Meng-Ting Tsai

2017.02.16 - By

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of Architecture,

Associate Professor


  • University of Tokyo, Japan

Research field

  • Timber Structure
  • Seismic Assessment of Wooden Building
  • Structure System in Architecture


  • Structure Behavior (I)(II)
  • Building Construction Planning
  • Wooden Construction
  • Architecture Design

Recent Research

  • Numerical Simulation of Mid/High-Rise Hybrid Timber structure
  • Wooden Based Composite Beams and Columns
  • Retrofitting and Seismic Assessment of Japanese Wooden Building in Taiwan


Journal Papers

[1] Le T.D.H. and Tsai M.T. (2019) Experimental Assessment of the Fire Resistance Mechanisms of Timber–Steel Composites. Materials, 12, 4003. (SCI)

[2] Shih C.H., Peng K.T., Wu T.W. and Tsai M.T. (2019) STUDY OF DAMAGE PHENOMENON ON THE WEIGUAN-JINLONG BUILDING AND THE YUNMEN-CUEIDI BUILDING. Journal of the Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, 31(5), 489-499 (EI)

[3] Le T.D.H. and Tsai M.T. (2019) Behavior of Timber-Steel Composite with Dowel Connection under Fire. Key Engineering Materials, 803, 195-199 (EI)

[4] Tsai M.T. and Wonodihardjo A. (2018) Achieving Sustainability of Traditional Wooden Houses in Indonesia by Utilization of Cost-Efficient Waste-Wood Composite, Sustainability, 10, 1220. (SCI, SSCI)

[5] Tsai M.T. and Le T.D.H. (2018) Determination of Initial Stiffness of Timber–Steel Composite (TSC) Beams Based on Experiment and Simulation Modeling. Sustainability, 10, 1718. (SCI, SSCI)

[6] Lin H.T., Tsai M.T. and Wonodihardjo A. (2018) Withdrawal Resistance and Failure Mode of Semi-Circular Wooden Composite with Different Fasteners. Key Engineering Materials, 765, 295-299. (EI)

[7] Tsai M.T. (2017) Retrofitting and Adaptive Reuse of Historic Wooden Buildings in Taiwan Based on Field Investigation. Journal of Asian Architecture and Building engineering , 16(2), 387-394. (SCI, AHCI)

[8] Tsai M.T., Shih C.H., Lin Y.C. and Cheng C.C. (2017) Inspection of Hyperbolic Reinforced Concrete Shells – Luce Memorial Chapel – based on Nondestructive Testing Method. Key Engineering Materials, 735, 113-118. (EI)

[9] Tsai M.T., Shih C.H. and Lin Y.C. (2017) Numerical Study on Collapse Mechanism of Weiguan Building under 206 Earthquake. Journal of ArchitectureSpecial Issue on Technology, 99, 19-34. (TSSCI)


Conference Proceedings

[1] Tsai M.T., Chen P.S., Yang T.H., Chen C.T., Hsu H.M. and Liu T.C. (2018) Experimental Study on Failure Mode of Reciprocal Wooden Joint with Dowel Connection and Wooden Interlocking. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE), Seoul, Korea.

[2] Hsu T.L., Chang F.C., Tsai M.T. and Le T.D.H. (2016) Study on Performance of Timber-Steel Composite Beams with Different Shapes of Steel Components. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE), Vienna, Austria.

[3] Liu W.T., Tsai M.T. and Fitriana L. (2016) Experimental Study on Residual Compressive Strength of Bamboo Column under Fire with Different Time Limitation. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE), Vienna, Austria.

[4] Tsai M.T. and Koshihara M. (2014) The Study and Proposed Application of the Multi-Storey Hybrid Timber Structural System onthe Design Flexibility and Hazard Prevention. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE), Quebec City, Canada.

[5] Tsai M.T. and Koshihara M. (2012) The Research of Plan Mixed Hybrid Timber Structure and Parametric Equivalent Brace Study of Floor Slab. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE), Auckland, New Zealand.


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