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Vincent G. Harris

University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
301 Dana Research Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • MEng, Executive Technology Management U. Penn, College of Engineering and The Wharton Business School, 2003
  • MSc, Engineering Management, University of Maryland, 1995
  • PhD, EE, Electronic Materials, Northeastern University, 1989 - 1990
  • MSc, ME, Materials Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, 1986 - 1988
  • BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1984 - 1985
  • Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 1980 - 1983

Research & Scholarship Interests

Design and processing of advanced materials with emphasis on high frequency device applications for radar, communication, and sensing
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award
  • TMS Distinguished Scientist Award, 2016
  • Institute of Metal Research's Lee Hsun Lecture Award
  • Fulbright Senior Fellow
  • 2007 Søren Buus Outstanding; Research Award, College of Engineering

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Advancement of Science, Fellow
  • American Physical Society, Fellow
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Fellow
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology, Fellow
  • Institute of Physics, Fellow

Selected Publications

  • P. Andalib, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Concurrent Core Loss Suppression and High Permeability by Introduction of Highly Insulating Intergranular Magnetic Inclusions to MnZn Ferrite, IEEE Magnetics Letters, 9, 2018
  • V.G. Harris, V. Šepelák, Mechanochemically Processed Zinc Ferrite Nanoparticles: Evolution of Structure and Impact of Induced Cation Inversion, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 465, 2018, 603-610
  • Z. Zheng, Q. Feng, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, High-Frequency Magnetic Properties of Ca-Substituted Co 2 Z and Co 2 W Barium Hexaferrite Composites, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 54 (6), 2018, 1-6
  • G. Li, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Particle-Size Distribution Modified Effective Medium Theory and Validation by Magneto-Dielectric Co-Ti Substituted BaM Ferrite Composites, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 453, 2018, 44-47
  • J. Liu, Q. Jin, S. Wang, P. Yu, C. Zhang, C. Luckhardt, Z. Su, R. Barua, V.G. Harris, An Insight into Formation Mechanism of Rapid Chemical Co-Precipitation for Synthesizing Yttrium Iron Garnet Nano Powders, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 208, 2018, 169-176
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December 18, 2018

Congratulations to ECE Associate Professors Kaushik Chowdhury, Raymond Fu, Matteo Rinaldi, ECE Professor Vincent Harris, and BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti whose projects were selected for Phase 1 2018 funding by Northeastern's GapFund360 program.

July 26, 2018

ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis and ECE Professor Vincent Harris are working on alternatives to rare-earth metals which are used from everything from smartphones to guided missiles to reduce our reliance on China.

April 2, 2018

ECE Professor Vincent Harris was awarded a patent for his "Device and method for deep transcranial magnetic stimulation".

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