International Master Program on Natural Hazards Mitigation and Management

Organization profile

Organisation profile

International Master Program on Natural Hazards Mitigation and Management (iNHMM) is an all-English master degree program which focuses on learning of causes of natural disasters and their preventions. Our goal is to promote the awareness of risk management and preparedness of civic defense, and further achieve the higher goal of corresponding education. Due to climate change, natural disasters occur around the world with an even stronger strength and at higher frequency. The damages of lives and properties become an eminent issue that cannot be ignored. To better cope with this situation, a strong background of inter-disciplined training and knowledge is necessary to prevent, prepare, and recover all the events related to the natural hazards. iNHMM program combines the teaching force from Dept. of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Dept. of Geomatics, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, and NCKU Disaster Prevention Research Center. In order to give students practical knowledge, we also recruit adjunct faculty from Kyoto University, National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction, APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society and Taiwan Typhoon and Soil and Water Conservation Bureau.

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porous medium Earth & Environmental Sciences
immiscible fluid Earth & Environmental Sciences
fluid Earth & Environmental Sciences
consolidation Earth & Environmental Sciences
poroelasticity Earth & Environmental Sciences
wave propagation Earth & Environmental Sciences
acoustic wave Earth & Environmental Sciences
soil Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2002 2018

  • 29 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Editorial

Gravity effect on consolidation in poroelastic soils under saturated and unsaturated conditions

Chao, N. C., Lee, J. W. & Lo, W-C., 2018 Nov 1, In : Journal of Hydrology. 566, p. 99-108 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

consolidation
gravity
soil
momentum
poroelasticity

Hydrology of soils and aquifers: A special issue in honor of Garrison Sposito

Lo, W-C., Baveye, P. C. & Charlet, L., 2017 Aug 1, In : Advances in Water Resources. 106, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

hydrology
aquifer
soil
1 Citations

Poroelastic theory of consolidation in unsaturated soils incorporating gravitational body forces

Lo, W-C., Chao, N. C., Chen, C. H. & Lee, J. W., 2017 Aug 1, In : Advances in Water Resources. 106, p. 121-131 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

consolidation
porewater
poroelasticity
soil depth
atmospheric pressure