Chao Chang received Bachelor Degree in 2006 and Ph.D. Degree in 2010 both from Tsinghua University, China, and he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Stanford University in 2011-2013. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Young Talent Program at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
Dr. Chang was the 1st Recipient of National Science Award of China in 2019 and the recipient of 2017 IEEE NPSS Early Achievement Award, the unique annual Awardee and the unique Chinese Scholar during the last 22 years; Recipient of 2018 Tan Kah Kee Young Scientist Award, AAPPS-DPP Young Scientist Award.
He is the founding Chair of IEEE NPSS Xi’an Chapter (1st NPSS Chapter established in China), Guest Editor of IEEE Trans. Plasma Science, IEEE Senior Member, the General Chair of 2018 Asia-Pacific Conference on Plasma and Terahertz Science, and The technical Programm Chair of 2020 47th ICOPS.
He is the Chief Scientist of China National Scientific Innovation District, Academic Board of China National Key Laboratory of Science and Technology on Space Microwave, Member of China Terahertz Application Committee, Editorial Board of Vacuum Electronics (Journal of Chinese), Recipient of Outstanding Youth Scholar on Natural Science Foundation of China in 2016, and 1st Recipient of First Prize of China Ministerial-level Scientific and Technological Progress.
He studied the mechanisms of intense nanosecond microwave-driven window breakdown and discovered effective methods of multipactor suppression on windows and in dielectric-loaded accelerators, and proposed the novel electromagnetic undulators for free electron lasers. As the 1st and correspondence author, he has published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers, and holds 20 patents granted in China.