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Haiqing Kaczkowski, PhD, PE

Engineering Instructor

Education and Research

  • Research: A wide spectrum in Civil Engineering, with a focus on in coastal erosion assessment, beach restoration, coastal structure, marina and harbor, numerical modeling, construction administration, and project management
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Coastal Engineering, University of Florida
  • PhD, Coastal Engineering, Tianjin University, China
  • MS, Water Resources, Tianjin University, China
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Tianjin University, China

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Civil Engineering I
  • Introduction to Civil Engineering II
  • Computer Programming with MATLAB
  • Robotics

Awards, Honors, and Achievements

  • Dr. Kaczkowski is a Professional Engineer registered in NY, NC, SC, GA, and FL. One of the projects where she served as the Principal Engineer and Project Manager is Nags Head 2011 Beach Nourishment (North Carolina). It is the largest locally funded beach nourishment accomplished to date in the United States and won the 2013 Engineering Excellence Award of American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of South Carolina. Several projects where Dr. Kaczkowski led and supervised were awarded as Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), including Sagaponack-Bridgehampton Beaches (NY), Nags Head Beach (NC), Seabrook Island (SC), Isle of Palms (SC).

Clubs and Societies

  • Engineering Club

fun facts

Dr. Kaczkowski is a longtime supporter of the Arts, and currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors at the Southeastern Professional School of the Arts (SPSA). SPSA is a non-profit organization, and partners with the Southeastern School of Ballet (SSB) to provide classical ballet training to students spanning different age groups and skill levels.

Joined GSSM in 2023