2018 Events

February 6th
Magnetic Force Equations based on Computer Simulation and the Effect of Load Line
Dr. Christina Chen, Quadrant Inc. and Magnet Energy LLC
February 22nd
Derivation and Real-World Use of DQ Current and Voltage Loop Control for Motor Drives
Tony O’Gorman, President, PESC Inc.
April 5th
Machine-Learned Assessment and Prediction of Robust Solid State Storage System Reliability Physics
Dr.Jay Sarkar, Western Digital Corporation.
April 26th
Optimizing Custom Magnetics for High-Performance Power Supplies
Michael D. Seeman, President and Founder, Eta One Power Inc.
May 19th
The History of the Moving Coil Actuator in Disk Drives
Dr. Art Wagner, Consultant in Magnetics and Professor Emeritus at San Jose State University.
May 22nd
Challenges and Opportunities for X-ray Spectro-microscopies in Magnetism and Spintronics
Dr. Peter Fischer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Santa Cruz
June 5th
Hard Disk Drives: The Giants of the Storage Industry
Dr. Edward Grochowski, Computer Memory/Storage ConsultantDr. Peter Goglia, President, VeriTekk Solutions and CTO, L2Drive Inc.
June 23th
Storage’s Today and Tomorrow
Allen Liu, Data Storage ExpertMichael Zhu, VP of Western Digital
July 13th
Spin Conversion Phenomena in Spintronics
Yoshichika Otani, Professor, Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo
July 17th

Talk 1: Anti-ferroelectric materials for non-volatile digital data storage
Talk 2: Multiferroic technologies for magnetic data storageDr. Melvin Vospon. Senior Lecturer in Applied Physics at the University of Portsmouth and head of the Applied Materials Laboratory

July 18 

Talk 1: Advanced MTJ and CPP-GMR devices using Heusler alloys for magnetic memory and data storage
Dr. Zhenchao Wen. Assistant professor, Institute for Materials Research and Center for Spintronics Research Network (CSRN), Tohoku University

Talk 2: Manipulation of spin current in antiferromagnetic insulators
Dr. Dazhi Hou, Assistant professor, WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University

July 24th

Cavity Spintronics
Dr. Can-Ming Hu, Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manitoba. One of 2018

Oct. 23th
Structural Magnetostrictive Alloys: From Flexible Sensors to Energy Harvesters and Magnetically Controlled Auxetics
Dr. Alison B. Flatau, Professor of University of Maryland, USA
Monday Dec. 3rd

Magnetic Phase Interference in Artificial Magnetic Lattices: Functions and Applications to Optical, High-Frequency, and Spin Wave Devices

Mitsuteru Inoue
Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan



Meetings in 2017

January 10th
Ultrafast and Very Small: Discover Nanoscale Magnetism With Picosecond Time Resolution Using X-Rays
Dr. Hendrik Ohldag, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, California, USA
February 21th
A Look at Reducing Energy Consumption with More Efficient Electric Motors
John Petro, Consultant
April 11th
Spin Transfer Torque Magneto-Resistive Random Access Memory
Barry Hoberman, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc.
May 2th
Evolution of Disk Drive Head Positioning Systems and Servo Track Writers
Dick Oswald
May 24th
Regenerating Codes For Distributed Storage
Mary Wootters, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
May 25th
Limitations to Miniaturization of Magnetic Components
Eyal Aklimi, Ph.D., Diamond Nanotechnologies
June 13th
Digital Storage Technology Roadmaps & Implications for Cloud Computing
Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates, Inc. Roger F. Hoyt, Ph.D., Technology Consultant.
August 1th
The Hall Effects Edwin Hall Never Imagined
Xiaofeng Jin, Professor, Fudan University, China
August 8th
Functionalized Hybrid Nanomagnets: New Materials for Innovations in Energy Storage and Medical Theranostics
Michael Farle, Professor, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Russia
September 12th
Magnetic Nanoparticles: Building Blocks of Future Magnets
J. Ping Liu, Professor, University of Texas, Arlington
November 14th
EV & Transportation Applications of Permanent Magnet Materials
Don Christian, Sr Life Member, IEEE


Meetings in 2016

January 26th
Flash Memory: Current, Future and Challenges
Dr. Dengtao Zhao, Violin Memory
March 1st
Magnetization Dynamics in Nanostructures and Thin Films
Dr. Hans T. Nembach, National Institute of Standards and Technology and JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
March 7th
Materials challenges for next generation high-density magnetic recording – media and readers
Prof. Kazuhiro Hono, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan
April 19th
Magnetics + Mechanics + Nanoscale = Electromagnetics Future
Greg P. Carman, University of California, Los Angeles
May 24th
An Array of Ferromagnetic Nano-Islands Non-Destructively Patterned Via a Local Phase Transformation by Low-Energy Proton Irradiation
Jongill Hong, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
June 7th
Spin Dynamics in Inhomogeneously Magnetized Systems
Teruo Ono, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan
June 28th
The World’s First Magnetic Printer
Andy Keane, Polymagnet Correlated Research
October 4th
Beyond Moore’s Law: Magnetic Skyrmions and Magneto-Ionics
Kai Liu, University of California, Davis, CA
November 15th
The Magnetic Hard Disk Drive: Today’s Technical Status and Its Future
Edward Grochowski, Computer Memory Storage Consultant, and Peter Goglia, Plasma Therm


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