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Thursday, December 31, 2020

A University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering was honored with the Outstanding Contribution Award as part of the United States-Korea Conference: Sustainable Development & The Future.

David Lee

Hosin "David" Lee, a native of South Korea, was selected by the honors and awards committee of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA). The award is given to one person annually with both an outstanding professional career and significant contributions to KSEA.

Lee directs the Laboratory for Advanced Construction Technology (LACT) at the Iowa Technology Institute, which is part of the UI College of Engineering. He researches new technologies in transportation engineering, sustainable civil infrastructure design, civil and construction materials, and sustainable pavement materials.

Minister Kiyoung Choi of the Ministry of Science and ICT of Korea and President Soolyeon Cho of the KSEA presented the award during a virtual ceremony on Dec. 14. For more information, go to