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Guidance for a career in researching metamaterials.

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It's a subject that has interested me since I can remember and now that I've finally finished up all of my basic chemistry, math, and physics classes I want to figure out what direction I can put myself into as far as what classes are best suited to lead me in that direction. I'm currently enrolled as a Chemistry major at UMKC but plan on maybe changing to a minor in physics and/or computer science.

I'd really like to hear from someone who knows something about the field or knows someone that knows someone, etc... about what classes they thought were most important.
 

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I'm researching metamaterials (simulation and experiment) for my Ph.D.

By far, the most important subject for metamaterials research is electromagnetism. Understanding E&M is essential. In particular, you should make an effort to understand electromagnetism in material media.

I think physics or electrical engineering is the best major if you want to study metamaterials.
 
Which particular aspect/qualities are you researching?
 

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