Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Mechanical Metamaterials

Mechanical metamaterials can be applied in the areas of soft robotics, shape morphing, vibroacoustics, energy absorption and structural integrity.

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Image credit: Dr Tom Allen, Manchester Metropolitan University

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Wireless and Microwave Metamaterials

From reconfigurable and active structures, scattering and antenna applications, to healthcare applications,  multiphysics modelling, wearable devices, and mobile communications applications

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Image credit: Dr Cameron Gallagher, University of Exeter

Forums

Early Careers

Knowledge and careers development support for scientists in the early stages of their careers in academia and industry.

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Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts

Identifying emerging concepts and disruptive opportunities in metamaterial science and engineering.

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Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Flexible and Conformable Metasurfaces

Flexible metasurfaces can be stretched, bent, rolled-up and wrapped around non-flat geometries to tune and add functionalities to existing devices.

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Image credit: Qibin Zhao, Nanophotonics Cambridge; Designer: Jasna Rokegem

What are Metamaterials

Artificial materials with characteristics beyond those found in nature...

What are Metamaterials

SIGs & Forums

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SIGs & Forums

Expert Database

Search our database of metamaterials experts in industry and academia

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Upcoming Events

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METANANO 2021

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Early Career Researcher Living Light 2021

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Making the UK a Science and Innovation Leader in Metamaterials

The UK Metamaterials Network connects academia, industry, governmental agencies and other professional bodies to enable the full utilisation of the UK’s metamaterials research and exploitation capabilities, from fundamental science to market-leading technology.

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