Invited Speakers

Magnetism related

Prof. Albert Fert – CNRS, France (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2007) (biography)
Title: Skyrmions in 2D magnets and magnetic layers with large spin-orbit effects

Prof. Johan Åkerman – University of Gothenburg, Sweden (biography)
Microwave signal generation and neuromorphic computing using large spin Hall nano-oscillator arrays.

Prof. Olivier Boulle – Spintec, Grenoble, France (biography)
Title: Magnetic skyrmions in ultrathin films and their manipulation using electrical current

Prof. Ursula Ebels – University of Grenoble, France (biography)
Title: Recent developments of Spintronics based RF Systems for Wireless Communication and Signal Processing

Prof. Peter Fischer – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (biography)
Title: Opportunities, challenges and future trends in imaging spin textures down to fundamental length and time scales

Prof. Eric Fullerton – University of California, San Diego (biography)
Advanced materials for spin generation, transport and dynamics

Prof. Pietro Gambardella – Department of Materials at ETH Zurich (biography)
Title: Chirally coupled nanomagnets

Prof. Burkard Hillebrands – University of Kaiserslautern (biography)
Title: Magnonics with macroscopic quantum states

Prof. Axel Hoffmann – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (biography)
Title: Hybridized Magnon Modes

Prof. Hans Josef Hug – EMPA (biography)
Title: Quantitative magnetic force microscopy – an experimental tool to develop thin film systems supporting skyrmion bobbers at room temperature

Prof. Vincent Jacques – Laboratoire Charles Coulomb (Montpellier, France)(biography)
Title: Exploring the physics of antiferromagnetic materials with a single spin microscope

Prof. Tomas Jungwirth – University of Nottingham (biography)
Title: Antiferromagnets: from neuromorphic microelectronics to ultra-fast optical recording

Prof. Andy Kent – New York University (biography)
Spin-transfer switching and magnetic interactions in perpendicular magnetic tunnel junctions nanopillars

Prof. Andrei Kirilyuk – FELIX Laboratory, Radboud University, Nijmegen (biography)
Pathways to ultrafast all-optical magnetic switching in metals and dielectrics

Prof. Kai Liu – Georgetown University (biography)
Title: Magneto-Ionic Control of Oxide Heterostructures

Prof. Luis Lopez-Diaz – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (biography)
Title: Towards multiphysics modelling of magnetic devices

Prof. Stéphane Mangin – Université de Lorraine (biography)
Title: Ultra-fast spin current to switch magnetization 

Prof. Christopher Marrows – University of Leeds (biography)
Title: Skyrmions in Magnetic Multilayers

Prof. Shigemi Mizukami – Tohoku University (biography)
Title: All-optical probe of magnetization dynamics in synthetic antiferromagnets

Prof. Yukio Nozaki – Keio University (biography)
Title: Spin current generation using vorticity in solids

Prof. Daniela Petti – Politecnico di Milano, Italy (biography)
Title: Nanoscale engineered spin textures for magnonics

Prof. Silvia Picozzi – CNR-SPIN, Chieti, Italy (biography)
Title: Spin-orbit coupling in functional materials: modelling and understanding

Prof. Lucian Prejbeanu – Spintec Executive Director (biography)
New challenges for scalable and ultrafast magnetic memories

Prof. Gisela Schütz – Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany (biography) Title: Magnetic parameters in reduced dimensions

Prof. Jairo Sinova – Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz (biography)
Title: Topological Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Prof. Andrei Slavin – Oakland University, USA (biography)
Title: Ultrafast Magnetization Dynamics in Current-Driven Antiferromagnets

Prof. Oleg Tretiakov – Senior Lecturer at UNSW (Sydney, Australia) (biography)
Fast domain wall motion in chiral ferromagnets and ferrimagnetic insulators

Prof. Kang L. Wang – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (biography)
Advances and challenges in Ferri and Antifero-magnetics from Ferromagnetics

Prof. Hyunsoo Yang – National University of Singapore (biography)
Title: Spin orbit torque devices using topological materials

Prof. Guoqiang Yu – Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing (biography)
Current-driven magnetization switching in a van der Waals ferromagnet Fe3GeTe2

Prof. Weisheng Zhao – Beihang University (biography)
Title: From Spin Transfer Torque to Toggle Spin Torque for power efficient switching of Magnetic Tunnel Junctions


Prof. Supriyo Bandyopadhyay – Virginia Commonwealth University (biography)
Title: Straintronics: Ultra energy-efficient Boolean and non-Boolean computing with strain-switched nanomagnets.

Dr. Kerem Y. Camsari – Purdue University (biography)
Title: p-bits: Between a bit and a q-bit

Prof. Zhihong Chen – Purdue University (biography)
Title: 2D Valley-Spin Transport in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

Prof. Jacqueline M. Cole – University of Cambridge (biography)
Title: Data-driven Materials Discovery for Magnetic Applications

Prof. Massimiliano Di Ventra – UCSD, USA (biography)
Title: Memcomputing: computing in and with memory

Prof. Julie Grollier – CNRS/Thales lab, France (biography)
Title: Non-linear dynamics and oscillations for neuromorphic computing

Prof. Nicola Spaldin – ETH Zurich (biography)
Title: Hidden, Entangled and Resonating Order

Prof. Christos Panagopoulos – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (biography)
Non-collinear magnetism on proximate superconductors

Prof. Stephan Roche – Catalan Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Campus UAB, Bellaterra (biography)
Title: Towards van der Waals Heterostructures-based Spintronics

Prof. Javad Shabani – Center for Quantum Phenomena, New York University (biography)
Title: Phase fingerprint of topological transition in Josephson Junctions

Distinguished lecture

Prof. Mathias Kläui – Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (biography)
Title: Antiferromagnetic Insulatronics: Spintronics without magnetic fields and moving electrons