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...