Shoou-Yuh Chang, Ph.D., P.E.

DOE Samuel Massie Chair ProfessorChang

Vita

ENVIRONMENTAL & WATER RESOURCES

Contact: 438 McNair Hall
              Email: chang@ncat.edu
              Ph: (336) 285-3674
              Fax: (336) 334-7126

Education

Ph.D. University of Illinois 1981
M.S. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 1977
M.S. National Taiwan University, 1973
B.S. National Taiwan University, 1971

Teaching Interest

CIEN 614 Surface Water Quality Modeling
CIEN 616 Solid Waste Management
CIEN 712 Systems Approach in Waste Management

Research Interest

Environmental systems analysis; water and wastewater treatment; water and wastewater systems planning; surface and subsurface water quality modeling; solid, hazardous and radioactive waste treatment and management

Research Projects

  • US Department of Energy, DOE Samuel Massie Chair of Excellence in Environmental Engineering, 2005 – 2010, $1,858,000.

  • US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Fleet Study, 2007 – 2008, $230,000.

  • US Department of Energy, DOE Samuel Massie Chair of Excellence in Environmental Engineering, 2010 – 2015, $1,500,000.

Selected Publications

  • Chang, S. Y. and G. Assumaning, “Subsurface Radioactive  Contaminant Modeling Using Particle and Kalman Filter Schemes,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 137(4), 2011.
  • Chang, S.Y. and A. Jin, “Dual State-Mechanism Adjustment Adaptive Filtering To Improve Accuracy Of Subsurface Transport Models,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 138 (1), 2012.
  • Chang, S.Y. and G. Boateng, ”Adaptive Kalman Filtering Scheme for the Simulation of Benzene in Subsurface Environment,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 138 (5), 2012.
  • Chang, S.Y. G. Mills, and S’ Latif, “Application of Kalman Filter with Time Correlated Measurement Errors in Subsurface Contaminant Transport Modeling,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 138(7), 2012.
  • Chang, S.Y.; T, Chowhan, and S. Latif, “ State and parameter estimation with a Sequential Importance Resampling (SIR) particle filter in a three dimensional subsurface pollutant transport model,”  Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 138(11), 2012.
  • Assumaning, G.  and S. Y. Chang, “Use of Simulation Filters in 3-Dimensional Groundwater Contaminant Transport Modeling,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 138(11), 2012.
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