Prof. Jie Han
Prof. Andrew J. Whittle Prof. Jie Han Ir. Chaido Doulala-Rigby Prof. Sandra Houston Prof. Songyu Liu Prof. Krishna R. Reddy Prof. Marawan M. Shahien Prof. Erol Tutumluer Prof. Gioacchino Viggiani Prof. Linbing Wang Prof. Chungsik Yoo Prof. Yong Yuan Prof. Gang Zheng


Prof. Jie Han(Sun Jun Lecture)
University of Kansas, Chair (President) of ASCE-GI
Keynote lecture title:Soil Arching: From fundamentals to applications  

Jie Han is the Glenn L. Parker Professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Kansas.  He received his BS and MS degrees in Geotechnical Engineering from Tongji University in 1986 and 1989, respectively and his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1997. His research has focused on geosynthetics, ground improvement, pile foundations, buried structures, and roadways. Dr. Han is the sole author of the book entitled Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement  (Wiley) and has published more than 350 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. Dr. Han is the past president of the International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals, the current chair of the ASCE Geo-Institute Soil Improvement Committee, and the council member of the International Geosynthetics Society. He serves as an associate editor for the ASCE Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering and the ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering and as an editorial board member for ten other international journals. He was the technical co-chair for the ASCE/IFAI GeoFrontiers Conference held in Dallas, Texas in 2011.