Jonghyun Harry Lee 

Jonghyun “Harry” Lee
Assistant Professor, Water Resources Research Center & Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Contact: jonghyun.harry.lee at hawaii dot edu
Office: Holmes 336

Research Interests

  • Scalable numerical modeling of subsurface flow and reactive transport in HPC

  • Fast inverse modeling and data assimiliation with uncertainty quantification

  • Stochastic optimization and optimal control

  • Physics-informed deep learning and big data analytics

  • Numerical linear algebra

Recent News

[10/16/2020] UHM Engineering seminar “Recent developments in fast and scalable inverse modeling and data assimilation in hydrology”

[10/07/2020] Our paper “Bathymetric Inversion and Uncertainty Estimation from Synthetic Surf-Zone Imagery with Machine Learning” accepted in Remote Sensing

[08/21/2020] Call for Papers: AAAI 2021 Spring Symposium on Combining Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Physical Sciences (AAAI-MLPS), March 22-24, 2021

[07/09/2020] AAAI 2020 Fall Symposium on Physics-guided AI to acclerate scientific discovery, November 13-14, 2020


Honors and Awards

  • $5,000 in Google Cloud Platform Research Credits, 2020

  • $2,000 in Amazon Web Services Educate Credits for F19 CEE696 Deep Learning in CEE and ES

  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Faculty Fellow, 2018-Present

  • $20,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits, AWS Cloud Credits for Research Program (formerly known as Amazon Research Grants), 2017-2018

  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship, 2016-2017

  • $5,600 in AWS credits, AWS Cloud Credits for Research Program, 2016

  • One of 15 early career researchers accepted for IdeaLab 2015: Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification, Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, July 6-10, 2015

  • Charles H. Leavell Graduate Student Fellowship, Stanford University, 2012-2014

  • Borland Hydrology New Graduate Student Scholarship, Colorado State University, 2008

Associate Editor

Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier): 2018 - Present