To recognize exceptional accomplishments and contributions to the field of Magnetics.
$3,000, with an additional travel reimbursement up to a maximum of $500 for recipient to attend awards presentation, Certificate, and Society Life Membership
Funded by the IEEE Magnetics Society through an endowment administered by the IEEE Foundation effective 2010.
At Intermag Conference.
Established in 1994 (revised 2006)
Outstanding achievement in magnetics, service to the Society and/or the magnetics community.
Must be member of IEEE Magnetics Society.
For fundamental discoveries of spintronic phenomena and their applications in memory and computing
For groundbreaking and sustained contributions to the invention and development of modern exchange-coupled magnetic
recording media and devices.
For pioneering discoveries in magnetic materials, nanostructures, and spin phenomena; for training young researchers; and
providing invaluable service to the community.
For contributions to spintronics applications including
spin-valves and MRAMs and for strengthening the relationship
between magnetics and microelectronic communities.
For contributions to the theory of interacting
spin systems and application to the
understanding of magnetic recording media
and ultrafast magnetization processes
For predicting the spin-filter effect and the resulting high
magnetoresistance of MgO magnetic tunnel junctions, used by the
HDD industry to substantially increase storage density
For contributions to theoretical studies on metallic ferromagnets
crucial to data storage, nanotechnology and magnetism, including
SWASER, current-induced switching, spin-transfer torque, relaxation, and domain wall resistance
For contributions to the micromagnetics of
materials with high magnetocrystalline
anisotropy and their applications in magnetic
For contributions to the theory and simulation of magnetic materials, particularly magnetic recording media
For sustained contributions to thin film magnetic recording write head designs; most notably for the invention of the shielded write head structure for perpendicular recording
For contributions to magnetic devices and storage, including prediction of the spin transfer torque effect in magnetic thin films, theory of magnetotransport and interpretation of magnetic reversal
For contributions to magnetic storage devices through magnetic modeling
For seminal contributions to the analysis of electromagnetic fields and nonlinear magnetization dynamics, hysteresis modeling, and service to the IEEE Magnetics Society