Department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering has been established since 1955. The Department currently includes a regular B.S. program since1955, a regular. M.S. program since 1972, a Ph.D. program since 1985 and an on-the-job M.S. program since 2000. The B.S. program of the department annually recruits approximately 60 freshmen. The regular M.S. program recruits 45 students while the on-the-job M.S. program recruits 12 students. There are 7 students admitted to the Ph.D. program annually. The courses provide for the students include Hydraulics, Water Resources Engineering, Ocean/Coastal Engineering and other related fields. The current research fields in the Department include: 1. Fluids Mechanics and Numeracal Analysis. 2. River Regularization and Flood Mitigation. 3. Water Resources Development and Management. 4. Hydrology and Groundwater. 5. Hazards Regularization and Soil & Water Conservation Engineering. 6. Coastal and Harbor Engineering. 7. Water Wave and Off-Shore Engineering. 8. Acoustics and Underwater Measurement. 9. Ecological Hydraulics. 10. Environmental Sustainable Development.

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typhoon Earth & Environmental Sciences
rainfall Earth & Environmental Sciences
Water Engineering & Materials Science
Rain Engineering & Materials Science
debris flow Earth & Environmental Sciences
Solitons Engineering & Materials Science
Rivers Engineering & Materials Science
Water waves Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 1995 2020

Research Output 1988 2020

Simulation of wave-current interaction with a sinusoidal bottom using OpenFOAM

Hsiao, Y., Tsai, C. L., Chen, Y. L., Wu, H. L. & Hsiao, S. C., 2020 Jan, In : Applied Ocean Research. 94, 101998.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software packages
Numerical models
Flow fields
Computational fluid dynamics

An evaluation of the flood diversion project due to extreme rainfall event in Taipei City

Wu, S., Jang, J., Wu, T., Lin, J. & Li, B., 2019 Oct 15, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 615, 1, 012061.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Flood control

An Experimental Study of Mooring Line Damping and Snap Load in Shallow Water

Hsu, W. Y., Chuang, T. C., Yang, R-Y., Hsu, W. T. & Thiagarajan, K. P., 2019 Oct 1, In : Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. 141, 5, 051603.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Image processing

Student theses


Author: 秉成, 王., 2015 Aug 17

Supervisor: Tai, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Author: 哲仲, 李., 2014 Aug 21

Supervisor: Suen, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Author: 富偉, 詹., 2018 Jul 5

Supervisor: Hsiao, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis