The MINT Center will hold its annual fall review and workshop on October 25 and October 26 2018.  Please see below for our online application, hotel information, and a tentative schedule.

There will be a registration fee of $400 for industrial non-members. Cash or check only.

Conference Hotel

Hampton Inn-University
600 Harper Lee Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Phone: (205) 553-9800

Rooms available for a discounted rate of $99/night + tax from Monday, Oct 26 through Thursday, Oct 29.

To receive this rate please contact the hotel and reference UA – MINT Center Fall Review & Workshop.

Deadline to receive discounted rate is October 6th at 11:59 pm.  After this date reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

If you need assistance booking hotel accommodations, please contact Mrs. Carrie Martin,

October 27  MINT Review Meeting – Agenda

  • Overview of the MINT activities by Director Takao Suzuki
  • Reports on the major MINT projects
  • Oral presentations by the MINT Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows: AM and PM
  • Poster presentations: PM
  • Reception: Evening


October 28 Workshop 

IEEE Distinguished Lecturers’ talks

  • Professor Russell Cowburn, University of Cambridge – “Perpendicular magnetic anisotropy: from ultralow power spintronics to cancer therapy”
  • Professor Ludwig Schultz, IFW Dresden, Institute of Metallic Materials – “Interaction of ferromagnetic and superconducting permanent magnets – superconducting levitation”
  • Professor Bethanie Stadler, University of Minnesota – “Magnetic Nanowires: Revolutionizing Hard Drives, RAM, and Cancer Treatment”
  • Professor Ivan K. Schuller, University of California, San Diego – “35 Years of Magnetic Heterostructures”

Invited Speakers;

  • Professor Ichiro Takeuchi, University of Maryland – “Development of MnBi Based Permanent Magnets”
  • Dr. Michael Alex, Western Digital – “Development of HAMR Technology”
  • Professor Ramesh Budhani, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur  – “Spin Excitations in Nanostructured Magnetic thin Films”

Fall Research Review and Workshop Application




For more information:

Professor Takao Suzuki, Director

Mrs. Carrie Martin