Andrea Alù is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in electronic engineering in 2007 from the University of Roma Tre, Italy. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, in 2009 he joined the faculty at UT Austin. His current research interests span a broad range of areas, including metamaterials and plasmonics, electromagnetic theory and applications, nanooptics and photonics, and acoustics. Over the last few years, he has received several awards for his research work, including the OSA Adolph Lomb Medal (2013), the SPIE Early Career Investigator Award (2012), the URSI Issac Koga Gold Medal (2011), the NSF CAREER award (2010), the AFOSR (2010) and DTRA (2011) Young Investigator Award. For more information, please see http://users.ece.utexas.edu/~aalu.