Dr Yien Lik Kuo

Dr Yien Lik Kuo
 Position Research Associate
 Org Unit School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
 Email yien.kuo@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4317
 Location Floor/Room 1 40a ,  Engineering North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

     

    • Current: Research Associate
    • 2009-2012: EngTest Associate and Course-Coordinator
    • 2008: Associate Lecturer
    • 2004-2009: Ph.D. Research Scholar

     

  • Qualifications

    • Doctor of Philosophy  (Geotechnical), The University of Adelaide, 2009
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), The University of Adelaide, 2000

  • Teaching Interests

    Current:

    Lecturer

    •     Civil and Environmental Engineering 1A (3320_C_ENVENG_COMBINED_0002)

    Past:

    Course Coordinator

    •     Construction Management and Surveying (C&ENVENG 2067)


    Guest Lecturer

    •     Geotechnical Engineering Design III (C&ENVENG 3012)


    Tutoring

    •     Mining Geotechnical Engineering (MINING 4102)
    •     Geotechnical Engineering Design III (C&ENVENG 3012)
    •     Geotechnical Engineering IIA (C&ENVENG 2069)
    •     Technology in Design II/IV (DESST 6018)
    •     Civil and Environmental Engineering IA (C&ENVENG 1009)
    •     Construction Management and Surveying (C&ENVENG 2067)


    Demonstrating

    •     Geotechnical Engineering Design III (C&ENVENG 3012)
    •     Geteochnical Engineering IIA (C&ENVENG 2069)
    •     Construction Management and Surveying (C&ENVENG 2067)

     

  • Research Interests

     

    • Rolling dynamic compaction;
    • Realibility analyses in Geotechnical Engineering;
    • Spatial variability of soil;
    • Riverbank stability;
    • Computer Aided Learning in Geotechnical Engineering;
    • Artificial Neural Networks in Geotechnical Engineering; and
    • Problematic Soil.

     

  • Publications

    Thesis

    Kuo, Y. L., (2009). Effect of soil variability on the bearing capacity of footings on multi-layered soil, Ph.D. Thesis, School of Civil Environmental and Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, 350 pp.

    Papers in Refereed Journals

    Kaggwa, W. S. and Kuo, Y. L. (2011). Probabilistic techniques in geotechnical modelling - which one should you use? Australian Geomechanics, Vol 46 No. 3 pp. 21-28. Winner of the 2011 Australian Geomechanics Award.

    Kuo, Y. L., Jaksa, M. B., Lyamin, L. V. and Kaggwa, W. S. (2008). ANN-based Model for Predicting the Bearing Capacity of Strip Footing on Multi-layered Cohesive Soil. Computers and Geomechanics, doi:10.1016/j.compgeo.2008.07.002.

    Jaksa, M. B., Goldsworthy, J. S., Kaggwa, W. S., Fenton, G. A., Griffiths, D. V., Kuo, Y. L. and Poulos, H. G. (2005). Towards Reliable and Effective Site Investigations. Géotechnique, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 109-121.

    Papers in refereed Conference Proceedings

    Kuo, Y. L., Jaksa, M. B., Scott, B. T., Bradley, A. C., Power, C. N., Crisp, A. C. and Jiang, J. H. (2013).  Assessing the Effectiveness of Rolling Dynamic Compaction.  Proc. XVIII Int. Conf. on Soil Mechanics and Geotech. Engrg., Paris, September 2–5, Vol. 2, pp. 1309–1312.

    Jaksa, M. B. and Kuo, Y. L. (2009). Java Applets in Geotechnical Engineering.  Proc. 20th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Adelaide, pp. 249-254.

    Kuo, Y. L., Jaksa, M. B., Kaggwa, W. S., Fenton, G. A., Griffiths, D. V. and Goldsworthy, J. S. (2004). Probabilistic Analysis of Multi-layered Soil Effects on Shallow Foundation Settlement. Proc. 9th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Auckland, Vol. 2, pp. 541-547.

    Goldsworthy, J. S., Jaksa, M. B., Kaggwa, W. S., Fenton, G. A., Griffiths, D. V., Poulos, H. G. and Kuo, Y. L. (2004). The Influence of Site Investigations on the Design of Pad Footings. Proc. 9th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Auckland, Vol. 1, pp. 282-288.

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