Ainissa Ramirez2017-10-10T10:23:35+00:00

Ainissa Ramirez

Materials Engineer

“…Using science, tech and math, you have the tools to change the world.”

Career Highlights
  • Science evangelist and author of Newton’s Football and Save Our Science
  • Former director of the award-winning science lecture series for children called Science Saturdays and host of two popular-science video series called Material Marvels and Science Xplained
  • Holds more than six patents that grant her full ownership and rights of her inventions, most of which help to make materials stronger
  • As a little girl, got hooked on a television show called 3-2-1 Contact that featured an African-American girl doing science activities which strongly influenced her to pursue STEM

STEM Gems Club

Is a career as a Materials Engineer in your future? Have you ever heard of this branch of engineering? STEM Gem Ainissa Ramirez holds more than six patents – all for inventing materials that make things stronger. The technical term is called dispersion hardening. She’s also a mega STEM evangelist and author of Save Our Science and Newton’s Football. Watch one of her videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.