1305 Kinnear Road
The Ohio State University, Columbus OH 43212

Contact Information

Call: +1-614-643-3110


Research Interests

  • Amorphous Materials
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Fluctuation EM
  • Reverse Monte Carlo

Jinwoo Hwang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Jinwoo Hwang STEM Group Lead

The Ohio State University
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis


Prof. Hwang’s research interests include advanced structural characterization of materials, S/TEM technique development, and computational materials modeling. In particular, he has developed novel S/TEM techniques and simulation methods based on electron nanodiffraction and quantitative imaging, for nanostructured materials, oxide heterostructures, and non-crystalline materials.

Research Group

Jinwoo Hwang STEM Group

Collaborations with the CPG

Prof. Hwang collaborates with the CPG through an NSF sponsored Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) project (DMR-1539918): Predictive Modeling of Polymer-Derived Ceramics: Discovering Methods for the Design and Fabrication of Complex Disordered Solids. Prof. Hwang’s group leads the fluctuation electron microscopy characterization effort.


  1. 2011

    Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering

    University of Wisconsin - Madison
  2. 2005

    M.S. Materials Science and Engineering

    University of Philadelphia
  3. 2002

    B.S. Materials Science and Engineering

    Hong Ik University, Seoul, Korea

Professional Experience

  1. 2014-Present
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  2. 2011-2014
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    University of California, Santa Barbara