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Hyeok Choi

  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA

Education

  • 2007, Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, USA
  • 2000, M.S., Environmental Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • 1998, B.S., Civil Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Work Experience

  • 2008-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
  • 2007-2009, Postdoctoral Fellow of Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), National Risk Management Research Laboratory, US Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2002-2007, Graduate Research Assistant, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Honors and Awards

  • 2010, Scientific and Technological Achievement Award: Level III, US Environmental Protection Agency.
  • 2009, Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 2008, CH2M Hill/AEESP (Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • 2008, ES&T (Environmental Science and Technology) Second Runner-Up Award – Technical for the Best Papers, given to Environmental Science and Technology 43 (2009) 488-493
  • 2008, The Most Cited Papers in 2 Years on Special Topic of Mesoporous Materials, the Science Watch of Thomson, given to Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 63 (2006) 60-67
  • 2007, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (sponsored by US Environmental Protection Agency)
  • 2007, Scarpino Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation, Environmental Engineering and Science Faculty of University of Cincinnati, USA
  • 2006 Graduate Student Research Paper Award, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society, USA
  • 2006 Advanced Degree/Continuing Education Scholarship, Ohio Section-American Water Works Association, USA
  • 2006 University Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship, University of Cincinnati Research Council, USA
  • 2006 Graduate Student Award for Exemplary Scholarship, Graduate Student Governance Association of University of Cincinnati, USA
  • 2006 John David Eye Scholarship, Environmental Engineering and Science Faculty of University of Cincinnati, USA
  • 2006 Jacob D. and Lillian Rindsberg Award, Graduate Research and Studies of University of Cincinnati, USA
  • 2005 Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society, USA
  • 2004 Richard C. Wigger Scholarship, Environmental Engineering and Science Faculty of University of Cincinnati, USA