Xiaowei Zhang is a Principal Development Engineer at Niron Magnetics. His role is the synthesis and development of precursor materials for iron-nitride magnets, as well as advanced materials characterization. Prior to joining Niron, Dr. Zhang’s research focused on the investigation of giant saturation magnetization in Fe16N2 thin films at University of Minnesota.

He received his B.S. in Physics at the University of Science and Technology of China and Ph.D. Degree in Physics at University of Minnesota.