Pallavi Dhagat

Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Birla Institute of Tech. and Science, Pilani, India Electrical Eng. B.E. (Honors) 1993
Washington University, St. Louis Electrical Eng. M.S. 1996
Washington University, St. Louis Electrical Eng. D. Sc. 1999
Oregon State University, Corvallis MBA 2010


Pallavi Dhagat holds a doctoral degree from Washington University, St. Louis, where her research focused on the characterization of thermal reversal of magnetic grains. She has an extensive background in magnetic recording technology as a recording physicist.

Prior to joining OSU as an assistant professor, she was a research engineer in the Advanced Concepts Group at Seagate Technology, Minneapolis. Here she made significant contribution to the development of perpendicular recording technology.

Her research interests include information storage, magnetization dynamics, magnetic nano-metrology, bio-magnetic sensors and distributed sensor systems.

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Research Interests: 
  • Ferromagnetic Resonance Biochip for Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer
  • Electrically Tunable, Low Noise, On-chip Inductors
  • Spintronic Devices Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition
  • Field Programmable Magnetic Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Devices for Hybrid Sensor Networks
  • Surface Acoustic Wave Addressable Solid-State Magnetic Memory
  • surface acoustic waves
  • High Sensitivity Detection of Biomolecules Using Magnetic Nanobeads