ETOPIM11 will be held in Krakow, Poland, July 16-20, 2018

11th International Conference of Electrical, Transport, and Optical Properties on Inhomogeneous Media

dedicated to Ross McPhedran in celebration of his 70th birthday

The aim of  the ETOPIM11  meeting is to discuss experimental and theoretical developments in the field of inhomogeneous media. In particular, the following topics will be discussed:

Electromagnetic and optical properties of metamaterials

Transport and localization in random media

New types of transport phenomena

Novel materials



Topological insulators

Space-time microstructures



Subwavelength resolution in electromagnetic and acoustic imaging


Effective properties of composites and Homogenization theory

Cloaking and Limitations to Cloaking

Elastic and Acoustic Metamaterials

Coupled waves in metamaterials

Seismic Metamaterials


You are welcome to organize a minisymposium. Send your proposal to


Early Bird Registration November 30, 2017 – June 16, 2018
Late Registration June 17, 2018 – July 9, 2018
Conference Dates* July 16-20, 2018
*Arrival day may be July 14, depart days from July 21.

International Scientific Committee:

  • David J. Bergman
  • Sebastien Guenneau
  • Peter Kuchment
  • Ross McPhedran
  • Graeme W. Milton
  • Ping Sheng
  • Martin Wegener









 Local Organizing Committee:

  • Vladimir Mityushev
  • Natalia Rylko
  • Piotr Drygaś
  • Łukasz Walusiak
  • Wojciech Baran
  • Olaf Bar
  • Wojciech Nawalaniec
  • Roman Czapla