Yung-Yen Ko

Assistant Professor

  • 125 Citations
  • 6 h-Index

Research output per year

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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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Research Output

  • 125 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 17 Article
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 3 Review article

A simplified structural model for monopile-supported offshore wind turbines with tapered towers

Ko, Y. Y., 2020 Aug, In : Renewable Energy. 156, p. 777-790 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Simplified model for offshore wind turbines with variable cross-section towers

    Ko, Y. Y., 2019 Jan 1, Proceedings of the 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE 2019. Chung, J. S., Akselsen, O. M., Jin, H., Kawai, H., Lee, Y., Matskevitch, D., Ho Van, S., Wan, D., Wang, A. M. & Yamaguchi, S. (eds.). International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, p. 262-268 7 p. (Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 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

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)