Award honors pioneering research in spin Hall effect in ferromagnetic materials.
Luqiao Liu received his Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Cornell University in 2012. He spent three years as a Research Staff Member at the IBM Watson Research Center before joining the MIT faculty. He is currently the Robert J. Shillman (1074) Career Development Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. His current research focus is on advancing new materials and novel device structures for spintronics, including spin-based memory, logic and communication applications.