Valentyn Novosad

  • Senior Materials Scientist,
    Principal Investigator
  • Bldg. 223, B-125
  • Phone: 630-252-5507
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  • Areas of Research: Materials Science and Applied Physics

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  • 2017 - present: Senior Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne.
  • 2005 - 2016: Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne.
  • 2001 - 2005: Assistance Scientist, Materials Science Division, Argonne.
  • 1998 - 2001: Postdoc; Research Associate; Mater. Sc. Dept., Tohoku University, Japan.
  • 1997 - 1998: Junior Researcher, Department of Magnetism, ILTPE, Kharkov, Ukraine.
  • 1994 - 1995: Ph.D. Research Scholar, Laboratoire Louis Néel - CNRS, Grenoble, France.


  • Program Committee Member (12th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference, Chicago 2013), Session chair, co-chair or organizer in major magnetism conferences, including: 11th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference (Session on Vortex Dynamics), Jan. 2010, Washington, DC; 53rd Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials (Session on Magnetic Fluids and Separation ), Nov. 2008, Austin, TX; APS March Meeting, (Focus Session: Magnetic Nanostructures: Domain Walls, Reversal, Oscillators) , Mar 2009; Pittsburgh, PA; 52nd Annual Conference on Magnetism & Magnetic Materials (Session on Magnetic Microscopy and Imaging), Nov. 2007, Tampa, FL; International Applied Superconductivity Conference (Session on Novel Devices and Applications), Aug. 2008, Chicago, IL; International MMM / Intermag Conference (Session on Nanoparticles), Jan. 2007 Baltimore; International Magnetism & Magnetic Materials Conference (Session on Magnetic Domains Imaging), Nov. 2007, Tampa, FL; International Conference on Magnetism (Session on Artificial Structures), Aug. 2006, Kyoto, Japan.
  • An external Reviewer for NSF, SBIR-DOE, and Civilian R&D Foundation.
  • Referee, Journal for Chemistry and Physics of Solids, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Journal of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letters, Nanoletters, Nature Physics, Nature Communications, Nature Scientific Reports, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Journal of Nanotechnology.

Postdoctoral advisees

  • Kristen Buchanan (Colorado State), Gensheng Wang (Argonne National Laboratory), Aaron Datesman (NASA), Dong-Hyun Kim (Northwestern University), Shikha Jain (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies); Elina Vitol (Ecolab), Philip Gach (Sandia National Laboratories); current at Argonne: Junjia Ding, Chrystian M. Posada Arbeláez, and Sergi Lendinez Escudero.

Honors & Awards

  • Argonne National Laboratory Pacesetter Award, Citation statement: "For exceptional contribution in leading and building a superconducting detector and CMB program at Argonne", 2015.
  • Senior IEEE Member, 2014.
  • Elected Fellow of American Physical Society, Citation statement: "For creative contributions to the fundamental understanding of the physics of nanomagnets, emphasizing magnetization reversal mechanisms, coupling effects, and dynamics of geometrically confined spin vortices", 2013.
  • University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award & Medal, Citation statement: "In recognition of pioneering interdisciplinary cancer treatment research via bio-functionalized nanomagnetic structures", 2013.