Dr. Jennie S. Hwang is CEO of H-Technologies Group and Board Trustee Emerita and adj. professor at Case Western Reserve University. Her career encompasses corporate and entrepreneurial businesses, innovative research, advanced manufacturing, technology transfer, and corporate and university governance (have served as board director for Fortune 500 NYSE-traded, private companies, university and civic boards.) Author of 7 internationally-used technology books and 650+ publications/editorials. Among her many honors/awards are Congressional Certificates of Achievement; induction into International Hall of Fame - Women in Technology; named the R&D-Stars-to-Watch (Industry Week); Distinguished Alumni Awards; Honorary Doctoral degree; YWCA Achievement Award, and elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1998. She has served as CEO of International Electronic Materials Corp. and held senior executive positions with Lockheed Martin Corp., SCM Corp. and Sherwin-Williams Co. Internationally recognized as a pioneer and long-standing leader in the interconnecting electronic materials, electronics miniaturization, semiconductor packaging and advanced manufacturing. An international speaker, she has lectured to tens of thousands of executives/engineers/researchers on emerging technologies and advanced manufacturing via professional development courses.
Her speeches range from university commencement addresses to keynote at DoD Federal Women’s Program to tutorials at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Her formal education includes Harvard Business School Executive Program, Columbia University Business School Governance Program, and four academic degrees (Ph.D., M.A., M.S., B.S.) in Materials Science & Engineering, Chemistry, and Liquid Crystal Science. The Dr. Jennie S. Hwang Award for Faculty Excellence was established at her Alma Maters. The Dr. Jennie S. Hwang YWCA Award is established in her honor, now for 20 years running, to recognize outstanding college women students in STEM. The Dr. Jennie S. Hwang Endeavor Fund, an endowment at NAE, funds programs that support high school and college students to enhance exposure to diverse and/or international perspectives in engineering education, networking, and the profession. Further: www.JennieHwang.com.