David C Jiles

  • Distinguished Professor and Chair
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)

Main Office

2215 Coover
Ames, IA 50011-3060
Phone: 515-294-2664
Fax: 515-294-3637


  • DSc, Physics and Space Research, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom (1990)
  • PhD, Applied Physics, University of Hull, United Kingdom (1979)
  • MSc, Applied Physics, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom (1976)
  • BSc, Physics and Mathematics, University of Exeter, United Kingdom (1975)

Interest Areas

  • Nonlinear and hysteretic behavior of magnetic materials; magnetoelasticity, magnetostriction, and magnetomechanical effects; novel magnetic materials; applications of magnetic measurements to nondestructive evaluation
  • Strategic Research Area: Materials, Devices and Circuits

Brief Biography

Honors and Awards
  • Anson Marston Distinguished Professor
  • Chairman, American Physical Society Topical
  • Group on Magnetism and its Applications (1996-97, 1997-98)
  • Selected for "Who's Who in America" (2001)
  • Selected for "Who's Who in the World" (2000, 2001, 2002)
  • Selected for "Who's Who in Science and Engineering" (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)
  • International Advisory Committee, IUPAP International Conference on Magnetism (2000)
  • Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer (1997-98)
  • Program Committee International Magnetics Conference (1996, 1999)
  • Administrative Committee of the Magnetics Society (1995-1998 and 1998-2001)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (1994)
  • ASM Committee on Hard and Soft Magnetic Materials, (1987-present)

Selected Publications

  • Nlebedim, I. C., N. Ranvah, A. J. Moses, D. C. Jiles, P. I. Williams, Y. Melikhov, J. E. Snyder, and F. Anayi. "Effect of Heat Treatment on the Magnetic and Magnetoelastic Properties of Cobalt Ferrite." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 322, (2010): 1929.
  • Hadimani, R. L. and D. C. Jiles. "Resistivity Recovery in Gd5(SixGel-x)4." Journal of Applied Physics 107, (2010): 09C501.
  • Raghunathan, A., Y. Melikhov, J. E. Snyder, and D. C. Jiles. "Theoretical Model of Temperature Dependence of Hysteresis based on Mean Field Theory." IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 46, no. 6, (June 2010): 1507-1510.
  • Raghunathan, A., I. C. Nlebedim, J. E. Snyder, and D. C. Jiles. "Growth of Crystalline Cobalt ferrite Thin Films at Lower Temperatures using Pulsed-laser Deposition Technique." Journal of Applied Physics 107, (2010): 09A516.
  • Raghunathan, A., Y. Melikhov, J. E. Snyder, and D. C. Jiles. "A Generalized Form of Anyhysteretic Magnetization for Jiles Atherton Theory of Hysteresis." Applied Physics Letters 95, (2009): 172510.