On November 2 -3, 2017 Dr. Nader Engheta from the University of Pennsylvania is going to pay a visit to the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” to give the cycle of lectures within the framework of Program called “Meeting Successful People”.
Topics of the lectures
Tailoring Waves at the Extreme with Metamaterials
Quantum Optics of Metamaterials
Biologically-Inspired Imaging and Sensing
Date and time
November 2, 2017, at 10:25 and 14:30
November 3, 2017 at 14:30
The Lectures will be delivered at NTU “KhPI” (2 Kirpicheva St.), Central (Rector’s) building, second floor, auditorium No12
Dr. Nader Engheta is currently H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor of Electric and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania (Florida, USA).
He studied at the Tehran University and defended his bachelor’s degree in the field of electrical engineering and he defended also his Master’s degree and PhD in the field of electrical engineering at the California Institute of Technology
Dr. Nader Engheta developed an active research program for different scientific topics in the field of optics and microwaves starting from metamaterials and nanophotonics through the optic visualization of one-atom optic devices and nanometer circuits.
In 2006 Prof. Nader Engheta joined top-50 leaders in the field of science and technology according to the Scientific American Journal version.
For his contribution to the development of science and technology he was given the following awards:
William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award of IEEE Photonics Society in 2017
Beacon of Photonics Industry Award of Photonics Media in 2017
Golden Medal of SPIE (the International Society for Optics and Electronics) in 2015
He is a corresponding member of the National Academy of the Inventors of the USA (NAI)
Dr. Nader Engheta is a bearer of the Baltazar van der Paul golden medal awarded by the International Society of Electrical Engineering
He was granted the Vannevar Bush scholarship of the Ministry of Defense of the USA in 2015 and
the Prize for outstanding achievements in the field of broadcasting, IEEE in 2015.
He was granted the Guggenheim scholarship in the field of natural sciences given to the students in the USA and Canada and other awards.
Dr. Nader Engheta is a fellow of seven international science and technology societies, in particular the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Optical Society of the USA (OSA), American Physical Society (APS), Materials Research Society (MRS), the International Society for Optics and Electronics (SPIE), International Union of Radio Science (URSI), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
In 2016 Dr. Nader Engheta was conferred the Degree of Honor (honoris causa) by the University of Aalto (Finland) and Stuttgart University (Germany)
At the end of September 2017 Professor Nader Engheta was given the rank of Doctor Honoris Causa of NTU “KhPI” by the unanimous decision of the Academic Council of NTU “KhPI” (the minutes No7of 21.09.2017).