Scientist Profile: Bob Hwang, PhD

February 4, 2019 |  

Director, Transportation Energy Center
Sandia National Laboratories

PhD, Physics, University of Maryland
BS, Physics, UCLA

Dr. Bob Hwang leads Sandia’s transportation energy division, which includes the world-renowned Combustion Research Facility, recognized for its collaborations with industry and academia. With an objective of creating a carbon-neutral vehicle fleet, the Transportation Energy Center also studies the co-development of biofuels and engine design, safe and reliable energy storage components, and systems to enable a hydrogen vehicle infrastructure.

Dr. Hwang and his team can speak and advise on the following technical fields:

  • Combustion science and the predictive simulation of engines.
  • Hydrogen science and engineering for vehicle and stationary sources.
  • Biofuels and drop-in replacement fuels.
  • Assessment of new transportation energy technologies and trends.

 

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Updated: 2019.02.04

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