Nader Engheta Selected to Receive 2012 IEEE Electromagnetics Award

Nader Engheta, H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Professor of Bioengineering, has been selected to receive the 2012 IEEE Electromagnetics Award for "contributions to electromagnetic theory and applications of metamaterials and nanoscale optics." This is a Technical Field Award sponsored by several IEEE societies and will be presented at the IEEE International Symposium next July in Chicago, Illinois.

Engheta's current research activities span a broad range of areas, including metamaterials and plasmonics, nanooptics and nanophotonics, bio-inspired sensing and imaging, miniaturized antennas and nanoantennas, physics and reverse-engineering of polarization vision in nature, mathematics of fractional operators, and physics of fields and waves phenomena. 

He has also published numerous journal papers, book chapters, conference articles, and is a Guggenheim Fellow, an IEEE Third Millennium Medallist, a Fellow of American Physical Society, a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and a Fellow of the SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering, and has received numerous other awards and distinctions for his scholarly research contributions and teaching activities.

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To read more about Engheta and his research, please visit http://www.ese.upenn.edu/~engheta/.