Dr. Donghoon Lee is a Tier-2 Canada Research Chair and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba. Before joining UM, Dr. Lee was a postdoctoral researcher at the Climate Hazards Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.



  • Hydroclimate forecasting
  • Water resources system
  • Disaster risk assessment
  • Agricultural drought and food security


Geospatial data science, water system engineering, statistical applications, remote sensing, numerical modeling

Research description

Dr. Lee’s research enhances our understanding of both short- and long-term climate risks and their effects on human society across various sectors such as water resources, agriculture, and disaster management. He applies climate, environmental, and societal data to quantify their interactions and tackle challenges arising from a changing climate.

Graduate Student Opportunities

There are M.Sc. & Ph.D. positions available in Dr. Lee's research group.

Dr. Lee is actively seeking applicants at all levels (Postdoc, PhD, MS, and Undergraduate students) to join his lab. For information on available positions and detailed application procedures, please visit his Lab Website.


Selected Publications