Professor Vassilios Yannopapas


Professor Yannopapas is an expert in metamaterial technology, nanostructures, and novel optical and photonic materials. He works with the Materials Science Department at the University of Patras in Greece and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in the field of metamaterials and photonic structures.

Prof. Yannopapas serves as a reviewer for the most prestigious institutes in the field, such as the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the Optical Society of America. His research on left-handed materials has been awarded the European Union Descartes Prize for Excellence in Scientific Collaborative Research, and he has been involved both as a principal investigator and participant in numerous international collaborative projects in the field of materials science. Prof. Yannopapas’ academic work has received over 1,000 citations.

Using his expertise in the fields of metamaterials, optics, and nanoscience, Prof. Yannopapas advises MTI’s R&D team on the research strategies of the company.