Helen Jung, Ph.D.

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

Office Phone: (951) 343-4510
E-mail: hjung@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: College of Engineering Building, 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

  • 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.

  • Teaching Experience

    Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow at UCLA:

    Introduction to Hydrology
    Hydrology Lab
    Engineering Ethics

  • 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.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Corona Korean Thanksgiving Church
    PreK-Kindergarten Sunday school teacher

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Corona Korean Thanksgiving Church
    PreK-Kindergarten Sunday school teacher

  • Interests & Hobbies

    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

  • 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)