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Sample CEE Projects and Reports

$1.3 Million from NSF for Tsunami Engineering

$1.3 Million from NSF for Tsunami Engineering  The department has received $1.3 million to lead a multi-university, 4-year research project to develop Performance Based Tsunami Engineering. The funding comes under NSF”s National Earthquake Engineering Simula...

1.6M for Five Years from US Department of Transportation

Five year at total of $1.6M Award received for Tier-1 University Transportation Center (UTC) from the U.S. Department of Transportation UH-Manoa in collaboration with the universities of Alaska, Idaho and Washington was successful in receiving ...

2010 Fall Class Schedule

2010 Fall Class Schedule CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 70641 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I TR 3:00 4:15 MSB 114 Archilla...

2015 and older Seminacee.hawaii.edurs

Selected Past Seminars in the CEE Seminar Series December 11, 2015 Assembly of micro/nano-materials into complex, three-dimensional architectures by compressive buckling Yonggang Huang, Walter P. Murphy Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental ...

A Framework for assessing the sorption potential of emerging organic contaminants in soil systems.

A Framework for assessing the sorption potential of emerging organic contaminants in soil systems. Dharni Vasudevan, Associate Professor Chemistry and Environmental Studies Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME Urban activity, agricultural productivity,...

Alumni

Welcome, Alumni, to the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department web site. Maintaining contact with our alumni is very important to us. We are working on making this section of use to you. If you have ideas on how we can make this site useful...

Alumni

Welcome, Alumni, to the CEE web site. Maintaining contact with our alumni is very important to us. We are working on making this section of use to you. If you have ideas on how we can make this site useful to our alumni, please e-mail us . Please consider...

An Experimental Study of Surf and Swash Zone Hydrodynamics Using a Particle Image Velocimetry Technique and the Other Applications of Imaging-based Measurement Technique

January 3, 2007, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., MSB 114 Dr. In Mei Sou, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University An Experimental Study of Surf and Swash Zone Hydrodynamics Using a Particle Image Velocimetry Technique and the Other...

Assessment of the Sorption Potential of Hawaii Soils for Pathogens and Organic Chemicals

CEE Spring 2007 Seminar Friday January 19th, 2007 2:00 pm Assessment of the Sorption Potential of Hawaii Soils for Pathogens and Organic Chemicals Chittaranjan Ray Professor Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering University...

Bridge Design Process: From RFP through Construction

Date: February 3, 2006 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Location: Holmes Hall 244 Speaker: Michael Hunneman, KAI Hawaii Bridge Design Process: From RFP through Construction The design process for a typical state or city owned bridge, from the Request...

Bryce Toyama – CEE Undergraduate wins Undergraduate 2006 Summer Research Award

Bryce Toyama – CEE Undergraduate wins Undergraduate 2006 Summer Research Award Bryce Toyama, a CEE Undergraduate received a $3000 undergraduate summer research award from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education for h...

CEE Faculty Awarded $950K to Update the State’s Pavement Management System and Pavement Design Practices

CEE Faculty Awarded $950K to Update the State’s Pavement Management System and Pavement Design Practices Professors. A. Ricardo Archilla and Phillip K. Ooi were recently awarded a 5-year,  $950,000 contract by Hawaii Department of Transportation (H...

Changing Paradigm in Environmental Engineering Research: From Waste Treatment to Bioenergy and Value-added Product Recovery

Changing Paradigm in Environmental Engineering Research: From Waste Treatment to Bioenergy and Value-added Product Recovery Samir K. Khanal, Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering University of Hawaii at Manoa We...

Chemical Admixtures for Concrete – What are they and how do they work?

February 9, 2007, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Chemical Admixtures for Concrete – What are they and how do they work? Kevin J. Folliard, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Austin Industries Endowed Teaching Fellow The University of Texas at A...

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Contributing Financially to the Department

Contributing Financially to the Department Gifts to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering help us continue to offer a high quality education. As is true nationally, funding from the State is insufficient to meet all the needs of a...

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Gifts to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering help us continue to offer a high quality education. As is true nationally, funding from the State is insufficient to meet all the needs of a high quality program. Charitable contributions hel...

Course Prerequisites

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Course Schedule

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Development of Performance Based Tsunami Engineering - PBTE

March 14, 2008, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Ian Robertson, Professor, CEE UHManoa Title: Development of Performance Based Tsunami Engineering - PBTE Abstract: This presentation will report on current research at the University of Hawaii...

Dr. Amarjit Singh has been elected as a Special Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Dr. Amarjit Singh has been elected as a Special Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). The Special Fellowship is designed to bring into membership eminent persons within the building industry, education and government who will make a significant...

Dr. Farshad Rajabipour was appointed Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on August 1, 2007.

Dr. Farshad Rajabipour was appointed Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on August 1, 2007.  Prior to his appointment at UH, he was a visiting professor of civil engineering at Purdue University, ...

Dr. Peter G. Nicholson Awarded Outstanding Civilian Service Medal

Dr. Peter G. Nicholson, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, was recently asked to attend a meeting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' headquarters in Washington, D.C. where he was awarded...

Environmental Science and Engineering Teaching and Research at Tongji University and A UNEP Platform

Environmental Science and Engineering Teaching and Research at Tongji University and A UNEP Platform A Joint Seminar of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Water Resources Research Center by Dr. Siqing Xia Professor and Vice...
Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson

Structural Engineering
A. Ricardo Archilla

A. Ricardo Archilla

Pavement systems, traffic engineering and safety
Albert S. Kim

Albert S. Kim

Computational environmental engineering, Graduate Program Chair
Amarjit Singh

Amarjit Singh

Construction engineering management
Chunhee Cho

Chunhee Cho

Structural Engineering
David T. Ma

David T. Ma

Structural engineering
DoSoo Moon

DoSoo Moon

Structural engineering
Guohui Zhang

Guohui Zhang

Traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems
Hyoungsu Park

Hyoungsu Park

Coastal and ocean engineering
Jonghyun Harry Lee

Jonghyun Harry Lee

Computational hydrogeology, uncertainty quantification, optimal control
Lin Shen

Lin Shen

Materials and concrete technology
Oceana Puananilei Francis

Oceana Puananilei Francis

Sustainable coastal infrastructure
Panos D. Prevedouros

Panos D. Prevedouros

Traffic engineering, transportation systems, sustainability
Phillip S. K. Ooi

Phillip S. K. Ooi

Geotechnical engineering, soil-structure interaction
Roger Chen

Roger Chen

Transportation Engineering and Systems Analysis, Smart Cities and Connected Communities
Roger W. Babcock Jr.

Roger W. Babcock Jr.

Environmental engineering
Sayed M. Bateni

Sayed M. Bateni

Hydrology, artificial intelligence, data assimilation
Tao Yan

Tao Yan

Environmental microbiology and biotechnology
Janis Kusatsu

Janis Kusatsu

Department Secretary
Jean Zheng

Jean Zheng

Graduate Secretary
Jonathan Imai

Jonathan Imai

Assistant Technician
Mitchell Pinkerton

Mitchell Pinkerton

Department Technician

4. Cooperating Graduate Faculty

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Edmond Cheng

Edmond Cheng

Hydrology
Clark C.K. Liu

Clark C.K. Liu

Hydrology, hydraulics, water resources
H. Ronald Riggs

H. Ronald Riggs

Structural engineering
Wai-Fah Chen

Wai-Fah Chen

Structural analysis
Gaur P. Johnson

Gaur P. Johnson

Structural Engineering

Fall 2008 Class Schedule

Fall 2008 Class Schedule CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 70769 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied...

Fall 2009 Class Schedule

Fall 2009 Class Schedule CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 70714 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I TR 3:00 4:15 MSB...

Fall 2011

Fall 2011 CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I TR 7:30 8:45 MSB 114 Grace...

Fall 2012 Classes

Fall 2012 Classes CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 70542 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I TR 7:30 8:45...

Fall 2013 Classes

Fall 2013 Classes CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 70493 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I TR 7:30 8:45 Post 126...

Fall 2014 Classes

Fall 2014 Classes CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 70475 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I MWF 8:30 9:20 Post 126...

Fall 2015 Classes

Fall 2015 Classes Course Index # Dept. Name Course # Sec. # Credit Hr. Course Title Days Class Begin Class End Bldg. Loc. Rm. # Instructor Name 70429 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics...

Fall 2016 Classes

Fall 2016 Classes CRN Dept. Name Crse. No. Sctn. No. Crd. Hours Course Name Day Class Begins Class Ends Bldg. Name Room No. Instructor Name 70429 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics I MWF 8:30 9:20 MSB 100 Archilla 75755 CEE 270 002 3.0 Applied Mechanics I TR 1:30 2:45 MSB 100 Mukai 70430 CEE 271 001 3.0 Applied Mechanics II TR 3:00 4:15 Kuy 209 Kim 70431 CEE 305 001 3.0 Applied Prob & Statistics TR 2:00 3:15 Kuy 307 Singh 70432 CEE 320 001 4.0 Fluid Mechanics Fundamentals TR 10:30 11:45 MSB 100 Teng 70432 CEE 320L 001 W/Laboratory T 12:00 1:50 Holmes 248 Teng 73760 CEE 320L 002 W/Laboratory R 12:00 1:50 Holmes 248 Teng 77476 CEE 320L 003 W/Laboratory T 3:30 5:10 Holmes 248 Teng 73761 CEE 330 001 4.0 W/Environmental Engineering MWF 10:30 11:20 Kuy 305 Yan 73761 CEE 330L 001 Laboratory M 12:30 2:20 Holmes 286 Yan 74906 CEE 330L 002 Laboratory W 12:30 2:20 Holmes 286 Yan 77463 CEE 330L 003 Laboratory F 12:30 2:20 Holmes 286 Yan 70433 CEE 355 001 4.0 Geotechnical Engineering I TR 9:00 10:15 Wat 112 Ooi 70479 CEE 355L 001 W/Laboratory T 12:00 1:50 Holmes 209 Ooi 70434 CEE 355L 002 W/Laboratory R 12:00 1:50 Holmes 209 Ooi 70435 CEE 361 001 3.0 Fundamentals of Transportation TR 7:30 8:45 MSB 100 Zhang 76912 CEE 370 001 3.0 Mechanics of Materials MWF 1:30 2:20 Kuy 301 Russ 76913 CEE 370L 001 W/Laboratory M 2:30 3:45 Holmes 242 Russ 76914 CEE 370L 002 W/Laboratory W 2:30 3:45 Holmes 242 Russ 75756 CEE 375 001 2.0 W/Construction Materials MWF 8:30 9:20 Kyu 307 Shen 75756 CEE 375L 001 1.0 Laboratory M 2:30 4:20 Holmes 102 Shen 75757 CEE 375L 002 1.0 Laboratory W 2:30 4:20 Holmes 102 Shen 77393 CEE 375L 003 1.0 Laboratory W 4:30 6:20 Holmes 102 Shen 77888 CEE 381 001 3.0 Structural Analysis MWF 11:30 12:20 MSB 100 Ma * CEE 424 001 3.0 Applied Hydrology TR 10:30 11:45 Holmes 242 Bateni 70436 CEE 431 001 3.0 Water & Wastewater Engineer TR 3:00 4:15 MSB 100 Babcock 78956 CEE 441 001 3.0 Sustainability Systems Analysis (TES) TR 4:30 5:45 Kuy 306 Cooney 86201 CEE 462 001 3.0 Traffic Engineering MW 10:30 11:45 Holmes 244 Prevedouros 75283 CEE 455 001 3.0 Geotechnical Engineering II MW 8:30 9:45 POST 126 Brandes 70437 CEE 472 001 3.0 Construction Project Mgmt TR 12:00 1:15 Arch 215 Akiona 74004 CEE 471 001 3.0 Construction Methods (Building) MWF 10:30 11:20 POST 214 Akiona 74005 CEE 474 001 3.0 Construction Estimating and Bidding MWF 12:30 1:20 POST 214 Akiona * CEE 484 001 3.0 Structural Loads MWF 12:30 1:20 Holmes 244 Johnson 70438 CEE 485 001 4.0 Reinforced Concrete TR 10:30 11:45 Kuy 301 Robertson 70438 Laboratory M 1:30 3:20 Robertson 75310 CEE 489B 001 2.0 Sen. Top: Surv/Plan W 1:30 3:20 MSB 114 Babcock 74443 CEE 489C 001 1.0 E/Professional Ethics F 2:30 3:20 MSB 114 Babcock 79624 CEE 491 001 3.0 Climate modeling, analysis, applicat. TR 9:00 10:15 Holmes 242 Karamperidou * CEE 606 001 3.0 Process Simulation TR 12:00 1:15 Holmes 242 Singh 76942 CEE 623 001 3.0 Groundwater Modeling TR 12:00 1:15 Post 733 El-Kadi 79347 CEE 633 001 3.0 Physical and Chemical Treatment TR 12:00 1:15 Holmes 287 Kim 78267 CEE 634 001 3.0 Biological Treatment TR 3:00 4:15 Moore 207 Kan, E. * CEE 650 001 3.0 Seepage, Drainage and Dewatering MW 10:30 11:45 Holmes 242 Brandes * CEE 660 001 3.0 Systems Analysis for Engineers W 12:00 1:15 Sak B414 Archilla 79353 CEE 677 001 3.0 Smart Structures Technology MW 2:30 3:45 Holmes 241 Ma 70440 CEE 681 001 3.0 Theory Modern Structural Analy MW 1:30 2:45 Holmes 244 Riggs * CEE 685 001 3.0 Advanced Structural Steel Design MW 9:00 10:20 Holmes 287 Johnson 76270 CEE 687 001 3.0 Prestressed Concrete WF 3:00 4:15 Holmes 287 Robertson/Kang 76681 CEE 691 001 1.0 Seminar R 4:30 5:20 Holmes 244 Francis W=Writing Intensive, E=Contemporary Ethical Issues, O=Oral Communication

Financial Aid

Financial Aid The Department offers financial aid in the form of scholarships, tuition waivers, graduate teaching assistantships and graduate research assistantships. In addition, student loans, scholarships and other forms of financial aid...

Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering Direct cyclic simple shear testing system Geotechnical engineering deals with the study of earth materials in the context of engineering investigation, design and construction.  It is concerned ...

Graduate Study

The Civil Engineering Graduate Student Handbook sets forth the basic policies, requirements and procedures for graduate students pursuing Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Civil Engineering. The Graduate Study Guidelines...

Graduate Study

The Civil Engineering Graduate Student Handbook sets forth the basic policies, requirements and procedures for graduate students pursuing Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Civil Engineering. Please click here for graduate...

Dual Master's in CE and MBA Program

Dual Master's in CE and MBA Program A dual Master's degree in Civil Engineering and Business Administration is available. The program is offered through the Shidler College of Business at UH Manoa. Students must apply to and be accepted into...

Fast-Track Combined BS & MS (BAM) Program

Fast-Track 4+1 (BS+MS) Degree in Civil Engineering Program The 4+1 (BS+MS) Degree in Civil Engineering program provides a fast track for students to receive BSCE plus MSCE degree in five years by allowing the double-counting of six (6) credits...

M.S. Program

M.S. Program The Department offers a graduate program leading to the M.S. degree in civil engineering with several areas of concentration, including construction management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and tra...

Admission to M.S. Program

  Admission to M.S. Program Applications are first screened by the Graduate Division and are then forwarded to the Program for approval. Applications are submitted online at the Graduate Division website . Check the requirements below for eligibility. ...

Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. Program The Department offers a graduate program leading to the Ph.D. degree in civil engineering with areas of concentration in construction management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and...

Admission to PhD Program

Admission to Ph.D. Program Applications are first screened by the Graduate Division and are then forwarded to the Program for approval. Applications are submitted online at the Graduate Division website . Check the requirements below for eligibility. Application ...

Hawaii's Dams

March 9, 2007, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Horst Brandes, Associate Professor, CEE UHManoa Hawaii's Dams Failure of the Kaloko dam on Kauai, along with the earthquakes of October 2006, brought widespread attention to Hawaii's ageing system...

Holmes Hall

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Home

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) focuses on the activities of people and their interaction with the environment. The civil engineer conceives, plans, designs, constructs, operates, and maintains buildings, bridges, highways, airports, railways,...

Hurricane Katrina Storm Surge Damage to Engineering Structures

Date: February 17, 2006 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Location: Holmes Hall 244 Speaker: Ian Robertson, Professor, CEE UHM Title: Hurricane Katrina Storm Surge Damage to Engineering Structures Abstract: Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Louisiana...

Hydrodynamics of an ideal aggregate with quadratically increasing permeability

Date: January 20, 2006 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Location: Holmes Hall 244 Speaker: Professor Albert S. Kim, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa Hydrodynamics of an ideal aggregate with quadratically increasing permeability...

M.S. Program SLOs, Credit and Other Requirement

M.S. Program The Department offers a graduate program leading to the M.S. degree in civil engineering with several areas of concentration, including construction management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and tra...

Material Health Monitoring of Concrete:

April 4, 2008, 2:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Material Health Monitoring of Concrete: A Vital Component of Sustainable Infrastructure Development Farshad Rajabipour Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Hawai`i at Manoa Traditional...

Microbial Degradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Sediment

Microbial Degradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Sediment Tao Yan Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environ. Engr. University of Hawaii Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are ubiquitous environmental contaminants that are frequently...

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) focuses on the activities of people and their interaction with the environment. The civil engineer conceives, plans, designs, constructs, operates, and maintains buildings, bridges, highways,...

Mitigation of Tsunami Threat through Better Planning

Mitigation of Tsunami Threat through Better Planning Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura Canada Research Chair in Project Management Systems Director and Associate Professor Project Management Specialization Schulich School of Engineering University of Calgary Canada...

Modern Freeway Infrastructure and Automated Incident Detection

Date: February 24, 2006 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Location: Holmes Hall 244 Speaker: Panos D. Prevedouros, Professor, CEE UHManoa Modern Freeway Infrastructure and Automated Incident Detection The presentation will center on the newly constructed...

Near-interfacial and Interfacial Fracture Simulation by the Extended Finite Element Method

March 7 , 2008, 2:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Near-interfacial and Interfacial Fracture Simulation by the Extended Finite Element Method Yuhai Yan Design of composite structures in many important industrial applications requires good understanding...

Network of Energy Flow in Framed Structures and its Preliminary Application

February 2, 2006, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Leiming Zhang, Associate Professor, Deparment of Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University Network of Energy Flow in Framed Structures and its Preliminary Application Nowadays full-process...

News Archive

News Archive 2015 Institute of Transportation Engineers Section Meeting Sustainability Facts and Figures Panos Prevedouros, PhD, Professor of Civil Engineering University of Hawaii at Manoa Wednesday, October 28, 11:45am - 1:00pm Fasi...
Peter G. Nicholson

Peter G. Nicholson

Geotechnical engineering

Prof. Albert S. Kim became a member of the editorial advisory board for Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering

Prof. Albert S. Kim became a member of the editorial advisory board for Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering (http://www.bentham.org/cheng ), a new innovative online journal to be launched in January 2008 by Bentham Science Publishers.  This journal ...

Prof. Chittaranjan Ray received another Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from the Army Research Office this year ($110,145)

Prof. Chittaranjan Ray received another Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant from the Army Research Office this year ($110,145). The grant is to purchase instrumentation to study the fate and transport of unexploded...

Prof. Singh Receives Surendranath Mukherjee Memorial Prize

Prof. Singh Receives Surendranath Mukherjee Memorial Prize Amarjit Singh received the Surendranath Mukherjee Memorial Prize for the best research paper related to practical execution of work from the Institution of Engineers (India), which is the...

Program Assessment

Our Civil and Environmental Engineering program of study leading to the Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET . We are currently working towards the retroactive ABET accreditation of o...

Public Private Partnerships for Civil Infrastructure: A Primer

March 2, 2007, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Panos Prevedouros, Professor, CEE UHManoa Public Private Partnerships for Civil Infrastructure: A Primer No less than three separate bills were submitted to the 2007 Legislature for the enactment of...

Publications of Clark C.K. Liu

Publications of Clark C.K. Liu I. Refereed Journal Articles Liu, C.C.K., Xia, W. and Park, J.W., (2006).A Wind-driven Reverse Osmosis System for Wastewater Reuse and Nutrient Recovery, Desalination , Vol. 202, pp.24-30. Liu, C.C.K., Ice, C.,...

Recent graduate Timothy Lum-Yee was one of nine student leaders who were honored with the Undergraduate Leadership Distinction Award at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Spring 2007 Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 13, 2007.

Recent graduate Timothy Lum-Yee was one of nine student leaders who were honored with the Undergraduate Leadership Distinction Award at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Spring 2007 Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 13, 2007. The Undergraduate...

Research

Research Our faculty and students conduct research in traditional civil and environmental disciplines, as well as in interdisciplinary and emerging technology fields. These efforts are balanced to satisfy specific research needs in Hawaii and the...

Center for Safety Equity in Transportation

CENTER FOR SAFETY EQUITY IN TRANSPORTATION 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....

Coastal Engineering

State Highway Shoreline Protection Program Drs. Oceana Francis, Horst Brandes and David Ma obtained a three year (2017-2019) project from the Hawaii Department of Transportation (about $700,000) to identify threats to the integrity of State roads...

Environmental Engineering

Transform Municipal Wastewater Treatment Systems into Community Enteric Disease Information Networks Dr. Tao Yan  obtained a three year (2015-2018) project from the National Science Foundation (about $350,000) to significantly expand the role of ...

Geotechnical Engineering

Slope Instrumentation and Development of a Landslide Warning System Dr. Phillip Ooi   obtained a five year (2014-2019) project from the Hawaii Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration (about $530,000) to develop a site-specific ...

Hydraulic Engineering

Irrigation Management for Farmlands in American Samoa  Dr. Sayed Bateni is working on a three year (2016-2018) project supported by the USGS (about $40,000) to collect in situ data on soil and crop in the farmlands of American Samoa. Real-time ...

Materials Engineering

Field Monitoring of Alkali-Silica Reaction Dr. Ian Robertson   secured a long duration (2014-2019) project from the Hawaii Department of Transportation (about $250,000) to compare lab and field results. Alkali Silica Reaction (ASR) occurs in ...

Pavement Engineering

Performance Monitoring of Preservation Treatments in Honolulu Dr. Ricardo Archilla received funding from the University Transportation Center for Pavement Preservation (about $280,000, from 2013 to 2018) to monitor the performance of different preservation...

Structural Engineering

Five-year Monitoring of Seismic Instrumentation in the Kealakaha Bridge Dr. Ian Robertson obtained a five year (2015-2020) project from the Hawaii Department of Transportation (about $400,000) to instrument and monitor Kealakaha Bridge. The...

Structural Engineering Sample Technical Reports

Structural Engineering Sample Technical Reports    2 0 1 5  UHM/CEE/15-01 [20 MB PDF file] Vulnerability of Hawaii Commercial Port and Harbor Facilities to Tsunamis and Hurricane Storm Surge and Wave Action Ian Robertson UHM/CEE/15-02 [1...

Transportation Engineering

Transportation Research A large portion of the current research in transportation in conducted under CSET. Drs. Guohui Zhang and Panos Prevedouros were awarded $1.6 million for the next five year as part of Center for Safety Equity in Transportation...

Water Resources

Modeling and Characterization of Density-Driven Flow in Variably Saturated Aquifers in Hawaii Dr. Jonghyun Harry Lee is one of several main investigators for the NSF-funded EPSCoR project (about $20 million) Ike Wai (2017-2022) . The plan is to...

Research

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Resources for Graduate Study

Graduate Student Orientation 2019 Academic Guidelines(For specific questions about template, please click here to contact Graduate Chair.)CEE-UHM-dissertaton-template.docx CEE-UHM-thesis-dissertation-Instructions CEE-UHM-Lyx template UHM-LaTex template...

Robert A. Grace

Robert A. Grace Areas of Specialty and Research Interest: Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Office: Holmes Hall 343 Phone: (808) 956-6628 E-mail: grace@eng.hawaii.edu Offshore and underwater engineering planning, design, construction,...

Saitama University

The Department has a cooperative agreement with the CEE Department at Saitama University, Japan since 2005.  Saitama is one of the large cities that comprise the Tokyo metropolitan area, and Saitama University is one of the national universities ...

Sample CEE Projects and Challenges

Sample CEE Projects and Reports  

$1.3 Million from NSF for Tsunami Engineering

$1.3 Million from NSF for Tsunami Engineering  The department has received $1.3 million to lead a multi-university, 4-year research project to develop Performance Based Tsunami Engineering. The funding comes under NSF”s National Earthquake Engineering Simula...

$1.6M Award from US Transportation Department

$1.6M Award from US Transportation Department 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....

$980K Award from USDA's Conservation Innovation Grants.

$980K Award From USDA 's Conservation Innovation Grants Dr. Sayed Bateni will be the principal investigator of Real-time Optimization of Irrigation Scheduling for Farmlands in Hawaii, Guam, and American Samoa. The $980,000 grant over three years...

1st ISFO

Professor Panos Prevedouros was the Technical Program Coordinator for the 1st Symposium on Freeway and Tollway Operations of the Transportation Research Board. The Symposium provided a platform for about 500 international transportation professionals, m...
2006 Big Island earthquakes

2006 Big Island earthquakes

Executive Summary On October 15th, 2006, two earthquakes with magnitudes of Mw6.7 and Mw6.0 struck in close succession just off the Northwest coast of the Island of Hawai`i. No deaths were attributed to ground shaking, and only minor injuries...

Barber's Point Harbor

  Project /Title: Barber's Point Harbor Subjects: Aerial, Civil Construction, Harbor, Scenic Mission Area: Civil Construction Date: 17 MAR1999 Division: Pacific Ocean Division District: Honolulu District Location/State: Hawaii Photographer: ...

Brandes assists State in its investigation of the Ka Loko dam failure

The Ka Loko dam failure on Kauai The Ka Loko dam on Kauai failed catastrophically on the morning of March 14, claiming the lives of at least three people and causing extensive property damage.  The office of the Attorney General has retained Professor ...

H-3 Tunneling

Tunneling for the H-3 Freeway, Oahu, Hawaii, early 1990s

Halawa Valley Viaduct

  Halawa Valley Viaduct of the H-3 Freeway, Oahu, Hawaii, 1990

Hawaii Kai Landslide

  Landslide on cut slope after intense rainfall, Hawaii Kai Valley

Iwakuni Runway Relocation

  Project /Title: Iwakuni Runway Relocation Phase 1 Subjects: Aerial, Barge, Civilian, Dock, Employee, Harbor Mission Area: Installations, Military Construction Date: 29 Mar 2000 Division: Pacific Ocean Division District: Japan District Location/State: ...

Katrina

NSF Supports Profs. Robertson and Riggs to Survey Damage from Hurricane Katrina Prof. Ian Robertson has received funds from the National Science Foundation to lead a team to survey hurricane damage in the Biloxi"“Gulfport"“Bay St. Louis area of M...

Kawainui Marsh Flood Control

  Project /Title: Kawainui Marsh Flood Control Mission Area: Flood Control Date: 17 March 1999 Division: Pacific Ocean Division District: Honolulu District Location/State: Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii Photographer: Jim Dung General Info: K...

Maile Tower Construction

  Subjects: Aerial, Civil Construction Mission Area: Civil Construction Division: Pacific Ocean Division District: Honolulu District Location/State: Hawaii Photographer: Jim Dung General Info: Maile Tower of the Hale Koa hotel for enlisted m...

Sample of CEE Technical Reports

Civil Engineering Sample Technical Reports   2 0 1 7 UHM/CEE/17-01 [8.4 MB PDF file] The Workings of MAGLEV: A New Way to Travel Scott Dona and Amarjit Singh 2 0 1 5  UHM/CEE/15-01 [20 MB PDF file] Vulnerability of ...

Sand Island Shoreline Protection

  Project /Title: Sand Island Shoreline Protection Subjects: Beach,Civil Construction,Scenic Mission Area: Civil Construction Division: Pacific Ocean Division District: Honolulu District Location/State: Hawaii Photographer: Jim Dung General I...

Sample CEE Projects and Challenges

Sample CEE Projects and Reports  

Sanjay K. Mohanty, a graduate student in Environmental Engineering, recently received a $10,000 recruitment/retention

Sanjay K. Mohanty, a graduate student in Environmental Engineering, recently received a $10,000 recruitment/retention scholarship from the University of Hawaii for his Ph.D. Sanjay just finished his M.S. with Prof. Chittaranjan Ray, in which he examined...

Seminars

April 23, 2021 In-situ Capping for the Remediation of Sediments Contaminated with Nutrients and Heavy metals Dr. Seong-Jik Park Bio: Dr. Seong-Jik Park is a Professor of the Department of Bioresources and Rural Systems Engineering at Hankyong...

Simplified Test Method for Stability Assessment of Asphalt Cold Mixes

February 23, 2006, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Luis G. Diaz, PhD Simplified Test Method for Stability Assessment of Asphalt Cold Mixes The year-round need of small quantities of pavement repair materials for utility cut repairs and pothole...

Spring 2008 Class Schedule

Spring 2008 Class Schedule CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 84398 CEE 270 001 3.0 Applied...

Spring 2009 Class Schedule

Spring 2009 Class Schedule CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 84142 CEE 270 1 3.0 Applied...

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Spring 2010 Class Schedule CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 83820 CEE 270 001 3.0 APPLIED MECHANICS I TR 3:00 4:15 Bil 150...

Spring 2011

Spring 2011 CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 83532 CEE 270 001 3.0 APPLIED MECHANICS I TR 3:00 4:15 Bil 150...

Spring 2012

Spring 2012 CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 83295 CEE 270 001 3.0 APPLIED MECHANICS I TR 7:30 8:45 Post 127...

Spring 2013 Classes

Spring 2013 Classes CRN Dept Crse# Sec Cr Hrs Course Title Days Begins Ends Bldg Room Instructor 83048 CEE 270 001 3.0 APPLIED MECHANICS I TR 7:30 8:45 Post...

Spring 2015 Classes

Spring 2015 Classes Course Index # Dept. Name Course # Sec. # Credit Hr. Course Title Days Class Begin Class End Bldg. Loc. Rm. # Instructor Name 82491 CEE 270 001 3.0 APPLIED...

Structural Engineering Faculty

Structural Engineering  Faculty Wai-Fah Chen Researcher Office: Holmes Hall 336 Phone: (808) 956-7727 chenwf@eng.hawaii.edu Gregor Fischer Adjunct Professor gf@byg.dtu.dk David T. Ma ...

Table 1 Core curriculum linkages to program outcomes

Table 1 Core curriculum linkages to program outcomes   Semester Outcomes Course a b c d e f g h i j k                    ...

The ASCE Student Chaper at UHM competed in the 2009 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSCB) at UNLV

The ASCE Student Chaper at UHM competed in the 2009 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSCB) at UNLV on May 22nd and 23rd in Las Vegas. The steel bridge team, consisting of Eric Tomishima (captain), Lori Higashi, Joel Reyes, Ben Ng,...

The Expression "That Can't Happen" Has No Place in the Ocean

February 16, 2006, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Holmes Hall 244 Robert Grace, Professor, CEE UHManoa The Expression "That Can't Happen" Has No Place in the Ocean The speaker has been a commercial fisherman in Alaska and has experience SCUBA diving on offshore...

The Transport and Fate of Pesticides in the Soils of Central Oahu

The Transport and Fate of Pesticides in the Soils of Central Oahu Dr. Ghasem Alavi Post-Doctoral Fellow Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering University of Hawaii at Manoa The demand for agricultural productivity has caused a dramatic...

UH Links

Graduate Division COE Home U.H. Manoa Home U.H. Home Map of U.H. Manoa Campus

UH Students Qualify for the 2006 AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition

UH Students Qualify for the 2006 AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition Left to Right: Brandon Weaver, Renee Ishisaka, Bryan Lum (captain), Brendon Hayashi, Kim Tanaka, and Travis Nishino At this year’s Pacific S...

Undergraduate Study

The department currently offers two undergraduate degrees, the CE degree and the CNST degree.   1) The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (CE) The CE program focuses on the activities of people and their interaction with the environment....

Civil Engineering

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (CE) Admissions Requirements   |  Prerequisites   |  Curriculum Check Sheet Program Educational Objective and Student Outcomes The expected attainments of our BSCE graduates are: Graduates will pra...

Admissions and Financial Aid

Admission to BSCE and BCNST Programs Applicants to the undergraduate program must meet the Requirements for Admission to UH Mānoa and have completed high school courses in trigonometry, physics and chemistry.  The University of Hawaii also gra...

Scholarships

Scholarships Undergraduate and Graduate American Society of Civil Engineers/Walter Lum Scholarship - $1,500 per year Beavers Scholarship - $20,000 over 2 years (2004-2006) Chevron Scholarship Fund - $1,500 per academic year John S. Farmer (CCPI)...

Civil Engineering

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (CE) Admissions Requirements   |  Prerequisites   |  Curriculum Check Sheet Program Educational Objective and Student Outcomes The expected attainments of our BSCE graduates are: Graduates will pra...

Construction Engineering

BACHELOR IN SCIENCE IN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING (CNST) Admissions Requirements   |  Prerequisites   |  Curriculum Check Sheet Program Educational Objective and Student Outcomes The expected attainments of our B.S. CNST graduates are: Gra...

University of Hawai`i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) College of Engineering alumnus Jeoffrey S. Cudiamat was named 2009 Young Engineer of the Year by the Hawai`i Council of Engineering Societies.

University of Hawai`i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) College of Engineering alumnus Jeoffrey S. Cudiamat was named 2009 Young Engineer of the Year by the Hawai`i Council of Engineering Societies. The awardee will be recognized at the 2009 Engineers Week Banquet o...

Visiting Faculty

Current Visiting Scholars Dr. Hyesung Seok is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Industrial Engineering at Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Seok is joining CEE department for six months starting in May 2021 as a visiting scholar....

Welcome

Aloha!  Welcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Whether you are a prospective undergraduate student, a prospective graduate student, current student, or a visitor, I hope you will find ...

Welcome, Alumni, to the CEE web site

Welcome, Alumni, to the CEE web site. Maintaining contact with our alumni is very important to us. We are working on making this section of use to you. If you have ideas on how we can make this site useful to our alumni, please e-mail us . Please consider...

 

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