Tiao J. Chang, Ph.D.

Professor of Civil Engineering Department, Ohio University

&

Executive Director, Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education

 

Phone: 740-593-1462 ; Fax: 740-593-0625 ; Email: chang@ohio.edu
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http://www.ohio.edu/people/chang/water200/

http://www.orbcre.org


Experience
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1995 to present; Associate Professor, 1988-95; Assistant Professor, 1982-88; Research Fellowship, Waterway Experimental Station, US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 6/92-8/92; Research Fellowship, Huntington District of US Army Corps of Engineers, West Virginia, 6/87-8/87; Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1/82-7/82.

Education
Ph.D., School of Civil Engineering with specialty in water resources/environmental engineering, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana, 1982; M.S., Civil Engineering with specialty in hydraulics and hydrology, National Taiwan University, 1977; B.S. Civil Engineering with specialty in harbor and river hydraulics, National Taiwan Ocean University, 1973.

Major Achievements Since 1982:

  • Currently serving as the Executive Director for the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education (ORBCRE), 2003 present.
  • Inventor for a U. S. Patent, "Method and Apparatus for Controlling Macrofoulers in On-Demand Water Conduits," based on a project supported by the Sea Grant College Program/NOAA, Patent Number 5,948,279, issued on September 7, 1999.
  • Inventor for a U.S. Patent, "Mechanical Device for Controlling Zebra Mussels in Water Conduits," Patent Number 5,578,116, issued on November 26, 1996.
  • Received the Outstanding Service Award from the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education, November 1995.
  • Inventor for a U.S. Patent, "Method for Controlling Zebra Mussels in Water Conduits," Patent Number 5,376,282, issued on December 27, 1994.
  • Served two terms as the Chair of Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education, 1991/93 and 1993/95.
  • Published 105 articles including 21 journal papers with one under review, 37 proceedings papers, and 47 technical notes, research reports, or news.
  • Made 60 national and international technical presentations.
  • Established the ORBCRE Foundation, received the first environmental donation, 1993, and received the first educational donation, 1994.
  • Received the Fritz and Dolores Russ Research Award, Ohio University, May 1991.
  • Received an average teaching rating of 3.37 while teaching 13 different courses, 1982-97.
  • Named the Best Teacher by Civil Engineering Students, Ohio University, 1988 and 1989.
  • Received the Outstanding Advisor Award, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, May 1990.
  • Served as Program Chair of the 1989 ORBCRE Scientific Symposium, Athens, Sept. 6-8, 1989.
  • Served as Program Chair of 1991 OCAPA Scientific Symposium, Athens, July 4-6, 1991.
  • Received Stocker Faculty Research Fellowship, Ohio University, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990.

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