Advisory Board Update: Dr. Jennie S. Hwang Presents for National Science Council of Taiwan - Surface Mount Technology
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Advisory Board Update: Dr. Jennie S. Hwang Presents for National Science Council of Taiwan


(December 4, 2009) TAIPEI, Taiwan — Jennie S. Hwang, Ph.D., SMT Editorial Advisory Board member and the first Asian-American woman elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (1998), was invited to visit Taiwan by the National Science Council of Taiwan. During her 10-day visit this November, Dr. Hwang delivered keynote speeches at Hsinchu Industrial Technology Research Institute, National Taiwan University, and National Central University. She spoke on renewable energy and global competitiveness. 

Dr. Hwang presented "Renewable Energy, Smart Grid and Sustainable Energy Model" and "Innovation, Leadership and Entrepreneurship — Global Competitiveness." While in Taiwan, she visited industrial parks, leading electronics and solar companies, national research facilities including ITRI’s Energy and Environment, Medical Devices, Materials and Chemicals, and Biomedical Engineering Laboratories, as well as the Photovoltaics Technology Center, among others.

Dr. Hwang said, “It was immensely uplifting and fascinating to embrace what I think are the two most compelling topics for the world going forward. Through my speaking engagements and ebullient exchanges with the audiences, I’ve observed the cutting-edge frontier technologies in the energy sector and other areas being pursued in Taiwan.” 

Read Dr. Hwangs's recent columns:
Lead-free System Reliability
Photovoltaics in the Realm of Energy

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