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Professor Kuang-Hua Chang

David Ross Boyd Professor and Williams Companies Foundation Presidential Professor

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 1990, The University of Iowa

M. S., Mechanical Engineering, 1987, The University of Iowa

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1980, Taipei Institute of Technology, Taiwan

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Theoretical and Methodology Development:

  1. Computational mechanics and material design for impact energy mitigation
  2. Multi-scale modeling and simulation for nano-mechanics and material design
  3. Design for mechanical fatigue and Fracture using XFEM and bridging scale methods
  4. Modeling and simulation for manufacturing process, sheet metal forming
  5. Reverse engineering and fast prototyping

Bioengineering:

  1. Assistive and rehabilitation devices
  2. Geometric modeling and 3D printing for bio-engineering applications
  3. Design of helmet and sporting goods

Design Projects:

  1. Green tricycle
  2. Design for animated characters and kinetic sculptures

HONORS AND AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence, Finalist of 2014 Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Teaching and Administration: In recognition of outstanding achievement in the field of teaching and administration by the Board of Trustees of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence

2013 David Ross Boyd Professor, University of Oklahoma, April 18, 2013: For having consistently demonstrated outstanding teaching, guidance, and leadership for students in an academic discipline or in an interdisciplinary program within the University.

2010 Regents Award for Superior Teaching, University of Oklahoma, April 1, 2010

2009 Don Davis Award, OKC Mayor’s Committee on Disability Concerns, OKC, October 29, 2009: The highest honor and is granted in public recognition of extraordinarily meritorious service which has substantially advanced opportunities for people with disabilities by removing social, attitudinal & environmental barriers in the greater Oklahoma City area

OU Alumni Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, September 28, 2009 (AME4553 Design Practicum Spring 2009)

OU Alumni Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, September 28, 2009 (AME3353 Design of Machine Components, Spring 2009)

OU Alumni Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, April 6, 2009 (AME4283 Concurrent Design and Manufacturing, Fall 2008)

OU Alumni Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, March 14, 2008 (AME4263 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Fall 2007)

OU Alumni Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, July 23, 2007 (AME3553 Design of Machine Component, Spring 2007)

NSF Fellowships: NSF Summer Institute on Nano Mechanics and Materials, Northwestern University, July 2007

*Reference Dr. Chang's CV for Additional Honors & Awards

COURSES TAUGHT

AME 5740.002 Deign Theory and Methods

AME 3143 Solid Mechanics

AME 4283/5283 Concurrent Design and Manufacturing

AME 4193.001 Introduction To CAD

AME 4263/5263 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

AME 4283/5283 Concurrent Design and Manufacturing

AME 3353.002 Design of Machine Components

AME 4283/5283 Concurrent Design and Manufacturing

AME 3353.002 Design of Machine Components

AME 4263/5263 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

AME 4283/5283 Concurrent Design and Manufacturing

AME 3353 Design of Machine Components

AME 4553 Design Practicum

AME 3353 Design of Machine Components

AME 5740 Computational Methods in Structural Design

AME 4263/5263 Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

AME 3353 Design of Machine Components

*Reference Dr. Chang's CV for Additional Courses

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2015~Present Associate Editor, Computer-Aided Design and Applications

2012~Present Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Software Engineering and Applications

2010~Present Associate Editor, Journal of Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines

2010~Present Member, Editorial Board, ISRN Mechanical Engineering

2008~Present Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Scientific Computing

Member, International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO)

Member, World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO)

Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

*Reference Dr. Chang's CV for Additional Professional Organizations

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Contact Information

(405) 325-1746
Felgar Hall 201
khchang@ou.edu

Dr. Chang's Website: 
http://chang.ou.edu/

OFFICE HOURS: 
Mondays and Wednesdays
2:00 - 2:50 PM