Sophia Cisneros

Teaching Assistant Professor

What I do

I'm a physicist who applies relativistic techniques to non-standard problems, and who specializes in teaching physics. I'm also on the leaders for the M|C|E Native mentoring group.

Professional Biography

I graduated with my Master in Physics in 2006 from the City College of New York, with my PhD in Physics in 2011 from New Mexico State University and completed my postdoctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2011-2014.


Relativity, symmetry, rotation curves, neutrinos, nanophotonics

Areas of Research

particle physics


Nelson, C. A., Cisneros, S. N., & Hinzo, A. M. (2018). Math|Culture|Environment (M|C|E) Denver: Scaffolding STEM Mentorship for Native Youth. IRISE Showcase. Denver, CO: IRISE .