XIV School information *UPDATED 26/08/09*
14th European Doctoral School on Metamaterials

30-31 August 2009

Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
This course of the European School on Metamaterials operated by the Metamorphose Virtual Institute will be held in conjunction with the Metamaterials'2009 Congress (August 30-September 4, 2009). This event will present a unique opportunity for students and young researchers to get exposure to the latest advancements in the field of metamaterials and to meet the leading experts in this explosively developing field. The lectures will be delivered by key speakers of the Congress who will address the fundamental problems in the area of artificial electromagnetic materials.

Course Contents
This course will cover various topics and issues related to metamaterials including:

  • Fundamental electromagnetics of metamaterials
  • Theory of transformational electromagnetics
  • Numerical techniques and modeling of electromagnetic cloaks
  • Applications of transformational electromagnetics

Who Should Attend This Course?

This course is aimed at postgraduate research students, academics and industrial engineers who are interested in theoretical and practical aspects related to metamaterials.

Speakers and Lecturers

General Information & Fees

  • 16 hours of teaching
  • 8 lessons


  • Basic matematerial theory
  • Basic electromagnetic theory

The course gives one European credit point

Registration Fees: The METAMORPHOSE School

Early registration (till June 30, 2009)
Students 190.00
Academic participants 290.00
Non-academic participants 380.00
Late registration (from July 1, 2009)
Students 240.00
Academic participants 340.00
Non-academic participants 430.00

Course Outline & Timetable

  • The first day of the course on Sunday 30th August 2009 will include a whole day of lectures followed by the School's banquet.
  • Course registration will take place on Sunday 30th August in room 207 (second floor), Electronic Engineering building, QMUL.
  • Course lectures and presentation will take place in room 209 (second floor), in Electornic Engineering building, QMUL.
  • Sessions plan and course timetable (see below provisional timetable)
Provisional timetable:
 Sunday 30th AugustMonday 31st August
8:30-9:00 Welcome, Registration, Coffee  
9:00-9:50 Prof. Sir John B Pendry Prof. Nader Engheta
10:00-10:50 Prof. Sir John B Pendry Prof. Nader Engheta
10:50-11:10 Coffee break
11:10-12:00 Prof. Ari Sihvola Prof. Andrea Alu
12:10-13:00 Prof. Ari Sihvola Prof. Andrea Alu
13:00-14:20 Lunch break
14:20-15:10 Prof. Ulf Leonhardt Prof. Raj Mittra
15:20-16:10 Prof. Ulf Leonhardt Prof. Raj Mittra
16:10-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:20 Prof. Sergei Tretyakov Prof. Yang Hao
17:30-18:20 Prof. Sergei Tretyakov Prof. Yang Hao
19:30-------- Banquet Dinner Conference Pre-Registration Reception


Registration fees for the school should be paid via the Congress web site, /content/view/26/31/



The course lectures will take place in the premises of: The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
United Kingdom

Information on how to get here and detailed maps can be found on: /content/view/33/38/ (Arrival) and /content/view/32/37/ (Maps)

Information on the accommodation can be found on: /content/view/30/35/ (Accommodation)
Full information about the course will be published at the dedicated page of the METAMORPHOSE Virtual Institute Doctoral Programme web site:http://school.metamorphose-vi.org/ (click on "14th school" in the left menu).


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