Jennie S. Hwang , Ph.D., D.Sc.
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Civic, Professional Services & Activities (Present & previous)
  • Chairman - Assessment Board on U.S. Army Research Laboratory, 2014 - 2019
  • Chairman - Assessment Panel on National Institute of Standards and Technology - EEEL
  • Board of Army Science and Technology
  • Board member - National Laboratory Assessments Board
  • National Materials and Manufacturing Board
  • Globalization Committee - U.S. Department of Defense / National Research Council
  • Forecasting Future Disruptive Technologies Committee - U.S. Defense Department
  • Reviewer - NRC Report: "The 21st Century Manufacturing"
  • Reviewer - NRC Report: "Best Practices in Assessment of R&D Organizations"
  • Diversity Forum - National Research Council / National Academies
  • Committee on Understanding Interventions that Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Career - National Academies
  • U.S. Commerce Department - Export Council - NODEC
  • Commencement keynote speaker - Ohio University
  • Commencement speaker - Kent State University
  • Keynoted to various university activities, including Univ. of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburg, Carnegie Mellon, Smith College, Ursuline College, Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, State University of New York, MITů
  • International Advisory Board - Singapore Advanced Technology Institute
  • Chairman - Advisory Board, Kent State University
  • Co-chair of Public Policy and Government Relations Committee of IPC
  • Member - U. S. Commerce Dept. District Export Council
  • National President (the first and only woman) - Surface Mount Technology Association
  • Judge - The Heinz Awards
  • Judge - R&D 100 Award
  • Judge - Innovative Product Award
  • Judge - Women Business Owners Award
  • Chair and moderators -various industry committees and conferences
  • Reviewer - books and numerous publications
  • Reviewer - U.S. Department of Commerce's Advanced Technology Program
  • Business Review Board - U.S. Department of Commerce's Advanced Technology Program
  • Business reviewer - NASA Small Business Innovation Program
  • Expert witness - Product liability litigation
  • National Research Council/National Academies - Diversity Forum
  • National Research Council/National Academies - National Laboratories Assessment Panel
  • National Research Council/National Academies - Reviewer - Understanding Interventions that Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Careers
  • U.S. Department of Defense/National Research Council - Globalization Committee
  • U.S. Department of Defense/National Research Council - Forecasting Future Disruptive Technologies Committee
  • Advisory Board - Medical School, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)
  • Advisory Board - Engineering School, CWRU
  • Advisory Board - Business School, CWRU
  • Capital Campaign Committee - Medical School, CWRU
  • Technology Council - Medical School, CWRU
  • Capital Campaign Steering Committee - Engineering School - CWRU
  • President's Parent Council - Wellesley College (Wellesley, Mass.)
  • Industry Standards Committees-IPC, ANSI, IEC
  • Steering committee-industry roadmap (electronics industry)
  • Expert member-American National Standards Institute ((ANSI)
  • U.S. delegate to International Industry Standards Commission (SMT), Geneva
  • International Women's Forum
  • Business Council - Cleveland Airport System
  • Great Lakes Theater Festival Advisory Council
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art - Technology Committee
  • The Western Reserve Historical Society - Design Committee
  • The Union Club, Membership Committee
  • Leadership Council - Neurological Institute - University Hospitals System - Cleveland
  • University Presidential Search Committee - Case Western Reserve University
  • Lectured professional advancement courses to tens of thousands of professionals
  • Authored 475 publications and several internationally-used books


Dr. Hwang participates in leadership programs for young women.

Excerpts from a thank-you note from a program attendee:
" Dear Dr. Hwang:...Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us last week at "Exchange Horizon". I think everyone at our table was inspired by the time you took to learn about each of us and go beyond the typical introduction...It was lively, inclusive and informative. You did a good job of making sure no one left or dominated the conversation keeping everyone in the conversation...".

From the president of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - Cleveland:
"Dear Dr. Hwang: I would like you to know how much I appreciate your illuminating speech and interaction at the SWE.... Because of this successful event, SWE plans for expanding our mentor program, ...I was inspired by your journey to success. I plan to attend graduate school at.... Most importantly, your story of balancing professional accomplishments with a rewarding personal and family life encourages me to pursue all of my dreams..."