Journal Papers


  • [J36] Lee, M., Im, J., Cho, G.C., Ryu, H.H, and Chang, I., 2020, "Interfacial shearing behavior along xanthan gum biopolymer-treated sand and solid interfaces and its meaning in geotechnical engineering aspects", Applied Sciences, MDPI, Vol. 11, No. 1, Article 139, 23 pages. (

  • [J35] Ryu, B.H., Lee, S., and Chang, I., 2020, “Pervious pavement blocks made from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET): Fabrication and engineering properties”, Sustainability, MDPI, Vol. 12, No. 16, Article 6356. (

  • [J34] Chang, I., Lee, M., Tran, A.T.P., Lee, S., Kwon, Y.M., Im, J., and Cho, G.C., 2020, “Review on biopolymer-based soil treatment (BPST) technology in geotechnical engineering practices”, Transportation Geotechnics, Elsevier, Vol. 24, Article 100385, 22 pages.

  • [J33] Choi, S.G., Chang, I., Lee, M., Lee, J.H., Han, J.T., and Kwon, T.H.*, 2020, “Review on geotechnical engineering properties of sands treated by microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) and biopolymers”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Vol. 246, Article 118415, 14 pages. 

  • [J32] Kwon, Y.M., Ham, S.M., Kwon, T.H., Cho, G.C., and Chang, I.*, 2020, “Surface-erosion behaviour of biopolymer-treated soils assess by erosion function apparatus”, Géotechnique Letters, ICE Publishing, Vol. 10, No. 2, 7 pages. 







Conference Papers (Scopus; Peer-reviewed)
  • [C18] Lee S; Kwon YM; Cho GC; Chang I, 2020, 'Investigation of Biopolymer Treatment Feasibility to Mitigate Surface Erosion Using a Hydraulic Flume Apparatus', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 46-52,

  • [C17] Chang I; Tran ATP; Cho GC, 2019, 'Introduction of biopolymer-based materials for ground hydraulic conductivity control', in Tunnels and Underground Cities: Engineering and Innovation meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art- Proceedings of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress, pp. 277-283,

  • [C16] Lee S; Im J; Cho GC; Chang I, 2019, 'Tri-axial shear behavior of xanthan gum biopolymer-treated sand', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 179 - 186,

  • [C15] Tran AT P;Chang I;Im J;Cho GC, 2018, 'Upward Wetting Behavior of Unsaturated Xanthan Gum-Treated Sand', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 146-154,

  • [C14] Im J;Chang I;Cho GC, 2017, 'Small strain stiffness and elastic behavior of gellan treated soils with confinement', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 834-841,

  • [C13] Tran ATP;Im J;Cho GC;Chang I, 2017, 'Soil-Water characteristics of xanthan gum biopolymer containing soils', in ICSMGE 2017 - 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, pp. 1091-1094.

  • [C12] Chang I;Im J;Cho GC, 2016, 'Soil-Hydraulic Conductivity Control via a Biopolymer Treatment-Induced Bio-Clogging Effect', in Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016 - Proceedings of the Joint Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016, pp. 1006-1015,

  • [C11] Im J;Cho GC;Chang I, 2016, 'A New Soil Treatment Method Using Casein from Bovine Milk', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 1-6,

  • [C10] Chang I;Im J;Cho GC, 2016, 'An Environmentally-Friendly Geotechnical Approach for Soil Erosion Reduction Using Microbial Biopolymers', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 17-24,

  • [C9] Chang I;Shin Y;Cho GC, 2015, 'Optimum thickness decision of biopolymer treated soil for slope protection on the soil slope', in Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics - Proceedings of the 14th Int. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, IACMAG 2014, pp. 1643-1648.

  • [C8] Chang I;Im J;Cho GC, 2015, 'Soil particle composition effect on the strengthening behavior of biopolymer treatment', in Geomechanics from Micro to Macro - Proceedings of the TC105 ISSMGE International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, IS-Cambridge 2014, pp. 1487-1490.

  • [C7] Chang I;Im J;Shin HD;Cho GC, 2015, 'Biochemical soil treatment for erosion control against desertification', in Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development - Proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ECSMGE 2015, pp. 2767-2771.

  • [C6] Ham SM;Kwon TH;Chang I, 2015, 'Preliminary study on P-wave monitoring of soil erosion in SRICOS-EFA method', in 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ARC 2015: New Innovations and Sustainability, pp. 1757-1760,

  • [C5] Chang I;Cho GC, 2014, 'Elastic wave behaviors of beta-glucan biopolymer-treated residual soil', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 1567 - 1575,

  • [C4] Kim AR;Cho GC;Kwon TH;Chang IH, 2013, 'Practical reviews on CO2 sequestration in Korean sedimentary basins and geophysical responses of CO2-injected sediments', in 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, ICSMGE 2013, pp. 567-570.

  • [C3] Chang I;Cho G-C;Santamarina JC, 2013, 'Soil erosion control and vegetation stabilization using biogenic biopolymers', in Cui YJ;Emeriault F;Cuira F;Ghabezloo S;Pereira JM;Reboul M;Ravel H;Tang AM (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Young Geotechnical Engineers' Conference (iYGEC 2013), IOS Press, pp. 77-80, presented at 5th International Young Geotechnical Engineers' Conference (iYGEC), Ecole Ponts ParisTech, Marne la Vallee, France, 31 August-01 September 2013,

  • [C2] Kim A-R;Chang I;Cho G-C;Kang Y-I, 2011, 'Strain-dependent Dynamic Characteristics of Cement-treated Clay', in Chung CK;Kim HK;Lee JS;Jung YH;Kim DS (eds.), Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, Parts 1 and 2, IOS Press, pp. 779-784, presented at 5th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, IS-Seoul, South Korea, 01-03 September 2011,

  • [C1] Chang I;Cho GC, 2007, 'A laboratory procedure to characterize reclaimed clay deposits using shear waves', in Geotechnical Special Publication,

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