Principle In

moodera-mitDr. Jagadeesh S. Moodera | moodera ‘at’ mit ‘dot’ edu

Dr. Jagadeesh S. Moodera received his Ph.D in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology (Madras). He joined MIT in 1981 as a research staff at the Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory (FBML), where he currently leads the “Thin Film Magnetism, Superconductivity and Nanospintronics” group. He has been working in several areas of fundamental and applied physics that includes nanospintronics, spin polarized transport and tunneling, thin film magnetism, superconductivity and topological insulators. He was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2000 and awarded the Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize from the American Physical Society in 2009.


 Postdoctoral Researchers

pweiPeng Weipwei ‘at’ mit ‘dot’ edu

Dr. Peng Wei joined the group in June 2011. He is working on topological insulators. He received his B.S. in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China in 2005 and Ph.D. in Physics from University of California, Riverside in 2011.




Ferhat Katmis | katmis ‘at’ mit ‘dot’ edu


cuizuchangCuizu Changczchang ‘at’ mit ‘dot’ edu

Dr. Cuizu Chang joined the group in February 2013. He is working on topological insulators. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from Tsinghua University, China in 2012.


Graduate Students

MingdaLiMingda Li  | mingda ’at’ mit ‘dot’ edu




Former Group Members

Robert Lillianfeld

Bin Li (Senior Scientist at MEMSIC)

Guoxing Miao (Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, Canada) web

Karthik V. Raman (IBM Research Lab, India)

Helia Jalili (PANalytical)

Marius V. Costache (Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology, Spain) web

Mark Hickey (Ab Initio Software)

Jean-Baptiste Laloë (GLOBALFOUNDRIES)

Tiffany Santos (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies)

Martina Muller (Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI-6), Forschunsgzentrum Jülich, Germany) web

Hee Jae Shim (LG, South Korea)

Hyun Ja Shim (LG, South Korea)

K. Y. Yoon (Samsung)

Patrick R. LeClair (Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Alabama) web

Andy Thomas (Department of Physics, Bielefeld University, Germany) web

Markus Münzenberg (I. Physikalisches Institut, Göttingen University, Germany) web

Tae Hee Kim (Department of Physics, Ewha Womans University, South Korea)

Ronnie Jansen (MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, The Netherlands)

Atsufumi Hirohata (University of York, England) web

Janusz Nowak (IBM TJ Watson Research Center)

C. H. de Groot (University of Southampton) web

John Philip (Catholic University of America) web

Niloleta Theodoropoulou (Texas State University) web

C. H. Shang (Western Digital)

R. H. Ortega (University of Pamplona, Spain)

M. Terada (University of Teikyo, Japan)

T. K. Cheng

A. M. Rao

Rabia Kabani

Joaquim Nassar

C. Tanaka

Rene J. M. van de Veerdonk (Seagate)

Lisa Wang

Z. Li

M. J. Van Veenhuizen

Lorraine Gabillet

Ana Ramos

Sylvia Matzen

Former Visiting Students

Sebastian Heedt (RWTH Aachen University)

Marius Eich (ETH Zurich)

Niklas Roschewsky (Technical University of Munich)

Former Visiting Scientists

Dr. G. Berera (MIT)

Dr. C. Robinson (IBM, Almaden)

Dr. M. Tondra (NVE Inc.)

Dr. F. Nguyen and Dr. J. Nasser (University of Paris-Sud)

Dr. W. Oepts, Mr. J. de Jong, Mr. Corne Kant (Eindhoven Tech. U)

Dr. E. Shypil (Ukrainian Academy of Sciences)

Dr. Q. Shu (Shenzhen University, China)

Dr. Jose Costa Kramer (Madrid, Spain)

Dr. Tamalika Banerjee (TIFR, India)

Dr. Manuel Bibes (CNRS, France)

Dr. Alexander Brinkman (Twente University, The Netherlands)

Dr. Taro Nagahama (AIST, Tsukuba, Japan)

Prof. B. Nadgorny (Wayne State University)

Dr. J. H. Chang (KIST, South Korea)

Prof. Don Heiman (Northeastern University)

Dr. Jean Baptiste Moussey (CEA, Saclay, France)

Prof. Ratnamala Chatterjee (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi)