Redmond Chair of Civil Engineering
Director, Croucher Laboratory of Environmental Hydraulics


Ir Professor Joseph H.W. LEE


BSc (Eng), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

MSc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.



Office:      HW 6-21

Phone:     +852 28592672

Fax:         +852 25595337




Teaching Activities


Research Interests


Representative Research / Consultancy Projects (PI unless otherwise stated)


Representative Publications

  1. Arega, F., Lee, J.H.W. and Tang, H.W. (2008). "Hydraulic jet control for river junction design of Yuen Long Bypass Floodway, Hong Kong", ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 134(1), 23-33.
  2. Choi, K.W. and Lee, J.H.W. (2007). "Distributed entrainment sink approach for modelling mixing and transport in the intermediate field", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 133(7), 804-815.
  3. Wong, K.T.M., Lee, J.H.W. and Hodgkiss, I.J. (2007). "A simple model for forecast of coastal algal blooms", Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 74, 175-196.
  4. Lee, J.H.W., Huang, Y., Dickman, M.D., and Jayawardena, A.W. (2003). "Neural network modelling of coastal algal blooms." Ecological Modelling, 159, 179-201.
  5. Lee, J.H.W., and Chu, V.H. (2003). Turbulent jets and plumes - A Lagrangian approach. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  6. Chu, V.H., and Lee, J.H.W. (1996). "A general integral formulation of turbulent buoyant jets in crossflow." Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 122(1), 27-34.
  7. Lee, J.H.W., Wu, R.S.S., and Cheung, Y.K. (1991). "Forecasting of dissolved oxygen in marine fish culture zone." Journal of Environmental Engineering , ASCE, 117(6), 816-833.
  8. Lee, J.H.W., and Cheung, V. (1990). "Generalized Lagrangian model for buoyant jets in a current." Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 116(6), 1085-1106.
  9. Lee, J.H.W., and Neville-Jones, P. (1987). "Initial dilution of horizontal jet in crossflow." Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 113, 615-629.
  10. Lee, J.H.W., and Jirka, G.H. (1981). "Vertical round buoyant jet in shallow water." Journal of the Hydraulics Division, Proc. ASCE, 107(HY12), 1651-1675.


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