Team

19.12.2017 – Olena Gomonay receives DFG grant

We congratulate Olena (Helen) Gomonay on obtaining her first DFG research grant “SHARP: Spintronics witHAntiferRomagntes and Phonos”. Well done Helen!

The proposed research project will open and explore new ways to detect and manipulate antiferromagnets using phonons and magneto-elastic coupling effects.

02.05.2017 – INSPIRE group welcomes new member Reza Mahani

Reza Mahani has just joined the group and will support the Organic Spintronics team as a postdoctoral researcher. Before he was a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Information and Communication Technology at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

We wish him a good start in Mainz!

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Team Members

University Professor

Jairo SINOVA

Alexander von Humboldt Professor,
Head of INSPIRE, Director of SPICE
Phone: +49 6131 39 - 23340
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-327sinova@uni-mainz.de
Sinova's Complete CV and Short CV

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Research Team Leaders and Postdoctoral Fellows

V. K. BHARADWAJ

Research Team Leader
Topological Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 25151
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-533

vebharad@uni-mainz.de

Warlley CAMPOS

Visiting Scientist

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 25151
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-533

camposwa@uni-mainz.de

Atasi CHAKRABORTY

Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow
Antiferromagnetic and Altermagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27992
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 23474
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-325

atasi.chakraborty@uni-mainz.de

Olena GOMONAY

Independent Research Team Leader
Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 23643
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-319

ogomonay@uni-mainz.de

Elizabeth MARTIN JEFREMOVAS

Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow
(Joint with Kläui’s group)

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 23699
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-525

martinel@uni-mainz.de

Libor ŠMEJKAL


Independent Research Team Leader
Altermagnetic and Antiferromagnetic Topological Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 25781
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-315

lsmejkal@uni-mainz.de

Ricardo ZARZUELA

Independent Research Team Leader
Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 25781
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-315

rzarzuela@uni-mainz.de

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Administration

Elena HILP

Administration
PA of Sinova, SPICE & Guests Coordinator

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27992
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 23474
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-325

ehilp@uni-mainz.de

Denise KORNBRUST

Administration
HR & Project Management

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27991
Phone (direct): +49 6131 39 - 23642
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-323

dkornbr@uni-mainz.de

Hjördis PUSCH

Administration
Media & Outreach, Project Management

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27991
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-323

hpusch07@uni-mainz.de

Robert-André VETTEL

IT & Systems Administration
joint with Emergent AI Center

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 21044
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 9 / 02-233

ra.vettel@uni-mainz.de

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Visiting Scientists

Rafael GONZÁLEZ HERNÁNDEZ

Associate Professor
Alexander v. Humboldt Fellow

Universidad del Norte
Departamento de Fisica
Barranquilla, Colombia

rhernandezj@uninorte.edu.co

Jacob GAYLES

Assistant Professor

University of South Florida
Departament of Physics
Tampa, USA

gayles@usf.edu

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PhD Candidates

Nayra ALVAREZ

PhD Candidate
Topological Correlated Materials

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

alvarezp@uni-mainz.de

Anna Birk HELLENES

PhD Candidate
Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27992
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 23474
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-325

ahellene@uni-mainz.de

Rodrigo JAESCHKE

PhD Candidate
Topological Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

rjaeschk@uni-mainz.de

Bennet KARETTA

PhD Candidate
Antiferromagnetic and Altermagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

karetta@uni-mainz.de

Ross KNAPMAN

PhD Candidate joint with TWIST Group

Phone: +49 203 379 4717
Office: Lotharstraße 1 / MG 384 / 47057 Duisburg

ross.knapman@uni-due.de

Gina Pantano

Visiting PhD Candidate

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

pantanog@uni-mainz.de

Steven SCHOENMAKER

PhD Candidate
Topological Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

sschoen@uni-mainz.de

Tobias WAGNER

PhD Candidate
Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

tobias.wagner@uni-mainz.de

Marius WEBER

Visiting PhD Candidate

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27424
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 7 / 01-523

mweber@rptu.de

 

Administrative Student Assistants

Angélica Maria RUIZ PERDOMO

Student Assistant
Media & Outreach

Phone: +49 6131 39 - 27991
Fax: +49 6131 39 - 26375
Office: Staudingerweg 9 / 02-233

ruizpera@uni-mainz.de

Photos: Sabrina Hopp, Robert Vettel and Lukas Klein
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04.11.2016 – INSPIRE Group Welcomes New Team Members

We are very pleased to welcome Bertrand Dupé and Melanie Dupé, Kyoung-Whan Kim, Marie Böttcher and Uday Chopra to the INSPIRE group. Bertrand Dupé joined us as an interim professor and team leader. Melanie Dupé and Kyoung-Whan Kim, both postdoctoral researcher, add perfectly our team as well as Marie Böttcher and Uday Chopra, who joined us as PhD students.

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01.08.2016 – Ulrike Ritzmann joined the INSPIRE Group

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We are very pleased to welcome Ulrike Ritzmann to the INSPIRE group. Before Ulrike joined our group, she had a Postdoc position in Prof. Ulrich Nowak's group at the University of Konstanz. Her research interest lies in the field of spin caloritronics, that combines the interplay of heat, charge and spin. In magnetic materials, temperature gradients can excite spin currents mediated via the so-called magnons, which are the excitations of the magnetic system. By using atomistic spin model simulations, she studies the thermally driven magnon propagation and its characteristic length scale in different magnetic materials starting from ferromagnets to two-sublattice materials like antiferromagnets and ferrimagnets.

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14.07.2016 – Amaury Souza received the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation Research Fellowship

Amaury AvH Fellowship

Brilliant news for the INSPIRE group: We are very pleased to announce that Amaury Souza received the Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. As the group knows how to celebrate, we took the opportunity to celebrate his achievement with a traditional and popular dish from his home country Brazil: Pão de Queijo (Cheese Bread). We wish him all the best and much inspiration for his future research projects as a part of the INSPIRE group!

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04.07.2016 – INSPIRE Group Workshop in Sörgenloch

Sörgenloch

On July 4th and 5th the INSPIRE group had an internal group workshop in the picturesque village of Sörgenloch close to Mainz. In the nice atmosphere of Schloss Sörgenloch the INSPIRE group focused on team building processes and internal working strategies. The group also used the occasion to welcome Ulrike Ritzmann, as well as Bertrand Dupé and Marie Böttcher, who will join the group in October 2016. After a very successful first day, the group enjoyed the food and a variety of local wines served on the Schloss Sörgenloch terrace in the evening. On the second day of the workshop the group worked on presentation techniques and communication skills under the guidance of two coaches from an improvisational theater. We thank the participants for two beautiful and very successful days in Sörgenloch.

17.03.2016 – Physics Tango in Colombia

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Foto: Daniel Mordzinski

This year, the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla celebrated its 50th anniversary. As part of the festivities, the 19th Catédra Europa took place from March 14th - 18th. The large scale event provides a platform for scientific and cultural encounters between Colombian and European Academia. Jairo Sinova was invited to introduce his visions for new interdisciplinary approaches to scientific work, which he likes to compare to a scientific tango. Accordingly, his lecture was entitled "El tango de la fisica".

View the video of the lecture.

Read the news article in El Heraldo from March 17th.

Read the news article in El Heraldo from March 18th.