Harold Y. Hwang

Bio Outline


  • Associate Fellow
  • Quantum Materials


  • Stanford University
Department of Applied Physics


  • United States


PhD (Physics), Princeton University
MSc (Electrical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS (Electrical Engineering, Physics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Harold Hwang’s research expertise lies in the area of materials physics.

His research involves probing correlated electrons at artificial interfaces and in confined systems, atomic scale synthesis and control of complex oxide heterostructures, and spin-polarized transport and spin dynamics in magnetic oxides.


IBM Japan Science Prize (Physics), 2008

TEPCO Foundation Award, 2007

Sakigake Fellowship, Japan Science and Technology Agency, 2006–09

Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Materials Research Society, 2005

Mitsubishi Foundation Award, 2004

Relevant Publications

Nakagawa, N. et al. "Magnetocapacitance and Exponential Magnetoresistance in Manganite-Titanate Heterojunctions." Appl. Phys. Lett. 86 (2005): 082504.