UKMMN+ Colloquia Series on ‘Bio-Metamaterials’

The UK Metamaterials Network is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a series of seminars on bio-metamaterials across April through to June. Metamaterials have huge potential for biological & biomedical applications so we hope that this seminar series will help to inspire exciting new research directions from UKMMN members!


Links to register to watch these talks online will be added once talk information is finalised. Each talk will take place between 12:30 and 13:30 GMT.

Date Speaker Information Title (including Registration link)
Friday 26th April

Prof. Arka Majumdar. University of Washington (US)

Agile Endoscopy via Meta-Optics
Friday 10th May Dr. Mahdi Bodaghi. Nottingham Trent University (UK) Meta-Scaffolds for Bone and Tendon Regeneration
Friday 24th May Dr. Filiz Yesilkoy. University of Wisconsin – Madison (US) Optical metasurfaces for biosensing and bioimaging applications
Thursday 6th June Prof. Ventsi Valev. University of Bath (UK) Novel nonlinear chiral-optical characterization methods: theorized in 1979 and demonstrated since 2019
Friday 7th June Prof. Thomas Krauss. University of York (UK) Biomedical applications of metasurfaces

Friday 12th July

Dr. Stuart Higgins & Dr. Julia Sero. University of York (UK) & University of Bath (UK)

Defining a New Type of Biological Metamaterial: How Nanostructuring Changes the Biological Properties Biomaterials



If you have any questions then please contact the UK Metamaterials Network admin team at info@metamaterials.network

Posted on 26th February 2024

Key info

  • Date: 12 Jul - 12 Jul 2024
  • Time: 12:30 am
  • Location: Hybrid (In-person talks will be at the University of Exeter)