Editorial Team

Founding Editor


Said Zouhdi

Paris-Sud University, France

Said Zouhdi received the M.Sc. degree form Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France, in 1989, the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Enfgineering from Pierre et Marie Curie University, France, in 1994 and the Habilitation degree in Electrical Engineering from Paris-Sud University in 2003. From September 1995 to August 2007, he was an Associate Professor at Pierre et Marie Curie University. In September 2007, he joined Paris-Sud University as a Professor and Head of International Affairs at Polytech Paris-Sud (Engineering Institute). His research interests include electromagnetic wave interaction with structures and antennas, complex materials such as metamaterials, chiral, bianisotropic and PBG materials, and optimization methods for various designs. He has published over 150 journal papers, book chapters, and conference articles. He is the Founding editor-in-chief of the journal Advanced Electromagnetics and a member of the editorial board of Applied Physics A, he is the founding and general chair of the international conferences META and AES, he edited 2 books and several special issues in journals. Dr. Zouhdi is a Fellow of The Electromagnetics Academy and IEEE Senior Member.

Advisory Board (more to be announced)


Che Ting Chan

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong

Che Ting Chan received his B. Sc. degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1980 and his PhD degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1985. He is currently Daniel C K Yu Professor of Science, Chair Professor of Physics at HKUST, the Director of Center for Metamaterial Research and the Executive Director of HKUST Institute for Advanced Study. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society since 1996 and a Fellow of The Electromagnetics Academy. He received the Achievement in Asia Award of the Overseas Chinese Physics Association (2000) and Croucher Senior Research Fellowship (2010). He received the Michael Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching at HKUST (1999) and is a co-recipient of Brillouin Medal for his research in phononic metamaterials (2013). His primary research interest is the theory and simulation of material properties. He is now working on the theory a variety of advanced materials, including photonic crystals, metamaterials and nano-materials. He has authored/co-authored over 300 refereed papers.


Yuri S. Kivshar

The Australian National University, Australia

Yuri S. Kivshar received his PhD degree in 1984 from the Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering, Kharkov, Ukraine. From 1988 to 1993 he worked at different research centres in USA, France, Spain, and Germany, and from 1993 he joined the Australian National University (ANU) where he established the Nonlinear Physics Center and being currently ANU Distinguished Professor and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. His research interests include nonlinear physics and solitons, nonlinear optics, plasmonics, and metamaterials. He has authored and co-authored more than 700 papers. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America, the American Physical Society, and the Institute of Physics (UK), and Deputy Director of the Centre of Excellence for Ultrahigh-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS). He has received many awards including the Pnevmatikos Prize in Nonlinear Science and the Lyle Medal of the Australian Academy of Science.


Masaya Notomi

NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan

Masaya Notomi is Senior Distinguished Scientist at NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Director of Nanophotonics Center, and heading Photonic Nanostructure Research Group. He is also Professor of Physics in Tokyo Institute of Technology. His research interest has been to control the optical properties of materials and devices by artificial nanostructures, and engage in research on quantum wires/dots and photonic crystals. His work was selected as Scientific American 50 Award in 2007. He received IEEE/LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Award (2006), JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Prize (2009), Japan Academy Medal (2009), and Commendation for Science and Technology by Japanese Minister of Education (2010). Prof Notomi is an IEEE Fellow.


Martin Wegener

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Martin Wegener completed his PhD in physics in 1987 at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (Germany), he then spent two years as a postdoc at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel (U.S.A.). From 1990-1995 he was professor (C3) at Universität Dortmund (Germany), since 1995 he is professor (C4, later W3) at Institute of Applied Physics of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Since 2001 he has a joint appointment as department head at Institute of Nanotechnology of KIT. From 2001-2014 he was the coordinator of the DFG-Center for Functional Nanostructures (CFN) at KIT. His research interests comprise ultrafast optics, (extreme) nonlinear optics, near-field optics, optical laser lithography, photonic crystals, optical, mechanical, and thermodynamic metamaterials, as well as transformation physics. This research has led to various awards and honors, among which are the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Research Award 1993, the Baden-Württemberg Teaching Award 1998, the DFG Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award 2000, the European Union René Descartes Prize 2005, the Baden-Württemberg Research Award 2005, the Carl Zeiss Research Award 2006, and the SPIE Prism Award 2014 for the start-up company Nanoscribe GmbH. In 2014 and 2015, Thompson Reuters listed Martin Wegener as a 'Highly Cited Researcher' (top 1%).


Xiang Zhang

University of California - Berkeley, USA

Xiang Zhang is the Ernest Kuh Chaired Professor at the University of California, Berkeley and Director of Materials Science Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). He is also the Director of the NSF Nano-scale Science and Engineering Center (SINAM). He is an elected member of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Academia Sinica and foreign member of Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research in optical metamaterials was selected by Times Magazine as “Top 10 Scientific Discoveries in 2008”. Xiang Zhang was a recipient of many awards including the NSF CAREER Award, Fred Kavli Distinguished Lecturehip, Fitzroy Medal, Charles R. Richards Memorial Award, the Max Born Award, the Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics. He received his BS/MS in physics in Nanjing University, China, and Ph.D from UC Berkeley in 1996 and was on faculty at Pennsylvania State University and UCLA prior returning Berkeley faculty in 2004.

Board of Editors (more to be announced)


Christos Argyropoulos

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Christos Argyropoulos is an Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, USA. He received the Diploma of Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2006). He holds a M.Sc. degree in Communication Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK (2007) and a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from the Antennas and Electromagnetics Group of the Queen Mary, University of London, UK (2011). After completion of his PhD studies, he accepted a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in the University of Texas at Austin, USA. Next (2013), he worked for one year as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics at Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, USA. He has published over 135 technical papers in highly ranked journals and refereed conference proceedings, including 5 book chapters. He has received several research and travel awards, such as Junior Researcher Award of the 2013 Raj Mittra Travel Grant, EPSRC Research Scholarship, Royal Academy of Engineering international travel grant and twice the Marie Curie Actions Grant to attend the European School of Antennas. He organized special sessions about nonlinear metamaterials at META 15 and META 16. He has given several invited talks and seminars to different conferences and universities. He served as Student Paper Competition co-chair and TPC member at IEEE APS 2016 and as editor at the EPJ Applied Metamaterials journal. His research interests are linear and nonlinear metamaterials, metasurfaces and nanophotonic devices.


Laurent Daniel

CentraleSupelec, France

Laurent Daniel is a Professor at CentraleSupelec, France. He obtained his PhD from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France, in 2003, and is Habilitation thesis form Univ Paris-Sud in 2011. He joined the Department of Physics at Univ Paris-Sud in 2004 and conducted his research at the Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Paris. From 2011 to 2014, he moved to the School of Materials at the University of Manchester, UK, as an invited researcher. He is now director of the Chair for Automotive Mechatronics created in cooperation between CentraleSupelec, Esigelec and Faurecia. The Chair is hosted by the Group of Electrical Engineering - Paris (GeePs) at CentraleSupelec. Laurent Daniel’s research interests cover the characterisation and modelling of ferromagnetic and ferroelectric behaviour for the design of electromagnetic devices. He is particularly involved in the development of multiscale methods to analyse thermo-electro-magneto-mechanical coupling effects in heterogeneous materials, and in the implementation of coupled constitutive laws for the design of smart materials applications.


Mohamed Farhat

QEERI-HBKU, Qatar Foundation, Qatar

Mohamed Farhat received his Ph.D. in Optics and Electromagnetism from Aix-Marseille University in 2010, where he obtained as well his Master degree in Theoretical Physics in 2006. He has been since postdoctoral fellow at University of Texas at Austin, University of Jena and KAUST. He has authored over 100 publications, including 45 journal papers, 4 book chapters, two international patents, and 55 conference papers, with over 1200 citations (h-index 20). He has also organized many special sessions at the conferences Meta'13, Meta'14 and Meta'15, and is active reviewer for many international journals (https://sites.google.com/site/mohameddfarhat/home).


Oscar Quevedo-Teruel

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden

Oscar Quevedo-Teruel rreceived his M.Sc. degree in telecommunication engineering from University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain), in 2005, and developed his Master Thesis at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Later on, he obtained his PhD at Carlos III University of Madrid in 2010. He was then invited as a post-doctoral researcher at University of Delft (The Netherlands) in 2010; and post-doctoral research fellow at Department of Theoretical Physics of Condensed Matter at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in 2010-2011. He was working at Queen Mary University of London as a post-doctoral research assistant in 2011-2013; and in 2014, he joined KTH as Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Electromagnetic Engineering (ETK). He was awarded with the Carlos III University of Madrid Award of Excellence 2010 for the best professional career of former students who obtained the university degree from February 2004 to November 2006. He received the National Award Arquimedes for the best supervisor of M. Sc. Theses in Engineering and Architecture in Spain in 2010. In 2012, he received the Raj Mittra Junior Travel Grant. He was co-chair of the Young Scientist Meeting on Metamaterials in 2009. He has made a significant scientific contribution to optimization techniques applied to electromagnetism, small antennas, reconfigurable antennas, multimode antennas for MIMO systems, leaky wave antennas, metamaterials, transformation optics, high impedance surfaces, textile antennas and on-body antennas. He is co-author of more 35 papers in international journals, more than 60 in international conferences and 2 patents.


Eva Rajo-Iglesias

University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain

Eva Rajo-Iglesias was born in Monforte de Lemos (Spain) in 1972. She received the M.Sc. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain, in 1996 and the Ph.D. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain, in 2002. Since 2008 she is an Associate Professor with the Department of Signal Theory and Communications, University Carlos III of Madrid and she is also an Affiliate Professor with the Antenna Group, Signals and Systems Department, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden since 2009. Her main research interests include microstrip patch antennas and arrays, metamaterials and periodic structures, artificial soft/hard surfaces, gap waveguide technology, MIMO system antennas and optimization methods applied to electromagnetism. She has (co)authored more than 50 contributions in international journals and more than 100 in international conferences. Dr. Rajo-Iglesias was a recipient of the 2007 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference Best Paper Award and the “Best Poster Award in the field of Metamaterial Applications in Antennas” at Metamaterials 2009. She currently serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine since 2009 and for IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters since 2011.


Adel Razek

GeePs-CNRS, France

Adel Razek was born in Cairo, Egypt. He received the Dip. Eng and M.Sc. Eng. degrees from Cairo University, in 1968 and 1971, respectively. Since 1986, he has been a Research Director at the CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in France. Joining the INPG Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble in 1971, he became Docteur d’Etat ès Sciences Physiques in 1976. In 1977, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at INPG. He moved to the Laboratoire de Génie Electrique de Paris associated to CNRS, SUPELEC and the University of Paris, as a Research Scientist at CNRS in 1978, Senior Research Scientist in 1981, Research Director in 1986, and Senior Research Director in 1997. He is the author or coauthor of over 150 scientific papers. His current primary research concerns computational electromagnetics (EMC, NDT, CAD) and design of electrical drives and actuators. Dr. Razek is IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, and a Membre Émérite of the Société des Ingénieurs Électriciens (SEE), France. He received the André Blondel medal in 1985 for his research work.


Junsuk Rho

POSTECH, Republic of Korea

Junsuk Rho is currently an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Republic of Korea. Before joining POSTECH, He received a degree his B.S. (2007) and M.S. (2008) in Mechanical Engineering at Seoul National University, Korea and the University of Illinois, Uebana-Champaign, respectively. After getting Ph.D. (2013) in Mechanical Engineering and Nanoscale Science & Engineering from the University of California Berkeley, he had worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Materials Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Ugo Fano Fellow in Nanoscience and Technology Division at Argonne National Laboratory. His research is focused on developing novel nanophotonic materials and devices based on fundamental physics and experimental studies of deep sub-wavelength light-matter interaction. Dr. Rho has published approximately 10 high impact peer-reviewed journal papers including Science, Nature Photonics and Nature Communications. He has received honorable awards including U.S. DOE Argonne Named Fellowship (2013-2014), Samsung Scholarship (2008-2013), the Optical Society of America (OSA) Milton/Chang Award, the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Scholarship (2011 & 2012), Materials Research Society (MRS) student award (2012) and DOE Argonne Named Fellowship (2013).


Kuang Zhang

Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Kuang Zhang is an Associate Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, China. He earned his B.S. at department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology in 2005, and M.S. at department of Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology in 2007. He received the Ph. D. degree at department of Information and Communication Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology in 2011. He joined the Department of Microwave Engineering of Harbin Institute of Technology in 2011. He was the recipient of Progress Prize in Scientific and Collective Technology of Heilongjiang Province, China. He has authored / co-authored over 40 journal articles and one book chapter, and has been invited to give invited presentations at several international conferences. He is currently a member of editorial board of the Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group). His research revolves around theories and applications of metamaterials in microwave region. His current interests are on metasurfaces, transformation optics and vertex beams, supported by National Science Foundation of China.


Linjie Zhou

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Linjie Zhou received his B.S. degree in microelectronics from Peking University in 2003. He received his Ph.D. degree in electronic and computer engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2007. From 2007 to 2009, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at University of California, Davis. Currently he is a professor in the State Key Lab of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests include silicon photonics, plasmonic devices and optical integration. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed international journal and conference papers with over 1200 citations, and has given more than 20 invited talks in international conferences. He has organized many sessions at multiple international and domestic conferences. He was elected as the “Yangtse Rive Young Scholar” by the Minister of Education of China in 2016. He was granted the “Newton Advanced Fellowship” in 2016 and “National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars” in 2014. He also got the SMC Excellent Young Faculty Award of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2014 and 2010.