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Dr. Gregory Kenning

Weyandt Hall, Room 45 Gregory Kenning on the cover of IUP Magazine
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, Pennsylvania. 15705



Michigan State University — PhD in Physics, 1988
Queens University — MSc in Physics, 1983
University of Manitoba — BSc (Hons) in Physics, 1981


Graduate and undergraduate level. Experimental labs.


The primary focus of Dr. Kenning's research is magnetism including fundamental magnetic measurements, nanoscale and magnetic material science, and biophysics applications of magnetism.

Current Research

Dr. Kenning is currently working on several projects, which fall into the above-mentioned categories:

  • Fundamental Magnetic Measurements
    1.1) Noise measurements and the Fluctuation Dissipation Theory
    1.2) Frustrated and Disordered Magnetic Materials
  • Nanoscale Physics and Applications
    2.1) Magnetic Nanoparticles
    2.2) Multilayer nanoparticles and thin films
  • Applied Bio Physics and Medical Devices3.1) Cancer Detection using Monoclonal Antibody Targeted Magnetic Nanoparticles and SQUID Scanner Magnetometery3.2) Mapping the Magnetism of the Human Body