Current Members

Dr. Pallavi Dhagat

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Pallavi Dhagat holds a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. Following 4 years as a research engineer at Seagate Technology, Minneapolis, she joined Oregon State University. Currently, she heads the Applied Magnetics Laboratory and holds a faculty position in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and the Materials Science Graduate Program. She is also the President of the IEEE Magnetics Society and an Adjunct Professor in Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Dr. Albrecht Jander

Associate Professor
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Albrecht Jander holds a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering. His research has focused on magnetics and spintronics. He previously held a position with NVE Corp., where he worked on novel magnetic devices.

Chris Tasker

Development Engineer
Chris installs, maintains and repairs laboratory and shared user equipment in the College of Engineering. He is a key member of the Applied Magnetics group, and works with the students to design and implement custom magnetic characterization systems.

Khalid Masood

Ph.D. Student
Khalid obtained his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He joined the Applied Magnetics Laboratory as a doctoral student in Fall 2015 and is now working on developing characterization techniques for magnetostriction.

Nabila Nujhat

Ph.D. Student
Nabila holds an M.S. degree from Tuskegee University, USA and a B.S. degree from the Military Institute of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. She has experience in thin film deposition and characterization. For her doctoral studies, she will be developing cleanroom processing techniques for a variety of magnetic thin films.

Mikkel Hansen

M.S. Student
Mikkel completed his B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State University in 2016. Since then, he has been working towards his M.S. degree in the Applied Magnetics Laboratory. His current research includes the characterization of spin waves and their interactions with acoustic waves. He likes to ski, bike, and hike in his spare time.

Manish Kulamarva

M.S. Student
Manish completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India. He joined the Applied Magnetics Laboratory as a graduate student in Fall 2017. He will be working on fabrication and characterization of magnetic materials and devices for ongoing projects.

Han-Ting Lin

M.S. Student
Han-Ting graduated in 2015 from Yuan Ze University in Taiwan with a bachelor's degree in Communication Engineering. He joined the Applied Magnetics Laboratory in 2017. His master's research project concentrates on the design and characterization of inkjet printed 3D magnetic films and devices. In his free time, Han-Ting likes to mountain bike and play baseball.

Stephen Covrig

Undergraduate Student
Stephen is working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the Applied Magnetics Laboratory in 2018. He is currently developing a microscopy technique, based on the magneto-optic Kerr effect, for imaging magnetic domains in thin films with high contrast. His hobbies include playing the piano, rock climbing, and soccer.