Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: POST 203G
Phone: (808) 956-9859
Areas of Specialty and Research Interest
- Coastal and ocean engineering
- Wave run-up and Inundation process.
Physical (experimental) and computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling of water and structure interaction.
- Probabilistic coastal hazards and damage assessment
- Tsunami-driven debris transportation and loadings.
- PhD, Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University, 2016
- MS, Civil Engineering, University of Seoul, 2006
- BS, Civil Engineering, University of Seoul, 2004
- Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, August 2019 – Present.
- Postdoctoral Scholar, Oregon State University, April 2016 – July 2019.
- Research Engineer, Seil Engineering Co. Ltd., S. Korea, 2006 – 2011.
Courses Taught (in the last five years)
- CEE 270: Applied Mechanics-I (F’21), (F’22), (F’22)
- CEE 320: Fluid Mechanics Fundamentals (F’20)
- CEE 421: Engineering Hydraulics (S’21)
- CEE 622: Fluid Mechanics (F’19), (F’21), (F’22)
- CEE 696: Selected Topics in Civil Engineering (Coastal Flood and Loads) (S’20)
- Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
- Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Geohazards and Georisks in journal Frontiers in Earth Science.
- Editorial board member of KSCE Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering Research.
Grants and Awards
- Park (PI). “Collaborative Research: Experimental Quantification of Tsunami-driven Debris Damming on Structures,” National Science Foundation, Award Number: 2203131, $356,642, 08/01/2022 – 07/31/2026.
- Yuhi, M., Mase, H., Cox, D.T. and Park, H., (2022) Improvement of empirical formulas to estimate the reduction effects by berms on irregular wave runup over a dune-berm coast. Coastal Engineering, p.104166.
- Duncan, S., Cox, D., Barbosa, A.R., Lomónaco, P., Park, H., Alam, M.S. and Yu, C., (2021) Physical modeling of progressive damage and failure of wood-frame coastal residential structures due to surge and wave forces. Coastal Engineering, 169, p.103959.
- Kameshwar, S.*, Park, H., Cox, D.T. and Barbosa, A.R., (2021) Effect of disaster debris, floodwater pooling duration, and bridge damage on immediate post-tsunami connectivity. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 56, p.102119.
- Park, H.*, Koh, M.J., Cox, D.T., Alam, M.S. and Shin, S., (2021) Experimental study of debris transport driven by a tsunami-like wave: Application for non-uniform density groups and obstacles. Coastal Engineering, 166, p.103867.
- Park, H.* and Cox, D.T., (2019) Effects of advection on predicting construction debris for vulnerability assessment under multi-hazard earthquake and tsunami. Coastal Engineering, 153, p.103541.
- Park, H., Cox, D.T. and Shin, S.* (2019) Physical Modeling of Horizontal and Vertical Tsunami Forces on the Elevated Overland Structure. Journal of Coastal Research, 91(SI), pp.51-55.
- Tomiczek, T.*, Wyman, A., Park, H. and Cox, D.T. (2019) Modified Goda Equations to Predict Pressure Distribution and Horizontal Forces for Design of Elevated Coastal Structures. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 145(6), p.04019023.
- Kameshwar, S.*, Cox, D.T., Barbosa, A.R., Farokhnia, K., Park, H., Alam, M.S. and van de Lindt, J.W. (2019). Probabilistic decision-support framework for community resilience: Incorporating multi-hazards, infrastructure interdependencies, and resilience goals in a Bayesian network. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 191, p.106568.
- Park, H.*, Alam, M.S., Cox, D.T., Barbosa, A.R. and van de Lindt, J.W. (2019) Probabilistic seismic and tsunami damage analysis (PSTDA) of the Cascadia Subduction Zone applied to Seaside, Oregon. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, p.101076.
- Xiong, Y.*, Liang, Q., Park, H., Cox, D. and Wang, G., (2019) “A deterministic approach for assessing tsunami-induced building damage through quantification of hydrodynamic forces” Coastal Engineering, 114, 1-14.
- Park, H.*, Cox, D. T., Barbosa, A. R. (2018) “Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA) for Resilience Assessment of a Coastal Community. Natural Hazards, 94, 1117–1139.
- Park, H.*, Trung, Do, Tomiczek, T. J., Cox, D. T., van de Lindt, J. W. (2018). “Numerical modeling of wave forces on elevated coastal structures under storm surge and waves with validations and two model comparisons” Ocean Engineering,158, 78-98.
- Chen, Y., Park, H., Chen, Y*., Corcoran, P., Cox, D., Reimer, J.J. and Weber, B. (2018) Integrated Engineering-Economic Model for the Assessment of Regional Economic Vulnerability to Tsunamis. Natural Hazards Review, 19(4), p.04018018.
- Park, H., Shin, S.*, and Cox, D. T. (2017) “Physical modeling of horizontal force on the inland vertical structure by tsunami-like waves” Journal of Korean Society of Coastal and Ocean Engineers 29(6), pp. 363~368, https://doi.org/10.9765/KSCOE.2017.29.6.363
- Park, H., Tomiczek, T. J.*, Cox, D. T., van de Lindt, J. W., Lomonaco, P. (2017) “Experimental modeling of horizontal and vertical wave forces on an elevated coastal structure” Coastal Engineering, 128, 58-74.
- Park, H.*, Cox, D. T., Alam, M. S., & Barbosa, A. (2017) Probabilistic seismic and tsunami hazard analysis (PSTHA) conditioned on a mega-thrust rupture of the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Frontiers in Built Environment, 3, 32.
- Park, H.* and Cox, D.T., Barbosa, A. (2017) “Comparison of inundation depth and momentum flux based fragilities for probabilistic tsunami damage assessment and uncertainty analysis” Coastal Engineering, 122, 10-26.
- Park, H.* and Cox, D.T. (2016) “Probabilistic assessment of nearfield tsunami arrival time, flow depth, velocity, momentum flux, and duration applied to Seaside, Oregon” Coastal Engineering, 117, 79-96.
- Park, H.* and Cox, D.T. (2016) “Empirical wave run-up formula for wave, storm surge and berm width” Coastal Engineering, 115, 67-78.
- Wang, H.*, Mostafizi, A., Cramer, L., Cox, D., H. (2015) “An agent-based model of a multimodal near-field tsunami evacuation: Decision-making and life safety” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 64, 86-100.
- Park, H.*, Cox, D. T., Petroff, C. M. (2015) “An empirical solution for tsunami run-up on compound slopes” Natural Hazards, 76(3), 1727-1743.
- Wiebe, D. M., Park, H*., Cox, D. T. (2014) “Application of The Goda pressure formulae for horizontal wave loads on elevated structures” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 18(6), 1573-1579.
- Park, H.*, Cox, D., Lynett, P., Wiebe, D., Shin, S. (2013) “Tsunami inundation modeling in constructed environments: A physical and numerical comparison of free-surface elevation, velocity, and momentum flux” Coastal Engineering, 79, 9-21.
- Kim, G. S.*, Ryu, H. S., Park, H., Kim, K. M. (2013) “Characteristics of Sediment Transport under External Force in Haeundae Beach” Journal of Navigation and Port Research, 37(6), 663-671.