Hari Srikanth, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor

Group Leader -Functional Materials Laboratory

2022 Humboldt Research Awardee

2019 Fulbright Scholar

2019 IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer

Fellow –American Physical Society

Fellow -Institute of Physics

Senior Member -IEEE

Associate Editor – Physical Review B

Editor –Journal of Alloys and Compounds

Editorial Board Member -Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Associate Editor -Journal of Applied Physics (2014-2020)

Member, Nanomagnetics Technical Committee, IEEE Nanotechnology Council

University of South Florida

Department of Physics, ISA 2019

4202 E. Fowler Ave TAMPA, FL 33620

E-mail: sharihar@usf.edu

Office/Teams Phone: (813)974-2467




Invited Speaker at 2023 American Physical Society March Meeting in Las Vegas (March 6-10, 2023)


Press release by University of Duisburg-Essen on the Humboldt Award (Sep 2022)


Focus topic co-organizer, International Conference on Magnetism (ICM2024) in Bologna, Italy


“Magnetic and Spintronic Materials and Devices” Symposium co-organizer, ICMAT 2023 in Singapore


Special Events Chair for 2022 Joint MMM/INTERMAG


Google Scholar




Brief CV


List of publications over past 10 years


USF Outstanding Faculty Award for 2020 and 2021




Employment/Professional Experience:


                                          2020-present         Distinguished University Professor, USF, Tampa, FL

                                          2009-2020             Professor, Physics Department, USF, Tampa, FL

                                    2004-09                 Associate Professor, Physics Dept., USF, Tampa, FL

                              2000-04                 Assistant Professor, Physics Dept., USF, Tampa, FL

                              1998-2000             Research Assistant Professor, University of New Orleans    



                              1994                     Ph.D. (Experimental Condensed Matter) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Research Interests

o   Magnetic nanostructures: Fabrication, Properties, Applications

o   Nanomagnetism in Medicine

o   Magnetocaloric effect and magnetic refrigeration materials

o   Spin Caloric Effects in heterostructures

o   Spin-Heat Coupling

o   Interface Physics

o   Multiferroic materials

o   Physics of spin and charge frustrated materials

o   Complex oxides with multiple phases

o   Strongly correlated electron systems



Our research activities over the past 20 years funded by:

o   Department of Energy

o   Army Research Office

o   National Science Foundation


o   Bizkaia Talent

o   Fulbright Scholar Program

o   Alexander von Humboldt Foundation


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