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Ni-Mn-Ga Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys

We collaborate with Professor Peter Müllner’s Group at Boise State. We examine the surface topology of NiMnGa at the nanoscale including crystallographic orientation, magnetic properties and nanomechanical behavior.

Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys Group

For more information, please visit Dr. Müllner’s website.



  • DARPA project
  • NSF Materials World Network Grant (Award 1008167) – “Deformation via the Transformation of Hierarchical Microstructures
  • NSF Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation  (Award-1068069) – “Mechanics of Magnetic Shape-Memory Nanostructures