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Juneseok Lee, Ph.D., P.E., BC.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. 

Lee has made remarkable contributions to civil engineering, particularly in education and research. His impact in education is evident through his roles as a mentor, educator, and program coordinator, where he has greatly influenced the next generation of civil engineers. His dedication to comprehensive and practical civil engineering education extends to mentoring students in research activities, creating a hands-on learning environment that prepares them for real-world challenges.

In research, Lee's contributions to water infrastructure management and analytics are substantial. He has focused on water distribution analytics and premise plumbing modeling. His research has enriched the academic body of knowledge and provided practical solutions to critical issues in water infrastructure operations and management. This is evident in his numerous peer-reviewed publications and books, which have been recognized for their innovation and impact.

Lee’s other significant contributions take in impactful civil engineering education, professional service, and advancing the profession and benefiting society through sustainable and resilient water management practices. He serves as an associate editor and editorial board member for key ASCE & AWWA journals and has chaired various committees in ASCE.

Holding a doctorate in civil and environmental engineering from Virginia Tech, Lee is a registered professional engineer in California and a Board-Certified Water Resources Engineer of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.