Entries by Jean

September 2017

Professor David J. Lovell joined CEE for two semesters starting in Fall 2017 as part of his sabbatical leave. In addition to getting time to focus into his research endeavors and have some fun in Hawaii, Dr. Lovell contributes substantially to CEE by covering CEE 305 on statistics and collaborating with transportation faculty on various […]

Summer 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Ian Robertson who has been selected as the inaugural Arthur N.L. Chiu Distinguished Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Drs. Archilla and Prevedouros were interviewed and quoted in a long article about the quality of roads on Oahu in the Honolulu Civil Beat. Congratulations to Dr. Tao Yan for his promotion to […]

May 2017

The University of Hawaii at Manoa ASCE Student Chapter was awarded the 2017 Richard J. Scranton Outstanding Community Service Award. This award was named in recognition of Richard J. Scranton who promoted community service as an integral part of student chapter activities. The UH-Manoa Chapter exemplifies the tradition of public service. Congratulations to our ASCE […]

April 2017

The UH Manoa ASCE Student Chapter took 50 students and their faculty advisor, Dr. Babcock, to participate in 17 technical and non-technical events at the ASCE Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) at UC Irvine on April 6 – April 8, 2017. The team placed 4th overall in the conference of 18 schools (1,400 students total). The […]

March 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Albert Kim for winning 2017 Univ. of Hawaii Board of Regents Teaching Award. CEE PhD candidate Qiong (Linda) Wu and PhD student Zhenning Li along with their advisor Dr. Guohui Zhang attended the 2017 Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRiMO) Conference-Navigation Towards Security and Sustainability on Mar. 20-24, 2017 at the Hawaii Convention […]

February 2017

CEE Hydraulics Lab participated at the University Wide Manoa Experience on Feb 25, 2017, an open house to thousands of prospective students and their families.  Led by MS student Yaprak Onat under advisor Dr. Oceana Francis, the visiting students observed the generation of different types of waves and how wave period and amplitude changed the […]

January 2017

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting was held in Washington DC on January 8 -12, 2017. Four CEE professors participated as follows. Ricardo Archilla Attended as a member the meeting of “Surface Requirements of Asphalt Mixtures” Committee. Presented, Resilient Modulus for Design in Mechanistic-Empirical Analysis: What Value Should Be Used? Presided in session […]

December 2016

UH-Manoa in collaboration with the universities of Alaska, Idaho and Washington was successful in receiving a 5-year Tier-1 University Transportation Center (UTC) from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Only 36 out of more than 400 proposals were successful. UH’s research budget share is $1.6M over five years. The focus of the research is on Transportation […]

November 2016

On behalf of Chi Epsilon, University of Hawaii Chapter, you are cordially invited to attend our Fall 2016 Initiation Ceremony & Banquet on Dec 3, 2016 at Japanese Cultural Center, please see the event-flyer for details.   “Three-peat” of the Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup for the UH Chapter Nine XE students made the department proud […]

October 2016

UH-Manoa ranks 328 out of 1,000 top global universities. Top 1/3! UHM is the only university that represents Hawaii in this top-1,000 list. CEE alumnus Leonard Kamp established a scholarship endowment that provides scholarships for students who pursue civil engineering at UH-Manoa. Mahalo! Dr. Masato Niki, a Professor in the School of Marine Science and Technologies […]