Best Student Presentation Award

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Applications are now longer being accepted.  Notifications will be sent in early August.

This award recognizes and encourages excellence in graduate studies in the field of magnetism. There will be a US$1,000 one-year fellowship for the winner and US$250 one-year fellowship for the remaining finalists. Conference attendees are encouraged to attend the talks and support these young scientists.


  • The nominee must be a full time graduate student expecting to graduate within one year of the Conference. Postdoctoral fellows, undergraduates or non-students are not eligible.
  • The student's area of research may either be theoretical or experimental in any of the general technical and scientific areas normally presented as part of the Conference.
  • The student's regularly submitted abstract must have been accepted as an oral presentation through the standard abstract review process by the Conference Program Committee as an oral presentation, and the student must present the work at the Conference.

Application Procedure

  • Students must submit an abstract to the Conference according to the standard submission guidelines and deadlines as outlined under Abstract Submissions. DO NOT identify the abstract as part of the student award competition in the text of the abstract. The Conference abstract deadline is July 5, 2020.
  • Students must also submit an extended 2-page abstract of their presentation, including the already submitted abstract number, plus a short (300 words or less) explanation of their contribution to the work described and its significance by the submission deadline of July 5, 2020.
  • Applications MUST be submitted via email as .pdf attachments. The email containing the student award application must have a subject line that reads "STUDENT AWARD".
  • Submit applications via email to the 2020 MMM Conference Awards Chair at

Congratulations to the winner and finalists at the 2019 MMM Conference!

DB-04 Efficient Magnetization Switching and Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya Interaction in WTe2/ferromagnet Heterostructures, Shuuyuan Shi, National University of Singapore
AI-12 Ferrimagnetic Domain Wall Dynamics Driven by Spin Orbit Torques Revealed by In-Plane Fields through the Compensation Points in GdFeCo, Eloi Haltz, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides
BE-06 Surface Acoustic Wave Induced DC Spin Current in Spin-Orbit Heterostructures, Takuya Kawada, The University of Tokyo
CC-11 Stimulated, Continuous, and Wave Vector Selective Magnon Excitation using Rapid Demagnetization from High Repetition Rate Femtosecond Laser Pulse Trains, Shreyas Muralidhar, University of Gothenburg
CF-09 Tunable Long-Term and Short-Term Memories in a Single Magnetic Tunnel Junction Based Synapse, Nitin Prasad, University of Texas at Austin