College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Jie Han

School of Engineering - Civil/Environmental/Architectural Engineering
Professor
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology
Primary office:
785-864-3714
Learned Hall
Room 2143
University of Kansas
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045


Geotechnical engineering; geosynthetics; earth-retaining structures, ground improvement, pile foundations, and pavement design. Experience in China.

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S., Civil Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S., Geotechnical Engineering, Tongji University

B.S., Geotechnical Engineering, Tongji University

Teaching Interests

  • Basic and advanced soil mechanics
  • Shallow and deep foundations
  • Materials for transportation facilities
  • Geosynthetics
  • Ground improvement
  • Earth retaining structures and slope stability
  • In-situ testing and instrumentation
  • Pavement design

Research Interests

  • Geosynthetic reinforced earth structures (walls, slopes, embankments, foundations, pavements, etc.)
  • Ground improvement (stone columns, deep mixed columns, micropiles, etc.)
  • Buried structures
  • Soil-structure interactions
  • Pile foundations
  • Geomechanics
  • Geomaterials
  • Asphalt technology and pavement design
  • Numerical analysis
  • Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) in geotechnical engineering

 
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