Entries by Jean

Summer 2018

Beginning in the Fall 2018 semester, CEE majors will have the opportunity of choosing between three senior year tracts, the General one, the Structures track and the new Sustainability and Innovation (S+I) track.  In the coming year, the advisors for the S+I track will be Dr. Oceana Francis and Dr. Panos Prevedouros. The new CEE […]

May 2018

Congratulations to 2018 Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Graduating Senior Leah Miyasato ! Leah was a dynamic student chapter leader and graduated with a GPA of 3.98, and a minor in communications.  She was the president of the student chapter of ASCE and the captain of the chapter’s steel bridge competition which won first place […]

April 2018

The UH Manoa ASCE Student Chapter took 52 students and their faculty advisor, Dr. Roger Babcock, to participate in 10 technical and 11 non-technical events at the ASCE Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) at Arizona State University on April 12 – April 14, 2018.  The team placed 7th overall in the conference of 18 schools with […]

March 2018

Prof. Phillip Ooi was awarded a 2018-2019 Fulbright research award to collaborate with Prof. Teruo Nakai, emeritus professor at the Nagoya Institute of Technology. Dr. Nakai, who also taught a graduate course in Fall 2015 at our department, is renowned for the development of the “tij constitutive model” for soils.  Prof. Ooi’s research in Nagoya, […]

February 2018

CEE Grad Students on UH News! A group of CEE Environmental Engineering graduate students Michelle Chu (MS), Kristin Dembia (PhD), Sabrina Diemert (PhD),  Shelby Fillinger (MS), Bing Hu (PhD), Lelemia Irvine (PhD), Bo Li (PhD), Sheldon Milan (MS), Prakit Saingam (PhD), and Elahe Tajfar (PhD) have recently attended Pacific Water Conference held February 6–8, in Honolulu. […]

January 2018

The 97th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 7-11 in Washington DC marked the first time when a dozen professors, graduate students and researchers directly affiliated with CEE attended this multidisciplinary meeting focused on transportation. Guohui Zhang and his PhD students Qiong (Linda) Wu and Zhenning Li, and post doc researchers Cong Chen […]

December 2017

CEE Associate Professor Michelle Teng retired on Dec. 31, 2017 after 25 years with the department. “I enjoyed my work at UH completely and love the time I spent with all my colleagues and students. I will cherish all the happy memories of the last 25 years and will miss everyone as I move to […]

November 2017

  Pacific District Chi Epsilon Cup goes to the University of Hawaii at Manoa Chapter for the third year in a row! This is the fourth win in five years. Congratulations! Twelve Chi Epsilon students participated at the 30th Annual Pacific District Conference held at San Diego State University from November 9 through 11, 2017. […]

October 2017

Congratulations to CEE Environmental Engineering PhD student Sabrina Diemert for winning the 2017 COE Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award! Sabrina not only worked diligently and excellently on normal TA responsibilities but also went beyond the call of duty by adopting new instructional techniques to help students learn the course materials. Congratulations to CEE Assistant […]

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 […]