Daniel Chang

danielDaniel Chang

Associate Engineer

 dwchang@umn.edu | 612-624-0808

Daniel Chang started out at MnTAP as an Intern in the summer of 2017 working on waste reduction and continuous improvement projects in the food processing industry. He rejoined as a full-time staff member the following year with the desire to provide quality technical service to Minnesota businesses while being able to support MnTAP’s efforts as a leader in pollution prevention and environmental protection.

One of Daniel’s interests is in process optimization and control. While the numerous steps involved in any manufacturing procedure may appear complex at first, his prior experiences with lean manufacturing have shifted his perspective to see these steps as opportunities for further investigation and improvement. Maximizing efficiency to reduce all forms of waste is a key principle which Daniel hopes to utilize in assisting various industries across the state, including the food processing, metals, paints and varnishes, ethanol, and plastics industries.

Education / Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering – University of Minnesota