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Dr. Isaac Chang

Assistant Professor
Turner Hall - TUR 215N
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Current Courses

330.001Applied Economic Analysis For Technologists

330.001Applied Economic Analysis For Technologists

400.005Independent Study

270.001Managing Technological Systems

320.001Project Management

Ph D Technology

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

MS Industrial Engineering

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

MS Mechanical Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

BS Mechanical Engineering

Tatung Institute of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

ATMAE Student Research Competition - Undergraduate winner, manufacturing division


Student Research Poster Competition - First Place


2017 Best ATMAE Conference Proceedings Paper


Winner of Student Research Competition, ATMAE 2015 Conference


Conference Proceeding

Guerron, P., Dahle, R., Chang, Y., & Noghanian, S. Reconfigurable 3-D Printed HoneyComb Puzzle Piece Patch Antenna. IEEE (2022): 1982-1983.
Chang, Y., & Yearwood, D. An Innovative Project-based Learning Approach to Teach Project Management. ASEE 2020 Virtual Conference (2020)
Chang, Y., & Devine, K. Modeling Cognitive Activities in a Virtual Reality- assisted Industrial Robot Programming Environment. ASEE EDGD 73rd Midyear Conference (2019): 99-104.
Rohde, D., Noghanian, S., Chang, Y., & Sharma, S. Hexagonal Origami Dual Frequency Antenna. URSI EM Theory Symposium, EMTS 2019 (2019)
Rohde, D., Noghanian, S., Chang, Y., & Sharma, S. Two Element Series Fed Origami Antenna. 019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting (2019): 1111-1112.

Journal Article

Chang, Y., Devine, K., & Klitzing, G. Using Virtual Reality for Industrial Robot Programming: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Engineering Technology 38.1 (2021): 34-44.
Amida, A., Chang, Y., & Yearwood, D. Designing a practical lab-based assessment: a case study. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology 18.3 (2019): 567-581.
Chang, Y., Devine, K., & Klitzing, G. Can Virtual Reality Enhance User Performance and Experience by Reducing an Individual’s Cognitive Workload?. Engineering Design Graphics Journal 83 (2019): 60-66.
Bjorgard, J., Hoyack, M., Huber, E., Mirzaee, M., Chang, Y., & Noghanian, S. Design and Fabrication of Antennas using 3D Printing. Weng Cho CHEW (EDs). Progress in Electromagnetics Research C 84 (2018): 119-134.
Mirzaee, M., Noghanian, S., & Chang, Y. Low-profile bowtie antenna with 3D printed substrate. Kai Chang (EDs). Microwave and Optical Technology Letters 59.3 (2017): 706-710.


Adaptive Takeover Strategy in Automated Driving: Considering Individual Differences. IIN-Continental Tech Talk. Continental Automotive. (2022)
Incorporating eXtended Reality into Teaching & Learning Activities. ATMAE 2022 Annual Conference. ATMAE. (2022)
Reducing cybersickness in virtual reality-based driving simulation. ATMAE 2022 Annual Conference. (2022)
Using 3D printing to teach process-based cost modeling. ATMAE 2022 Annual Conference. ATMAE. (2022)
Cuellar, M., Harvey-Northrop, J. & Chang, I. (Accepted 2022, December).
Impact of Virtual Reality on Normally Aging Adults: A Pilot Study in Semantic Feature Analysis. Convention of the World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Vienna, Austria (Virtual Conference).

Constructing Haptic Gloves for Virtual Reality-Based Motor Skill Learning. ATMAE 2021 Conference. ATMAE. (2021)
Haptic Rendering in a Virtual Manufacturing Environment for Procedural Knowledge Acquisition. ATMAE 2021 Conference. ATMAE. (2021)
The Next Generation Hands-on Learning for Distance Education. ATMAE 2021 Conference. ATMAE. (2021)
Cuellar, M., Harvey-Northrop, J. & Chang, I. (2021, November). Virtual Reality for Speech-Language Pathology: Clinical Intervention Implications. Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington D.C.
An Innovative Project-based Learning Approach to Teach Project Management. 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference. ASEE. (2020)

Grants & Contracts

Feasibility study of virtual reality environments for rehabilitation services in Speech-Language Pathology. CAS. Illinois State University. (2021)
The Next Generation of Hands-On Learning. Undergraduate Research Support Program. Illinois State University. (2021)
Using haptics to enhance Engineering Technology student experience in virtual reality-based remote learning. SoTL. Illinois State University. (2021)
Does the Presence of Sensory Cues Improve Human Spatial Cognition Performance in an Immersive Virtual Reality Environment?. ISU CAST. Illinois State University. (2020)
Modeling Individuals’ Cognitive Behaviors in Virtual Reality-based Learning Environment. Professional Development Initiative Funding, Department of Technology. Illinois State University. (2019)