C-SPIN Quarterly Newsletter Archive

2017 Newsletters

June 2017 - Volume 4, Issue 2

  • Message from the Director
  • Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Theme 2
  • Flipping a Magnetic Memory Cell with a Light Pulse
  • Student Profiles: Gordon Stecklein, UMN and Walid Amamou, OSU

January 2017 - Volume 4, Issue 1

  • Message from the Director
  • Looking Back, Looking Ahead: The Birth of C-SPIN
  • Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Theme 1
  • Steve Koester Named IEEE Fellow and Sachin Sapatnekar Named ACM Fellow
  • Student Profiles: Andy Quindeau, MIT and James Kally, Penn State University

2016 Newsletters

November 2016 - Volume 3, Issue 4

  • Message from the Director
  • Great Review of the 2016 Annual Review
  • New Deposition Tool Arrives at the University of Minnesota
  • Prof. Chris Kim Honored by SRC
  • Student Profiles: Jessica Jones, University of North Texas and Nicholas Harmon, University of Iowa

August 2016 - Volume 3, Issue 3

  • Message from the Director
  • Q&A with X. Sharon Hu, Univ. of Notre Dame
  • Topological Insulators Workshop Summary and Videos
  • Student Profiles: Seyed Armin Razavi, University California, Los Angeles and Robert Perricone, University of Notre Dame

May 2016 Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 2

  • Message from the Director
  • Q&A with Todd Younkin, STARnet Program Manager
  • C-SPIN Welcomes New PIs - Kang Wang (UCLA) and Tony Low (UMN)
  • Student Profiles: Danielle Reifsnyder Hickey, University of Minnesota and Salinporn Kittiwatanakul, University of Virginia

February 2016 Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 1

  • Message from the Director
  • C-SPIN in the Spotlight at the Joint MMM-Intermag Conference
  • Q&A with Prof. Sara Majetich, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
  • Oleg Mryasov, In Memoriam
  • C-SPIN Welcomes New PIs - Jiwei Lu, The Univ. of Virginia
  • "Topological Spintronic Devices and Beyond" Workshop - May 2016
  • Student Profiles: Heidi Seinige, Univ. of Texas at Austin and Hamid Almasi, University of Arizona

2015 Newsletters

November 2015 Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 4

  • Message from the Director
  • Reflection on the 2015 Annual Review
  • Q&A with Prof. Supriyo Datta, Purdue University
  • C-SPIN Welcomes New PIs
  • What Happened to Theme 3?
  • Student Profiles: Anthony McFadden, UC Santa Barbara and Sam Oberdick, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

August 2015 Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 3

  • Message from the Director
  • Midway Through the Journey: Reflection on the 2.5 Year Realignment
  • "Heusler Alloys for Spintronic Devices" Workshop Summary
  • Kaushik Roy Named a National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow
  • Student Profiles: David Barroso, UC-Riverside and Marcus Sky Driver, Univ. of North Texas

May 2015 Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 2

  • Message from the Director - Springtime Update
  • Bill Butler Announces Retirement
  • "Heusler Alloys for Spintronic Devices" Workshop
  • Student Profiles: Will Echtenkamp, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Yufan Li, Johns Hopkins Univ.

January 2015 Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 1

  • Message from the Director
  • Jeffry Kelber Joins C-SPIN
  • C-SPIN Spin - The Word is Getting Out
  • Q&A with Prof. Roland Kawakami, The Ohio State Univ.
  • Student Profiles: Danru Qu, Johns Hopkins Univ. and Ryan Wu, Univ. of Minnesota

2014 Newsletters

November 2014 Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 4

  • Message from the Director - Annual Review Recap
  • Q&A with Prof. Chia-Ling Chien, Johns Hopkins Univ.
  • Student Profiles: Maxwell Mann, MIT and Edwin Preciado, Univ. of California, Riverside

August 2014 Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 3

  • Message from the Director
  • View from Theme 5 with Profs. Kaushik Roy and Anand Raghunathan, Purdue Univ.
  • Q&A with Prof. Chris Kim, Univ. of Minnesota
  • The Birth of Topological Spintronics
  • Student Profiles: Angeline Klemm, Univ. of Minnesota and Serol Turkyilmaz, Univ. of California, Riverside

May 2014 Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 2

  • Message from the Director
  • Seeing What's There: Transmission Electron Microscopy and C-SPIN with Profs. Paul Voyles (Univ. of Wisconsin) and Andre Mkhoyan (Univ. of Minnesota)
  • Q&A with Prof. William Butler, Univ. of Alabama
  • Student Profiles: Ashutosh Rath, Univ. of Wisconsin and Tim Lovorn, Univ. Alabama

January 2014 Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 1

  • Message from the Director - Year 1 in Review
  • C-SPIN Welcomes Five New Researchers
  • Student Profiles: Mahdi Jamali, Univ. of Minnesota and Xuanyao Fong, Purdue Univ.