Awards and Recognitions

  • Chair, Foreign Experts Panel, 111 Project (2017-2022), Peking University

  • Courtesy Chair Professorship, National Central University, Taiwan, 2015-present.

  • 2014 Overseas Outstanding Contributions Award, China Computer Federation (CCF), October 24, 2014.

  • Outstanding Alumnus Award, National Central University, Taiwan, May 24, 2014.

  • Courtesy Honorary Advisory Professorship, Huazhong University, China, March 28, 2014-2017.

  • IEEE Richard E. Merwin Medal, “for outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership and service to the IEEE Computer Society and the computing profession”, 2012.

  • IBM Faculty Award, “…recognizes the quality of Chang’s program and its importance to the computer industry.” 2006, 2007, 2009.

  • 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, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2006.

  • Best Paper Award, “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.

  • 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.

  • Life Member, European Academy of Sciences 2002.

  • Meritorious Service Award, "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 Life Fellow, "For seamless integration of Petri-net oriented techniques to support project management", 2001.

  • Distinguished Visitor, IEEE Computer Society, 2000-2002.

  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal, "In recognition of his research contributions in the areas of software and software development", 2000.

  • 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.