The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Natural Sciences

Jimmy Romanos

Dr. Romanos is an assistant professor of Physics in the Department of Natural Sciences. He joined LAU in Fall 2013. He received an MS in Physics, an MS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Missouri.  Before returning to Lebanon, Dr. Romanos worked 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.

His research interests are interdisciplinary and lie in the fields of condensed matter physics, materials science, nanotechnology, and energy storage.  His current research focuses on the development of novel nanomaterials for various applications:   

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), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Physical Society (APS).

Selected publications

Academic degrees


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