Ductile Fracture of Mild Steel: Theory and Experiments
Dr. Dale G. Karr, Ph.D. P.E., Associate Professor, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Michigan. See Abstract Feb 28 2017
February 21, 2017
Diffusiophoresis: from targeted particle delivery to membraneless water filtration
Dr. Sangwoo Shin, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See Abstract Feb 21 2017
2:30-3:20 pm, Crawford Hall 105
February 16, 2017
Scalable subsurface modeling, characterization and optimal control for integrated management system
Dr. Jonghyun Harry Lee, Post‐doctoral Scholar, Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering Stanford University. See Abstract Feb 16 2017
11:00 AM, Holmes Hall 244
February 14, 2017
Groundwater-Surface Water Modeling in an Evolving Environment: Integrated Risk Analysis Approaches and Applications in Hawai‘I
Dr. Erica Siirila‐Woodburn, postdoctoral fellow in the Energy Geosciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. See Abstract Feb 14 2017
11:00 AM, Holmes Hall 244
February 7, 2017
Microbially Induced Calcium Precipitation (MICP): Opportunities and Challenges in Geotechnical Engineering
Dr. Ningjun Jiang, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See Abstract Feb 7 2017
2:30-3:20 pm, Crawford Hall 105
January 31, 2017
Robot Autonomy: Are Robots the New Immigrants?
Dr. Song Choi, Assistant Dean, College of Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See -Abstract-Jan-31-17
2:30 – 3:20 p.m., Crawford Hall 105
January 24, 2017
ITS Sensor Data-based Active Traffic Management for Freeway Congestion Mitigation and Safety Improvement
Dr. Guohui Zhang, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See -Abstract-Jan-24-17
2:30 – 3:20 p.m., Crawford Hall 105
Dr. Clay Naito, an expert in structures and Associate Professor at Lehigh University, is the Alfred Yee Scholar for Spring 2017. He’s offering the graduate course CEE696 Selected Topics in Civil Engr and several seminars. Information on Dr. Naito’s research can be found at his Lehigh University faculty profile.
December 8, 2016
This week’s engineering seminar will feature a series of presentations by the Graduate Students from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. See-Abstract-Dec-8-16
Designing Sustainable Structures through Corrosion Control and Prevention of Steel and Concrete Buildings
Tyler Allen, MS Candidate
Petroleum Remediation Feasibility Selection Tool for Tropical Island Environments
Hope Mariska, MS Candidate
Requirements and Costs of Residential Saferooms in Hawaii
Bryce Iwami and Amy Yagi, MS Candidates
Autonomous Vehicle-Enabled Interoperable Arterial Management Mechanism Optimization
Qiong Wu, PhD Student
Traffic signal timing plans with connected vehicles
Zhenning Li, PhD Student
December 1, 2016
This week’s engineering seminar will feature a series of presentations by the Graduate Students from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. See-Abstract-Dec-1-2016
Punching Shear Analysis of RC Two Ways Reinforced Concrete Flat Slab to Column Connection
Wen Bo Cao & Ryan Leonardo, MS Candidates
Structural Engineering: Designing Under the Parameters of Sustainability
Brandon Cezar, MS Candidate
Rapid Chloride Penetration Test in Concrete
Spencer Chung, MS Candidate
Proposed Changes to Punching Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete
Katrina Higa, MS Candidate
PZT and Beam Vibration
Ryan Hobson, MS Candidate
November 17, 2016
Naval Facilities and Engineering Command (NAVFAC): Contingency Engineering and Pacific Partnership
LT Joseph P Blauwiekel, Civil Engineer Corps, U.S. Navy. See-Abstract-Blauwiekel
November 10, 2016
Assessing Vulnerability to Inform Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning in Waikiki
Rob Porro, P.E., Coastal Planning & Engineering Specialist, National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. See-Abstract-Porro
November 3, 2016
Monitoring the Current Inner Part of the Suruga Bay in Japan
Dr. Masato Niki, Professor, School of Marine Science and Technologies, Tokai University, Japan. See-Abstract-Dr-Niki
October 27, 2016
Submarine Groundwater Discharge: Geochemistry and Microbiology in Reef Ecosystems
Dr. Craig Nelson, Assistant Professor, Department of Oceanography and Center for Microbial Oceanography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See-Abstract-Dr-Nelson
Dr. Masato Niki, a Professor in the School of Marine Science and Technologies at Tokai University, Japan, is visiting the department to collaborate with Dr. Oceana Francis.
Prof. Niki has been working on coastal engineering and coastal physical oceanography. His research interests are an interdisciplinary research to link between coastal physics and marine ecosystem. Information on his research can be found at his Tokai University faculty profile.
October 13, 2016
Engineering for Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge
Dr. Oceana Francis, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See-abstract-Dr-Francis
Dr. Meiyan Xing, an associate professor from Tongji University in Shanghai, China, is visiting the department from Oct. 2016 to Oct. 2017 to collaborate with Dr. Tao Yan.
Prof. Xing’s research focuses on ecological principles of waste treatment (e.g. earthworm-assisted wastewater treatment) and new waste sludge disposal technologies. Information on her research can be found at her Tonji University faculty profile.
October 6, 2016
The REIS program and Applications of Signal and Information Processing to the Smart Grid
Dr. Anthony Kuh, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
September 29, 2016
Wastewater management from a planning perspective
Dr. Daniele Spirandelli, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
September 22, 2016
Sustainable Resilience and/or Resilient Sustainability: Implications for Urban Planning
Dr. Karl Kim, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
September 15, 2016
Influence of anthropogenic and climatic forcing on water quality within a tropical coastal ecosystem
Dr. Rosie Alegado, Assistant Research Professor of Oceanography and the Sea Grant College Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
September 8, 2016
Designing a 100% Renewable Power System in Hawaii
Dr. Matthias Fripp, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
September 1, 2016
Models used to assess the impacts of climate change on global food production
Dr. Michael J. Roberts, Professor in the Department of Economics, UHERO and Sea Grant at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
August 25, 2016
Transportation, Economy and Energy
Dr. Panos Prevedouros, Professor and Chair in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Dr. David Mukai, an associate professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering from University of Wyoming, is visiting our department in fall semester 2016 for teaching and research. Prof. Mukai’s research focuses on theoretical fracture mechanics, reinforced concrete, and structural rehabilitation and monitoring. Information on Dr. Mukai’s research can be found at his University of Wyoming faculty profile.
April 6, 2016
Application of rapid qPCR-based tests for enterococci (Method 1611) in Hawaiian coastal water.
Marek Kirs, Assistant Researcher, Water Resources Research Center See abstract
March 30, 2016
Coupled Estimation of Surface Heat Fluxes and Vegetation Dynamics Using Remotely Sensed Data
Sayed Bateni, Assistant Professor, CEE
March 16, 2016
Mesoscale Modeling of Calcium Silicate Hydrates (C-S-H).
Denvid Lau, Assistant Professor of Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at City University of Hong Kong See abstract
March 9, 2016
Engineering Considerations to Build Capacity for Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting on Moku-o-Lo’e (Coconut Island).
Lelemia Irvine, PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. See abstract
March 2, 2016
Validating Vegetation Index Time Series Data from Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite.
Tomoaki Miura, Professor of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) at UH Manoa See abstract
February 24, 2016
Rainfall Variability and Change in Hawaii
Pao-Shin Chu, Hawaii State Climatologist and Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.
February 17, 2016
USGS Water Programs in Hawaii and the Pacific
Stephan Anthony, Director, USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center See abstract
February 10, 2016
Metrics of El Nino nonlinearity as constraints for tropical Pacific climate change.
Christina Karamperidou, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa
February 3, 2016
Erodibility of Cohesive Soils in Hawaii
Reza Rahimnejad, PhD candidate in the Department of Civil and Environnemental Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. See abstract
January 27, 2010
Load Forecasting and Storage Control in Distribution Grids
Dr. Ehsan Reihani, postdoctoral scholar at GridSTART (Grid System Technologies Advanced Research Team) in Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) See abstract
January 20, 2016
Adaptive State of Charge Estimation for Battery Packs
Dr. Saeed Sepasi, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI), University of Hawai’i at Manoa
January 13, 2016
Using GPS Buoys in the Nankai Trough and Tsunami Modelling to Avoid Underestimation of Tsunami Warning
Shuji Seto, Ph.D student in the Hydrosphere Disaster Laboratory, Graduate School of Safety Science, Kansai UniversitySee Abstract