Hari Srikanth, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor

Group Leader -Functional Materials Laboratory

Director -Florida Initiative for Emergent Low-Dimensional Quantum Materials (FIELD-QM)

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





Theme topic co-chair, International Conference on Magnetism (ICM2024) in Bologna, Italy


Plenary Speaker, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Annual Meeting, Varanasi, India (Dec 2023)


Plenary Speaker, International Conference on Magnetic Materials and Applications (ICMAGMA-2023), Hyderabad, India (Dec 2023)



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)



Google Scholar




Brief CV


List of publications over past 10 years


Florida Institute for Emergent Low-Dimensional Quantum Materials (FIELD-QM)


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   Spin Caloric Effects in heterostructures

o   Spin-Heat Coupling

o   Interface Physics

o   Magnetocaloric effect and magnetic refrigeration 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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