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

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Projects 1995 2018

Research Output 1987 2019

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

Beyond sectoral management: Enhancing Taiwan's coastal management framework through a new dedicated law

Chen, C-L., Lee, T. C. & Liu, C. H., 2019 Mar 1, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 169, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal zone management
coastal zone
renewable energy sources

Characterization of landslide distribution and sediment yield in the TsengWen River Watershed, Taiwan

Yang, S. Y., Jan, C-D., Yen, H. & Wang, J. S., 2019 Mar 1, In : Catena. 174, p. 184-198 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment yield

Student theses

Forecasting of fate and transport of oil spills in Taiwan’s coastal waters using SCHISM and GNOME

Author: ?敏, 邱., 2019

Supervisor: Huang, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Author: 博明, 黃., 2019

Supervisor: Leu, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Author: 雅婕, 巫., 2019

Supervisor: Chou, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis