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Portrait of I-Hsuan Ho

I-Hsuan Ho

  • Assistant Professor, Geology & Geological Eng

Contact Info

Office Address

Leonard Hall Room 330
81 Cornell Street Stop 8358
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8358

GeoE 455-Geomechanics

GeoE 323-Engineering Geology

GeoE 455L-Geomechanics Labs

GeoE 484&485-Geological  Engineering Design

CE/ME 306 Fluid Mechanics

GeoE 493-4 Geological Engineering Selective Topic (Unsaturated Soil Mechanics)

Geotechnical Engineering (Soil Mechanics, Rock mechanics and Foundation Engineering)

Energy Geotechnics (Deep and Shallow Geothermal Energy)

Pavement Heating

Slope Stability

Computational Geomechanics

Load Reduction Methods for Buried Culverts

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

Peer-Reviewed Journal

In Press:

Ho, I. H. Sheng Li and Abudureyimu, S. (2018).Alternative hydronic pavement heating system using deep direct use of geothermal hot water.” (In Press, Journal of Cold Regions Science and Technology, Elsevier SCI, Impact Factor: 1.925, SCImago Journal Ranking: Q1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2019.01.014.

Ho, I. H. Li, S., and Ma, L. (2019). “Effects of Soil Suction in Partially Saturated Clayey Slopes Using Finite Element Analysis.” Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Springer. (Accepted, SCI indexed, Impact Factor: 0.35. SCImago Journal Ranking: Q3).

Li, S. Yao. Y. X., Ho, I. H. Ma, L., Wang, Q. C. and Zhou, P. (2019). “Vertical Earth Pressure Design for High-Filled Cut-and-Cover Tunnels.” Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Springer. (In Press, SCI indexed, Impact Factor: 0.35. SCImago Journal Ranking: Q3, Corresponding Author).

Published:

Ho, I. H., and Dickson, M. (2017). “Numerical Modeling of Heat Production for a Snow-Melting System Using Geothermal Energy.” Journal of Geomechanics for Energy and Environment. Vol. (10), pp 42-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.gete.2017.06.002. (SCI, Impact Factor: 1.278, SCImago Journal Ranking: Q1)

Ho, I. H. (2017). “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis for Soil Slopes Stabilization Using Piles.Geomechanics and Geoengineering, An International Journal. Vol. 12 (4). 234-249. DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2017.1347286. (EI, Impact Factor: 0.87, SCImago Journal Ranking: Q1).  

Ho, I. H. (2015). “Numerical Study of Slope Stabilizing Piles in Undrained Clayey Slopes with a Weak Thin Layer.International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 15, No.5, 06014025. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000445. (SCI, Impact Factor: 2.332, SCImago Journal Ranking: Q1).

Ho, I. H. (2014). “Parametric Studies of Slope Stability Analyses Using Three-Dimensional Finite Element Technique: Geometric Effect.Journal of Geoengineering, Vol. 9, No.1, 33-43. DOI? 10.6310/jog.2014.9(1).4. (EI Indexed, Q2).

Ho, I. H., and Hsieh, C. C. (2013).Numerical Modeling for Undrained Shear Strength of Clays Subjected to Different Plasticity Indexes.Journal of Geoengineering, Vol. 8, No.3, 91-100. DOI? 10.6310/jog.2013.8(3).3 (EI Indexed, Q2).

Conference

Ho, I. H. (2018). Assessment of the Direct Use of Geothermal Hot Water for Snow-Melting Pavements in Western North Dakota Using Finite Element Method.” Geo Shanghai 2018, Shanghai, China, May. 27-30, 2018.

Ho, I. H. (2017). Slope Stability Analysis Subjected to Seepage Using Finite Element Method.” 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Seoul, Korea, Sept. 17-22, 2017.

Ho, I. H., and Dickson, M. (2017). “Analytical Solutions for Snow-Melting System Design for Pavements Using Shallow Geothermal Energy.” GeoMEast 2017, Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt, July 15-19, 2017.

Ho, I. H., and Dickson, M. (2016). “Assessment of Geothermal Snow-Melting System Used in Cold Region Area.” The 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics ICEGT 2016. Keil, Germany, August 29-31 2016. DOI: 10.1201/b21938-20. (EI Indexed)

Ho, I. H. (2016). “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis For Stabilizing Piles Used in Homogeneous Slopes.” 8AYGEC, Astana, Kazakhstan, August 3-5, 2016.

Ho, I. H., and Dickson, M. (2015).  “Assessment of Pavement Snow-Melting System Using Geothermal Energy in Cold Region.1st International Conference for Geo-Energy and Geo-Environmental, GeGe 2015, Hong Kong.

Ho, I. H. (2015).An Advanced Two-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis Applied in Pile-Stabilized Slopes.” SLOPE 2015, Bali, INDONESIA.

Ho, I. H. (2012). “Undrained Shear Strength of Normally Consolidated Clays with Different Plastic Properties.” GeoCongress 2012, ASCE, Oakland, CA. DOI:10.1061/9780784412121.248.

Engineering in Training, ND

Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 12/2009.

M.E. in Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA, 12/2004.

M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 06/2001.

B.S. in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 01/1999.

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant are available. Students who are interested in Energy Geotechnics, Computational Geomechanics and Geotechnical Enineering and have academic enthusiam are welcomed to join in our research group.

Lab Research Assistant is avaialbe for Summer 2019