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Other Activities

 

Membership of National and International Societies

  • Virtual Institute for Advanced Electromagnetic Materials - METAMORPHOSE VI

        Elected President 2016-2019

        Elected President 2013-2016

        Elected Member of the Board of Directors 2011-2013

        Elected Member of the Board of Directors 2008-2010

        Elected Member of the Board of Directors 2007-2008

  • IEEE (Senior Member since 2006)

        IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (since 1997)

        IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (since 1997)

  • European Association on Antennas & Propagation (EurAAP) (since 2008)
  • Optical Society of America (OSA) (since 2008)
  • Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT) (since 2002)
  • Società Italiana di ElettroMagnetismo (SIEM) (since 2002)
  • SPIE (since 2010)

Invited Lectures

  • March 9, 2016 - Finmeccanica-Leonardo - "Metamaterials for polarimetric antennas"
  • April 14, 2015 - Telecom Italia - "Innovative antennas for radio-mobile systems"
  • March 12, 2015 – Finmeccanica – Selex ES – "Metamaterials and their industrial applications: from the theoretical aspects to the innovation award"
  • November 24, 2014 - University of Trento - ELEDIA Research Center - "Metamaterial cloaking: from basic principles to applications in antenna systems"
  • June 9, 2014 – "Roma Tre" University – "Metamaterials: a technology for the future"
  • October 25, 2013 - Telecom Italia - "Innovative antenna systems"
  • October 2, 2013 - University of Trento - "Metamaterials: from theoretical aspects to applications"
  • October 15, 2012 - Telecom Italia - "Employment of metamaterials for innovative antenna systems"
  • July 31, 2012 - University of Hawaii at Manoa - "Advanced electromagnetic materials and their applications in microwave engineering"
  • September 8, 2011 - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - "Properties of different applications that can be implemented using metamaterials: cloaking and enhanced transmission"
  • July 4, 2011 - Telecom Italia - "Metamaterials for innovative antenna systems"
  • June 6, 2011 - University of Padua - "Metamaterial cloaking: from basic concepts to actual fabrication"
  • March 23, 2011 - "La Sapienza" University of Rome - "Artificial electromagnetic materials and metamaterials: properties and applications"
  • January 11, 2011 - Finmeccanica Mindshare Community "Advanced Materials and Enabling Technologies" - "Metamaterials: applications at microwave and optical frequencies"
  • November 15, 2010 - Finmeccanica Mindshare Community "Advanced Materials and Enabling Technologies" "Metamaterials for miniaturization"
  • February 4, 2010 - University of Naples - "Metamaterials activities at "Roma Tre" University"
  • November 12, 2009 - University of Calabria - "Metamaterials: genesis, synthesis, and applications"
  • November 28, 2005 - Thales Campus at Jouy-en-Josas - "Application of metamaterials for miniaturized components"

International teaching

  • course "Mantle cloaking at microwave frequencies" 27th Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Rome, Italy, 4-8 May 2015
  • course "Mantle cloaking at optical frequencies" 27th Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Rome, Italy, 4-8 May 2015
  • course "Introduction to metamaterials" 24th Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Rome, Italy, 24-27 March 2014
  • course "Enhanced transmission through sub-wavelength apertures and fundamentals of cloaking devices. Fundamentals of cloaking devices. Applications of enhanced transmission and cloaking devices" 20th Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Lovain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 7-11 May 2012
  • course "Small inclusions for metamaterial design" 15th Edition of the European Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Levi, Finland, 16-20 November 2009
  • course "Enhanced transmission through sub-wavelength apertures and fundamentals of cloaking devices" 15th Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Levi, Finland, 16-20 November 2009
  • course "Miniaturized and multi-functional antennas based on metamaterials" 12th Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Pamplona, Spain, 21-22 September 2008
  • course "DNG and SNG metamaterials for microwave applications: polariton and leaky wave antenna design" 1st Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, San Sebastian, Spain, 21-23 July 2005
  • course "DNG and SNG metamaterials for microwave applications: rectangular and circular patch antenna design" 1st Edition of the Distributed Doctoral School on Metamaterials, San Sebastian, Spain, 21-23 July 2005

International examiner of Ph.D. theses

  • N. Clausen, "Investigations into homogenization of electromagnetic metamaterials" Technical University of Danmark, 2015 (supervisor: Prof. O. Breinbjerg)
  • L. Markley, "Subwavelength imaging using scanning near-field antenna arrays" University of Toronto, 2013 (supervisor: Prof. G. Eleftheriades)
  • M. Gil Barba, "Resonant-type metamaterial transmission lines and their application to microwave device design" Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2009 (supervisor: Prof. F. Martin)
  • O. Isik, "Metamaterials Based on Spiral Resonators and their Microwave Applications" Macquarie University, 2008 (supervisor: Prof. K. Esselle)
  • M. Hirvonen, "Performance enhancement of small antennas and applications in RFID" Radio Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, 2008 (supervisor: Prof. S. Tretyakov)
  • P. Ikonen, "Artificial electromagnetic composite structures in selected microwave applications" Radio Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, 2007 (supervisor: Prof. S. Tretyakov)

Short-courses at international conferences 

  • course "Metamaterials Cloaking in Antenna Systems" at the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium, 26 June - 1 July 2016
  • course "Metamaterial cloaking: basic principles and applications in antenna systems" at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 6-11 April 2014

Member of National PhD Evaluation Panels

  • appointed member of the Final Examination Panel for the Doctoral School in Engineering - Section of Biomedics, Electromagnetics and Telecommunications (Cycles XXV and XXVI) at "Roma Tre" University, Italy (May 2014)
  • appointed member of the Final Examination Panel for the Doctoral School in Innovative Technologies for Materials, Sensors, and Imaging (Cycle XXV) at the University of Naples "Federico II", Italy (May 2013)
  • appointed member of the Final Examination Panel for the Doctoral School in Physics (Cycle XXV) at the University of Padua, Italy (March 2012)
  • appointed member of the Final Examination Panel for the Doctoral School in Material Science and Engineering (Cycle XXV) at the University of Padua, Italy (March 2012)

Achievements and recognitions

  • 2000 - Dispensation from Military Service as a "citizen engaged with special merits in the scientific career at national or international level" (Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri - Ufficio Nazionale per il Serivizio Civile)
  • 2006 - Senior Member of the IEEE 
  • 2007 - Raj Mittra Travel Grant Senior Researcher Award (IEEE Antenna and Propagation Symposium 2007)
  • 2011 - IET Best Poster Paper on Metamaterial Applications in Antennas (Metamaterials 2011) 
  • 2013 - IET 3rd prize at the Best Poster Paper Competition with the paper Davide Ramaccia, Maria Claudia Guattari, Filiberto Bilotti, Alessandro Toscano "Metamaterial Split-Ring Resonators for Retrieval of Soil Electromagnetic Properties" (Metamaterials 2013)
  • 2014 - Finmeccanica Innovation Prize with the project Minimetris: Metamaterials for Miniaturization of Microwave Components 

Students' achievements and recognitions

  • F. Bilotti's MS Student Luca Di Palma has won the 2nd prize of the Marconi Junior Award with the MS thesis "Design of microwave components loaded with metamaterials" - 2013 
  • F. Bilotti's PhD Student Alessio Monti has been selected as a finalist and won the second prize at the Student Paper Competition of the International Conference Metamaterials 2012 with the paper A. Monti, A. Alù, and F. Bilotti, "Cloaked half-wave dipole antennas using the mantle-cloaking approach" - 2012
  • F. Bilotti's PhD Student Alessio Monti has been selected as a finalist at the Student Paper Competition of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation 2012 with the paper A. Monti, A. Toscano, and F. Bilotti, "Metasurface mantle cloak for antenna applications" - 2012
  • F. Bilotti's PhD Student Alessio Monti has been selected as the winner of the project "Technological Innovation Promoters 2012" funded by Provincia di Roma with a research concerning the use of the Ground Penetrating Radar for monitoring archeological sites - 2012

Other recent academic activities

  • appointed Coordinator of Erasmus and International Mobility Programs for the Electronic Engineering Course Program, Faculty of Engineering, "Roma Tre" University (2010-2014)
  • appointed chairman of the Board for Internationalization and International Research Contacts within the Doctoral School in Engineering Section of Electromagnetism, Telecommunications and Bioengineering, "Roma Tre" University (2010-today)
  • appointed member of the Examination Panel for the access to the Active Training (TFA) courses for teaching candidates at the secondary school - class A034 Electronics (2012-2014)
  • appointed member of the Board for the Teaching Budget Distribution of the Electronic Engineering Course Program at "Roma Tre" University (2009-2013)
  • appointed member of the Board for the Student Curricula Approval of the Electronic Engineering Course (MS TLC Programs) at "Roma Tre" University (2009-today)

Other recent non-academic activities

  • appointed member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Conference "Smart Materials, Structures and Systems" Series (CIMTEC) (2011-today)
  • appointed member of the "Photonic Metamaterials Technical Group" of the Optical Society of America (2012-today)
  • appointed member of the Panel Sensors & Electronics Technology (SET-181) "Metamaterials for Defense and Security Applications" of the NATO Research and Technology Organization (2010-2014)
  • appointed member of the Focus Group on Metamaterials within the Finmeccanica MindShare Community on Advanced Materials and Enabling Technologies (2011-today)