Current projects include:

• lyotropic chromonic lquid crystals • twist-bend nematics • heliconical cholesterics • electrophoresis and electro-osmosis enabled by liquid crystals • nanosecond electro-optics • living liquid crystals • topological defects • chirality and confinement • materials for transformation optic


Recent Highlights



The scientific review panel of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings has selected Greta Babakhanova to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.



Lavrentovich group photo at the 2019 American Physical Society Meetin in Boston, MA


Group photo - February 2019.



Group photo with the comittee members after Greta Babakhanova's PhD defense.