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Chang, Peter C.

Chang, Peter C.

Associate Professor
Co-Director, Engineers Without Borders
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1186 Glenn. L. Martin Hall


  • PhD., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1982 
  • M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1979
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, 1975



  • Sensor technology in infrastructure applications
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Fire and blast protection for structures

Clark School Students Selected for Philip Merrill Scholarships

Najmah Abdur-Rahman, Thilini Amarasinghe, and Visesh Uppoor win recognition for their academic achievements.

Niemeier Elected to American Philosophical Society

UMD professor joins select group of thought leaders.

Peter Chang Named Co-Director of UMD Engineers Without Borders

He will lead the program with mechanical engineering professor Jungho Kim.

Baecher Featured in Reducing Coastal Risk Video

CEE Professor shares insights on coastal risk in National Academies video.

Baecher Contributes to NRC Report on Reducing Coastal Risk

CEE Professor contributes to Reducing Coastal Risk on the East and Gulf Coasts.

Inaugural Project Management Symposium Draws Capacity Crowd

More than 250 project management professionals gathered at the University of Maryland June 9-10 for the inaugural Project Management Symposium.

UMD Steel Bridge Team Reaches National Competition

Steel Bridge Team takes third at regional competition, qualifies for nationals.

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team

Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.

CITSM Organized the University Research Technology Transfer Day at USDOT

This event was held on April 6, 2011, in the DOT Headquarters building in Washington, D.C.  The purpose of this event was to highlight the accomplishments and show the impact of DOT’s college- and university-based research and education programs.

Military Engineers Honor Civil Students

Erin Strittmatter, Melanie Wong and Peter Soprano received scholarships.

Engineers Without Borders Installs Solar Systems in Burkina Faso

Sustainable power sources help illuminate community in developing African country.

Recent Activities in Traffic Safety & Operations Lab

Research projects range from basic human behavior study to deployment of real-time control systems for monitoring and guiding traffic during emergency evacuations.