14th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META 2024)

The conference will feature the current research in the areas of photonics, nanomaterials, and advanced electromagnetic materials. The event will provide an international platform for scientists, students, and postdoctoral fellows to explore new ideas in the field of metamaterials and nanophotonics. It will cover a wide range of topics such as machine learning for metamaterials, topological photonics, sustainable materials, quantum photonics and nanobiophotonics. 


Scientific Organizing Committee

  • Andrea Fratalocchi, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
  • Hajime Ishihara, Osaka University, Japan
  • Kentaro Iwami, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Satoshi Iwamoto, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Wakana Kubo, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Yu-Jung Lu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Hiromi Okamoto, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
  • Koichi Okamoto, Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan
  • Junsuk Rho, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
  • Pham Tien Thanh, VNU Vietnam Japan University, Vietnam
  • Takuo Tanaka, RIKEN, Tokushima University, Japan
  • Jeong Weon Wu, Ewha Womans University, Korea
  • Takaaki Yano, Tokushima University, Japan
  • Lei Zhou, Fudan University, China



  • Bottom-up fabrication routes for nanomaterials
  • New fabrication methods for nanophotonics
  • Self-assembled metamaterials
  • Disordered and non-periodic metamaterials and metasurfaces
  • Colloidal optical nanoresonators
  • Machine learning and deep learning for nanoscale structured materials
  • Forward and inverse machine learning approaches
  • Supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning
  • Interpretable machine learning
  • Metamaterial and metasurface discovery and optimization with machine learning
  • Non-Hermitian Photonics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Acoustics
  • PT-symmetry related functionalities enabled by gain-loss engineering: theory, devices, applications
  • Singularities, broken symmetries, topological states in non-Hermitian systems
  • Studies of quasi normal modes in general Non-hermitian contexts


Selected Speakers

  • Yutaka Okazaki, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Carsten Rockstuhl, KIT, Germany
  • Hiroshi Sugimoto, Kobe University, Japan
  • Katsuya Tanaka, Jena University, Germany
  • Alessandro Veltri, Universidad San Fransisco de Quito, Ecuador
  • James Watkins, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Hiroshi Yabu, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Ali Adibi, Georgia Tech, USA
  • Philippe Del Hougne, CNRS, Univ Rennes, France
  • Kebin Fan, Nanjing University, China
  • Li Gao, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • Kotaro Kajikawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Chao Qian, Zhejiang University, China
  • Junichiro Shiomi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Philippe Tassin, Chalmers University, Sweden
  • Huangliang Zhang, Umass Lowell, USA
  • Muriel Botey, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Li Ge, CUNY, USA
  • Ramon Herrero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Mercedeh Khajavikhan, University of Southern California and CREOL, USA
  • Tsampikos Kottos, Wesleyan University, USA
  • Mikhail Limonov, ITMO University, Russia
  • Konstantinos Makris, University of Crete, Greece
  • Henning Schomerus, Lancaster University, UK
  • Fedor Shuklin, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
  • Jan Wiersig, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Germany



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