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Dr. I-Hsuan Ho
Ph.D Geotechnical Engineering/Civil Engineering
12/2009 Iowa State University, Ames, IA
M.S Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
06/2001 National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.
B.S Civil Engineering
01/1999 National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Assistant Professor, 08/2014-
Clinic Assistant Professor, 08/2013-09/2014, Washington State University, USA
Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer, 05/2012-08/2013, Iowa State University, USA
Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor, 06/2011-08/2011, Iowa State University, USA
Postdoctoral Researcher, 03/2011-04/2011,Department of Water and Soil Conservation, Chung-Hsing University, TAIWAN
Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor, 06/2010-12/2010, Iowa State University, USA
Geological Hazards Investigations and Mitigation
Energy Foundation Development
Slope Stability Evaluation, Modeling and Mitigation
Numerical Modeling for Geomaterials
Classes Taught at UND
- GeoE 323 Engineering Geology (Spring 2015)
- GeoE 455 Geomechanics (Fall 2014)
Classes Taught at WSU
- CE 317 Geotechnical Engineering (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
- CE 425/525 Soil and Site Improvement (Fall 2013)
- CE 435 Foundation Engineering (Spring 2014)
- CE 215 Mechanics of Materials (Spring 2014)
Classes Taught at Iowa State University
- CE 360 Geotechnical Engineering (Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Summer 2011, 2012)
Ho, I. H. (2014) " Numerical Study of Slope Stabilizing Piles in Undrained Clayey Slopes with A Weak Thin Layer" International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (in Press)
Ho, I. H. (2014). "Parametric Studies of Slope Stability Analyses Using Three-Dimensional Finite Element Technique: Geometric effect." Journal of Geoengineering, 9(1), 33-43.
Ho, I. H., and Hsieh, C. C., (2013)." Numerical Modeling for Undrained Shear Strength of Clays Subjected to Plasticity Indexes" Journal of Geoengineering, 8(3), 91-100.
Ho, I. H. (2014) " Numerical Study for Stabilizing Piles Used in Slopes Containing A Thin Layer" (under review by a peer-reviewed journal)
Ho, I. H. (2014) " Optimal Design for Stabilizing Piles in Cohesive Slopes Using Three-Dimensional Finite Element Technique" (under review by a peer-reviewed journal)
Ho, I. H. (2013) " Case Studies of Slope Stability Analyses Using Three-Dimensional Finite Element Technique: Boundary Effect" (under review by a peer-reviewed journal)
Ho, I. H. and Hsieh C.C. (2012) "Undrained Shear Strength of Normally Consolidated Clays with Different Plastic Properties." GeoCongress 2012, Oakland, CA.
Ho, I. H. (2011)." Strength of Oil-Containing Sand under Cyclic Loading." International Conference on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Perth, Australia).
Ho, I. H. Chin, Y.B, and Schaefer, R.V. (2011) "The Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential on Oil-Containing Sand under cyclic loading." The 3rd International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk in Munich, 2011.
Suleiman, T.M., Schaefer, V.R. and Ho, I.H. (2007). "A Review of Case Histories of Stabilizing Pile in Slope Remediation." First American Landslide, Vail Colorado.
**A Graduate Research Assistant Position is Available