About us

Welcome to the Advanced Materials and Microsystems Laboratory. We are a group of scientists working at the cutting edge on magnetic, multiferroic, ferroelectric, thermoelectric, and other advanced materials and microsystems. Our research interests include novel integrated magnetic, ferroelectric and multiferroic materials and microsystems for sensing, memory, power, RF and microwave electronics. Specifically, we work on materials and microsystems for biomagnetic sensing, micromagnetic neural stimulation, room-temperature electro-magneto-encephalography, different tunable RF/microwave components, including multiferroic antennas, tunable inductors, filters, phase shifters, isolators, circulators, etc., integrated thermoelectric materials and devices, materials and devices for vibration energy harvesting applications, etc.

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Latest News & Updates:

2018 Create the Future Design Contest: Electronics/Sensors/IOT Category Winner: FUTURE ANTENNA MINIATURIZATION MECHANISM: MAGNETOELECTRIC ANTENNAS. https://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/tb/features/articles/33313.

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Shadi\'s work on gas sensors for volatile organic compounds from breath for early detection of Alzheimer\'s disease won the GRADUATE INNOVATOR AWARD in RISE2018, Northeastern University. 

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Tiny Antenna Wins Big Prize, http://www.ece.neu.edu/news/tiny-antenna-wins-big-prize 

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OUR FOCUS

Direction 1

Novel magnetostrictive materials and radically new RF nanoelectromechanical system (NEMS) magnetoelectric sensors (magnetometometers and antennas), and real-time electro-magneto brain activity mapping in awake, normally active live animals

Direction 2

Integrated nanoscale magnetic and magnetoelectric sensors with picoTesla sensitivity at DC and low frequencies

Direction 3

Integrated nanoscale magnetic and magnetoelectric sensors with picoTesla sensitivity at DC and low frequencies

Direction 4

Integrated RF and microwave magnetic and magnetoelectric microdevices

Direction 5

Multifunctional materials based miniaturized antennas, filters, magnetic field sensors, inductors, etc.

OUR TEAM

Group Leader

Nian X. Sun

Professor of ECE,
Director of the W.M. Keck Laboratory for Integrated Ferroics,
Northeastern University

Postdocs

Ivan Lisenkov

Postdoc

Dr. Jiawei Wang

Postdoc

Cheng Tu

Postdoc

Ph.D. Students

ALEXEI MATYUSHOV

Ph.D. Student

Anthony Romano

Ph.D Student

Cunzheng Dong

Ph.D. Student

HUAIHAO CHEN

Ph.D. Student

HWAIDER LIN

Ph.D. Candidate at Northeastern University.

Research Associate at Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems Research Center (TANMS)

Mehdi Nasrollahpourmotlaghzanjani

Ph.D. Student

Mohsen Zaeimbashi

Ph.D. Student

Neville Sun

Ph.D. Candidate

Nirjhar Bhattacharjee

PhD student

SHADI EMAM

Ph.D. Student

XIANFENG.LIANG

Ph.D. Student

XINJUN WANG

Ph.D. Student

Yi Zhang

Visiting PhD student

Yifan He

Ph.D. Student

Yuyi Wei
PhD student
Zhaoqiang Chu

Visiting PhD student

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Yang Yang

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Yingxue Guo

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Funding resources

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Contact

Here is the list of openings in our group:

  • Graduate research assistants with background on solid state physics, RF/microwave engineering, RF materials and devices, etc.
  • Undergraduate research assistants.
  • Position for visiting professors, faculty on sabbatical leave, etc.
  • Post doctoral scientists with background on RF/microwave materials and device design, RFIC and MMIC design, etc.

Please send your resume (and transcripts, if convenient) if you have the interest, also feel free to drop by to my office at Dana 417 for a chat.