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About Ravi L. Hadimani

Ravi Hadimani has a first class honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kuvempu University, India (2001), an MS in Mechatronics from the University of Newcastle (2004) and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Cardiff University (2009). His PhD thesis was based on Advanced Magnetoelastic and Magnetocaloric Materials for Device Applications. He has served as the KCMC Project Scientist from 2010 to 2011 at the Institute of materials research and Innovation of the University of Bolton, UK.  His work on hybrid piezoelectric and photovoltaic energy harvester which is capable of harvesting electrical energy from solar, wind and rain energy was awarded the UK Energy Innovation Award in 2011 which was published in various news articles by BBC, New Scientist and Scientific America. He has also developed and patented piezoelectric polymer fiber that can be woven or knitted into energy harvesting fabric. He is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at Department Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University where his work is focused on Biomagnetics. He is in charge of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Laboratory and he works for Dr. David Jiles, Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is actively involved with the IEEE Magnetic Society. He has founded the IEEE Magnetic Society, Central Iowa Chapter and he is the current chair of the chapter.


Present Affiliate Assistant Professor, Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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345 Durham
Ames, IA 50011-2252
Phone: 515-294-5264
Fax: 515-294-3637


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