Juan Ignacio Ramallo
(Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, Argentina 28-01-1994)

Proudly born in the south side of “conurbano bonaerense” (Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires periphery). Juan has been always interested in mathematics, physics and chemistry. Furthermore he is attracted to developing technologies and their relation with social and political aspects. Juan studied Chemical Engineer after high school at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional - Facultad Regional Avellaneda (2012-2014). He did that in order to be admitted in the Instituto de Tecnología Jorge A. Sabato. In 2014, he passed Sabato admission exam, where he obtained his Materials Engineering degree in 2018. In 2019, he got his Master in Materials Science and Technology with Dra. Cecilia Fuertes and Dr. Diego Lionello as research advisors. Currently, Juan is doing his PhD thesis with Dra. Cecilia Fuertes and Dr. Eduardo Bringa as research advisors, studying oxides mechanical properties by both experimental and molecular dynamics approaches. He hopes to contribute to the Argentina and Latin America technological development and sovereignty.