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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
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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

  • A.S. Sokolov, M. Geiler, V.G. Harris, Broadband Ferromagnetic Resonance Linewidth Measurement by a Microstripline Transmission Resonator, Applied Physics Letters, 108(17), 2016
  • P. Taheri, R. Barua, J. Hsu, M. Zamanpour, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Structure, Magnetism, and Magnetostrictive Properties of Mechanically Alloyed Fe 81 Ga 19, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 661, 2016, 306-311
  • X. Wu, S. Yan, W. Liu, Z. Feng, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Influence of Particle Size on the Magnetic Spectrum of NiCuZn Ferrites for Electromagnetic Shielding Applications, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 401, 2016, 1093-1096
  • M. Bi, X. Wang, H. Lu, L. Deng, K.J. Sunday, M.L. Taheri, V.G. Harris, Magnetic and Microwave Properties of Amorphous FeCoNbBCu Thin Films, Journal of Applied Physics, 119(2), 2016
  • F. Chen, X. Wang, Y. Nie, Q. Li, J. Ouyang, Z. Feng, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Ferromagnetic Resonance Induced Large Microwave Magnetodielectric Effect in Cerium Doped Y3Fe5O12 Ferrites, Scientific Reports, 6, 2016, 28206
  • Z. Su, Q. Li, X Wang, B. Hu, Z. Feng, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Room Temperature Magnetoelectric Effect of YFeO3-Y3Fe5O12 Ferrite Composites, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 656, 2016, 465-469
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Related News

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".

August 22, 2017

ECE/ChE Professor Vincent Harris received, in collaboration with Quorvo, an $8M DARPA grant (2017-2019) for the project “MAgnetics on GaN for Next GEneration T/R Systems (MAGNETS),” which involves the Integration of active and passive elements in GaN-based transmit and receive modules.

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