Current projects include:

Ferroelectric nematic liquid crystals • lyotropic chromonic liquid 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



Congratulations to Hao Wang for receiving the 2020 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad. Click here to read more.



Thanksgiving celebration in the lab with social distancing measures.


Our lab pumpkin won the first place in the AMLCI annual pumpkin carving contest. Congrats to all!



Holly presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Kent State and tied for the first place. Congratulations!