The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Natural Sciences

Jimmy Romanos

Dr. Jimmy Romanos is an assistant professor of Physics in the Department of Natural Sciences. He joined LAU as a full-time faculty in Fall 2013.

Before returning to Lebanon, Dr. Romanos worked for two years in the oil and gas industry in Houston, Texas, where he led a team of researchers in developing sorbent materials for the transport and storage of natural gas.

Dr. Romanos received an MS in Physics, an MS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and a PhD in Physics from the University of Missouri, specializing in hydrogen and natural gas storage in carbon-based nanomaterials.

Dr. Romanos’s research has been patented, published in renowned peer-reviewed journals, and presented at international conferences. He is an active member of the Materials Research Society (MRS), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the American Physical Society (APS).

Selected publications

Academic degrees


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