Helen Jung, Ph.D.

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

Office Phone: (951) 343-4510
E-mail: hjung@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Engineering Building, TEGR 334
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 1-2:30 pm, Tuesdays 10-12pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-3 pm

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

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

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

  • Teaching Experience

    Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow at UCLA:

    Introduction to Hydrology
    Hydrology Lab
    Engineering Ethics

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Global Conference, Engineering and Sciences (GCES) International Conference, “Predicting the Flash Floods after the Extreme Drought Periods Using HEC-HMS in the Semi-Arid Region, Headwater Watershed in San Bernardino Mountains, CA” Conference Paper Accepted/Published.

    ASEE Annual Conference Paper abstract Accepted and presented. "Growing together with the community through Service Learning". Anthony Donaldson, Ziliang Zhou, Helen Jung, and Grace Ni.  

    Microgrant - Dec. 02, 2016 "Improving flood predictions after extreme draught using Synthetic Unit Hydrograph and Peak Bulk Rate"

    Annual Conference Paper abstract Accepted. "Growing together with the community through Service Learning". Anthony Donaldson, Ziliang Zhou, Helen Jung, and Grace Ni. Submitted October 19th, 2015. 

    NSF Grant - EGR 182 Lab Development.  Implemented EGR 182 (see attached file under teaching section) Surveying Lab, All EGR 182 sections.  Created Instructors' Guide and a solutions guide based on the feedback from the instructors.

    ASEE First Year Engineering Experience Conference Paper Accepted and Presented. "Providing More Lab Options for First-year Female Engineering Students in Math and Engineering Courses with Lab Components". Ziliang Zhou, Helen Jung, and Rod Foist. Accepted on July 17th, 2014, Presented on August 15th, 2014, Houston, TX.

    Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference-: Flash Flood Predictions in Dry Season using HEC-HMS". Helen Jung, Catalina Quiroz, and Derek Wedel. Accepted and Presented on November 22nd, 2014, Fullerton, CA.

    Nation Science Foundation S-STEM grant proposal submitted on August 12th, 2014. P.I Helen Jung, and co-P.I Anthony Donaldson.

    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.

    Presentations:

    Global Conference, Engineering and Sciences (GCES) International Conference, “Predicting the Flash Floods after the Extreme Drought Periods Using HEC-HMS in the Semi-Arid Region, Headwater Watershed in San Bernardino Mountains, CA” July 12th, 2018, Shinjuku, Japan

    GCES International Conference Civil Engineering Session Chair July 12th, 2018, Shinjuku, Japan

    ASEE PSW Regional Conference Presentation. "Comparison of Fundamental Engineering exam results between Civil and Mechanical Engineering Students". Helen Jung, Ziliang Zhou, and Jong Wha Bai, Tempe, Arizona, April 2017.

    SCCUR Presentation. "Improving Flood Prediction After Extreme Drought using HEC-HMS and Runoff Ratio" Nadia Mugisha, Marcos Lopez-Salido, and Helen Jung. Pomona, CA, Nov. 2017.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    East Sarang Church
    Service Translation from Korean to English

  • Community Service & Involvement

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    STEP - CBU booth - October 2017. Organized the CBU CoE portion of the event. Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers.
    STEMapaloosa - CBU booth - October 2017. Organized the CBU CoE portion of the event. Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers.
    Mt. San Jacinto Engineering Day - December 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Engineering presentation given to ~200 high school students
    Trig-Star Competition - March 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Organized and Maintained CBU CoE booth as a vendor
    Habitat for Humanity - Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers
    Riverside Air Show - Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers and booth
    Worked with Chemawa Middle School, Earhart Middle School, Arizona Middle School, King Highschool, Poly Highschool, Ramona Highschool, Arlington Highschool, Grand Terrace Highschool, and Wood Christian Highschool - Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers as mentors, tutors and represented CBU CoE at their Career/College Fairs.
    Coordinated,100 2nd graders to have hands-on activities within CoE along with School of Nursing, College of Natural Science and School of Education
    Coordinated 2 high school visits to the College of Engineering: May 2017 and November 2017 (~40 students each)
    Inland Empire Career Fair - 2016 at Tyler Mall. Organized the CBU CoE portion of the event. Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers.
    High school Robotics Competition at King High - Nov. 2016. Organized the CBU CoE portion of the event. Provided and organized CBU CoE volunteers.
    CBU Homecoming - November 5th, 2016. Vetted EGR 101 Student projects, displayed projects and maintained our booth. Organized the CBU CoE portion of the event. Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers as well as CoE student chapters and clubs.
    Judge of San Bernardino County Science Fair 2010-2016
    San Bernardino County Science Fair Advisor / Consultant 2010 - 2016
    Corona Norco Rescue Mission - Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers
    Habitat for Humanity - Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers
    Worked with Chemawa Middle School, Earhart Middle School, Arizona Middle School, King Highschool, Poly Highschool, Ramona Highschool, Arlington Highschool, Grand Terrace Highschool, and Wood Christian Highschool - Coordinated CBU CoE volunteers as mentors, tutors and represented CBU CoE at their Career/College Fairs.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Dr. Jung has been married to Calvin since 2005. They have a son, Jaiden and a daughter, Sia. Their hobbies include skiing/snowboarding, and traveling.

  • 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)