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Mark Stiles

Mark Stiles is a Project Leader and NIST Fellow in the Electron Physics Group in the CNST. He received a M.S./B.S. in Physics from Yale University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Cornell University. Following postdoctoral research at AT&T Bell Laboratories, he joined the research staff at NIST. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Johns Hopkins University. Mark's research at NIST has focused on the development of theoretical methods for predicting the properties of magnetic nanostructures. He has over 110 publications and is a frequent invited speaker at international meetings. He has helped organize numerous conferences and has served the American Physical Society as the Chair of the Topical Group on Magnetism and on its Executive Committees as well as that of the Division of Condensed Matter Physics. He has also served Physical Review Letters as a Divisional Associate Editor and is currently on the Editorial Board of Physical Review Applied. Mark is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and has been awarded the Silver Medal from the Department of Commerce. He currently leads multiple projects investigating the fundamental physics of nanostructures.

Selected Publications

Staff Photo - M. Stiles


Project Leader/NIST Fellow
Electron Physics Group


M.S/B.S Physics - Yale University

M.S. Physics - Cornell University

Ph.D. Physics - Cornell University


Phone: 301-975-3745
Email: mark.stiles@nist.gov