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 now leads 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. Her research interests span from time scale generation to the calibration of time transfer links and the development of secure time dissemination techniques. She serves as vice-chair of the technical program committee of the IEEE Frequency Control Symposium and is a member of the technical program committee for the European Frequency and Time Forum. She is a member of the Institute of Navigation (ION), an 18-year member of the IEEE and she co-chairs the Timing Subcommittee for the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) with Dr. Lin Ye.