Dr. Hwang’s wide-ranging career encompasses international business operations, global market forecasting, worldwide manufacturing services, technology leadership, and corporate and university governance. Her work is highlighted by numerous national and international awards and honors.
Among her many awards and honors are U.S. Congressional certificates of recognition and achievements; election to National Academy of Engineering; inducted into WIT International Hall of Fame; and named R&D Stars-to-Watch (Industry Week).
Her business experience spans both corporate America and entrepreneurial companies as well as the public sector. She has held senior executive positions with Lockheed Martin Corp., SCM Corp., and Sherwin Williams Co. and has co-founded several entrepreneurial companies. Dr. Hwang has served as a board director for Fortune 500NYSE, NASDAQ-traded and privately-held companies. In this capacity, she has served on an Audit Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee, a Strategy and Technology Committee, and a Commercial Lending & Loan Committee. She is an inventor and author of 300+ publications including several internationally-used books (published by McGraw-Hill, European and Japanese publishers).
Her formal education includes the Harvard University Business School Executive Program, Columbia University Business School Governance Program and four academic degrees in both science and engineering - Ph.D., M.A., M.S., B.S in Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering, Chemistry, Liquid Crystal Science and Physical Chemistry from Columbia University, Kent State University, Cheng-Kung University and Case Western Reserve University.
With extensive global experience, she is internationally recognized as a longstanding contributor to electronics manufacturing and green electronics across industries covering aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, consumer, industrial, computer and communication sectors. She also has contributed to renewable energy sector. She has served as an advisor to the Department of Defense, NASA, Department of Commerce and other government programs. In this capacity, Dr. Hwang interfaced with U.S. Congressional members on issues of interest including global competitiveness, innovation, science and technology, international trade and relations.
She has served on various international, national and regional boards including International Advisory Board of Singapore Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, Materials Information Society, Surface Mount Technology Association, Greater Lake Science Center, Cleveland State University Foundation, Council on World Affairs, and Cleveland Airport System Business Advisory Board.
She has been on the Board Trustees of Case Western Reserve University since 1996, and is an invited distinguished adjunct professor in addition to serving on the advisory boards to the School of Management, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine.
Dr. Hwang adds another major dimension in proffered services to the clients of the Weiner International Associates network.