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June 30, 2005

Lee Receives Korean Engineering Award

Hosin David Lee, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering in the University of Iowa College of Engineering and transportation researcher in the UI Public Policy Center, has received the Road Engineering Excellence Award from the Korean Society of Road Engineers.

The award was given "in recognition of the innovative research on highway pavement and excellence in publication and professional activities to enhance road engineering."

Lee, who came to the University of Iowa in 1999, has research interests that include the application of micro-electrical mechanical systems to transport infrastructure; the development of infrastructure management systems; the development of an automated pavement crack image processing system; the use of polymers in concrete; and the use of recycled materials in transportation infrastructure.

He is currently vice chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Highway Pavements Committee.

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