PGRs Emily Glover and Vicky Kyrimi at Phononics 2019

Second-year PGR Emily Glover and fourth-year PGR Vicky Kyrimi presented at Phononics 2019– a biannual conference series that started in 2011. This year’s conference ran from 3rd to 7th June, and was held in Tucson, Arizona. Emily presented a poster, entitled ‘Tunable Magnetoelastic Phononic Crystals’, and Vicky presented a talk on  ‘A Metasurface comprising Spiral […]

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Kishan Menghrajani presents at Leibniz Institute of Photonics Technology

At this year’s Molecular Plasmonics conference at Leibniz Institute of Photonics Technology, Jena, fourth year PGR Kishan Menghrajani presented his work on ‘Molecular vibrational strong coupling in a metal-clad microcavity below cut-off‘ . The meeting, held from 23rd to 25th May,  was focused on bioanalytical and nanophotonic applications of plasmonic effects at nanoscale metal structures, utilizing the […]

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From Munich to London to Rome: Kieran Walsh on presenting at European conferences

Third year PGR student Kieran Walsh talks about his experience of presenting at conferences in Munich (LOPEC 2019), London (MCEC 2019) and Rome (HOPV 2019): “Over the past 3 months I have attended a number of conferences to give talks on my recent work involving graphene electrodes for energy harvesting. These conferences have taken place […]

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Pablo Martinez Pancorbo presents virtual reality at EduExe 2019

On 3rd May, third year PGR Pablo Martinez Pancorbo took part in EduExe 2019.  EduExe, the University of Exeter’s education conference, is an annual event at which the institution’s learning and teaching community can gather to celebrate and learn about good practice, innovations, and solutions to education challenges. Thought leaders from across the sector are […]

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Student and staff presentations at Light in Complex Materials International Workshop

  The first “Light in Complex Materials” international workshop took place from 8 – 10 April 2019 at the University of Exeter. Organised jointly by researchers at the University of Exeter and the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena (Germany), this workshop attracted over 70 scientists and researchers from 3 continents, including many of the […]

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XM2 proudly presents: The first Materials for Clean Energy Conference at NPL

Our very first Materials for Clean Energy Conference (MCEC2019) took place from 8 – 10 April 2019 at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). The MCEC2019 organisers would like to thank all participants, our sponsors (the CDT in Advanced Characterisation of Materials, the Energy Harvesting Network, the Knowledge Transfer Network, Shimadzu, and Princeton Instruments), and in […]

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XM2 @ the KTN “Showcasing Emerging Technologies 2019 – Metamaterials” event

What we presented at KTN’s ‘Showcasing Emerging Technologies 2019 – Metamaterials’ event in Birmingham on 19 March 2019: a tag prototype that could revolutionise metallic packaging security (Dr Paul Keatley, Emily Glover); a numerical tool which can be used to design a new class of radio and microwave frequency-based components for communications devices (Dr Conor […]

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Upcoming events co-sponsored by XM2: “Materials for Clean Energy” and “Light in Complex Materials”

On 8 – 10 April two events will take place in areas related to the EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: The Materials for Clean Energy Conference [MCEC2019] (National Physics Laboratory, London) and the Light in Complex Materials Workshop [LCM] (Streatham Court, Exeter) LCM will bring together the communities of scattering media, fibre optics and metamaterials together, […]

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Presentations and Talks at Washington DC-Intermag 2019

From January 14th to 18th, fourth year XM² postgraduate researchers Angus Laurenson and Natalie Whitehead, third year XM² postgraduate researchers David Osuna Ruiz and Elizabeth Martin, second year XM² postgraduate researcher Peter Inzani and first year XM² postgraduate researcher Oliver Latcham attended MMM-Intermag 2019 in Washington DC. The Conference includes all aspects of fundamental and applied […]

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