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Electrical engineering educator

Hung-Chun Chang, Chinese electrical engineering educator. Recipient Outstanding Young Engineer award Chinese Institute Engineers, Taiwan, 1990, Distinguished Teaching award Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 1993, Ten Outstanding Young Persons award Junior Chamber International, Taiwan, 1994; special research fellow grantee National Science Council, Taiwan.


Chang, Hung-Chun was born on February 8, 1954 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of Mou-Kun and Su-Hua (Chuang) Chang.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1976. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1984.


Research assistant Stanford (California) University, 1978-1983, postdoctoral research affiliate, 1983-1984. Associate professor department electrical engineering National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1984-1988, professor department electrical engineering, since 1988. Technical consultant Telecommunications Laboratories, Ministry of Transportation and Commission, Chungli, Taiwan, 1987-1990.

Vice-chairman department electrical engineering National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1989-1991. Adjunct professor electro-optics science and technical committee National Science Council, Taipei, 1991-1993. Chairman graduate institute electro-optical engineer National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1992-1998.


  • Achievements include research on the correct understanding of different formulations of coupled-mode theory for optical waveguides. Detailed theoretical analysis of the directional coupling between optical fibers. Novel numerical methods for studying linear and nonlinear wave propagation in optical fibers.

    Developed novel methods for fabricating optical fiber couplers. Development of new fused optical fiber couplers. Developed different numerical analysis methods for optical waveguide structures.


Second lieutenant Chinese Air Force, 1976-1978. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Optical Society of America, International Union Radio Science (standing committee 1988-1993, Young Scientist award 1987), Photonics Society Chinese-Americans, Phi Tau Phi, Sigma Xi.


Married Li-Chuan Chu, October 15, 1991.

Mou-Kun Chang

Su-Hua (Chuang) Chang

Li-Chuan Chu