Yung-Yen Ko

Assistant Professor

  • 103 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2001/09~2006/06 Ph. D. - Dept. Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University
  • 1997/09~2001/06 B.S. - Dept. Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University

Research Interests

  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Geotechnical Model Test and Field Test
  • Computational Mechanics and Numerical Methods
  • Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis
  • Foundation and Ground Vibration Analysis


  • 2017/04~2018/01 Associate Researcher - Geotechnical Division / Tainan Laboratory, National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE)
  • 2015/12~2017/03 Engineer - Green Energy & System Integration R&D Department / Wind Power Technology Center / Project Office of Kaohsiung Light Rail Phase-2, Technology Division, China Steel Corporation
  • 2015.08~2015.11 FEA Engineer Lead - Product Innovation Team, Nike Division, Pou-Chen Corporation
  • 2006.10~2015.08 Associate Researcher - Geotechnical Division, National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE)

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Output 2005 2019

  • 103 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 3 Review article

Deriving seismic fragility curves for sheet-pile wharves using finite element analysis

Ko, Y-Y. & Yang, H. H., 2019 Aug 1, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 123, p. 265-277 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

finite element analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Soil liquefaction and ground settlements in 6 February 2018 Hualien, Taiwan, earthquake

Ko, Y-Y., Hsu, S. Y., Yang, H. C., Lu, C. C., Hwang, Y. W., Liu, C. H. & Hwang, J. H., 2019 Feb 1, In : Seismological Research Letters. 90, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ground settlement


Translated title of the contribution: Measurement and Analysis of Vibration Induced by Vertical-Hole Blast TestingHwang, J. H., Deng, Y. C., Ou, Y. T. & Ko, Y-Y., 2017 Sep 1, In : Journal of the Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering. 29, 3, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic structures

Time-dependent dynamic characteristics of model pile in saturated sand during soil liquefaction

Chen, C. H., Ko, Y-Y., Chen, C. H. & Ueng, T. S., 2016 Jun 1, In : Geotechnical Engineering. 47, 2, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil liquefaction
Spent fuels
Seismic response
Nuclear energy