Emanuele Galiffi


Originally from Alghero, Italy, Dr Emanuele Galiffi received his Bachelor and Master’s degree in Physics in 2016 from Imperial College London, where he carried out his doctoral studies, working on on transformation optics, plasmonics and space-time metamaterials, under the supervision of Prof. Sir John Pendry and Dr Paloma A. Huidobro. For his doctoral research, he was awarded the Johnson Matthew PhD Thesis Prize and the 2020 EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship, which he spent at Imperial amid the COVID pandemic, continuing his work on space-time metamaterials and collaborating with the experimental group of Prof. R. Sapienza. Soon after, he was awarded the Junior Fellowship of the Simons Society of Fellows, with which he joined in 2021 the group of Prof. Andrea Al├╣ at the Advanced Science Research Center of the City University of New York, where he carried out seminal work on time-varying metamaterials. He has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed articles on several high-profile journals, including Science, Nature Physics, Physical Review Letters, Nature Communications and PNAS, and his work has been cited more than 1000 times.



City University of New York


Invited speaker, 2024

Invited 2024