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Dr. Roberto C. Ramos Named Associate Professor of Physics at USciences

By Lauren Whetzel-Siburkis

Roberto C. Ramos, PhD, has been named associate professor of physics at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He comes to the University having served as the associate professor of physics and Blanchard Endowed Chair of Physics and Mathematics at Indiana Wesleyan University over the past four years.

Dr. Ramos’ expertise and research is in low-temperature physics, quantum computing, superconductivity, and STEM education and he has been published in top scientific journals, including Science, Nature Communications, and Physical Review. As a principal investigator, Dr. Ramos has also been awarded more than $1.3 million in research and education grants from the National Science Foundation.

At USciences, his responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses, such as modern physics and introductory to physics, as well as establishing a low-temperature quantum device laboratory for studying superconductors, devices, and nanomaterials. He also serves as the faculty advisor for the Society of Physics Students chapter at USciences.

Dr. Ramos, who resides in Haddonfield, New Jersey, received his PhD in physics from University of Washington (Seattle), and then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship at University of Maryland’s Center for Superconductivity Research. He also received his BS in physics from the University of the Philippines.

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