Stefania Römisch is originally from Torino, Italy and received her Ph.D. in Electronic Instrumentation from Politecnico di Torino, Italy. She was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Colorado at Boulder and after a few years of work as an independent contractor at Spectral Research, LLC, she joined the Time and Frequency Division of NIST in Boulder, CO. She spent the last 10 years leading the Atomic Standards Group, whose activities include the generation of UTC(NIST), and the use of GPS and TWSTFT to contribute to Universal Coordinated Time. During this time, she also co-chaired the Timing Subcommittee for the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) with Dr. Lin Ye.
She is a member of the technical program committee of the IEEE Frequency Control Symposium, the European Frequency and Time Forum and the WSTS. She is a member of the Institute of Navigation (ION) and a 19-year member of the IEEE.
Her research interests span from time scale generation to the calibration of time transfer links and the development of secure techniques to deliver assured and accurate time to critical PNT users.
Stefania is now with Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Woodland Hills, CA.