J.J. Lee

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Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering


  • Doctoral Degree, Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Master's Degree, Civil Engineering, Utah State University
  • Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University


Ph.D., 1970, California Institute of Technology
M.S., 1967, Utah State University
B.S., 1962, National Taiwan University

Research Summary

* Hydraulics
* Water Resources Engineering
* Coastal Engineering


  • 2016 The Environmental and Water Resources Institute, ASCE Best Paper Award
  • 2011 AWWA (American Water Work Association) Best Paper Award for the Year 2011
  • 1995 USC School of Engineering/TRW Corporation Excellent in Teaching Award for 1995
  • 1990 National Chi-Epsilon Honor Society for the Pacific District Excellence in Teaching Award for the Pacific District
  • 1974 USC Civil Engineering Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award, David M. Wilson Associates
  • 1973 National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award
  • 1962 National Taiwan University Liu-Young Environmental Engineering Fellowship
  • Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • KAP 224A
  • Kaprielian Hall
  • 3620 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2531

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-7865
  • jjlee@usc.edu


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