Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Basrah
He currently serves as an Associate Editor of the ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management and has recently been appointed the California Water Service Co. Chair, leading a research collaboration between SJSU students and the Cal Water Technical Staff to address a broad range of challenges confronting the state’s water industry.
Dr. Lee has conducted research on diverse aspects of the drinking water infrastructure analytics/ modeling. Since joining the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2008, Dr. Lee has secured grant funding of over $900k to support his research from organizations such as the National Science Foundation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the California Water Service Company, and Hewlett-Packard. Dr. Lee has more than 50 publications, including articles in highly respected journals, technical reports, and papers presented at national and international conferences on environmental, water resources, and infrastructure engineering. Dr. Lee, whose Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering was awarded by Virginia Tech in 2008, is a registered Professional Engineer of Civil Engineering in the state of California and was the 2011 ASCE Fellow for Excellence in Civil Engineering Education and the recipient of SJSU’s Young Investigator Award in 2013.