OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Current Members

Dr. Pallavi Dhagat

Associate Professor
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 Dr. Dhagat
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.

Dr. Albrecht Jander

Associate Professor
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 Dr. Jander 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 Tasker
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.

Pratim Chowdhury

PhD Student

 Pratim Chowdhury
Pratim graduated from Jadavpur University, India with a B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering. He then worked as a Design Engineer in Tata Motors Limited for one year. He is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Oregon State University. His research focuses on parametric pumping of spin waves by bulk acoustic waves.

Pedram Esfahani

PhD Student

 Pedram
Pedram completed his M.S. degree in Physics in 2016 from the University of Akron, USA. He studied the frequency dependence of permittivity and permeability in lossless one‑dimensional composite right/left handed metamaterials. He is now a doctoral student in the Applied Magnetics Laboratory where he will be developing a new class of microwave magnetic devices based on interactions between spin waves and acoustic waves in novel magnetostrictive materials.

Khalid Masood

PhD Student

 Khalid
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

PhD Student

 Nabila
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.

Partha Paul

PhD Student

 Partha
Partha Sarathi Paul completed his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2014 from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He is now pursuing a PhD degree at Oregon State University. His research project involves the design and implementation of novel characterization techniques for magnetic nanoparticles. In his spare time, Partha enjoys reading books.

Philip Lenox

MS Student

 Phil
Phil has been a member of the Applied Magnetics Laboratory since his senior year as an undergraduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program at Oregon State University. After completing his B.S. degree, he elected to continue for graduate studies and is now designing a 3D tomographic imaging technique using magnetic nanoparticles as tracers. Phil enjoys running, skiing and hiking in his spare time.

Hannah Marvin

Undergraduate Student

 Hannah
Hannah is an undergraduate research assistant in the laboratory. She is pursuing a B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Her current effort focuses on imaging magnetic films using a custom designed magneto-optical Kerr effect microscope. In her spare time, Hannah likes writing fiction.

Cynthia Wright

Undergraduate Student

 Cynthia
Cynthia is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oregon State University. In addition to assisting with research projects in the laboratory, Cynthia creates illustrations for publications and the laboratory website. She enjoys spending time in the wilderness and trying new foods.