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Room: 911 ERB
Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-2760

Primary Affiliation:
Engineering Physics

Additional Affiliations:
College of Engineering,

Profile Summary

Dr. Hwasung Yeom is Associate Scientist in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His expertise encompasses development of a wide range of surface coating technologies and low-temperature additive manufacturing as well as experimental evaluation of thermo-mechanical properties, advanced characterizations of the engineered materials for radiation effects, high temperature oxidation, and cladding behavior under accident conditions. Dr. Yeom has participated in industry-led research projects focused on development of advanced fuel cladding with Framatome and Westinghouse Electric Company, and in multiple DOE-NE funded programs (NEET, NEUP, NSUF). 

Dr. Yeom is a member of American Nuclear Society (ANS) and the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), and is a member of TMS’s Nuclear Materials Committee. He has over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, and technical reports. He has served as an invited reviewer for DOE-NE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, DOE’s CINR proposals, and DOE’s Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) proposals.

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