William Hwang

2009 Program Co-Director

William L. Hwang completed his MSc by Research in Chemistry at the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. He was the Captain of the Oxford Varsity Men's Volleyball Team and also played for the National League Men's Team in Oxford.

William is a 2006 graduate of Duke University where he was an Angier B. Duke Scholar and received degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Physics, earning graduation with distinction by thesis in both the BME and ECE. He was named to the 2006 All-USA College Academic First Team (USA Today). For his research contributions, William was awarded the Lab on a Chip Journal Prize for outstanding contributions in the field of micro & nanotechnologies applied to the biosciences and the Howard G. Clark Biomedical Engineering Research Award.

While at Duke, William was a first violinist in the Duke Symphony Orchestra and served as Editor-in-Chief of Eruditio, the Undergraduate Humanities Journal.

William is currently studying for an MD/PhD at Harvard-MIT.


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