Education

The University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (May 22, 1990)

Major field: Soil Mechanics

Minor fields: Geological Engineering and Mathematical Analysis

Dissertation: Electro‑kinetic barrier to contaminant transport through compacted clay

Dissertation Advisor: Professor James K. Mitchell

The University of California, Berkeley

M.S. in Civil Engineering (May 17, 1985)

Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering

The University of Hong Kong

B.Sc. (Eng) in Civil Engineering (November 20, 1982)

First Class Honors

Project: Dynamic Consolidation

Project Advisor: Dr. Y. Tsui