Ignite Your Potential 2016

KSEA Ignite Your Potential!

Academic Career Seminar

Thursday, September 29th, 2016, 5:45pm - 8:30pm

East Room, Pierpont Commons (North Campus)

2101 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(See directions at bottom)

Program Includes

  • Keynote Speech by UM Associate Professor SangHyun Lee
    • Tenure Track Faculty Advice (see biography below)
  • Banquet Dinner Included ($5 for KSEA members, $15 for non-members)
    • Catered by UM University Catering
    • Become a KSEA member HERE for discounted or free entry, food, and drinks for this and future events
  • Raffle Prizes (FREE)

Sign-Up is Required

Sign-Up Form Link - Click for RSVP FORM HERE!

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED - Sign up and Payment both required by 11:59pm Monday 9/26/2016 to guarantee the dinner reservation.
  • After this date, please sign up and make payment for first-come first-serve remaining dinner reservations. Limited spots are available.
  • For questions email us at ksea.michapter@gmail.com

Payment Options

  • Cost is $5 for KSEA members and $15 for non-members
  • Become a KSEA member by joining HERE for discounted or free entry, food, and drinks for this and future events (national membership costs $35 for regular, $15 graduate students, free for undergrads)
  • Please include your full name and "Ignite" in the payment note
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  • Chase QuickPay: ksea.michapter@gmail.com
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Program Schedule

  • 5:45-6:30pm: Registration and Social Networking (with Appetizers)
  • 6:30-6:50pm: Buffet Dinner
  • 6:50-7:00pm: KSEA Introduction
  • 7:00-8:00pm: Keynote Speaker - Prof. SangHyun Lee
    • Part I: Life Journey, Career Path, Tenure Faculty Track (30 minutes)
    • Part II: Q&A (30 minutes)
  • 8:00-8:15pm: Raffle Prizes
  • 8:15-8:30pm: Open Networking with Speaker and Peers.

Event Photo Album


Keynote Speaker Biography

Dr. SangHyun Lee is an Associate Professor and John L. Tishman Faculty Scholar of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and leads the Dynamic Project Management group. He received both his MSc in Civil Engineering and PhD from Construction Management and Information Technology at MIT, and his BE in Architectural Engineering from Dong-A University.

He had significant experience on large-scale construction projects. He has been conducting research concerning simulation and sensing intended to improve construction process, safety and health in these projects. He served as a board of governors in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Construction Institute, the Chair of the ASCE Construction Research Council, and the Chair of the ASCE Visualization, Information Modeling, and Simulation Committee. In addition, he is serving as the Specialty Editor for the ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, and as an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering along with several editorial board memberships. He received the ASCE Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction, ASCE Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize, the FIATCH CETI Outstanding Early Career Researcher Award, the Stephen G. Revay Award from the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering, CII Distinguished Professor Award, and Henry Russel Award, the highest honor the University of Michigan bestows upon junior faculty, among many others as well as seven best paper awards including the 2014 ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. He has over 140 peer-reviewed articles including 55 journal papers as well as 2 patents and 2 books. Currently, he is building a start-up out of his research outcome.


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