European School of Antennas Course on Transformation Electromagnetics for Antenna Design 2015
In the framework of the European School of Antennas, we are pleased to inform you that the course “Transformation Electromagnetics for Antenna Design” will be held at Queen Mary, University of London, UK, on 28th – 30th January, 2015.
The course will be delivered by world-renowned experts, including Andrea Alu, Stefano Maci, Raj Mittra and Jensen Li, and covers:
- Fundamentals of coordinate transformations, including an introduction to tensors and differential geometry
- Transformation Electromagnetics and the application of coordinate transformations to Maxwell’s equations
- Effective medium theory
- An introduction to meta-materials and meta-surfaces
- Numerical modelling of meta-material structures with spatially-varying and anisotropic material properties
- Numerical modelling of meta-surfaces
- Realisation and characterisation of meta-materials and meta-surfaces
- Examples and applications to antennas
- The challenges outstanding
The registration fee (£480 for non-profit institutions; £800 for profit institutions) includes the course material, lunch, refreshments and a social event. Accommodation is not included in the registration fee.
Please visit the ESoA website for more details and to register. A maximum of 15 participants will be accepted, so we encourage you to please register as soon as possible.
A draft timetable is available for download, but is subject to change.
TOP floor meeting room,
Informatics Teaching Laboratory (ITL)
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
Information on how to get here and detailed maps can be found on the college website.
Royal Society Scientific Discussion Meeting
Registration for this course includes an invitation (on request) to a prestigious Royal Society International Scientific Meeting, to be held January 26-27, 2015, at Chicheley Hall, near Milton Keynes, UK. Called "Spatial transformations: from fundamentals to applications", this meeting will bring together a number of world-leading researchers across a range of disciplines, from physics to material science and engineering.
This meeting centres on the theory and application of spatial transformations to design devices for controlling waves. This area has garnered significant public interest due to the promise of optical invisibility, but the potential applications are wider. The meeting brings together theorists, material scientists and electromagnetic engineers to consider basic theory, fabrication issues and the potential for radically new devices.
More details and the draft timetable are available at the Royal Society's event page. To request an invitation, tick the appropriate box on the ESoA course registration form (available at the ESoA website).
Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End campus is situated in the heart of London's east end and it is easily accessible by public transport (buses or trains) with two underground stations surrounding the campus (Mile End on the central line and Stepney Green on the District and Hammersmith & City lines).
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus accommodation available. Here are some suggestions for nearby and London city centre accommodation: