SPS Outstanding Chapter Advisor
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Professor Roberto C. Ramos is an experimental quantum mechanic and ultra-low temperature physicist who probes the quantum properties of materials and devices. He has published in top scientific journals including Science, Nature Communications, Physical Review, and Journal of Applied Physics. He has been awarded over $1.3M in research and education grants from the National Science Foundation and DOE research equipment valued at over $700,000. He was Program Director of two NSF S-STEM Scholarship Programs, at Drexel University and Indiana Wesleyan University, where he was Blanchard Endowed Research Chair, a Hinds Fellow, and two-time Principium Lecture Awardee. He received Drexel University's Allan-Rothwarf Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Bright Idea Award at USciences.
Dr. Ramos has advised and nurtured award-winning chapters of the Society of Physics Students across three universities, was nominated twice as Outstanding SPS Advisor, and most recently been the faculty advisor to the University of the Sciences' Chapter of the Society of Physics Students. Dr. Ramos further serves as Director of USciences Center for Undergraduate Research. He is an advocate of "women in STEM" and has organized four "Physics Wonder Girls Camp" for middle school girls, featured by Philadelphia's ABC News Network on their Nightly News.