Carnegie Mellon University
Postdoctoral Fellows
Ph.D. Maxwell LiMaxwell Li

Joined Group: Fall 2016
Project: Lorentz TEM investigation of Magnetic DW Transitions in Asymmetric Superlattices

Ph.D Thesis (CMU, 2020): Magnetic Domain Wall Skyrmions: Investigating Chiral Spin Textures in Pt/Co/Ni/Ir Multi-Layers Using Lorentz Transmission Electron Microscopy
Ph.D. Students
Ph.D. Maxwell LiMichael Kitcher


Joined Group: Fall 2018
Project: Energetics and steady-state dynamics of domain walls beyond the static interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction
Derek LauNisrit Pandey


Joined Group: Fall 2018
Project: Chiral magnetic structures in Co/Ni based asymmetric superlattices
Lai JiangLai Jiang


Joined Group: Spring 2021
Project: Electric-field control of interfacial DMI in asymmetric magnetic multi-layers
Shreyes NallanShreyes Nallan


Joined Group: Spring 2021
Project: Spintronic vertical shift-register memory based on Co/Ni magnetic multi-layers
WenYuChenWen-Yu Chen


Joined Group: Fall 2021
Project: In-situ characterization of Bloch skyrmion switching in magnetic multi-layers
M.S. Students
MS StudentPosition Available


Target Start Date: Fall 2021
Project: TBD
Undergraduate Students
“LeannThomas Wong

Physics
Graduation Date: Spring 2021
Project: Magnetic Nanohorns for measurement of the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction
“LeannLarry Chen

Materials Science & Engineering
Graduation Date: Spring 2023
Project: Field conditioning the topology of magnetic skyrmions
Former Students
“LeannLeann Law

Materials Science & Engineering
Graduation Date: Spring 2016
Project: Combinatorial Materials Exploration in Nanomagnetism
Matthew JubinskyMatthew Jubinsky

Materials Science & Engineering
Graduation Date: Spring 2015
Project: Materials for Advanced Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Media Beyond 1 Tbits/in
Eli ZoghlinEli Zoghlin

Materials Science & Engineering
Graduation Date: Spring 2016
Project: Nanogranular Soft Magnetic Thin Films for High Frequency Power Applications
Bradley FultonBradley Fulton

Materials Science & Engineering
Graduation Date: Spring 2016
Project: Materials for Perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junctions with High TMR and Annealing Stability
“AvishekAvishek Ganguli

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2018
Project: Modeling nucleation geometry during the crystallization of ultra-thin FeCoB thin films
M.S. Pranav AmbhorePranav Ambhore

B.S., Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
Joined Group: Fall 2013
Project: Nanogranular Soft Magnetic Thin Films for High Frequency Power Applications
M.S. Zhenkai ShaoZhenkai Shao


Joined Group: Fall 2014
Project: Electrical Testing of Soft FeCo-Based Nanocomposites
Ph.D. James PellegrinJames Price Pellegren


Joined Group: Fall 2013
Thesis: Analyzing Creep Mobility of Dzyaloshinskii Domain Walls with an Effective Elastic Band Model
Ph.D. James PellegrinDerek Lau


Joined Group: Fall 2014
Thesis: Experimental Evaluation of the Interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction in Co/Ni Magnetic Multilayers
Vincent M. Sokalski
Associate Professor
Dept. of Material Science & Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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