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Environmental, Earth & Space Studies

Department of Environmental, Earth & Space Studies
Sattgast 215
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax: (218) 755-4107

Mailing Address:
1500 Birchmont Drive NE #27
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

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Dr. Fu-Hsian Chang

Adjunct Faculty

Environmental, Earth & Space Studies

Office: S 128

Phone: (218) 755-4104

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  • Certificate - In-service and Professional Development, Training in Critical Thinking, Testing and Assessment, U.C. Berkeley Marina, July 22-26, 2007
  • M.B.A. - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1994
  • Post-Doctorial - Environmental Microbiology – Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y. 1 1979-1981
  • Ph.D. - Environmental Microbiology, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, California, 1979.
  • M.S. - Biology, (Biochemistry & Biophysics) University of North Texas (formerly North Texas State University), Denton, Texas, 1974.
  • B.S. - Agricultural Chemistry, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1970.

Research, Publications and Presentations:

Professional Experience:

September, 2008 - Present Area 1/White. Faculty Expert. Bioscience Minnesota Clearinghouse & Repository, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

September, 2008 - Present Co-Chair Minnesota State University System, Inter-faculty Organization, Government Relations Committee

March, 2006 - Present Renewable Energy Action-Now Collaboration Member – Agricultural Utilization Research Institute and Bio Business Alliance of Minnesota

September, 2006 - Present Work Group Member – Biosciences Education and Research Work Group, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System

August 23, 2008 - Present Director – Center for Environmental, Earth and Space Studies, Economics, and Sociology, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

August 23, 2004 - July, 2008 Director - Center for Environmental, Earth and Space Studies, Economics, and Sociology, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

August 22, 2004 Interim Director – Center for Environmental, Earth and Space Studies, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

Sept. 2003 - Present Outstanding Award in Science and Technology – Review Panel for National Science Council, Rep. of China

Aug. 1, 1990 June 1999 Task Force Member – Applied Technology Development Program, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute of Minnesota.

Sept. 1996 - Aug. 2000 Co-Chair MSU IFO Government Relations Committee, Minnesota State College and University System

July 1, 1981 - Present Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor – Center for Environmental Studies, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN 56601

July 1986 - Present Consultant to the United Nations Development Program in the fields of 1. Soil utilization and environmental pollution; 2. Treatment and recovery of agricultural waste; 3. Pollution and microbiological degradation of organic contaminants; 4. System of waste water treatment on soils; and 5. Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology

Jan. 1984 - Sept. 1990 Coordinator and Principal Investigator of Microbiological Research Group on Biodegradation of Crude Petroleum, U.S. Geological Survey National Research Project on: “Ground Water Contamination by Crude oil near Pinewood, Minnesota.”

Professional Memberships:

  • WEF (Water Environment Federation)
  • ACS (American Chemical Society)
  • ASM (American Society for Microbiology)
  • APHA (American Public Health Association)
  • ASA (American Society of Agronomy)
  • SSSA (Soil Science Society of America)
  • ASCE (American Society for Civil Engineers)