Carl Chang receives the 2014 Award for Overseas Outstanding Contributions from the China Computer Federation.

October 2, 2014

Carl K. Chang, Professor of Computer Science from Iowa State University, was selected by the China Computer Federation (CCF), the largest national professional association (a sister society of IEEE Computer Society) in China, established in 1956, to receive the 2014 Annual Award for Overseas Outstanding Contributions.To recognize outstanding contributions made by overseas Chinese scholars and organizations to promote the Chinese computing profession, in 2005 CCF established this annual award that currently includes a total of 9 distinguished awardees. The citation recognizes Dr. Chang's achievements in computer science, his distinguished efforts to promote the Chinese computing profession, as well as his significant contributions to China Computer Federation. The award ceremony will be held at Zhengzhou, China, from October 23-25, where Dr. Chang will give a Keynote speech to the annual Chinese National Computing Conference (CNCC). 

Past winners of the award include the following computer scientists of Chinese ethnicity: 

Kai Hwang, University of Southern California (2005) 
Stephen S. Yau, Arizona State University (2006) 
Wei Zhao, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007) 
Kai Li, Princeton University (2008) 
Mingxuan Ni, University of Science and Technology Hong Kong (2009) 
Xiaodong Zhang, Ohio State University (2010) 
Jie Wu, Temple University (2011) 
Benjamin Wah, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2012) 
Guang R. Gao, University of Delaware (2013)