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Helen Jung, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Associate Dean of Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering

Office Phone: (951) 343-4510
E-mail: hjung@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Engineering Building, Room 200H
Office Hours: M-F 10-12pm

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Civil Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources University of California at Los Angeles 2009
M.S. Civil Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources University of California at Los Angeles 2005
B.S. Civil Engineering - Structural University of California at Los Angeles 2002

Courses Taught

CHE 130 Chemistry for Engineers
EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering from a Christian Worldview
EGR 181 Mathematics for Engineering Applications I
EGR 182 Mathematics for Engineering Applications II
EGR 241 Statics
EGR 200 Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science
EGR 304 Leadership Cohort
EGR 305 Statistics for Engineers
EGR 306 Internship Preparation
EGR 342L Fluid Mechanics Lab
EGR 356 Hydrology
EGR 403 FE Preparation
EGR 458 Water Resources Engineering

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Hydrology and Water Resources
Scholarly Interests: Catchment response to land-cover change (including wildfire) GIS analysis, Endmember Mixing Analysis, hydrograph separation, remote sensing, watershed modeling, operational flood forecasting, and parameter estimation for hydrologic models.

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Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow at UCLA:

Introduction to Hydrology
Hydrology Lab
Engineering Ethics

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

Jung, H., Hogue, T., Rademacher, L., Meixner, T 2008: Impact of wildfire on source water contributions in Devil Creek, CA: Evidence from end-member mixing analysis, Hydrological Processes.

Jung, H., Hogue, T., 2009: Constraining Parameter Estimates with Alternative Data: Improving Hydrologic Model Behavior under Acute Land Cover Change, Journal of Hydrology.

Articles in Preparation:

Jung, H., Hogue, T., 2009: Optimal Sampling Design of an End-Member Mixing Analysis for Improved Parameter Estimates in Post-fire Watersheds. In preparation, Advances in Water Resources.

Presentations and Seminars:

Jung, H., Hogue, T., Rademacher, L., Meixner, T., Morrissey, S. K., 2006: Characterizing Post-fire Hydrologic Response Using End Member Mixing Analysis, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December.

Jung, H., Hogue, T., Rademacher, L., Meixner, T., Morrissey, S. K., 2006: Using Stream Chemistry to Understand Watershed Dynamics, 2006 Annual Meeting, Southern California Academy of Sciences, May 15, 2006, Invited talk.

Kong, H., Morrissey, Hogue, T., S. K., Rademacher, L. K., Meixner, T., 2005: Effects of Wildfire on Flow Paths in San Bernardino Mountain Watersheds: Evidence from Hydrograph Separation and Geochemistry, CEA-CREST sixth Annual Environmental Science Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May, invited talk.

Posters/Conference Papers

Jung, H., and Hogue, T.S., 2008: Integration Soft Data into Hydrologic to improve post-fire parameter estimates, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December.

Jung, H., and Hogue, T.S., 2007: Investigating the Success of Parameter Estimation Routines in Modeling Watershed Behavior under Post-fire Conditions, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December.

Jung, H., Hogue, T.S., Rademacher, L., Meixner, T., Morrissey, S. K., 2006: Using Stream Chemistry to Understand Watershed Dynamics, UCLA Engineering 2006 Research Review, May 05, 2006, Los Angeles, CA.

Morrissey, S. K., Kong, H., Rademacher, L. K., Hogue, T.S., Meixner, T., 2005: Soil hydrophobicity and permeability after the Old Fire in the San Bernardino Mountains, California, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA., December.

Kong, H., Morrissey, Hogue, T.S., S. K., Rademacher, L. K., Meixner, T., 2005: A Multi-faceted Investigation of the Effects of Wildfire on a Southern California Watershed, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA., December.

Meixner, T., Fenn, M., Rademacher, L., Hogue, T.S., Kong, H., Morrissey, S., 2005: Changes in Nutrient Concentrations after a Chaparral Wildfire, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December.

Lopez, S. R., Hogue, T.S., Morrissey, S., Rademacher, L., Nation, H., Curto, V., Monterrosa, A., Kong, H., 2005: The Relationship between Soil Type, Water Repellency, and Permeability in the San Bernardino Mountains, California, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December.

Kong, H., Morrissey, Hogue, T., S. K., Rademacher, L. K., Meixner, T., 2005: A Multi-faceted Investigation of the Effects of Wildfire on a Southern California Watershed, SAHRA Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ, October.

Kong, H., Morrissey, S., Garcia, E., Santilena, R., Hogue, H., Rademacher, L., Meixner, T., 2004: The Impacts of Wildfire on the Urban-Wildland Interface: Towards Improved Hydrologic Understanding of Post-fire Processes, SAHRA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, October.

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Church Membership & Activities

Corona Korean Thanksgiving Church
PreK-Kindergarten Sunday school teacher

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Community Service & Involvement

Vice President of Korean Campus Crusade for Christ 1999-2000
Treasurer of Korean Campus Crusade for Christ for Alumni 2002-present
Cultural exchange program Korea and Turkey 2000, 2003
Cultural exchange program Korea and China 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Geophysical Union
SAHRA - Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas

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Interests & Hobbies

Dr. Jung has been married to Calvin since 2005. They have a son, Heechan, born in March 2011. Their hobbies include skiing/snowboarding, and traveling.

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Personal Philosophy

Trust in the LORD with all your heart
And do not lean on your own understanding.

In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He will make your paths straight.

- Proverbs 3:5-6 (NASB)

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