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Faculty Profile

Vincent 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

  • 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

  • Y. Peng, X. Wu, Z. Chen, F. Wang, X. Wang, V.G. Harris, et al., BiFeO3 Tailored Low Loss M-type Hexaferrite Composites Having Equivalent Permeability and Permittivity for Very High Frequency Applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 630, 2015, 48-53
  • T. Zhou, D. Zhang, L. Jia, F. Bai, L. Jin, V.G. Harris, et al., Effect of NiZn Ferrite Nanoparticles Upon the Structure, Magnetic, and Gyromagnetic Properties of Low-Temperature Processed LiZnTi Ferrites, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(23), 2015, 13207-13214
  • X. Wang, Q. Li, Z. Su, W. Gong, R. Gong, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Enhanced Microwave Absorption of Multiferroic Co2 Z Hexaferrite–BaTiO 3 Composites with Tunable Impedance Matching, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 643, 2015, 111-115
  • M. Zamanpour, S.P. Bennett, L. Majidi, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Process Optimization and Properties of Magnetically Hard Cobalt Carbide Nanoparticles via Modified Polyol Method, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 625, 2015, 138-143
  • Z. Su, Q. Li, X Wang, B. Hu, Z. Feng, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Tunable Permittivity and Permeability of Low Loss Z+ Y-type Ferrite Composites for Ultra-high Frequency Applications, Journal of Applied Physics, 117(17), 2015, 17E506
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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.

May 2, 2016

2016 Faculty and Staff Awards Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2015-2016 academic school year. Faculty...

April 25, 2016

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris begins his month long Fulbright Fellowship at Sri Lanka's Wayamba University Nanotechnology Center starting on May 1, 2016.

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