Award/Recognition Menu

Description

To recognize exceptional accomplishments and contributions to the field of Magnetics.

Prize

$3,000, with an additional travel reimbursement up to a maximum of $500 for recipient to attend awards presentation, Certificate, and Society Life Membership

Funding

Funded by the IEEE Magnetics Society through an endowment administered by the IEEE Foundation effective 2010.

Presentation

At Intermag Conference.

Historical Background

Established in 1981. 

Basis for Judging

Outstanding achievement in magnetics, service to the Society and/or the magnetics community.

Eligibility

Must be member of IEEE Magnetics Society.

Nomination Details
Nomination Deadline

2023

Recipient(s)
Affiliation
Technische Universit├Ąt Kaiserslautern
IEEE Region
Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
Citation

For his pioneering contributions to the field of spin dynamics, especially in magnonics.

2022

Recipient(s)
Title

Hideo Ohno

Affiliation
Tohoku University
IEEE Region
Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
Citation

For fundamental discoveries of spintronic phenomena and their applications in memory and computing technologies.

2021

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Affiliation
University of California, San Diego
IEEE Region
Region 06 (Western U.S.)
Email
Citation

For groundbreaking and sustained contributions to the invention and development of modern exchange-coupled magnetic recording media and devices.

2020

Recipient(s)
Citation

For pioneering discoveries in magnetic materials, nanostructures, and spin phenomena; for training young researchers; and providing invaluable service to the community.

2019

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Country
FRA
Personal Gender Pronouns
(he/him)
Affiliation
SPINTEC, Grenoble Alpes University, CEA, CNRS
IEEE Region
Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
Email
Website
Citation

For contributions to spintronics applications including spin-valves and MRAMs and for strengthening the relationship between magnetics and microelectronic communities.

2018

Recipient(s)
Country
GBR
Affiliation
University of York
IEEE Region
Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
Email
Citation

For contributions to the theory of interacting spin systems and application to the understanding of magnetic recording media and ultrafast magnetization processes.

2017

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Affiliation
University of Alabama (Emeritus)
IEEE Region
Region 03 (Southeastern U.S.)
Citation

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.

2016

Recipient(s)
Title

Luc Berger

Affiliation
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation

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.

2015

Recipient(s)
Citation

For contributions to the micromagnetics of materials with high magnetocrystalline anisotropy and their applications in magnetic recording media.

2014

Recipient(s)
Country
USA
Affiliation
University of Minnesota
IEEE Region
Region 04 (Central U.S.)
Email
Citation

For contributions to the theory and simulation of magnetic materials, particularly magnetic recording media.

2013

Recipient(s)
Citation

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.

2012

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Citation

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.

2011

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For contributions to magnetic storage devices through magnetic modeling.

2010

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For seminal contributions to the analysis of electromagnetic fields and nonlinear magnetization dynamics, hysteresis modeling, and service to the IEEE Magnetics Society.

2009

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2002

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JPN
Affiliation
Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
IEEE Region
Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)

2001

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2000

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1995

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USA
Title

Mark Kryder

Personal Gender Pronouns
(he/him/his)
Affiliation
Carnegie Mellon University
IEEE Region
Region 01 (Northeastern U.S.)
Email

1994

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1981

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