Shi-Chung Chang (張時中) received his B.S.E.E. degree from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Republic of China, in 1979, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and systems engineering from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, in 1983 and 1986 respectively.
From 1979 to 1981 he served as an Ensign in the Chinese Navy, Taiwan. He worked as a technical intern at the Pacific Gas and Electric Co., San Francisco, in the summer of 1985. During 1987, he was a member of the Technical Staff, decision systems section, ALPHATECH, Inc., Burlington, MA. He has been with the Electrical Engineering Department of National Taiwan University since 1988 and was promoted to Professor in 1994. During 2001-2002, he served as the Dean of Student Affairs and a Professor of Electrical Engineering, National Chi Nan University, Pu-Li, Taiwan. He was a visiting scholar at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Connecticut during his sabbatical leave in the 2003-2004 and 2006-2007 academic years. Besides the Electrical Engineering Department, he is now jointly appointed by the Graduate Institute of Industrial Engineering and the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Taiwan University, as well. His research interests include optimization theory and algorithms, operation scheduling and control of large-scale systems, high speed networks, Internet economics and distributed decision making. He has been a principal investigator and consultant to many industry and government funded projects in the above areas, and has published more than 145 technical papers. He received, in 1996, the award of outstanding achievements in University-Industry Collaboration by Ministry of Education for his pioneering and successful research collaborations with Taiwan semiconductor industry on production scheduling and control.
Dr. Chang is a member of Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi and IEEE.