Curriculum Vitae

      Mohammed Hamad Aldosary

                                                                                                                                         
            Department of Physics & Astronomy            moaldosary@ksu.edu.sa                              King Saud University
 
Curriculum Vitae
 

Education:

2012 –2018:     Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics, University of California, Riverside, USA
Thesis Title: "Garnet Materials Development and Spin Transport Phenomena in Magnetic Insulator/ Normal Metal Heterostructures".
Graduate Advisor: Prof. Jing Shi, Department of Physics, University of California, Riverside.

2007 –2009:      Master of Science (Physics), The University of Queensland, Australia
Dissertation Title: " Experimental Investigation of Luminescence and Chemical Etching in nitrogen-vacancy centers nanodiamonds".
Graduate Advisors: Dr. Taras Plakhotnik and Dr. Daniel Gruber, Department of Physics, University of Queensland

1998 –2002:     B.S. in Physics, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA

Appointments:

Dec. 2018 – Present         Assistant professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, King Saud University, Riyadh
April 2010 – Dec. 2018     Lecturer, Department of Physics and Astronomy, King Saud University, Riyadh
July 2002 – April 2010      Demonstrator, Department of Physics and Astronomy, King Saud University, Riyadh
 

Research Experience:

01/2013 – 09/2018:    PhD Student      University of California, Riverside, Jing Shi Lab
                                   SHINES Energy Frontier Research Center

  • Atomic level control of iron garnet thin film growth and magnetic anisotropy engineering
  • Magneto-transport in magnetic insulator/heavy metal heterostructures
  • Exploration of spin dynamic in magnetic insulator/heavy metal heterostructures

2007 - 2009:    Master Student    University of Queensland, Optical Nano Probe, Taras Plakhotnik Lab

  • Optical properties characterization of Nitrogen-vacancy centers in nano-diamond

 

Technique Skills:

  • 5 years of experience in thin film growth & research: complex magnetic oxide film, magnetic metal film, heavy metal film, thin film heterostructure and high dielectric constant oxides.
  • Hands-on experience in deposition techniques: Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD), E-beam Evaporation and Sputtering Deposition (DC, RF).
  • Proficient in nano- fabrication & plasma etch processes: Photolithography, Optical Mask Design, Wet Etch, Inductively Coupled Plasma Etch (ICP), Ion Milling, Rapid Thermal Annealing (RTA) and wire bonding. 
  • Experienced in materials characterization techniques: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Profilometry, Ellipsometry, Vibrating Sample Magnetometry (VSM), Electrical Characterization (DC, AC &RF). 
  • Strong computer and data analysis skills: Matlab, Labview, Origin, and MS Office.
  • Maintained and supervised the EFRC- Spins and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic Systems website from Aug. 2014 to Oct. 2018.

 

Honors and Awards:

  1. The Robert T. Poe Memorial Scholarship Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate, Graduation Recognition Ceremony, Class of 2018, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Riverside, USA, June/16/2018.
  2. Student Travel Grant Award for Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Nov. 2017.
  3. 2nd Annual SHINES Best Poster Award. Title “Garnet-based Magnetic Insulator Films and Heterostructure”. Energy Frontier Reach Center on Spins and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic System (SHINES) Conference, Riverside, California, USA, Aug. 2016.
  4. Dean’s Commendation for Higher Achievement, The University of Queensland, Australia, July 2009.
     

Publishing Papers:

  1. Victor H. Ortiz†, Mohammed Aldosary†, Junxue Li, Yadong Xu, Mark I. Lohmann, Pathikumar Sellappan, Yasuhiro Kodera, Javier E. Garay and Jing Shi. “Systematic control of strain-induced perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in epitaxial europium and terbium iron garnet thin films”. APL Materials 6, 121113 (2018). [† are co-first authors].
  2. Chi Tang, Bin Cheng, Mohammed Aldosary, Zhiyong Wang, Zilong Jiang, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, Marc Bockrath, and Jing Shi. “Approaching quantum anomalous Hall effect in proximity-coupled YIG/graphene/hBN sandwich structure”. APL Materials 6, 026401 (2018).
  3. M. Evelt, C. Safranski, Mohammed Aldosary, V. E. Demidov, I. Barsukov, A. P. Nosov, A. B. Rinkevich, K. Sobotkiewich, Xiaoqin Li, Jing Shi, I. N. Krivorotov & S. O. Demokritov. “Spin Hall-induced auto-oscillations in ultrathin YIG grown on Pt”. Scientific Reports 8, Article number: 1269 (2018). DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-19606-5
  4. Aryan Navabi, Cai Chen, Anthony Barra, Mohsen Yazdani, Guoqiang Yu, Mohammad Montazeri, Mohammed Aldosary, Junxue Li, Kin Wong, Qi Hu, Jing Shi, Gregory P. Carman, Abdon E. Sepulveda, Pedram Khalili Amiri, and Kang L. Wang. “Efficient Excitation of High-Frequency Exchange-Dominated Spin Waves in Periodic Ferromagnetic Structures”. Physical Review Applied 7, 034027 (2017).  
  5. Junxue Li, Guoqiang Yu, Chi Tang, Yizhou Liu, Zhong Shi, Yawen Liu, Aryan Navabi, Mohammed Aldosary, Qiming Shao, Kang L. Wang, Roger Lake,and Jing Shi. “Deficiency of the bulk spin Hall effect model for spin-orbit torques in magnetic-insulator/heavy-metal heterostructures”. Physical Review B, Rapid communications, 95, 241305(R) (2017).
  6. Mohammed Aldosary, Junxue Li, Chi Tang, Yadong Xu, Jian-Guo Zheng, Krassimir N. Bozhilov, and Jing Shi. “Platinum/yttrium iron garnet inverted structures for spin current transport”. Applied Physics Letters 108, 242401 (2016). [Selected as an APL Editor’s Pick].       
  7. Junxue Li, Yadong Xu, Mohammed Aldosary, Chi Tang, Zhisheng Lin, Shufeng Zhang, Roger Lake and Jing Shi. “Observation of magnon-mediated current drag in Pt/yttrium iron garnet/Pt(Ta) trilayers”. Nature communications 7, 10858, (2016).
  8. Chi Tang, Mohammed Aldosary, Zilong Jiang, Houchen Chang, Benjamin Madon, Kyle Chan, Mingzhong Wu, Javier E. Garay, and Jing Shi. “Exquisite growth control and magnetic properties of yttrium iron garnet thin films”.Applied Physics Letters 108, 102403 (2016).

 

Conference Talks:

  1. C Warren, P Sellappan, M. Aldosary, Y Kodera, J Shi, J Garay. “Synthesis and ferrimagnetic properties of Y3(1-x) Tm3xFe5O12 powders’’. Proc. SPIE 10732, Spintronics XI, 107320G, San Diego, California, United States, September 2018.
  2. J. Li; Y. Xu; M. Aldosary; C. Tang; Z. Lin; S. Zhang; R. Lake; J. Shi. “Observation of Magnon-mediated Current Drag in Pt/Yttrium Iron Garnet/Pt(Ta) Trilayers”. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, Nov. 2017.
  3. Junxue Li, Guoqiang Yu, Chi Tang, Yizhou Liu, Zhong Shi, Yawen Liu, Aryan Navabi, Mohammed Aldosary, Qiming Shao, Kang L. Wang, Roger Lake and Jing Shi. “Spin-orbit torques in magnetic insulator/heavy metal heterostructure’’. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 2017.  
  4. Mohammed Aldosary, Chi Tang, Junxue Li, Yadong Xu and Jing Shi. “Growth of high-quality inverted yttrium iron garnet/Pt bilayer structures’’. 13th Joint MMM-Intermag, San Diego, California, United States, January 2016.
  5. Mohammed Aldosary, Junxue Li, Chi Tang, Yadong Xu and Jing Shi. “Growth and properties of High-quality metal/ yttrium iron garnet/metal sandwich structures’’. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2016.
  6. Junxue Li, Yadong Xu, Mohammed Aldosary, Chi Tang, Zhisheng Lin, Shufeng Zhang,Roger Lake and Jing Shi.“ Spin current valve effect in normal metal/magnetic insulator/normal metal sandwiches’’. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2016.
  7. Chi Tang, Chi Tang, Bin Cheng, Zhiyong Wang, Zilong Jiang, Mohammed Aldosary, Yafis Barlas, Marc Bockrath, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, and Jing Shi.” Nonlinear Hall effect in h-BN/graphene on ferri-magnetic substrates”. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 2015.

 

Conference Posters:

  1. Victor H. Ortiz, Mohammed Aldosary, Junxue Li, Yawen Liu, Pathikumar Sellappan, Javier Garay and Jing Shi.Strain induced perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in epitaxial europium iron garnet thin films. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018.
  2. Maxwell Grossnickle, Mohammed Aldosary, Junxue Li, Mark Lohmann, Jing Shi and Nathaniel Gabo.Data-Intensive Spatial Mapping of the Longitudinal Spin Seebeck Effect in Normal Metal/Magnetic Insulator Devices. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018.  
  3. Aryan Navabi, Cai Chen, Anthony Barra, Mohsen Yazdani, Guoqiang Yu, Mohammed Aldosary, Junxue Li, Mohammad Montazeri, Kin Wong, Jing Shi, Greg Carman, Abdon Sepulveda, Pedram Khalili Amiri and Kang Wang.Efficient Excitation of Perpendicular Standing Spin-Waves in Undulating CoFeB Films. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018.
  4. Junxue Li, Mark Lohmann, Mohammed Aldosary, Weimin Zhou, Peng Wei and Jing Shi.Epitaxial growth of uniaxial antiferromagnetic FeF2 thin films. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2018.  
  5. Mohammed Aldosary, Bassim Arkook, Junxue Li, Victor Ortiz, Zhong Shi, Igor Barsukov and Jing Shi.“Interfacial spin transport in YIG/Pt bilayers with variable Pt resistivity”. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Nov. 2017.
  6. Victor H. Ortiz, Yadong Xu, Mohammed Aldosary, Cui-Zu Chang and Jing Shi. “Gate-tuned Longitudinal Spin Seebeck Effect in Topological Insulators”. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2017.  
  7. J. Li; Y. Xu; M. Aldosary; C. Tang; Z. Lin; S. Zhang; R. Lake; J. Shi. “Observation of Magnon-mediated Current Drag in Pt/Yttrium Iron Garnet/Pt(Ta) Trilayers”. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Nov. 2017.
  8. Junxue Li, Guoqiang Yu, Chi Tang, Yizhou Liu, Zhong Shi, Yawen Liu, Aryan Navabi, Mohammed Aldosary, Qiming Shao, Kang L. Wang, Roger Lake and Jing Shi.“Spin-orbit torques in magnetic insulator/heavy metal heterostructure’’. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2017.  
  9. Mohammed Aldosary, Chi Tang, Junxue Li, Yadong Xu, Yawen Liu, Pathi Sellappan, Javier   E. Garay, Jing Shi. “Garnet-Based Magnetic Insulator Films and Heterostructures”. Spin and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic System (SHINES) symposium, Riverside, California, USA, August 2016.
  10. Junxue Li, Yadong Xu, Mohammed Aldosary, Chi Tang, Zhisheng Lin, Shufeng Zhang,Roger Lake and Jing Shi.“ Spin current valve effect in normal metal/magnetic insulator/normal metal sandwiches’’. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2016.
  11. J. X. Li, Y. D. Xu, M. Aldosary, G. Yin, Y. Barlas, S. S. Su, C. Tang, R. Lake, S. F. Zhang and J. Shi. “Magnon mediated electric current drag effect in normal metal/magnetic insulator/normal metal sandwich structures”. SHINES Energy Frontier Research Center Conference, Long beach, California, USA, Sep. 2015.
  12. C. Tang, Z. L. Jiang, Z. Y. Wang, M. Aldosary, C.-Z. Chang, P. Wei, M. R. Masir, Y. Balars, J. S. Moodera, A. MacDonald, and J. Shi. “Proximity-Induced ferromagnetism in graphene and topological insulators interfaced with YIG”. 11th Annual International Nanotechnology Conference on Communication and Cooperation, Fukuoka, Japan, May 2015.
  13. Chi Tang, Bin Cheng, Zhiyong Wang, Zilong Jiang, Mohammed Aldosary, Yafis Barlas, Marc Bockrath, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, and Jing Shi.” Nonlinear Hall effect in h-BN/graphene on ferri-magnetic substrates”. American Physical Society (APS), March meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 2015.  

 
 

Patent:

Jing Shi, Junxue Li, Yadong Xu, Mohammed Aldosary, Chi Tang and Roger Lake. “Spin Current Devices and Methods of Fabrication Thereof”. US Patent 20,170,104,150.