SPIE Hosts Webinar on Metamaterials

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The SPIE Student Chapter at LUMS organised a webinar on May 12, where international guest speaker Dr. Ari Sihvola from Aalto University, Finland, spoke on ‘Electromagnetic emergence behaviour from metamaterials: how optical properties are dictated by material structure’.

Also present were Dr. Muhammad Faryad (Chapter Advisor) and Wardah Mahmood (Society President).
Ari Sihvola is a Professor of electromagnetics at Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering with interest in electromagnetic theory, complex media and metamaterials, materials modelling, remote sensing, and radar applications. In the webinar he explained how optical properties are dictated by material meta structures and other related topics.

More than 70 faculty and students joined the webinar from different universities in Pakistan including LUMS, Quaid i Azam University, Information Technology University, Air University Islamabad, Comsats University (Islamabad and Lahore campus), as well as international participants.