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Hyun-Tae Hwang, Ph.D.

  • Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Paducah Extended Campus Program

Assistant Professor

Research Area


Crounse Hall


2015 – present: Assistant Professor, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky

2009 – Present: Research Associate, Purdue University


Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Korea University, Korea, 1999

Master of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Korea University, Korea, 2001

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2009

Post-Doc, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, Indiana, 2009-2015

Research Interests:

Chemical/catalytic reaction engineering

Sustainable or alternative energy

Synthesis of materials or catalysts and reactor modeling and process design