University of Delaware - College of Engineering


ECE 2011-2012
Distinguished Lecturer Series

Nader Engheta
University of Pennsylvania

"Of Light, Electrons, and Metamaterials"



Nader Engheta
University of Pennsylvania

February 15, 2012

3:00 p.m.
120 Smith Hall
Reception to follow in DuPont Hall Lobby

Nader Engheta is the H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor of Elec. and Sys. Eng., and Professor of Bioengineering, at Penn.  He received his B.S. from the University of Tehran, and his M.S and Ph.D. from Caltech.  He was selected as one of the Scientific American Magazine 50 Leaders in Science and Technology in 2006 for developing the concept of optical lumped nanocircuits, and, among other awards, he is a Guggenheim Fellow, an IEEE Third Millennium Medalist, a Fellow of IEEE, APS, OSA, AAAS, and SPIE, the recipient of the 2008 George H. Heilmeier Award for Excellence in Research and the Fulbright Naples Chair Award, as well as several teaching awards.   He has been selected to receive the 2012 IEEE Electromagnetics Award for his pioneering contributions metamaterials and nanoscale optics.  His current research activities span a broad range of areas including metamaterials and plasmonics, nanooptics and nanophotonics, biologically-inspired sensing and imaging, miniaturized antennas and nanoantennas, physics and reverse-engineering of polarization vision in nature, mathematics of fractional operators, and physics of fields and waves phenomena. 

Current Lectures

2011 - 2012 Lecturer Series

Past Lectures
2010 - 2011 Lecturer Series

2009 - 2010 Lecturer Series

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