- 2009 -

n   Dr. James J.-C. Mau from Naval Meteorologic & Oceanographic Office visits COMC on December 22. photo

n   The International Course-Coastal Protection, funded by DAAD, Germany is held from Sep. 14th to Oct. 2nd, 2009 at the Department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering of National Cheng Kung University. The course is presented by lecturers from Dr.-Ing. Peter Fröhle from University of Rostock, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nicole von Lieberman from TU Hamburg-Harburg, Dr.-Ing. Karl-Friedrich Dämrich from Leibniz University Hannover, and Dipl.-Ing. Frank Thorenz from Lower Saxony Federal State Agency of Water Management, Coastal Protection and Environmental Protection. (2009/9) photo

n   COMC assists DAAD, Germany to hold the German Cultural Evening on Sep. 23rd. (2009/9) photo

n   Prof. Dr.-Ing. Torsten Schlurmann from the Franzius-Institute for Hydraulic, Waterways and Coastal Engineering, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany visits COMC from Sep. 23rd to Sep. 29th. (2009/9) photo

n   A visiting party from Hohai University in Nanjing visits COMC on Sep. 3rd. (2009/9)

n   Prof. C.C. Kao organizes “2009 NSC-DAAD Summer Institute Program”. 24 German students visit COMC on Aug. 3rd. They stay in the universities or institutes of Taiwan for internship. (2009/8) photo

n   Prof. William W-G. Yeh, Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of California Los Angeles, visited COMC on August 25th. photo

n   During Typhoon MORAKOT (2009/ 08/052009/08/20) , the max significant wave height was 12.74m, which was observed by CWBs Siao Liouciou data buoy. The max wind gust was 39.2 m/sec (13F) , which was observed byWRAs Shihti station and the minimum pressure was 961.4 hPa, which were observed by CWBs Hualien data buoy. (Aug 2009).

n   Prof. Y. Peter Sheng, Professor and Director of Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, USA, visited COMC on June 3th. He gave lectures about storm surge modeling. photo

n   Director Prof. Chia Chuen Kao, Central Weather Bureau and GKSS Research Centre organized theWorkshop on Retrospective Simulation and Analysis of Changing SE Asian High-Resolution Typhoon Wind and Wave Statisitcs. The worksho will be held from March 11-12, 2009 at the Department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering of National Cheng Kung University. Please browse http://www.comc.ncku.edu.tw/typhoon   for detail information.