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Mayergoyz, Isaak D.

Isaak D. Mayergoyz
Alford L. Ward Professor and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher
Distinguished University Professor
A.V. Williams 2335

Research Interests 

  • Electrostatic (Plasmon) Resonances in Metallic and Semiconductor Nanoparticles
  • Spin Polarized Current Induced Nonlinear Magnetization Dynamics
  • Analysis of Fluctuations in Ultra Small (Nano) Semiconductor Devices
  • Stochastic Analysis of Systems with Hysteresis
  • Drive Independent Recovery and Forensics of Hard Disk Data
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • Power Engineering


Prof. Mayergoyz received his Master and Ph.D. degrees in the former Soviet Union where he worked as a senior research scientist in the Institute of Cybernetics of Ukranian Academy of Sciences before his emigration to the United States. On his arrival to the United States in 1980, he became a full professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of University of Maryland, College Park. In cooperation with Prof. Fawzi Emad, he established the electric power engineering curriculum and educational program in the ECE Department and has maintained it for more than 30 years. For many years, he served as a consultant for the Research and Development Center of General Electric Company and has been selected as a visiting research fellow of this center. He has authored and coauthored 14 books and over 400 scientific papers. He is a Fellow of IEEE (1988), Visiting Research Fellow of GE Research and Development Center (1988), Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Magnetics Society (1994), Distinguished Scholar-Teacher of University of Maryland, College Park (1994) and a recipient of Outstanding Teacher Award of College of Engineering (1987). In 2009, he received the Achievement Award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Magnetics Society, the highest award given by the society. He was named a Distinguished University Professor by the University of Maryland in 2018. He has served on numerous IEEE committees, editorial boards of scientific journals and as the Editor of Academic Press-Elsevier Electromagnetism series.

Selected Publications 

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Book Chapters:
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Honors and Awards 

  • Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland (2018)
  • IEEE Magnetics Society Achievement Award (2009)
  • Winner, UM $50K Business Competition, Faculty & Graduate Student Category (2006)
  • Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, University of Maryland (1995-1996)
  • College of Engineering Poole and Kent Senior Faculty Teaching Award (1987)
  • IEEE Fellow (1987)
  • IEEE Magnetic Society Distinguished Lecturer (1994)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1982)
  • Outstanding Professor Award of the IEEE Student Branch of University of Maryland (1982)
  • Member and Chair of IEEE Fellows Evaluation Committee of Magnetics Society (2003-2006)
  • Member of Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (1997-present)
  • Editor of Academic Press-Elsevier Electromagnetism Series (1996-present)
  • Member of Administrative Committee of IEEE Magnetics Society (1997-2003)
  • Editor of IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (1997-2001)
  • Coordinator of IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer Program (1996-2002)
  • Member of Edison Medal Committee of IEEE Award Board (1989-1991)
  • Associate Editor of "COMPEL," International Journal on Numerical Computations and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1981-1995)
  • Research Fellow of GE Research Development Center

Related News 

Alumnus Adly Appointed to Deputy Minister of Higher Education for University Affairs 
Adly’s research interests include electromagnetics, electrical machines, analog and digital circuit design, and superconductivity. June 22, 2018

Baras and Mayergoyz named Distinguished University Professors
Baras and Mayergoyz receive the highest academic honor conferred by the University of Maryland. June 20, 2018

Prof. Isaak D. Mayergoyz Selected to be on the Prestigious Cover of IEEE Magnetics Letters
Prof. Mayergoyz is recognized for his contributions to the area of magnetics. August 31, 2017

Alumnus Amr Adly makes Great Strides as Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research at Cairo University
During his time as Vice President, Adly has propelled Cairo University to the top 500 in both Shanghai ARWU and the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. July 14, 2017

Four Honored at 6th Annual ECE Distinguished Alumni Awards
The ECE Department honored four alumni for their leadership and meritorious contributions to the field of engineering. June 2, 2017

Mayergoyz Publishes a book, "Quantum Mechanics for Electrical Engineers"
Prof. Mayergoyz publishes book titled “Quantum Mechanics for Electrical Engineers” October 5, 2016

Mayergoyz’s Book Receives High Honors from Publisher
The text book Plasmon Resonances in Nanoparticles, written by Mayergoyz was a best seller in 2014-2015. August 10, 2016

Mayergoyz's Book Recieves Outstanding Review
ECE Prof. Isaak Mayergoyz's most recent text book has been reviewed with the highest accolades. July 22, 2016

Ulukus Named 2016-2017 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher by University of Maryland
The Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Program honors members of UMD faculty who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievements along with equally outstanding accomplishments as teachers. April 19, 2016

Alumnus Amr Adly Promoted to Vice President at Cairo University
Dr. Adly leads research efforts in new position at Cairo University. January 5, 2016