Chang, Ian

Chang, Ian

Research Scientist, Lecturer

Mentoring Mindset:

I believe that mentoring is to help students navigate challenges in school and to build their confidence to attain their goals.


Higher Education and Employment Background:

  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • B.S. in Meteorology, Northern Illinois University


Life Defining Moments in Meteorology and Higher Education:

  • When I was completing my undergraduate studies, I was unsure if I had the aptitude for graduate school.
  • I was a first-generation undergraduate and doctoral student and to obtain a PhD degree.
  • I received a NASA graduate fellowship to fund my graduate studies.