Juneseok Lee

Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dr. Lee’s research focuses primarily on drinking water infrastructure analytics/ modeling. His work has been supported by major grants from funding bodies 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 technical publications, including articles in highly respected journals and conference proceedings, and has presented papers at national and international conferences on the environment, water resources, and infrastructure engineering.  In 2018, he won the Best Paper Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA)’s Distribution & Plant Operations Division.  Dr. Lee, who has a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Virginia Tech, 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. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of the ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.  Dr. Lee recently joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY, as an Associate Professor.  He was previously a tenured Associate Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at San José State University, San José, CA.   

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)                        May 2008                          

PhD, Environmental Water Resources Program, Civil and Environmental Engineering;

Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)                         Dec 2004               

MS, Environmental Water Resources Program, Civil and Environmental Engineering;

Korea University (Seoul, South Korea)             Aug 2001            

BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering;

Courses Taught

CEEN 303 Introductory Fluid Mechanics

CEEN 304 Introductory Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

CEEN 307 Hydraulic Design

  • Research
    Dr. Lee has been conducting research into various aspects of Drinking Water Infrastructure Modeling/ Analytics, including both i) water supply/distribution and ii) premise plumbing issues. He is particularly interested in developing integrative water quality and hydraulic modeling in premise plumbing and water distribution systems analysis, water-energy nexus, and water-infrastructure performance & asset management.  More details can be found on his research website (Lee Water-Infra aNalytics | LEE-WIN). 
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities

    PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES (SELECTED RECENT - FOR A COMPLETE LIST, PLEASE REFER TO RESEARCH WEBSITE)

    1. Gungor-Demirci, G., Lee, J., J. Keck, and R. Guzzetta (2018), Determinants of Non-Revenue Water for a California Water Utility, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA (2018) 67 (3): 270-278. https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2018.152

     

    1. Garcia, D.G*., Lee, J., J. Keck, P. Yang, and R. Guzzetta (2018), Hot Spot Analysis of Water Mains Failures in California, Journal American Water Works Association, May 2018 https://doi.org/10.1002/awwa.1039

     

    1. Gungor-Demirci, G., Lee, J., J. Keck (2018), Measuring water utility performance using nonparametric linear programming, Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 34:3-4, 206-220, DOI: 10.1080/10286608.2018.1425403

     

    1. Gungor-Demirci, G., Lee, J., J. Keck (2018), Assessing the Performance of a California Water Utility Using Two-Stage Data Envelopment Analysis, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Vol (144)4, April 2018

     

    1. Lee, J. and M. Meehan (2017), Survival Analysis of Service Line Materials utilizing Nationwide Datasets, Journal American Water Works Association, 109(9)  [Best Paper Award – 2018 AWWA Distribution & Plant Operations Division]
    1. Lee, J., K. Bae, and T. Younos (2017), Conceptual framework for decentralized green water-infrastructure systems. Water and Environment Journal, 10.1111/wej.12305

     

    1. García, DM. *, SG Ganesan*, Lee, J. J. Keck, P. Yang, (2017), Water Mains Integrity Management Using Hot Spot Analysis, CSU Geospatial Review (Spring 2017)

     

    1. Mirzaei, M., M. Faghih, J. Adamowski, Lee, J. and A. El-Shafie (2017), Uncertainty estimation in flood inundation mapping: an application of non-parametric bootstrapping, River Research and Applications, Vol 33(4), pp. 611-619

     

    1. Erratum to: Dallman, S., A.M. Chaudhry, M. K. Muleta and Lee,J. (2017), The Value of Rain: Benefit-Cost Analysis of Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Water Resources Management, 30(12), pp. 4415- 4428. doi:10.1007/s11269-016-1429-0

     

    1. Dallman, S., A.M. Chaudhry, M. K. Muleta and Lee, J. (2016), The Value of Rain: Benefit-Cost Analysis of Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Water Resources Management, 30(12), pp. 4415- 4428. doi:10.1007/s11269-016-1429-0

     

    1. Gungor-Demirci, G., Lee, J., M. Mirzaei and T. Younos (2016), How do people make a decision on bottled or tap water? Preference elicitation with nonparametric bootstrap simulations, Water and Environment Journal, Vol 30 (3-4), pp. 243-252.

     

    1. Tanverakul, S. * and Lee, J. (2016), Decadal review of residential water demand analysis from a practical perspective, IWA Water Practice and Technology Vol 11 (2), pp. 433 -447 (doi: 10.2166/wpt.2016.050)

     

    1. Lee, J. (2016), Residential water demand analysis of a Low‐Income Rate Assistance Program in California, United States, US, Water and Environment Journal 30(1-2), 49-61 (doi: 10.1111/wej.12158)

     

    1. Mirzaei, M., M. Faghih, T. P. Ying, A. El-Shafie, Y. F. Huang, and Lee, J. (2016). Application of a rainfall-runoff model for regional-scale flood inundation mapping for the Langat River Basin, IWA Water Practice and Technology, Vol 11 (2), pp. 373-383 (doi: 10.2166/wpt.2016.044 )

     

    1. Lee, J. (2015), Hydraulic Transients in Service Lines, International Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 4(2), 31-36

     

    1. Mirzaei, M., Y.F. Huang, A. El-Shafie, T. Chimeh, Lee, J., N. Vaizadeh, J. Adamowski (2015), Uncertainty analysis for extreme flood events in a semi-arid region, Natural Hazards, 78(3), 1947-1960, 10.1007/s11069-015-1812-9

     

    1. Lee, J. and S. Chae (2015), Hourly water demand forecasting for micro water grids, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA 65 (1) 12-17; DOI: 10.2166/aqua.2015.144

     

    1. Lee, J. (2015), A holistic decision-making framework for selecting domestic piping materials, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, 64(3), p 326–332, doi:10.2166/aqua.2015.088

     

    1. Tanverakul, S. * and Lee, J. (2015), Impacts of Metering on Residential Water Use in California, Journal American Water Works Association, 107(2), E69-75

     

    1. Lee, J. and Tanverakul, S*. (2015), Price elasticity of residential water demand in California, Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, 64(2), p 211-218

     

    EDITORIALS & FEATURE ARTICLES

    1. Lee, J. and Younos, T. (2017), Sustainability Strategies at the Water–Energy Nexus: Renewable Energy and Decentralized Infrastructure. Journal American Water Works Association, February 2018. https://doi.org/10.1002/awwa.1001

     

    1. Keck, J. and Lee (2015), A New Model for Industry-University Partnerships, Journal American Water Works Association, November, 107(11), 84-90, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5942/jawwa.2015.107.0161

    CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (SELECTED RECENT)

    1. Demirci, G.G., Lee, J. and J. Keck, “Performance Assessment of a California Water Utility by Data Envelopment Analysis.”, 2017 ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Sacramento, California, USA, May 22-25, 2017.

     

    1. Ganesan, S.G.*, García, D.G. *, Lee, J. and J. Keck, “A Spatio-Temporal Water Mains Integrity Management Program for California.”, 2017 ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Sacramento, California, USA, May 22-25, 2017.

     

    1. Haque, U., PF da Silva, Lee, J., S Benz, MJ Auflič, P Blum, “Increasing Fatal Landslides in Europe.”, Workshop on World Landslide Forum, 505-512

     

    1. Lee, J. and M. Meehan, 2016 AWWA Water Infrastructure Conference, Phoenix, AZ October 30-November 2, 2016. “Reliability Analysis of Service Line Materials”.

     

    1. Bautista, A*., Lee, J. and J. Keck, “A New Water Mains Integrity Management Program for California.”, 2016 ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, May 22-26, 2016.

     

    1. Demirci, G.G., Lee, J. and J. Keck, “Performance Assessment of a Water Utility in California.”, 2016 ASCE World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, May 22-26, 2016.

     

  • Professional Experience and Memberships

    Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY)             Aug 2018-Present                         

    Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    University of Delaware (Newark, DE)          Jan 2017 – Jan 2018

    Visiting Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    San José State University (San José, CA)  Aug 2008 – Aug 2018

    Assistant/ Associate Professor (with Tenure), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    PPI (Professional Publications, Inc.)            Jan 2012 - Dec 2013                   

    • Professional Engineering Exam Water Resources Instructor (both On-line and In-class)
    • California Surveying Exam Instructor (On-line)
    • Fundamental Engineering Exam Instructor (In-class)

    Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)                 Aug 2002- May 2008      

    • Lab Instructor, CEE2814 Measurement (Surveying), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Graduate Research Assistant funded from NSF Grant DMI-0329474: ‘Towards Sustainable Drinking Water Infrastructure’/ AWWARF Project #301: ’Non-Uniform Corrosion in Copper Piping - Assessment’

    Daewoo Eng. & Construction Co., Ltd (Seoul, South Korea) Jul 2001- Dec 2001         

    Staff, Overseas Civil Project Team

    Republic of Korea Marine Corps                        Jan 1996-Mar 1998

    Sergeant, Lance Corporal