Pallavi Dhagat
Electrical & Computer Engineering

3021 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331-5501
(541) 737-9927
(541) 737-1300


  • 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 3D printed magnetic materials and devices; biomedical imaging and sensing using magnetic nanoparticles; novel data storage and signal processing devices based on interactions between acoustic waves and spin waves; and advanced measurements techniques for magnetic materials.