Mikhail Kostylev

Associate Professor, MSc PhD St. Petersburg

  • The University of Western Australia (M013), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 4.55, Physics Building, Perth campus

    6009 Crawley


  • 3924 Citations
  • 35 h-Index

Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

Leader of Magnetisation Dynamics and Spintronics research group

Expertise: magnetism, electromagnetism, magnetic dynamics and nonlinear waves

Funding overview

Research funding since appointment at UWA in 2005:
1. Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) scheme: J. M. Dell, M. Martyniuk, R.C. Woodward, M. Kostylev, C. Jagadish, J.Z.Wang, Y.Liu, R.D.Jeffery, K.K.Konstantinov, “National facility for biased target deposition of alloyed nanolayers” 2011, $360,000,
2. Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project: M. Kostylev (first-named chief investigator), R.Bali, S.N.Samarin, R.L.Stamps, S.O.Demokritov (overseas partner-investigator, “OPI”), G.Carlotti, A.O. Adeyeye, O.Serha, “Complex magnetic structures for microwave, logic and memory applications”, 2011-2014, $680,000,
3. Australian-Indian Strategic Research Fund (AISRF): R.L. Stamps, M. Kostylev, S. Pradesh, N. Venkataramani, R.P.R.C. Aiar, “The study of microwave losses in ferrite thin films for meta materials applications”, 2010-2012, $232,000
4. Australian Research Council Discovery: M. Kostylev and G. A. Melkov, “Composite magnetic conducting nanomaterials for microwave applications”, 2010-2012, $325,000
5. Australian Research Council Discovery: R.L. Stamps, K. Chew, M. Kostylev, A.O. Adeyeye, and O. Serha “Magnetic and electric field tuneable magnetic heterostructures”, 2008-2010, AU$415,000
6. University of Western Australia: M. Kostylev “Magnonic crystals for applications in fast magnetic logic, microwave signal processing and left-handed materials”, 2008, $18,500
7. Australian Research Council Linkage International: R.L.Stamps, and M.Kostylev, “Investigation of spin excitations in ferromagnetic submicro-and nanostructures”, 2005-2006 $91,000,

Total from all sources in 2005-2011: $2,121,500

Previous positions

1984-1987: Graduate Fellow (tenured), Laboratory of Ferrite Films, Research and Development Institute "Domain", Leningrad, USSR
1993 – 2005: Associate Professor (tenured), St.Petersburg Electrotechnical University, St.Petersburg, Russia
2005-2006: ARC International Fellow, The University of Western Australia

Teaching overview

Supervisor to honours and PhD students;
Lecture course “Advanced statistical physics” delivered to Honours and Ph.D. students at UWA
Lecture module “Solitons” delivered to Honours and Ph.D. students at UWA


Magnetism, magnetisation dynamics, spintronics, meta-materials and nanostructures, electromagnetism, linear and nonlinear waves, microwave signal processing and devices, magnetic logic


French and Russian

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Projects 2008 2018

Research Output 2002 2018

Impact of Hydrogen Gas on the Inverse Spin Hall Effect in Palladium/Cobalt Bilayer Films

Watt, S., Cong, R., Leung, C., Sushruth, M., Metaxas, P. & Kostylev, M. 2018 In : IEEE Magnetics Letters. 9, 4 p., 8119549

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Spin Hall effect

In situ ferromagnetic resonance capability on a polarized neutron reflectometry beamline

Kostylev, M., Causer, G. L., Lambert, C. H., Schefer, T., Weiss, C., Callori, S. J., Salahuddin, S., Wang, X. L. & Klose, F. 1 Feb 2018 In : Journal of Applied Crystallography. 51, 1, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferromagnetic resonance
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2 Citations

Spin wave filtering and guiding in Permalloy/iron nanowires

Silvani, R., Kostylev, M., Adeyeye, A. O. & Gubbiotti, G. 15 Mar 2018 In : Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 450

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spin waves
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A two dimensional analytical model for the study of ferromagnetic resonance responses of single and multilayer films

Balaji, S. & Kostylev, M. 30 Mar 2017 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 121, 12, 15 p., 123906

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ferromagnetic resonance
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