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The XXXIV Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials will be held on September 1-2, 2017 in Marseille (France) right after the Metamaterials Conference 2017The school, organized by Organized by the METAMORPHOSE VI AISBL ( and hosted by the Institut Fresnel of Marseille, will be focused on Modelling of metamaterials: numerical methods and homogenization techniques

The preliminary school program is available here.

Info about venue, registration fees, grants, visa invitation letters and accommodation can be found at the Metamaterials congress website.

To reserve your seat, please create your account on the Congress website and and go to the registrations webpage.

Dates: 1-2 September 2017

Place: Marseille, France

Title of the CourseModelling of metamaterials: numerical methods and homogenization techniques.          

Confirmed lecturers

  • Anne-Sophie Bonnet Bendhia (ENSTA Paris & CNRS, France)
    Numerical models of sign-shifting refraction index media

  • Elena Cherkaev (University of Utah, Salt-Lake City, USA)
    Inverse problems and homogenization

  • Richard Craster (Imperial College London, UK)
    High-frequency homogenization of acoustic and electromagnetic metamaterials

  • Agnes Maurel (ESPCI Paris & CNRS, France)
    Homogenization of thin interface

  • Ross McPhedran (Sydney, Australia)
    Multipole methods in photonics and platonic

  • Alexander Movchan (University of Liverpool)
    Chiral elastic metamaterials and directional localisation

  • Alejandro Rodriguez (University of Princeton)
    Computational methods and large-scale inverse design in nanophotonics - from nonlinear optics to thermal radiation

  • Màrio Silveirinha (University of Lisbon)
    Topological insulators

  • Igor Tsukerman (University of Akron)
    Effective medium theories backward in time - From the 21
    st to the 19th century (Non-Asymptotic and Nonlocal Approximations, Finite Samples, Interface Boundaries)

  • Martin Wegener (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology)
    3D metamaterials - It all starts with the design