Juan Pablo Fernández
Juan Pablo Fernández earned the degree of Físico from the Universidad de los Andes, a Ph.D. in theoretical low-temperature physics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an M.S. in engineering physics from Dartmouth College.
He has been a research associate at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth and a research contractor for the Thayer School and the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover, NH. His work on the finite-temperature behavior of Bose-Einstein condensates and the discrimination of unexploded ordnance (UXO) using low-frequency electromagnetics has resulted in several publications. His group won a Project of the Year award from the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program in 2011.
He has taught physics, mathematics, astronomy, scientific writing, and Spanish at the Universidad de los Andes, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst College, Smith College, and Lebanon College. He has worked as a writer, editor, and translator, and managed the processing of grant proposals for the Instituto Colombiano para el Desarrollo de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Colciencias.
He was awarded a
Francisco de Paula Santander grant
for creative writing by the Instituto Colombiano de Cultura in 1990,
was shortlisted for the Premio Nacional de Literatura in 1998, and
received the Eugene M. Isenberg Award from the Isenberg School of
Management at the University of Massachusetts in 1997 and 1998.
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)