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Jie Han, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

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TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Basic and advanced soil mechanics
  • Shallow and deep foundations
  • Materials for transportation facilities
  • Geosynthetics
  • Ground improvement
  • Earth retaining structures and slope stability
  • In-situ testing and instrumentation
  • Pavement design

COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate Courses

  • Soil mechanics (Fall 2001, Spring & Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003; Spring 2004)
  • Foundation engineering (Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Summer 2004; Spring 2005)
  • Materials for transportation facilities (Spring 2006; Spring 2007; Spring 2008; Spring 2009; Spring 2010; Spring 2011; Spring 2012; Spring 2013; Spring 2014 )
  • Material science and engineering (Summer, 2003)

Graduate Courses

  • Performance evaluation of constructed facilities (Fall 2002)
  • Geotechnical engineering testing (Fall 2004; Spring 2007; Fall 2008; Fall 2010; Fall 2012; Spring 2015; Fall 2016; Spring 2018)
  • Design with geosynethtics (Summer, 2002; Spring 2005; Fall 2009; Spring 2012; Spring 2014; Spring 2016; Spring 2018)
  • Ground improvement (Fall 2005; Spring 2008; Spring 2011; Fall 2014; Spring 2016; Fall 2017; Spring 2019)
  • Advanced foundation engineering (Spring 2006; Fall 2007; Spring 2010; Spring 2013; Spring 2015; Fall 2018)
  • Principles of pavement design (Fall 2006; Spring 2009; Fall 2011; Fall 2013; Fall 2015; Spring 2019)

Short Courses

  • Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Retaining Walls and Slopes under Special Conditions, Jie Han and Dov Leshchinsky, the Geosynthetics 2019 Conference, Houston, Texas, February 10, 2019
  • Geosynthetic-stabilized Roads: From Mechanisms to Applications, Jie Han, J.P. Giroud, Erol Tutumluer, and Michael Dobie, the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Seoul, Korea, September 16, 2018
  • Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures and Stabilized Roads: Principles and Applications, Tensar International, Jinchuan, China, June 7, 2018
  • Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures and Stabilized Roads: Principles and Applications, Tensar International, Lanzhou, China, June 6, 2018
  • Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures and Stabilized Roads: Principles and Applications, Tensar International, Hefei, China, June 28, 2017
  • Ground Improvement and Land Reclamation, Jie Han and Jian Chu, Selangor, April 10-11, Penang, Malaysia, April 12-13, 2017
  • Ground Improvement and Foundation Design, Jie Han, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, April 5, 2017
  • Design of Geosynthetic-reinforced Foundations for Load Support, Jie Han, the Geotechnical Frontiers, Orlando, Florida, March 12, 2017
  • Recent Developments in Ground Improvement - Tools Every Geotechnical Engineer Should Have, James G. Collin and Jie Han, the ASCE Geo-Structures Congress, Phoenix, Arizona, February 14, 2016
  • Design of Geosynthetic-reinforced Unpaved and Paved Roads, J.P. Giroud and Jie Han, Portland, Oregon, February 14, 2015
  • Mechanisms and Design of Unpaved Roads, J.P. Giroud and Jie Han, Berlin, Germany, September 22, 2014
  • Design of Geosynthetic-reinforced Unpaved and Paved Roads, J.P. Giroud and Jie Han, Long Beach, California, April 5, 2013
  • Geosynthetics for Stream Crossings and Channel Stabilization, Jie Han, A pre-conference session to the 2012 joint APWA/KCHA Spring conference, Newton, May 9, 2012
  • Recent Trends in Ground Improvement, James G. Collin, Ryan Berg, and Jie Han, the GeoFrontiers 2011, Dallas, Texas, March 13, 2011
  • Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement, Jie Han, the Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia, Malaysia, July 22-23, 2010
  • Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures, Jie Han, the Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia, Malaysia, July 20 to 21, 2009
  • Geosynthetics Reinforcement in Embankment Foundations and Roads, Jie Han, Monash University, Australia, October 10, 2008
  • Geotextile Applications, Jie Han, Griffith University, Australia, September 29 to October 3, 2008.

Events
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times

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