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Luh-Maan Chang

Professor Emeritus

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

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Email: changlm@purdue.edu

Specialty Area(s)

Education
Ph.D., University of Texas (Austin), 1983
M.S.C.E., University of Texas (Austin) 1980
B.S.C.E., Cheng-Kung (Taiwan), 1971

Research Summary

  • NanoConstruction Engineering
  • Precast Concrete Pavement
  • Painting Image Processing
  • Design and Construction

Selected Research Projects

  • Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, and Green Manufacturing for Creating Sustainable Technologies, National Security, National Science Foundation (NSF), June 2005.
  • Surface Engineering and Coating, NSF Summer Institute on Nano-Mechanics and Materials, National Science Foundation (NSF), July 2004.
  • Implementation of Warranty Clauses for Steel Bridge Painting Contracts, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), July 2004-December 2009.
  • International Travel Grant to the 4th CONSEC 04 at Seoul, Korea, Purdue University, June 2004-July2004.
  • Development of Implementation Package Using Warranty Clauses in Painting Contract, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), January 2004-September 2004.
  • Using Pre-Cast Panels for Pavement Construction, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), August 2002- February 2004.

Honors & Awards

Selected CEM Professor of the Year by Senior & Junior students, Division of Construction Engineering and Management, Purdue University, Spring 2005.

Selected CEM Professor of the Year by Senior & Junior students, Division of Construction Engineering and Management, Beta Tau Honorary Fraternity, Purdue University, Spring 2004.

Chi Epsilon, Purdue University Chapter, The National Civil Engineering Honor Society, 1995-present.

Selected Outstanding Professor by Beta Tau Construction Honorary, based on teaching, Division of

Construction Engineering and Management, Purdue University, Spring 1993.
Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Honorary, Purdue University, 1986.

Award of Excellence: Based on research and teaching, Halliburton Education Foundation, School of Building Construction, University of Florida, 1985.
Sigma Lambda Chi: The Building Construction Honorary, University of Florida, 1985.

President, Student Chapter, Associate General Contractors, University of Texas at Austin, 1981.

Captain, Basketball Team, Miao-Li Yuan, competed in National Tournament, Taiwan, 1971.

Captain, Rugby Football Team, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, 1970.