Dr. George Chang is recognized as the expert on pavement smoothness and intelligent compaction/construction technologies. Dr. Chang has founded the International Intelligent Construction Technologies Group (IICTG). His research, teaching, specification development and software tools (such as ProVAL and Veta) have helped made significant technology advancements in the above fields. Dr Chang has been the principal investigator for numerous projects that enhancing pavement materials/structures, pavement surface characteristics, etc. Recognized for his energetic, lively teaching style, Dr. Chang delivers smoothness and intelligent compaction/construction related workshops around world.
Dr. Chang has been the chairman for the International Intelligent Construction Technologies Group (IICTG), Road Profile Users’ Group (RPUG), TRB AFD90 Pavement Surface Properties and Vehicle Interaction committee, etc. Dr. Chang received many awards including a Kummer Lecture Award, Meyer-Horne Award, and ASTM Billiard-Stubstad Award from the ASTM; NOVA award from Construction Innovation Forum, Founders’ Award from RPUG; Certificate of Appreciation from TRB; and Emeritus Member of TRB AFD90 Committee. His research work has been featured in over 50 professional publications and 100+ reports.