Lee Elected President of National Korean-American Association

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

University of Iowa News Release

Hosin "David" Lee, associate professor (professor as of July 1 2010) of civil and environmental engineering in the University of Iowa College of Engineering and transportation researcher in the UI Public Policy Center, has been elected the 40th President of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA).

Lee, who came to the UI in 1999, has research interests that include: development of innovative highway pavement materials; asphalt pavement recycling technologies; automated pavement crack image analysis system; warm mix asphalt technologies; use of polymer in asphalt and concrete; and sustainable development of transportation infrastructure.

As president, Lee will work closely with the presidents of Korea's National Research Foundation (NRF), Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) in order to develop cooperative research and professional activities with National Science Foundation (NSF) and American science and engineering societies. He will also serve as co-chairman along with the President of KOFST for the annual US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship in August 2011.

In March, Lee organized the KSEA Midwest regional conference on the UI campus. For more information about the KSEA, visit http://www.ksea.org/.