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Chih T. Yang, PhD.


Appointments


Research Scientist and Scholar Civil and Environmental Engineering

Contact Info


Phone: (970) 491-8160   Office: Colorado State University, Fort Collins

Email: ctyang@engr.colostate.edu   Lab:

Website:


Areas of Interest


 Computer modelingErosionRiver morphologyRiver restoration

Biography


Education:
1962 B.S. Civil Engineering, National Cheng Kung University; M.S.and Ph.D.,Civil Engineering, Colorado State University,1965 and 1968, respectively;2001 Senior Executive Fellow Program, Harvard University.

Professional Experiences:
2004 - present, Borland Professor of Water Resources, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University
1994 - 2003, Manager of the Sedimentation and River Hydraulics Group, USBR
1988 - 1994, International and Technical Assistance Program Manager, USBR.

Honor and Awards:
1972 Robert E. Horton Award, 1973 Walter L. Huber Research Prize, 1980 J.C. Stevens Award, and 1999 Hans Albert Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers; 1972 Robert E. Horton Award from the American Geophysical Union;1983 Engineer of the Year Award from the National Society of Professional Engineers; 1991 IAHR/IHP Lecturer of the Year Award from the International Association for Hydraulic Research and the United Nations UNESCO International Hydrological Program; and 1986 Congress Gold Medal from the Pakistan Engineering Congress.

Publications:
Two books, five computer model user’s manuals, and more than 100 professional publications in hydraulics, erosion, sedimentation, river morphology, river restoration, and engineering.