Parvin, Kiumars

Parvin, Kiumars

Professor, Physics & Astronomy

Email

Preferred: kiumars.parvin@sjsu.edu

Education

  • Postdoctoral Physicist, Univ Of California, Irvine
  • PhD, Physics, Univ Of California, Riverside
  • MS, Physics, Univ Of California, Riverside
  • BS, Physics, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

Bio

University Teaching, Research, and Administration:
2005 - Aug 2011, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, SJSU
2005 - Aug 2010, Associate Director, Materials Characterization & Metrology Center, SJSU
1993 - 1994, Visiting Scientist, Materials Science Div, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
1990 - Present, Professor of Physics, SJSU
1985 - 1990, Associate Professor of Physics, SJSU
1982 - 1986, Visiting Scientist, Center for Materials Research, Stanford University
1981 - 1985, Assistant Professor of Physics, SJSU
1978 - 1981, Postdoctoral Physicist and Lecturer, Physics Dept, UC Irvine

Industry and National Lab Research and Development:
2008 – 2009, Visiting Scientist, Flextronics Corp
1993 – 1994, Visiting Scientist, Materials Science Div, Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
1986 – 1987, Visiting Scientist, Control Data Corporation
1983 – 1984, Visiting Scientist, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center

RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION GRANTS
Awarded 2 AWU-DOE Summer Faculty Fellowship for collaborative research at Center for Materials Research, Stanford University, 1982 and 1983
Awarded one AWU-DOE Summer Faculty Fellowship for collaborative research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1993
Awarded one NSF-ILI grant for development of an undergraduate solid state physics laboratory, 1989
Awarded one NSF-ILI grant for improvement of a general physics lab (electricity & magnetism), 1993
Awarded one instrumentation grant from Intel Corporation, 1993
Awarded 3 NSF-RUI grants, 1994 – 2010
Faculty participant in 3 SJSU Physics Dept NSF-REU grant, 1995-2005.
Faculty participant in 2 Research Corporation Partners in Science grants 1995-1999.
Faculty participant in an NIH-MARC grant, 1989-1991.
CoPI, NSF Instrumentation for acquisition of a scanning electron microscope, 2005
CoPI, DARPA grant for faculty research activities on nanotechnology, 2002

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Physical Society

PUBLICATIONS
1. Nuclear Spin-Lattice Relaxation and Pair Breaking in Superconducting (LaGd)Al2, D.E. MacLaughlin, M. Daugherty and K. Parvin, Solid State Communications 12, 5 (1973).
2. Anomalous Nuclear Spin-Lattice Relaxation in Superconducting AlMn, M. Daugherty, K. Parvin, and D.E. MacLaughlin, Physical Review Letters 31, 1485 (1973).
3. Nuclear Spin Relaxation and Transition Metal Impurities in Superconducting Aluminum, K. Parvin and D.E. MacLaughlin, Journal de Physique (Paris) 39, C6-876 (1978).
4. Nuclear Spin Relaxation and Quasiparticle Excitations in Superconducting Aluminum-3d Alloys, K. Parvin and D.E. MacLaughlin, Journal of Low Temperature Physics 39, No. 1/2 (1980).
5. Optical Spectra and Angular Dependence of Visible Light Emitted by Metal-Insulator-Metal Tunnel Junctions, K. Parvin and W.H. Parker, Solid State Communications 37, 629 (1981).
6. Sequential Deposition and Metastable States in Rare Earth/Co Films, D. Webb, R. Walmsley, K. Parvin, P. Dickinson, R.M. White, and T.H. Geballe, Physical Review B7, 4667 (1985).
7. Neutron Scattering Study of the Magnetic Behavior of CeAl, J.M. Lawrence, K. Parvin and S.M. Shapiro, Journal of Physics C 19, 2021 (1986).
8. Dissociation of O2-- Defects into Paramagnetic O- in Wide Band Gap Insulators--A Magnetic Susceptibility Study of Magnesium Oxide, F. Batllo, R.C. LeRoy, K. Parvin, and F. Freund, Journal of Applied Physics 67, No. 9, 5844 (1990).
9. Positive Holes in Magnesium Oxide - Correlation between Magnetic, Electric and Dielectric Anomalies, F. Batllo, R.C. LeRoy, K. Parvin, F. Freund, and M.M. Freund, Journal of Applied Physics 69, No. 8, 6031 (1991).
10. Magnetic Separation of Gd Encapsulated Carbon Nanoparticles, S. Subramoney, R.S. Ruoff, D.C. Lorents, B. Chan, R. Malhotra, M.J. Dyer, and K. Parvin, Carbon, 32, No. 3, 507 (1994).
11. Magnetic Properties and Structural Transformation in Cu/304 Stainless Steel Multilayer Materials, K. Parvin, and S.P. Weathersby, T.P. Weihs, T.W. Barbee, Jr. and M.A. Wall, Structure and Properties of Multilayered Thin Films, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc, eds. T.D. Nguyen et al, 382, 191 (1995).
12. Magnetic Studies of Carbon-Coated Nickel Particles, K. Parvin, S.P. Weathersby, S. Awadallah, R. LaDuca, R.S. Ruoff, S. Subramoney, P. Van Kavelaar, P.E. Nolan, J.Jiao, D.C. Lynch, A.H. Cutler, S. Seraphin, Fullerenes: Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials. eds. R.S. Ruoff, and K.M. Kadish, The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1995, P. 570.
13. Nanotubes: Bending and Filling: Part I, R.S. Ruoff, D.C. Lorents, R. LaDuca, S. Awadallah, S.P. Weathersby, K. Parvin, S. Subramoney, Fullerenes: Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials, eds. R.S. Ruoff, and K.M. Kadish, The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1995, P. 557.
14. Nanotubes: Bending and Filling: Part II, S. Subramoney, R.S. Ruoff, R. LaDuca, S. Awadallah, K. Parvin, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials, eds. R.S. Ruoff, and K.M. Kadish, The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1995, P. 563.
15. Mechanical Deformation of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, S. Subramoney, R.S. Ruoff, R. LaDuca, K. Parvin, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials, eds. R.S. Ruoff, and K.M. Kadish, The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1996, P. 728.
16. Carbon Condensate and Single Carbon Nanotubes: Structural Properties and Growth Model, W.S. Bacsa, C.W. Walter, S. Awadallah, S. McGinnis, S. Subramoney, J.W. Ager, K. Parvin, R.S. Ruoff, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials. eds. R.S. Ruoff, and K.M. Kadish, The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1996, P. 749.
17. Experimental Determination of Size Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes, W.S. Bacsa, R. LaDuca, J. Hoerter, F. Chibante, S. Subramoney, J.G. Lavin, K. Parvin, R.S. Ruoff, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials. eds. R.S. Ruoff, and K.M. Kadish, The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1996, P. 758.
18. The Effect of Annealing on the Structure and Magnetic Properties of Graphite Encapsulated Nickel and Cobalt Nanocrystals, J.J. Host, J.A. Block, K. Parvin, V.P. Dravid, J.L. Alpers, T. Sezen and R. LaDuca, Journal of Applied Physics, 83 (2), 793 (1998).
19. The Magnetic Properties of Annealed Graphite-Coated Ni and Co Nanocrystals, J.A. Block, K. Parvin, J.L. Alpers, T. Sezen, and R. LaDuca, J.J. Host and V.P. Dravid, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 34 (4), 982 (1998).
20. Mössbauer Spectroscopy and Magnetic Properties of Copper-304 Stainless Steel Multilayer Films, M. Varasteh, K. Parvin, C. Boekema, and K. Porush, Journal of Applied Physics 97 (9), 6842 (2000).
21. Synthesis, Structure, and Magnetic Properties of Nanosized Co-S Powders Produced by Hydrothermal Reduction, X. C. Sun, K. Parvin, R. Bedros and D. E. Nikles, Nano 2002 Proceedings, June 2002,
22. Magnetic Properties of a Mixture of Two Nanosized Co-S Powders Produced by Hydrothermal Reduction, X.C. Sun, K. Parvin, J. Ly, and D.E. Nikles, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 39, No. 5, 2679 (2003).
23. Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Monodisperse Fe3O4 Nanoparticles, K. Parvin, J. Ma, J. Ly, X.C. Sun, D.E. Nikles, K. Sun, L.M. Wang, J. Applied Physics, 95, No. 11, 7121 (2004).
24. Cu and Fe Valence States In CuFeS2, C. Boekema, A.M Krupski, M. Varasteh, K. Parvin, F van Til, F. van der Woude and G.A. Sawatzky, J. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 272-276, 559 (2004).

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