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Yoon Hwa, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering

Graduate Faculty in Chemical Engineering

Graduate Faculty in Materials Science and Engineering

Co-Thrust Lead for Batteries Thrust of the STC-AMPED (2023-Present)

Governance Board for the Advanced Electronics and Photonics core facility

Governance Board for the Solar Power Lab core facility


Assistant Professor, Arizona State University (Aug. 2020 - )

Specialist, University of California Berkeley, (2019 - 2020)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2015 - 2018)

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California Berkeley (2014)


Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University (2013)

B.S. in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (2007)



Dr. Yoon Hwa is an assistant professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in Material Science from Seoul National University in South Korea in 2013, and worked at University of California Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a postdoc in 2014-2018. During his Ph.D. and Postdoc, his research effort was mainly dedicated to developing high specific energy next generation rechargeable batteries by innovative strategies for rational design of the energy materials or the devices. In 2019-2020, he worked on laser-based 3D printing technologies for metals as a specialist in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at University of California Berkeley. His research at ASU is particularly focused on applying advanced material/device manufacturing techniques to energy storage & conversion devices.

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