Vincent G. Harris

University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Affiliated Faculty,  Chemical Engineering

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  • 301 Dana Research Center
  • 617.373.7603

Research Focus

Functional materials used in high frequency applications such as sensors, radar, and communication platforms, and nanotechnology, power electronics, and medical diagnostics and therapeutics

Education

  • MEng, Executive Technology Management U. Penn, College of Engineering and The Wharton Business School, 2003
  • MSc, Engineering Management, University of Maryland, 1995
  • PhD, EE, Electronic Materials, Northeastern University, 1989 – 1990
  • MSc, ME, Materials Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, 1986 – 1988
  • BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1984 – 1985
  • Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 1980 – 1983

Honors & Awards

  • Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors
  • Jefferson Science Fellow
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics
  • Distinguished Fellow, International Engineering and Technology Institute
  • Lee Hsun Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Research
  • TMS Distinguished Scientist Award
  • Institute of Metal Research’s Lee Hsun Lecture Award
  • Fulbright Senior Fellow
  • 47th Robert D. Klein Lecturer, Northeastern University
  • Outstanding Translational Research Award, College of Engineering
  • Søren Buus Outstanding; Research Award, College of Engineering

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Advancement of Science, Fellow
  • American Physical Society, Fellow
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Fellow
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology, Fellow
  • Institute of Physics, Fellow
  • International Engineering and Technology Institute, Distinguished Fellow

Research Overview

Functional materials used in high frequency applications such as sensors, radar, and communication platforms, and nanotechnology, power electronics, and medical diagnostics and therapeutics

Selected Research Projects

  • Development of Low Loss Inductor Cores and Deconvolution of Power Loss Contributions
    • – Principal Investigator, Raytheon Corp.
  • Revealing the Nature and Role of Interfaces in Hexaferrite – Wide Bandgap Heterostructures for Rf Electronics
    • – Principal Investigator, Army Research Office

Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • Qian, Kun, Li, Qifan, Sokolov, Alexander, Yu, Chengju, Kulik, Piotr, Fitchorova, Ogheneyunume, Chen, Yajie, Chinnasamy, Chins, Harris, Vincent G. (2021). Electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of amorphous metallic spheroidal- and flake-based magnetodielectric composites. Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 83,256-263. 10.1016/J.JMST.2020.12.053
  • Liang, Tianpeng, Zhang, Jihua, Chen, Hongwei, Gao, Libin, Qu, Sheng, Zhao, Haolin, Harris, Vincent G. (2021). Influence of exposure energy and heat treatment conditions on through-glass via metallization of photoetchable glass interposers. Ceramics International, 47(1),1277-1283. 10.1016/J.CERAMINT.2020.08.248
  • Liang, Tianpeng, Zhang, Jihua, Chen, Hongwei, Gao, Libin, Harris, Vincent G. (2021). Dielectric and thermodynamic properties of Ba-doped photoetchable glasses for three dimensional RF microsystem packaging. Ceramics International, 47(10),14226-14232. 10.1016/J.CERAMINT.2021.01.288
  • P. Kulik, G. Winter, A. Sokolov, K. Murphy, C. Yu, K. Qian, Fitchorova, V. Harris, et al., Broadband Free Space Impedance in Hexaferrites by Substitution of Quadrivalent Heavy Transition Metal Ions for Miniaturized RF Devices, Applied Physics Letters, 116(20), 2020, 202404
  • Andalib, V. Harris, Grain Boundary Engineering of Power Inductor Cores for Mhz Applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 832, 2020, 153131 (60th Jubilee Edition)
  • Li, Y. Chen, V.G. Harris, Clustering Effect on Permeability Spectra of Magneto- Dielectric Composites with Conductive Magnetic Inclusions, Journal of Applied Physics, 125(18), 2019, 185107
  • N. Jia, H. Zhang, V.G. Harris, Iron‐Depleted Bi‐Yig Having Enhanced Gyromagnetic Properties Suitable for Ltcc Processing, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 102(3), 2019, 1180-1191

Faculty

Nov 02, 2022

2022 Stanford University Annual Assessment of Author Citations

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

Faculty

Sep 20, 2022

Northeastern in Top 100 Universities with U.S. Utility Patents

For the seventh consecutive year, Northeastern University has appeared in the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) list of Top 100 Universities that were granted U.S. utility patents in 2021, cementing it as a world leader in academia and research.

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Faculty

Jan 03, 2022

Magnetic Materials with Limited Eddy Current Loss and Permeability

ECE Research Assistant Professor Parisa Andalib and Professor Vincent Harris were awarded a patent for “Magnetic materials with ultrahigh resistivity intergrain nanoparticles.”

Faculty

Dec 23, 2021

COE Professors Selected in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

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Faculty

Dec 06, 2021

ECE’s Vincent Harris Receives Edward C. Henry Award

Vincent Harris, University Distinguished and William Lincoln Smith Professor, electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded the Edward C. Henry Award given annually to an outstanding paper reporting original work in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society or the Bulletin during the previous calendar year on a subject related to electronic ceramics.

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Faculty

Feb 11, 2021

Vincent Harris Named Senior Member of The National Academy of Inventors

University Distinguished and William Lincoln Smith Professor Vincent Harris of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors.

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Faculty

Sep 28, 2020

Using Hexaferrite Compositions for Electrical Devices in the High Frequency Range

ECE Professor Vincent Harris was awarded a patent for “Mo-doped Co2Z-type ferrite composite material for use ultra-high frequency antennas”.

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Faculty

May 28, 2020

Harris Named Jefferson Science Fellow by the National Academies of Science and Engineering

University Distinguished and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor Vincent Harris, electrical and computer engineering, has been named a 2020-21 Jefferson Science Fellow.

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Faculty

Jan 30, 2020

Eight COE Projects Selected for GapFund360

Northeastern’s GapFund360 program helps Northeastern’s researchers bridge the gap between promising lab results and demonstrating a commercially viable prototype. Awards range from $50K -$100K. Nine projects were selected from a pool of 39 applications from across the university; COE contributed 25 of the applications and seven projects were selected for funding. Congratulations to the following COE researchers whose projects were selected for Phase I or Phase II GapFund360 funding: ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif, MIE Assistant Professor Safa Jamali, ECE Assistant Professor Sarah Ostadabbas, ChE/COS Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons, ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia, ECE Associate Research Scientist Salvatore D’Oro, ECE Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE Principal Research Scientist Yousof Naderi, ECE Postdoc Ufuk Muncuk, ECE Professor Vincent Harris, ECE Associate Research Scientist Parisa Andalib, ECE Associate Professor Matteo Rinaldi, and ECE Research Assistant Professor Zhenyun Qian.

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Faculty

Jan 13, 2020

Vince Harris Selected as Distinguished Fellow of IETI

ECE Professor Vincent Harris was Selected as a Distinguished Fellow of the International Engineering and Technology Institute.

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