Walter H. Chang
Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

Dr. Walter H. Chang is currently the professor/director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering/Center for Nano Bioengineering at Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU), Taiwan. Dr. Chang received his B.S. in Physics at CYCU in 1966, his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Yonsei University, Korea in 1974, and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Tokyo Denki University, Japan in 2002. Dr. Chang has also been a full-time professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering at CYCU since 1981. He was also a visiting professor of the Bioengineering Center at the University of Washington, USA in the summer of 1990 as well as a visiting professor at the Human Performance Laboratory in the University of Calgary, Canada in the summer of 1999.

From 1975 to 2002, Dr. Chang served various administrative positions, such as the Department Chairman, the Dean of General Affairs, Director of Library, Director of Alumni and Placement Affairs, and the Dean of Research & Development at CYCU. He is now the Director of the Center for Nano Bioengineering, CYCU. Dr. Chang is a member of several professional societies, such as ACS, SPIE, Biomedical Engineering Society of Taiwan, Bioelectromagetic Society, and etc. He was a member of the World Council for Biomechanics and the President of Biomedical Engineering Society of Taiwan. Dr. Chang has made great efforts to promote the Biomedical Engineering Society of Taiwan and has been honored as a member of IFMBE. He served on the IFMBE’s Administrative Council and involved in their Asian Pacific Working Group. He was elected as a Administrative Council Member of IFMBE from 1997 to 2003.

Dr. Chang’s areas of interest in reserach are Nano Biotechnology, Cellular and Molecular Imaging, Biomechanics, Medical Ultrasound, Biomedical Optics, and Bone Tissue Engineering. He is the PI of the following research projects : (1) Mechanism Investigation on Novel Characteristic of Fluorescent Gold Nanoclusters for Biomedical Applications (2011-2014), (2) Novel Nanobone Tissue Engineering and Monitoring (2010-2013), (3) Platform of Fluorescent Gold Nanoclusters Probing Techniques in Biomedical Applications (2008-2010), and (4) Novel Nano-bubble Development for Ultrasound Contrast Agent (2009-2010). Dr. Chang is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. He has organized and served on the programs and technical committees of various domestic and international conferences. Dr. Chang has also been the President of Goldred Nanobiotech Co., Ltd. since 2011 (