Dr. H. Sepehri-Amin is a principal researcher at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and Associate Professor at University of Tsukuba, Japan. He received his Ph. D. in 2011 from University of Tsukuba. His research interest is design and development of high-performance magnetic materials for green energy conversions and data storage applications. This includes permanent magnets, soft magnetic materials, magnetocaloric materials, and energy assisted recording media. He received a number of awards for his research, such as German Innovation Award (Gottfried Wagener Prize), Honda memorial young researcher award, Magnetic Society of Japan outstanding research award, Japan Institute of Metals young researcher award.