Chi Yung Chang
Dr. Chi-Yung Chang
SASE Engineer/ Scientist of the Year (Company)

Principal Engineering Fellow, Raytheon Company

Dr. C.Y. Chang is a Principal Engineering Fellow at Raytheon with over 30 years of experience in developing space and airborne radar systems for earth science, surveillance and reconnaissance applications, specializing in advanced radar system design and signal processing.  He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.

Dr. Chang also worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory on spaceborne imaging radar programs.  The Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C (SIR-C) represented the first multi-frequency band multi-polarization imaging radar system ever flown in space. It was flown aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour twice. Dr. Chang led the Ground Data Processing System which processed all of the radar data into image products. He received a NASA Exceptional Service Award for his contribution to SIR-C.