Emily Glover awarded PhD!

Congratulations to Dr Emily Glover, who recently completed her PhD. Emily’s thesis was titled ‘Magnetic metamaterials for innovative solutions to the inductive tagging problem’. During her time at the CDT Emily published a paper on ‘A Ferrite-Filled Cavity Resonator for Electronic Article Surveillance on Metallic Packaging‘ and was involved with multiple Outreach schemes, including Pint […]

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Joe Pitfield receives supercomputing grant from the Materials Chemistry Consortium worth £100,000

Congratulations to third year PGR Joe Pitfield, who has been awarded 250,000 CU (Computer Units) with a notional value of £100,000 from Materials Chemistry Consortium (MCC). Read below for Joe’s comments on this achievement: The Hepplestone research group have a ritual when it comes to supercomputing. Biannually we draft proposals that are sent to the […]

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Exeter’s Centre for Metamaterial Research and Innovation Exeter secures significant grant to revolutionise wireless and computing technologies

The University of Exeter has received a £1.8 million research grant for a collaboration with the National Science Foundation Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Metamaterials (CfM) in the USA to develop advanced, reconfigurable metamaterials that will revolutionise technologies such as wireless communication networks, remote imaging and artificial intelligence type computing. The project will be led […]

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New Publication Featured as Front-Page Story: ‘Enhanced Performance and Diffusion Robustness of Phase-Change Metasurfaces via a Hybrid Dielectric/Plasmonic Approach’

Congratulations to third year PGR Joe Shields, whose recent publication ‘Enhanced Performance and Diffusion Robustness of Phase-Change Metasurfaces via a Hybrid Dielectric/Plasmonic Approach’ was published in Nanomaterials and featured on their website as a front-page story. Joe explains the purpose of this work: Phase change materials can dramatically change their optical properties when they undergo a […]

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PGR contributions and poster winner at IOP Magnetism 2021

Five of our PGRs contributed to this year’s IOP Magnetism conference; IoP Magnetism is the largest conference for the UK/RoI magnetism community and features researchers/industry from across Europe.     The contributions from our PGRs were: CONTRIBUTED TALKS: Oliver Latcham – “Magnetically tunable resonant acoustic transmission in phononic crystals” Kostas Chatzimpaloglou – “Optically detected spin-orbit […]

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Zahid Hussain passes his viva!

Congratulations to PGR Zahid Hussain, who has passed his viva. His thesis was titled ‘Metal-organic Framework (MOFs) Derived Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Applications in Photocatalysis’. During his time with the CDT, Zahid published 11 papers, plus an English-to-Urdu translation of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli. Zahid now works as a postdoctoral researcher at Technical University […]

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