Research Professor Yunho Hwang

Education and Research / University of Maryland

Dr. Yunho Hwang is a research professor and associate director of Center for Environmental Energy Engineering. He is a worldly-known expert for “Energy Efficiency and New Innovative Energy Systems Research” in the field of refrigeration and air-conditioning. From 1997, he started Energy Efficiency and Heat Pumps Consortium as a director and successfully developed multiple innovative energy efficient and sustainable RAC technologies. In addition to developing energy efficient technologies, he has initiated new innovative researches on “Not-in-kind” Refrigeration Systems beyond sorption technologies such as elastocaloric cooling systems and electrochemical compression for natural refrigerants. He is an ASME Fellow, an ASHRAE Fellow, and a member of ASME, ASHRAE, SAE, and IIR.