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|−|'''''Liang Chang''''' |+|
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|−|Is a Sustainable Costal Margins Graduate Fellow in the [http://hrrc.tamu.edu Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center] and doctoral student in the Urban and Regional Science program at [http://www.tamu.edu Texas A&M University], College Station, Texas. Prior joining Texas A&M University, he worked on several research projects of typhoon risk analysis and structural health monitoring of high-rise buildings as a research assistant at the [http: //www.cityu.edu.hk City University of Hong Kong]. He received his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from [http://international.cqu.edu.cn/index/index.aspx Chongqing Jianzhu University]( former Chongqing Institute of Architecture & Engineering), Chongqing, China and his master degree in Engineering Mechanics from [http://www.hit.edu.cn Harbin Institute of Technology], Harbin, China. He will continue his PhD study in the Civil Engineering Program at [http://cee.uiuc.edu/ Universtiy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign]. His research is focused on civil systems , engineering risk analysis, probabilistic and statistics methods , geographic information system (GIS) , structural health monitoring, structural reliability, natural hazards risk analysis and loss estimation, disaster socio-economic consequences analysis. |+|
engineering risk analysis, probabilistic and statistics methods
natural hazards risk analysisloss estimation, disaster socio-economic consequences analysis.
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Is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and research assistant in the Mid-America Earthquake (MAE) Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA. He is currently working on a FEMA funded project focusing on seismic risk mitigation for transportation networks under the supervision of Profs. Amr S. Elnashai and Billie F. Spencer, Jr.
In the summer of 2006, he was a research scholar in the Complex Systems Summer School funded by Santa Fe Institute (SFI) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Prior joining the University of Illinois, he was a Sustainable Coastal Margins Program (SCMP) Graduate Fellow in the Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center (HRRC) and doctoral student in the Urban and Regional Science (URSC) program at Texas A&M University (TAMU), Texas. He worked as a visiting research assistant at the City University of Hong Kong prior joining Texas A&M University.
His research interests include:
civil infrastructure systems (transportation and utility systems);
engineering risk analysis, structural reliability, probabilistic and statistics methods;
Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) applications;
natural hazards risk analysis, loss estimation, disaster socio-economic consequences analysis.