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Hispanic Heritage Month

Mauricio Terrones for Hispanic Heritage Month.

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)

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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.