WooSuk Han, Ph.D

Associate Research Fellow, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS)


Dr. Han received B.S. degree from Geo-information Engineering in In-Ha University in South Korea and M.S. and Ph. D. degree from Civil and Environmental Engineering in the University of Utah. He has worked "Korea Research Institute for Human Settlement(KRIHS)" since 2010. KRIHS founded in 1978 has played a pivotal role in national territorial policy development with researches in balanced national development, housing stability, infrastructure development and geospatial information system. In KRIHS, Dr. Han has research about the urban resilience coped with climate change disaster, natural disaster prevention etc. He was the chief of research for Korea(KRIHS) and U.S.(Woodrow wilson Center) joint research(2015~2017) about urban resilience coped with climate change disaster.





Hassan Tavakol-Davani, PhD

Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Hassan Tavakol-Davani, PhD, PE is a Water Resources Engineer specialized in computer simulation of hydro systems. His area of interest includes advanced software development, parallel processing and visualization for solving different water resources problems, such as flood control, water supply and climate change. Hassan is a professional civil engineer (PE) in the State of California with the experience of working on several water resources projects in the San Diego region and across the US. He has presented his research in +20 conferences in +10 different countries. In addition, he has co-authored 7 peer-reviewed papers in top-tier journals, including Elsevier and ASCE journals. He is a committee member of the ASCE’s International Participation Committee and Urban Water Resources Committee, and he serves as a peer reviewer for several journals.