Hari Srikanth, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics

DirectorFunctional Materials Laboratory

Fellow –American Physical Society

Fellow –Institute of Nanotechnology

Associate Editor –Journal of Applied Physics

University of South Florida

Department of Physics, ISA2019

4202 E. Fowler Ave

TAMPA, FL 33620


Phone: (813)974-2467; Fax: (813)974-5813




Employment/Professional Experience:


                                        2009-present              Professor, Physics Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                                        2004-2009                 Associate Professor, Physics Dept., USF, Tampa, FL

                              2000-04                     Assistant Professor, Physics Dept., USF, Tampa, FL


Areas of Specialization

·         Functional nanostructured materials: Fabrication, Properties, Applications

·         Magnetism at the nanoscale

·         Electronic and magnetic properties of complex oxides and strongly correlated materials

·         Multifunctional materials


Research Interests

o   Synthesis, assembly and electromagnetic properties of nanoparticles and nanocomposites

o   Fabrication and physical properties of functional oxide thin films and heterostructures

o   Magnetocaloric effect and magnetic refrigeration materials

o   Giant Magnetoimpedance materials and sensors

o   Physics of spin and charge frustrated materials

o   Complex oxides with multiple phases

o   Radio-frequency and microwave properties of materials

o   Physics of strongly correlated electron systems

o   Magnetic materials for nanomedicine applications


o   Curriculum Vitae


o   Welcome to the Functional Materials Laboratory @ USF


o   Department of Energy

o   Army Research Office

o   National Science Foundation



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