Dr. Ilhan Chang

Dr. Ilhan Chang is an Associate Professor with the Department of Civil Systems Engineering at Ajou University (www.ajou.ac.kr), Republic of Korea. Dr. Chang earned his Bachelor of Science (2000), Master of Engineering (2004), and Doctor of Philosophy (2010) degrees in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering from KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). Main topics of his M.S. and Ph.D. dissertations were "Soft Soil Evaluation using Elastic Waves" and "Soil Stabilization using Microbial Biopolymers", respectively.

 

Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Chang accumulated various professional careers as a Research Assistant Professor at KAIST (2010-2011), Senior Researcher at the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (2012-2017.02), Lecturer (2017.04-2018.06) and Senior Lecturer (2018.07-2020.08) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia.

Dr. Chang and his research group (E3GEO) are mainly focusing on multi-disciplinary research for emerging geotechnical engineering subjects such as: Soil Characterization, Ground improvement, Soil erosion and preservation, Biopolymer-based soil treatment (BPST), Biological/bio-inspired soil treatment, Anti-desertification, Hydrogeotechnical engineering, New civil engineering materials, and Sustainable urban development.

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Professional Careers

Ajou University

Associate Professor. 2020.09~Present

Education

2006 - 2010

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Canberra

(Adjunct) Senior Lecturer. 2020.09~Present

Senior Lecturer. 2018.07~2020.08

Lecturer. 2017.04~2018.06

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT)

Senior Researcher. 2011.12~2017.02

University of Science & Technology (UST) - Korea

(Adjunct) Associate Professor. 2016.03~2017.03

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Invited Professor. 2014.09~2014.15 / 2015.09~2015.12

2004 - 2006

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering

2000 - 2004

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professional memberships

International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE)

Engineers Australia (EA)

Korean Geotechnical Society (KGS)

Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT)

Research Assistant Professor. 2011.04~2011.12

Research Group 

Ajou University - UNSW Canberra

© 2021 by Ilhan Chang and
E3GEO Research Group at Ajou University

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