Submitted by srp215 on Fri, 09/10/2021 - 16:09 Diversity Initiatives Hispanic Heritage Month Breadcrumb Diversity Initiatives Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 profiles Mauricio Terrones Image Mauricio Terrones Title: Verne M. Willaman Professor of Physics Degrees: Ph.D., Chemical Physics, University of Sussex, UK (1998); B.S., Engineering Physics, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico (1992) Connect: Twitter What motivates you to do science? Curiosity in order to explain complex problems through fundamental research. Also to help people by developing some applied knowledge. What does Hispanic Heritage Month mean to you? It is an opportunity to create awareness of the Hispanic-Latino community.