UH’s newspaper KA LEO reports that UH Mānoa produces six Fulbright scholars, one of which is CEE’s geotechnical engineering professor Phillip Ooi. UH Mānoa is one of 12 institutions on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that have the most 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholars.
Professor Panos Prevedouros was quoted in three recent articles about traffic conditions in Honolulu: Want Real Traffic Relief? Give Oahu’s Students And Workers Flexible Hours (Feb. 8, 2019), How Many More Cars Can We Cram On Oahu? (Feb. 1, 2019), and What Would You Pay To Drive During Honolulu’s Rush Hour? (Jan. 9, 2019). The articles are published in the Honolulu Civil Beat.
Professor Ian Robertson is leading the effort described in the February 5, 2019 ASCE SmartBrief story: Hawaii creating maps to help with tsunami resiliency: The American Society of Civil Engineers developed the first national standard for tsunami resilience in 2016, and Hawaii is looking to create a design zone map to help engineers and architects design for resiliency. Hawaii Public Radio