Curriculum Vitae

Parkin has authored approximately 585 papers and has 120 issued patents. He is also the Chief Editor of SPIN, one of World Scientific's newest journals, which publishes articles in spin electronics.

  • Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge (1979).
  • Royal Society European Exchange Fellow, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris-Sud (1980-1981).
  • IBM World Trade Fellow, IBM San Jose Research Laboratory (1982).
  • Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California (since 1982).
  • IBM Fellow (since 1999).
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore (2007);
  • Visiting Chair Professor, National Taiwan University (2007);
  • Distinguished Research Chair Professor, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Douliou, Taiwan (2007);
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (2008);
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, World Class University Program, KAIST (2009);
  • Honorary Professor, University College London, United Kingdom (2009).
  • Honorary Doctorates: RWTH Aachen University (2007); Eindhoven University of Technology (2008); University of Regensburg (2011); Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (2013).
  • Elected Fellow, The Royal Society, London (2000);
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences (USA) (2008);
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering (USA) (2009);
  • Member, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (2015).
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2009);
  • Honorary Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences (2012);
  • Fellow, TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences (2012);
  • Elected Fellow, The Royal Academy of Engineering (2019).
  • Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany, since April 2014.
  • Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics since April 2014, Managing Director 2016-2020
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