Hall of Fame 2019
A current professor at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Dr. Chang has past industrial experiences at Texas Instruments, Microelectronic Center of North Carolina and AT&T Bell Labs. He was a member of technical staff at Bell Labs before he returned to NC State in 1991 as a full-time PhD student advised by Dr. Edward Gehringer.
Along with industrial experience, Dr. Chang was a faculty member of Rochester Institute of Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology and Iowa State University. He received the University Excellence in Teaching Award at Illinois Institute of Technology and has graduated 16 PhD students. Research includes: cyber security, wireless networks, and energy efficient computer systems with earlier academic research on computer system design and most recently, served as the lead PI for three DARPA research projects on cyber security and data privacy.
Dr. Chang has also served in numerous professional conferences including IEEE ASIC conference, IEEE International Conference on Computer Design and IEEE Conference on Dependable and Secure Computing. He is the Program Chairs-in-Chief of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Computers, Software and Applications (COMPSAC 2019) and the Conference Chair of the 2020 ACM Southeast conference. He served as an editor and then as the Associate Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE IT Professional magazine. Currently, he is an editor of the Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems.