The aim of this workshop is to discuss and share recent developments in optimization and inverse methodologies and their applications to the design and working principle of electromagnetic devices. It will also provide an opportunity to meet experts working in several cutting-edge research fields in engineering, mathematics and physics, in the general framework of the innovation in electromagnetics methods and applications. The conference program will consist of invited lectures, oral presentations and poster sessions. 

The main topics of the conference will be:


Theoretical aspects and fundamentals

  • mathematical theory and formulation of inverse and optimization problems
  • regularization techniques
  • (model) order reduction
  • identification problems
  • sensitivity analysis
  • new approaches



  • reconstruction techniques
  • deterministic, stochastic and hybrid techniques
  • multi-objective and multi-level optimization
  • heuristic approaches
  • design of experiments
  • constraints
  • robust optimization under uncertainty
  • objective functions and direct problems
  • numerical efficiency
  • numerical problems
  • new techniques


Applications (in alphabetic order)

  • biomedical engineering
  • cοntrol systems
  • coupled problems
  • electrical machines
  • industrial and biomedical tomography
  • information and communication systems
  • large scale systems
  • mechatronics
  • micro- and nanosystems
  • non-destructive evaluation
  • optimal design in electrical and electronic engineering
  • sensors and actuators
  • smart grids
  • smart home
  • transportation and mobility
  • other applications


Software methodologies

  • parallel and distributed computing, GPU
  • soft computing and artificial intelligence
  • new methodologies