Invited Speakers

Magnetism related

Prof. Albert Fert – CNRS, France (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2007) (biography)
Title: From topology to devices

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: Antiferromagnetic skyrmions and skyrmion racetrack defined by light ion irradiation for skyrmions logics

Prof. Olena Gomonay – Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (biography)
Title: Current-induced switching in antiferromagnets: role of thermal heating and strain effects

Prof. Peter Fischer – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (biography)
Title: Advanced x-ray characterization of novel topological spin textures at their fundamental length and time scales

Dr. Olivier Klein – SPINTEC, CEA-Grenoble(biography)
Coherent long-range coupling between spins by chiral phonons

Prof. Pietro Gambardella – Department of Materials at ETH Zurich (biography)
Title: Coupled nanomagnets and domain wall logic circuits enabled by the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction

Prof. Burkard Hillebrands – University of Kaiserslautern (biography)
Title: Magnonic qubit computing

Prof. Axel Hoffmann – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (biography)
Title: Hybridized Magnons in Thin Film Systems

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 antiferromagnetic order at the nanoscale with a single spin microscope

Prof. Tomas Jungwirth – University of Nottingham (biography)
Title: Ferromagnets, antiferromagnets and altermagnets

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

Prof. Andrei Kiriliouk – FELIX Laboratory, Radboud University, Nijmegen (biography)
Nonthermal all-optical switching of magnetization: mechanisms and challenges

Prof. Kai Liu – Georgetown University (biography)
Title: Chemisorption-Induced Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interactions and Spin Textures

Prof. Luis Lopez-Diaz – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (biography)
Title: Domain wall and skyrmion motion by means of magnonic currents in antiferrromagnets

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

Prof. Christopher Marrows – University of Leeds (biography)
Title: Skyrmions in chiral 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: an endless source of complex magnetism

Prof. Lucian Prejbeanu – Spintec Executive Director (biography)
MRAM adoption in microelectronics: status and perspectives

Prof. Carlos Rojas-Sánchez – Université de Lorraine, CNRS, France (biography)

Title: Giant self-production of spin current and self-spin-orbit torque in ferrimagnetic materials

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 spintronics in antiferromagnets and the crystal Hall effect

Prof. Andrei Slavin – Oakland University, USA (biography) Title: Ultra-fast 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)
Topological spintronics: dynamics and symmetry breaking for high speed and energy efficiency memory

Prof. Hyunsoo Yang – National University of Singapore (biography)
Title: Spin-orbit torque of topological spin textures and magnons

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

Prof. Weisheng Zhao – Beihang University (biography)
Title: From Spin Transfer Torque (STT) to Toggle Spin Torque (TST) for the next generation of MRAM

Prof. Stefano Bonetti, University of Venezia(biography) Title: Inertial spin dynamics in ferromagnets

Prof. Denys Makarov, a Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V., Dresden, Germany (biography) Title: Designing chiral magnetic responses by tailoring geometry of thin films: curvilinear ferro- and antiferromagnets

Prof. Montserrat Rivas, University of Oviedo, Gijón, Spain (biography) Title: A new generation of rapid diagnostic tests: the role of magnetic nanoparticles


Prof. Supriyo Bandyopadhyay – Virginia Commonwealth University (biography)
Title: Straintronics: A platform for ultra-energy-efficient computing, signal processing and signal generation with multiferroic nanomagnets switched with strain.

Dr. Kerem Y. Camsari – Purdue University (biography)
Title: p-bits for Quantum Inspired Algorithms

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: Digital Memcomputing: from logic to dynamics to topology

Prof. Julie Grollier – CNRS/Thales lab, France (biography)
Title: Microwave spintronic neural networks

Prof. Nicola Spaldin – ETH Zurich (biography)
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: Progress in realizing topological superconductivity in planar Josephson junctions

Distinguished lecture

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