Leighton elected Fellow of the IEEE

Nov. 26, 2019 - Distinguished McKnight University Professor Chris Leighton has been named a Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Leighton receives this Fellowship through the IEEE Magnetics Society for his "contributions to the understanding of magnetic oxides, interfaces, and nanostructures". Each year the IEEE elevates less than 0.1% of its voting membership to the grade of Fellow. Leighton will be honored at the upcoming Intermag Conference in May 2020.

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