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Prof. Michael Coey

Principal Investigator

Prof. J Michael D Coey
School of Physics
Trinity College Dublin
E-mail: jcoey@tcd.ie
Phone: + 353 1 896 1470

Position

Professor Emeritus Erasmus Smith's Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy (1724) from 2007-2012

Education/Degrees

  • B.A. Cambridge University (England) 1966
  • Ph.D. on Mössbauer Effect of 57Fe in Magnetic Oxides, University of Manitoba (Canada) 1971
  • Diplôme d'Habilitation: INPG Grenoble (France) 1986
  • Sc.D. on Magnetic and Electric Properties of Iron Minerals, University of Dublin (Ireland) 1987

Research Interests

Magnetic, electronic, and structural properties of solids, spin electronics, amorphous materials, physical properties of minerals, magnetoelectrochemistry, magnetobiology.

Visiting Scientist/Professor

  • IBM, Yorktown Heights 1979
  • McGill University 1982
  • Institute of Physics, Peking 1980
  • University of Bordeaux 1984
  • CEN-Grenoble 1985
  • Johns Hopkins (APL) 1986
  • Univerity of Paris (VI) 1992
  • University of California, SanDiego 1997
  • Florida State University 1998
  • University of Paris (XI) 1998
  • Le Mans University 2001/3
  • Strasbourg University 2006
  • University of Singapore 2012-

Honours

  • Member of Royal Irish Academy (Vice President 1989/90), 1987
  • Fellow of Institute of Physics, 1984
  • Doctor honoris causa Institute National Polytechnique Grenoble, 1994
  • Charles Cree Medal and Prize of Institute of Physics, 1997
  • Fellow of the Royal Society, 2003
  • Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences, 2005
  • Gold Medal, Royal Irish Academy, 2005
  • Distinguished lecturer, IEEE Magnetics Study, 2006
  • Albert Einstein Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2010
  • Humboldt Prize 2013

Founder

Magnetic Solutions Ltd 1994

Publications

650 papers and four books, mostly on magnetism and magnetic materials, 22,000 citations, h=65

Selected Publications

  1. Patterning metallic electrodeposits with magnet arrays, P. Dunne and J. M. D. Coey, Phys. Rev. B 85 224411 (2012)
  2. Permanent magnets – plugging the gap. J. M. D. Coey Acta Materialia (2012) 67 512-529
  3. Magnetic water treatment, How might it work? J. M. D. Coey Philosophical Mag. (2012) 92 3857-3865 (2012)
  4. Introduction to magnetic oxides, J. M. D. Coey, M. Venkatesan and H J Xu, in S. B Ogale, T Venkatesanm editors Functional Oxides: New Science and Novel Applications Wiley,Weinheim 2013 Ch 1.
Prof. Michael Coey