Principal Investigator

Jian-Ping Wang

Email:, Tel: 612-625-9509
Office: Keller Hall 1-165 & 6-153, 200 Union St. SE


2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS)
2019 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technical Excellence Award 
2019 Innovator Award of Entrepreneurial Researcher 
2016 Robert F. Hartmann Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering
2015 IEEE Fellow for contributions to magnetic materials and spintronic devices for magnetic recording, information processing and biomedical applications
2014-2016 Centennial Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering
2014 Titans of Technology – Inventor (Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal)
2012 Distinguished McKnight University Professorship, University of Minnesota
2010 Outstanding Professor for Undergraduate Teaching, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
2006 Information Storage Industry Consortium (INSIC) Technical Achievement Award

Our Group

  • Patrick presenting at ICM2018
  • Xudong presenting at ICM2018
  • Tom presenting at ICM2018
  • Junyang and the OLV sputtering system
  • Graduation of Dr. Lv (Jul. 2018)
  • Graduation of Dr. Klein (Dec. 2017)
  • Graduation of Dr. Mehedi (May. 2018)
  • Graduation of Dr. Quarterman (Jan. 2018)

Research Associate Professor