Prof. Carl K. Chang

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Education & Experience || Honors& Awards




     Overseas Outstanding Contributions Award

"For his achievements in computing disciplines and outstanding contributions to China", China Computer Federation, 2014.


     Outstanding Alumnus Award

National Central University, Taiwan, May 24, 2014.


     Advisory (Honorary) Professorship

Huazhong University, China, March 28, 2014.


     IEEE Richard E. Merwin Medal

"For outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership and service to the IEEE Computer Society and the computing profession", 2012.


     Marin Drinov Medal

"For his great scientific achievements in the field of software technologies and for his contributions to the scientific cooperation between American and Bulgarian scientists in the field of computer technologies." Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, October 4, 2006.


     2006, 2007, 2009 IBM Faculty Award

"Recognizes the quality of Chang's program and its importance to the computer industry."


     Best Paper

"An Empirical Performance Study for Validating a Performance Analysis Approach: PSIM", 2005 IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (Compsac 2005), 25-28 July 2005, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.


     AAAS Fellow

"For excellence in computer science and software engineering research, for distinguished contributions to the development of modern computer science curricula, and for exemplifying leadership in serving professional societies in the world of computing", American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2004


     International Advisor, Peking University, School of Software, 2004


    Best Research Paper

"Automating speculative queries through event-based requirements traceability", 2002 IEEE Joint Int'l Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE'02), 9-13th September 2002, Essen, Germany.


     Member, European Academy of Sciences

See European Academy of Sciences United States Branch, European Academy of Sciences.


     Meritorious Service Award Fellow

"For Strong Leadership and unswerving dedication to the Society above and beyond the normal call of duty in the year 2000", IEEE Computer Society, November 1, 2001.


     IEEE Fellow

"For seamless integration of Petri-net oriented techniques to support project management?", 2001


     IEEE Third Millennium Medal

"In recognition of his research contributions in the areas of software and software development", 2000

     Distinguished Visitor, IEEE Computer Society, 2000-2002

     Golden Core Award,IEEE Computer Society, 1996

     Outstanding Contribution Award

"For outstanding accomplishments to re-vitalize IEEE Software magazine by establishing an active Industrial Advisory Board and an invigorating Editorial Board to cooperate amicably and effectively",IEEE Computer Society, September 22, 1995.


    Outstanding Leadership Award

"In recognition of his outstanding leadership as the President of CAPAMA 1993-94 and the Conference Chair at ICAST 94", Chinese Academic and Professional Association in Mid-America, June 24, 1995


     Certificate of Appreciation

"For outstanding service and exemplary performance as IEEE Software Editor-in-Chief (1991-94)", IEEE Software Editorial Board and IEEE Software Industrial Advisory Board

     Who is Who Worldwide

     Upsilon Pi Epsilon

     Sigma Xi







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