Mauricio Escobar joined NCSSM in July 2023 as Instructor of Physics on our Morganton campus. Since 2002, Mauricio has taught high school and college physics and mathematics in Spanish and English. Mauricio attended the University of Puerto Rico where he earned his master’s degree in physics in 2009. In 2015, he earned his doctorate degree in physics from the University of Rhode Island where he conducted research in quantum gravitational spectroscopy. In 2015, he worked as visiting assistant professor of physics at University of Nebraska at Kearney, and between 2016 and 2023, Mauricio worked as associate lecturer of physics at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts where he taught introductory and advanced physics courses. Mauricio thoroughly enjoys time-travel-related sci-fi, anime, reading and writing, and finding creative ways to teach physics.
MS, Physics, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
PhD, Physics, University of Rhode Island