le
 "Development of advanced numerical procedures for limit and shakedown analysis of structures" funded by NAFOSTED, 20112013. Principal Investigator: Dr Canh V. Le
 "Limit and shakedown analysis combined with computational homogenization" funded by NAFOSTED, 20142016. Principal Investigator: A/Prof. Canh V. Le.
 "Development of computational multiscale homogenization of composite materials" funded by Vietnam National University HCMC, 20142016 . Principal Investigator: A/Prof. Canh V. Le.
 Direct methods for limit state analysis of structures and materials under varying thermomechanical loading, 20162018. Principal Investigator: A/Prof. Canh V. Le
Publications
International PeerReviewed Journals
 C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes. Limit analysis of plates using the EFG method and secondorder cone programming. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 78, pp. 1532  1552, 2009.
 C.V. Le, H. NguyenXuan, H. NguyenDang. Upper and lower bound limit analysis of plates using FEM and secondorder cone programming. Computers and Structures, 88, pp. 65  73, 2010.
 C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. Adaptive ElementFree Galerkin method applied to the limit analysis of plates. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 199, pp 2487  2496, 2010.
 C.V. Le, H. NguyenXuan, H. Askes, S. Bordas, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenVinh. A cellbased smoothed finite element method for kinematic limit analysis. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 83, pp 1651–1674, 2010.
 C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes. Limit analysis of plates and slabs using a meshless equilibrium formulation. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 83, pp 17391758, 2010.
 C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. A lockingfree stabilized kinematic EFG model for plane strain limit analysis. Computers and Structures, 106107, pp 18, 2012.
 C.V. Le, H. NguyenXuan, H. Askes, T. Rabczuk, T. NguyenThoi. Computation of limit load using edgebased smoothed finite element method and secondorder cone programming, International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(1), 1340004, 2013.
 T. NguyenThoi, P. PhungVan, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenXuan, C. LeVan. Anapplication of the ESFEM in solid domain for dynamic analysis of 2D fluidsolidinteraction problems, International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(1), 1340003, 2013.
 T. NguyenThoi,^{ }P. PhungVan, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenXuan, C. LeVan. Free and forcedvibration analysis using the nsided polygonal cellbased smoothedfinite element method (nCSFEM), International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(1), 1340008, 2013.
 C.V. Le. A stabilized discrete shear gap finite element for adaptive limit analysis of Mindlin–Reissner plates. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 96, pp 231246, 2013.
 M. Gilbert, L. He, C.C. Smith, C.V. Le. Automatic yieldline analysis of slabs using discontinuity layout optimization. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, 470, 20140071, 2014.
 T.D. Tran, C.V. Le, D.C. Pham, H. NguyenXuan. Shakedown reduced kinematic formulation, separated collapse modes, and numerical implementation, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, 28932899, 2014.
 H. NguyenXuan, L.V. Tran, C.H. Thai, C.V. Le. Plastic collapse analysis of cracked structures using extended isogeometric elements and secondorder cone programming. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 72, 1327, 2014.
 C.V. Le, P.L.H. Ho, P.H. Nguyen, T.Q. Chu. Yield design of reinforced concrete slabs using a rotationfree meshfree method, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 50, 231238, 2015.
 C.V. Le, P.H. Nguyen, T.Q. Chu. A curvature smoothing HsiehCloughTocher element for yield design of reinforced concrete slabs. Computers and Structures, 152, 5965, 2015.
 J. Bleyer, C.V. Le, P. de Buhan. Lockingfree discontinuous finite elements for the upper bound yield design of thick plates. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 103, 894–913, 2015.
 D.T. Tran, C.V. Le. Extended finite element method for plastic limit load computation of cracked structures. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 104, 217, 2015.
 C.V. Le, T.Q. Chu. Plastic collapse analysis of MindlinReissner plates using a stabilized meshfree method. International Journal of Computational Methods, 13, 1650004, 2016.
 L. Leonetti, C.V. Le. Plastic collapse analysis of MindlinReissner plates using a composite mixed finite element. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 105, 915–935, 2016.
 C.V. Le, T.D. Tran and D.C. Pham. Rotating plasticity and nonshakedown collapse modes for elasticplastic bodies under cyclic loads. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 111112, 5564, 2016.
 C.V. Le. Yieldstress based error indicator for adaptive quasistatic yield design of structures. Computers and Structures, 171, 18, 2016.
 Phuc L.H. Ho, C.V. Le, T. TranCong. Displacement and equilibrium meshfree formulation based on integrated radial basis functions for dual yield design. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 71,92100, 2016.
 C.V. Le. Estimation of bearing capacity factors of cohesivefrictional soil using the cellbased smoothed finite element method. Computers and Geotechnics, 83, 178–183, 2017.
 C.V. Le, C.T. Ngo, T.Q. Chu. Yield design of reinforced concrete slabs using a numerical equilibrium formulation. ASCE's Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143, 2017.
 C.V. Le, P.H. Nguyen, H. Askes, D.C. Pham. A computational homogenization approach for limit analysis of heterogeneous materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, in press, 2017.
 Phuc L.H. Ho, C.V. Le, T.Q. Chu. The equilibrium cellbased smooth finite element method for shakedown analysis of structures. International Journal of Computational Methods, accepted, 2017.
 Phuc L.H. Ho, C.V. Le, T. TranCong. Limit state analysis of reinforced concrete slabs using an integrated radial basis function based meshfree method. Applied Mathematical Modelling,53,111 , 2018.
Book chapter
 C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes, "Meshless Methods for Upper Bound and Lower Bound Limit Analysis of Thin Plates", in "Developments in Computational Structures Technology", SaxeCoburg Publications, Stirlingshire, UK, Chapter 6, pp 145168, 2010. ISBN 9781874672470.
Book
 Canh V. Le. Novel numerical procedures for limit analysis of structures  meshfree methods and mathematical programming, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2012.
Conference papers and others
 C.V. Le, H.X. Nguyen, H.D. Nguyen. Dual limit analysis of plate bending. Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computational Methods in Engineering, 30 May  2 June 2005, Ghent – Belgium, Acomen2005, paper 080.
 C.V. Le. Development of novel limit analysis methods for plates and slabs. Young Researchers’ Conference 2007, The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London, SW1X 8BH, United Kingdom, 2007.
 C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. A novel numerical procedure for limit analysis of plates: adaptive EFG combined with SOCP. Proceeding of the 17th UK National conference on Computational Mechanics in Engineering, pp. 291  294, 2009.
 C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. A stabilized meshfree equilibrium formulation for lowerbound limit analysis. Proceeding of the 18th UK National conference on Computational Mechanics in Engineering, pp. 169  172, 2010.
 C.V. Le, H.X. Nguyen, H.D. Nguyen. Dual limit analysis of plate bending. Collection of papers from Prof. NguyenDang Hung’s former students, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City Publishing house, 2006, 476  494.
 C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes. Limit analysis of plates: displacement and equilibrium meshfree models and secondorder cone programming. Invited lectures presented at: The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology held in Valencia, Spain, September 2010.
 C.V. Le. Dual analysis by stabilized displacement and equilibrium meshfree methods. Journal of Science and Technology, 49, pp 29  38, 2011.
 C.V. Le. Stabilized displacement and equilibrium meshfree models for computation of collapse loads. Proceeding of the 1st International Symposium on Engineering Physics and Mechanics, HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam, October 2011.
 T. LamPhat, S. NguyenHoai, T. NguyenThoi, H. NguyenXuan, C. LeVan. A multiscale strategy in XFEM with fixed enrichment area for 2D crack problems under tensile load. Proceeding of the 1st International Symposium on Engineering Physics and Mechanics, HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam, October 2011.
 Hoang C. Nguyen, Canh V. Le, Tam M. Nguyen. Estimation of bearing capacity and failure mechanism of footing strip using upper bound limit analysis. The 1st International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in HoChiMinh City, Vietnam on December 1921^{th}, 2011.
 Dung T. Tran, Hung X. Nguyen, Chinh D. Pham, Canh V. Le. Limit and Shakedown Analysis using Nodebased Smoothed Finite Element Method and Secondorder Cone Programming. The 1st International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in HoChiMinh City, Vietnam on December 1921th, 2011.
 Canh V. Le, Harm Askes, Inna M. Gitman. FE^{2} computational homogenization for effective properties of heterogeneous materials. The 1st International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in HoChiMinh City, Vietnam on December 1921^{th}, 2011.
 Doan Thi My Thuy, Le Van Canh, Chu Quoc Thang. Limit load computation of MindlinReissner plates using the ESDSG method and secondorder cone programming. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012.
 Tran Trung Dung, Le Van Canh, Lam Phat Thuan, Limit analysis of cracked sructures using XFEM and secondorder cone programming. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012.
 Phung Van Phuc, Nguyen Thoi Trung, Nguyen Chanh Hoang, Le Van Canh, An effective adaptive limit analysis of soil using FEM and secondorder cone programming. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012
 Thai Hoang Chien, Tran Trung Dung, Le Van Canh, Nguyen Xuan Hung. Isogeometric limit analysis for plane stress problems. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012
 Hoang C. Nguyen, Canh V. Le, Vu P. Nguyen, Tri P. Tran, Bearing capacity of footing strip resting on slope using upper bound limit analysis. International Conference on Green Technology and Sustainable Development, HCMC September 2012
 Canh V. Le, " An adaptive ESFEM formulation for estimation of bearing capacity of strip footings ", International Conference on Foundation and Soft Ground Engineering Challenges in Mekong Delta, Binh Duong New City –Vietnam, June 2013







