Prof. Yu-Hsing Wang Elected Fellow of ASCE

Prof. Yu-Hsing Wang, Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The ASCE was founded in 1852 and now represents 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession from 177 countries. ASCE Fellows are approved and inducted after a rigorous nomination and review procedure and make up only about 3% of all ASCE members. They are senior members of ASCE (having held membership for over ten years) who have made significant contributions and developed creative solutions in various aspects of civil engineering that have and continue to change lives around the world.

Ir. Prof. Yu-Hsing Wang received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from National Taiwan University and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he received the George F. Sowers Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Ph.D. Students. Prof. Wang is a Professional Geotechnical Engineer in Taiwan and a Fellow of HKIE. He was Associate Head of CIVL from 2018 to 2021 and has recently been appointed as Associate Dean of the School of Engineering. He is also the founder/director of the Data-Enabled Scalable Research (DESR) Laboratory. The DESR Lab is a Makerspace specializing in the applications of Vertical AI, integrated with Geotechnical Internet of Things (Geo-IoT), Big Data Analytics, Deep Learning, etc., on sustainable urban development and city resilience. In 2005, he received the ASTM International Hogentogler Award. In 2008 and 2017, he received the School of Engineering Teaching Award, HKUST. In 2013, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University. In addition, he has been invited for keynote and theme lectures at the international conferences and served as an associated editor and editorial board member in different journals.

Congratulations to Prof. Wang for the honor!

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