SYMETA's Director, Professor Yiannis Vardaxoglou has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors (2017 - 2020) for the Virtual Institute for Artificial Electromagnetic Materials and Metamaterials. The METAMORPHOSE VI AISBL, is a non-for-profit International Association, dedicated to the research, the study and the promotion of artificial electromagnetic materials and metamaterials.
The Association was established in 2007 by the partners of the FP-6 Network of Excellence "METAMaterials ORganized for radio, millimetre wave, and PHOtonic Superlattice Engineering" - METAMORPHOSE NoE - funded by the European Commission in 2004-2008.
The METAMORPHOSE VI is an active network integrating, managing, and coordinating several research and spreading activities in the field of Artificial Electromagnetic Materials and Metamaterials. Among the other activities, the Association owns and organises the Metamaterials Congress Series and Doctoral Programmes on Metamaterials.